Polk Audio Introduces Google Assistant Smart Speaker for £179

Gadgets, Home Appliances, Home audio

Hi-Fi brand Polk Audio, an audio company with a 45 plus-year legacy of sound engineering and design, has become the latest manufacturer to announce a smart speaker.

Called Polk Assist, this voice-controlled smart speaker incorporates Google Assistant for hands-free help around the house, music streaming and control of your smart home devices.

Additionally, with Chromecast built-in, users can group multiple Chromecast-enabled speakers and sound bars for multiroom playback from compatible audio apps, including TuneIn, Google Play Music and Spotify.

Polk Assist Product Features:
● Heritage Sound—Polk designed the tweeter, woofer and amplifier to deliver room-filling sound from users’ favourite music apps.
● Hands-Free Control—Powered by the Google Assistant and Chromecast, users can easily stream music, find answers on Google Search, plan their day, set timers, make calls, and control smart home devices.
● Chromecast Built-In—Users can cast from compatible audio apps, including TuneIn, Google Play Music, YouTube Music and Spotify.
● Multi-Room Playback—Group multiple Chromecast enabled speakers and sound bars for a whole-home wireless music experience.
● Easy Setup with Google Home app—Simply plug-in power and download the free Google Home app for iOS or Android devices.
● Always Getting Smarter—The Assist will automatically update itself with the latest Google Assistant features.

Says Michael Greco, global brand director, Polk Audio:

“Polk Audio is committed to providing premium audio solutions enabled by the Google Assistant and Chromecast. With the addition of the Polk Assist smart speaker, consumers can easily add Google Assistant’s hands-free convenience and Chromecast’s hi-res multi-room audio streaming to their home.”

“Polk Assist complements and works with our existing Chromecast-enabled sound bars, including the MagniFi Mini and MagniFi Max.”

Available in Midnight Grey or Cool Black, the Polk Assist will retail in the UK for £179. For more information about the Polk Audio Assist Smart Speaker and additional voice assist products from the Polk brand, visit polkaudio.com.

Chris Price
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