Google Home Max could go on sale on December 11 for $399

Announced back in October, Google Home Max is not yet available for purchase, but Google promised the speaker will hit the shelves by the end of the year. Two months after the announcement and Google still didn't say when the Home Max will go on sale.

However, one US retailer might have jumped the gun and listed the Google Home Max on its online store. Best Buy now has the speaker listed with a “Notify me” tag for those who want to find out when it goes on sale.

Speaking of availability, Best Buy claims the Google Home Max will hit the shelves on December 11. The ETA is only available for the black version, so if you want the white one you'll have to wait a bit longer since the release date hasn't been announced yet, Best Buy says.

Google Home Max costs no less than $399, just as previously announced, so no surprise there. Well, there's not much time until December 11, unless this is just a placeholder and we don't really know when Google Home Max will go on sale.

source: Best Buy via Engadget



8. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2292; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Good luck selling less than 25,000 through next year at that price. In order for Android buyers to invest into this it would be near clearance levels or a fire sale of near $150 for them to buy this... HomePod on the other hand will sell 2-3 million @ $! Just speaking truth...

7. izim1

Posts: 1624; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Not sure why people keep complaining about the price tag if it's supposed to compete soundwise to the sonos play 5 and heos 7. The bose soundtouch 30 is crud and it costs more than this. I have to wait on the sound reviews but if it comes close to the sonos 5, for $100 less and with GA built in, it'd be a good deal.

5. Sakeem

Posts: 865; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

I had fun playing with this at the Google pop up shop. It's cool, but not $399 cool in my opinion.

4. Cat97

Posts: 2090; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Ugly as usual.

1. tallmatt81

Posts: 71; Member since: Dec 22, 2016

So $400 straight out which is retarded, or $960 after 2 years which is beyond retarded.

2. cosmin.v

Posts: 48; Member since: Aug 22, 2016

The $39.99 figure referenced in the story is for a 2 year protection plan (some sort of extended warranty), not a payment plan. I've made the necessary correction. Thanks for pointing that out!

3. PilzXDA

Posts: 28; Member since: Oct 01, 2016

I take it reading comprehension isn't your strong suit.

6. izim1

Posts: 1624; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Theyre just retarded.

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