Google Nest Hub 2 vs Amazon Echo Show 8: pick the right smart display for you

Smart displays combine the handy features of a smart speaker with the flexibility of a screen, so you can see and hear the information you’re asking for, whether that’s the news, a recipe or even just what the weather is like.

Both Amazon and Google offer several smart displays with varying screen sizes, but now Google has added the Nest Hub 2 to the mix. This 7-inch smart display, which is available to pre-order now, is priced at $99.99 / £89 / AU$149. Going on sale on March 31, it’s the first smart display that can track your sleep as well as everything you’d expect such as acting as a digital photo frame, displaying recipes, and letting you watch streaming services such as Netflix and Disney+.

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