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Before we examine the rest of the Q's internals, we remove some thermal pads and rubber foot to take a look at the die-cast zinc base dome.

The whole Q weighs 923 grams (about 2 pounds), according to the Google Play website. The hefty base accounts for 423 grams, or 45.8% of the total weight!

Pro tip: if you have a home invasion and no weapon to defend yourself, feel free to chuck the Q at the perp. It's not as heavy as a shot, but it'll give the recipient a solid gash in the head.

Google's push to quickly implement design iterations without sending engineers overseas resulted in the dome's components being produced in the USA.

Our question is: will you spend a little more in the store for a tag in the back that says USA?

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