Google Home Teardown
These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Background and Identification ¶
Announced at the October 4th #madebygoogle event, the Google Home is a voice activated, smart home speaker with built in Google Assistant. This speaker comes in white with seven interchangeable base colors, from black to gray, gold metallic to bright purple.
The Google Home is compatible with music services such as Google Play, Spotify, Youtube, and Pandora. Beyond music, it can communicate with Google ChromeCast, Google Nest Thermostat, and the Phillips Hue Smart Bulb system. The Personal Assistant is supported by Google search technology, allowing it to answer questions and improve and customize search results over time.
Technical Specifications ¶
- Diameter: 3.79 in (96.4 mm)
- Height: 5.62 in (142.8 mm)
- Power cable: 5.91 ft (1.8 m)
- Weight - device only: 1.05 lbs (477 g)
- Weight - with power adapter: 4.58 oz (130 g)