Google has sold a Home device every second since October

Phot illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Ethan Miller  Getty Images and Thinkstock

Phot illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Ethan Miller Getty Images and Thinkstock

The Google Home Mini was introduced as a low-cost rival to compete with Amazon's Echo Dot, and it can be assumed that more Mini devices were sold than original Home devices due to the price point, although Google hasn't provided any sales figures. Going by this, Google sold over 6.5 million Google Home devices.

Google claims it has sold "more than one" Home Speaker per second since the Home mini started shipping on October 19. But while device profits may have been negligible, the information companies such as Amazon and Google will learn from our purchases and habits will more than recoup those losses-and it's something you'll likely forget about as you're indoctrinated into the Alexa way of life.

The tech giant now offers three Home devices - the original Home, the Home Max and the Home Mini.

If you take a look at the Home Max, it only launched mid-December and costs $399.

In Addition, Google also announced that its Assistant is now running on 400 million devices. The Google Assistant is now for smartphones running Android 5.0 Lollipop and above smartphones, iOS devices, and also for Android 7.0 Nougat tablet devices.

Voice controlled home assistants have been making their way into households over the past few years and the trend will continue in 2018. The survey also suggests that sales of smart speakers will have reached the third of the population of major markets, such as China, India, the US, Brazil and Mexico by the end of the year.

Despite tasting success in the United States and Western Europe, China will continue to elude the two smart speaker giants, Amazon and Google.

Furthermore Google pointed out that they would be revealing more features and future of Google Assistant in 2018 at the CES 2018.

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