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Get a Google Home Hub for just £49 on eBay thanks to Black Friday

Google Home Hub Black Friday deal
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With deals this good, you'd be forgiven for indulging in a quick Robert Smith impersonation. In fact, we'll even join in with a rousing chorus: "It's Black Friday, I'm in love!"

What's got us singing? Well, eBay has slashed a massive £70 off the price of a Google Home Hub. You may have seen other retailers discounting the Home Hub to £59, but eBay's gone a whole tenner cheaper – and we think it's a stonking deal. 

In layman's terms, the Google Home Hub is a 7-inch touchscreen stuck onto a smart speaker. In true Google fashion, however, the Home Hub looks nicely finished and shares several design cues with other Google products, including the custom fabrics of the Google Home. It's Google's answer to the (currently discounted) Amazon Echo Show 5, but instead of Alexa, your virtual inbuilt guru here is of course the Google Assistant. 

The 16x9 display measures seven inches diagonally and boasts a resolution of 1024 x 600. On the back of the screen is a slim volume rocker, and there's a mute switch on top. If you just want to use the Home Hub as a wireless speaker you can do, with the help of its Bluetooth 5 functionality, but Google claims you can control over 200 million different products with Home View, from Nest smart home devices to Philips Hue light bulbs.

The display can also double up as a photo frame using its implementation of Google Photos to display your snaps. 

If asking your Home Hub for directions first thing and having the Google Maps route beamed to your Pixel 4 smartphone sounds good, it's little money well spent. 


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Becky is the newest staff writer on What Hi-Fi? and can most-often be found writing, reviewing and drinking coffee in the listening facility, or at her desk next to a stack of mags. (She is probably wearing in-ears, so don't be put off if she's unresponsive.) She supports Chelsea even when it hurts, and her other half is a football writer whose skill both amazes and irritates her.