Google Home Max Arrives in Canada
Google Home Max is now rolling out in Canada. A premium priced smart speaker, Google Home Max is selling for CN $499 according to Android Coliseum. At today’s exchange rate, that’s actually a slightly better deal than the $399 Google Home Max price in the U.S. For those on the waitlist, it appears they also will get a free Google Home if they purchase a Max before May 23rd.
The Google Home Max is a smart speaker focused on audio quality. As a result, it doesn’t really compete with Amazon Echo, but rather Apple HomePod, Sonos One and offerings from Harman Kardon and Sony. Google is typically launching in new countries first with Google Home and Google Home Mini and then following later with Max availability. You should expect to see more such announcements for new country offerings in the coming months.