EmailLinkSMSSearchClockRight ArrowCaret down Caret up Caret left Caret right Thumbs up Speech Audio on Replay Plus Minus

Google's Nest Hub Max Smart Display is Available Today



Today is the release of the new Google Nest Hub Max, those of you on the waiting via the google store would have received an email notification to say that this can now be ordered.

Christmas came early for one Redditor by the name of clevelandcleveland, he received his Nest Hub Max from Bed Bath and Beyond early, and promptly posted about it on Reddit and answered any questions people had.




The price for the Nest Hub Max is currently GBP£219/US$229/AUS$349 this is available in a Chalk/Charcoal Colour, take a look at the Technical Specifications of the new Nest Hub Max below.


  • 6.5-megapixel camera with 127-degree wide field of view and auto-framing

  • Face Match technology

  • Quick Gestures

  • mic + camera switch

Dimensions & weight


  • Depth: 101.23 mm (3.99")

  • Width: 250.1 mm (9.85")

  • Height: 182.55 mm (7.19")

  • Power cable: 1.5 m


  • 1.32 kg (2.91 lb)


  • Chalk

  • Charcoal


  • 10” HD touchscreen (1280x800)

Speakers & Mic

  • Google Assistant built-in

  • Stereo speaker system (2x 18mm 10W tweeters, 1x 75mm 30W woofer)

  • Far-field microphones

  • Ultrasound sensing

  • Voice Match technology


  • Ambient EQ light sensor


  • Wi-Fi

  • 802.11b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz/5 GHz) Wi-Fi

  • Bluetooth® 5.0 support

  • Chromecast built-in

  • 802.15.4 (at 2.4 GHz) thread support


  • 30 W power adaptor


  • DC power jack

Operating system

  • Android

  • iOS

The Nest Hub Max allows video calling via Google Duo, which will be handy when you’re in the kitchen cooking and want to have a chat with friends or family.

There is also a video messaging option so if they don't pick up you can leave your friends a quick video message, similar to what you can already do with Duo on Android and iOS.
This is a first for Google’s own Smart displays, the previous Nest Hub lacked a Camera entirely.

The Smart displays launched by Lenovo, were the only products that allowed Video calling with Duo until now.

You can also use the camera for home monitoring (indoor Nest Cam) which you will have complete control of and can view remotely as if it were any other Nest Cam, the Face Match will be optional upon setup this will ask you to scan your face it will allow 6 people at present to be setup.

The camera can also be switched off by swiping up on the Nest Hub Max however there will be an indicator to show you this is switched off this will still allow the Google Assistant to work (as long as you have the microphone switched on).

The microphone, audio and camera can be switched off whenever you feel necessary.
The microphone and camera kill switch is located on the back of the Nest Hub Max, you can have this switched off permanently, however, I would prefer to keep this on when using this in the kitchen, if my hands have food all over them, the built-in camera will allow me to pause and play music/videos with hand-gestures.
This is additional to voice and touch control from the previous Nest Hub.




The Speaker is louder and pumps out more bass than the current google hub and google home’s, however, they still do not beat the Google Home Max.

Google says that the Nest Hub Max will have a 3-inch Subwoofer, which should provide a much richer sound experience. The first Nest Hub has a less than impressive sound output but still does the job. The Nest Hub max is aiming to be a combination of the Google Home Max and Nest Hub.

Google Nest Hub Max

Recommended Video

Like the video if you enjoyed it and Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more content like this.


About the Author

Read more!
Related Articles




Recent Articles

% assign sorted = (site.articles | sort: 'date') | reverse %

Record Your IPTV Channels on The Android TV Live Channels App

This Article shows you how to set up Android TV's Live Channel App with an App called PVR Live, so you can record, pause and rewind IPTV.

Pixel 4 Saves You Waiting on Calls, UK Don't Hold Your Breath...

A possible leak for the Pixel 4 shows what features we might not get, remember Google Call Screening?

Google's Nest Hub Max Smart Display is Available Today

The Nest Hub Max is the new member of the Google Nest Family, it boasts a much bigger screen and closely integrated Nest Features.

You Guessed it, Android 10 is Now Available to Pixel Owners

The 10th Version of Android is finally here as expected, many leaks pointed to September the 3rd.




Fresh Lick of Paint for YouTube on Android TV released

YouTube for Android TV has quietly been updated with a new redesign, albeit not a radical change but, very welcomed.

Top IPTV Apps for Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, iOS and More

There are so many IPTV Apps across all Platforms, this Article will show you the best Apps available. [UPDATE: PVR LIVE & IPTVX Added]

Google Pixel 4 Face Unlock and Radar Gestures Revealed

Google seems to be ditching the Fingerprint Sensor altogether, in favour for a new Face ID competitor. Handwriting with Soli seems to be teased.

Apple TV's Most Advanced IPTV Player Is Here | IPTVX

Brand New IPTV App for Apple TV, the design and features of this App outshine everything currently available for IPTV on Apple TV




The Best Way to Get 4K and HDR with a 10 Metre HDMI Cable

We recently tested a new 4K HDR 10 Metre HDMI Cable which was kindly sent to us by FeizLink, we wanted to compare this to a standard 10 Metre HDMI cable.

Google's RCS for Android is Now Available in the UK

RCS has the potential to be the new iMessage for Android. Find out how to get it right now.

Plex on Android TV has a Redesign Available to Beta Testers

Plex for Android TV has been a little stagnant for a few months now, that's about to change. Learn how to try the new Redesign now.

Place YouTube & Twitch Channels on Android TV's Home Screen

The Channels App for Android TV has just been updated to add support for Twitch and DailyMotion




Best IPTV App for Android TV & Fire TV? Premium Surprise Inside

It can be hard finding the right App to play all of your IPTV Channels, here's a in-depth look of one of the Greatest.

Google has Beat the Leakers to it, Pixel 4 Design is Unleashed

Last Year, the Pixel 3 was heavily leaked, this Year Google has embraced the Leaks.

Two Ways to Get Apple TV's Beautiful Screensavers on Android TV

Apple's Aerial Drone Screensavers look amazing on Apple TV, now it can look just as great on your Android TV with these two Solutions.

The New Channels App Will Complete Your Android TV [Beta is Open]

This new Android TV App will make watching your favourite YouTube Channels much easier.