Google Home compatible devices work alongside Google Assistant to give consumers a hassle-free smart home system, or living space. Of course, you can choose to only get Google smart home devices, but there are many smart home devices that work well with Google Assistant.
If you already have Google Nest Audio, Google Nest Mini, or any other Google Home speakers, you are able to communicate with the devices listed below with your voice and further pair them with your smart home system.
Moreover, if you are familiar with Google Assistant, then you must be aware of using voice commands such as “Hey Google, lock the front door for me,” and devices compatible with Google Home will carry your command seamlessly and smoothly.
You can also choose to set schedules and routines enabling one smart device to trigger a response from other devices. For instance, if you have the August Smart Lock Pro installed on your front door, it can turn your Philips Hue smart lights when you are walking to unlock your door, so that you don’t have to fumble around when you are at the door.
Therefore, we decided to share some of the best Google Home compatible smart devices for your home. That said, before getting these devices, make sure you have a compatible smart speaker that you can integrate all the smart home devices with. Let’s begin!
Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen)
The Google Nest Hub has a rather impressive edgeless glass display that allows you to program your smart devices. It also allows you to integrated YouTube and Google applications and further has an accurate sleep tracking app.
At less than $100[IZ1] , Google Nest Hub is the best speaker when it comes to music, the best screen for Google Assistant needs, and is also a communication center. When it’s placed on your nightstands, the Google Nest Hub utilizes the Soli radar sensing chip to track your sleep.
This may sound a little creepy and invasive, but its contactless tracking lets you forget that it’s even there in the first place. Moreover, Soli’s also allows air gestures, meaning you can pause and play videos and even snooze your alarm.
However, these air gestures might not work all the time, but when they do, it’s useful. Lastly, the sound quality of the Google Nest Hub (2nd Gen) has been improved tremendously.
August Wi-Fi Smart Lock
The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock is one of the best smart locks for those Google Home. Have you ever gone to bed and then suddenly realized that you may have forgotten to lock the front door? Well, in such instances, Google Home with its support for the August Wi-Fi Smart Lock will bring you peace of mind.
Simply ask Google if your front door is locked, and if it’s not, you can lock it using your voice. It’s as easy as it gets. The August Wi-Fi Smart Lock further gives you the ability to keep track of the people coming to your house, and you can open the door remotely for the delivery man even if you are not home.
Moreover, the August Smart Wi-Fi Smart Lock is perhaps one of the best Google Home compatible devices. Also, let’s not forget how easy it is to install the lock, and features like the DoorSense alerts you if your door is left open ajar.
EcoBee (5th Gen)
Apart from having a built-in Alexa speaker, the EcoBee (5th Gen) is also another best Google Home compatible device and is in fact a popular smart thermostat among consumers. You can utilize the voice assistant to make sure each room in the house is at a comfortable temperature, and you can do so by making the most out of EcoBee’s remote sensors.
These remote sensors have the ability to detect occupancy and temperature. In other words, your smart thermostat makes sure the coldest part of the house stays warm but only does so when there are occupants in that particular area.
The EcoBee (5th Gen) has a much more impressive speaker as compared to its predecessor and further offers users Spotify support. Yes, you got that right, this smart thermostat will play your favorite tunes if you want background music. The sound quality may not be as good as a smart speaker, but it’s good enough for smaller spaces.
Philips Hue White Starter Kit
Philips Hue White starter kit is without a doubt the very best smart light bulb for most consumers out there. It comes with two bulbs and a smart hub that connects them to other smart home devices.
It’s important that you understand that you can’t change the bulb’s colors, but you can adjust its brightness. Philips Hue smart lights are known to work well with most smart home systems and are another best choice when it comes to compatibility with Google Home devices.
Well, there you go!
We have shared the best four Google Home compatible devices. Some of them may be on the pricey side, hence do know what your needs are when purchasing these devices! Tech House Value