New Nest Speaker is the Google Home replacement we've been waiting for

Google officially - sort of - lets us in on the smart speaker leak

New Nest Speaker revealed
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After getting leaked in some awful blurry images through a communications filing in Japan, Google has decided to show off its next smart speaker in all of its glory.

The new Google Nest Speaker looks to be the natural predecessor to the discontinued original Google Home, with a form factor and design that seemingly sits it in between the Nest Mini and the Google Home Max.

That would see it going up against the likes of the Sonos One and the Amazon Echo Plus in the ever-growing smart multi-room speaker market, although Google is yet to confirm the specs, price or even the launch date of the new Nest smart speaker.

As well as the image that the Mountain View company has let loose, there's also a video doing the rounds that indicated that the Nest Speaker will come in a pink color to go with the blue one in the image.

We had hoped that the 2nd-gen Google Home smart speaker would be revealed at the online Works With "Hey Google" Smart Home Summit, which took place this week.

Instead, Google used the keynote for the event to detail some pretty nifty platform updates for Google Home / Assistant, including the new Power Menu that will arrive with Android 11 and improved Google Assistant Routines.

With the Japan filing not being the new Nest speaker's only outing this week - it also showed up at the FCC - we'd expect Google to fully reveal the smart speaker pretty soon so watch this space.

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