Google Home arrives in Canada


Google Home is now available to buy in Canada, making it the first of the major virtual assistant speaker devices to land in the country. The expansion follows pre-orders kicking off at Google and other retailers earlier this month, and beats Amazon’s Echo to the punch in America’s northern neighbor.

Home’s launch in Canada comes with some caveats: Unlike in the U.S., only three base options are available, and anything beyond the stock gray fabric is still listed as “coming soon.” Home is also launching in Canada without multi-user support, though Google says that’s coming via a future update. Home is localized for both Canadian English and, more importantly, Canadian French, however, meaning it’s got some additional linguistic flexibility.

Otherwise, you can expect…

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