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[Best Buy] Google Home Max ($350 for 1 / $600 for 2)

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Jan 11, 2013
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Jmartin22 wrote:
Mar 13th, 2019 8:09 am
Did you change the streaming quality in the Spotify app to 'very high'?
Face With Tears Of Joy... yes

PS. When streaming to a Home device, you don't get those options, it's either 'save bandwidth' or nothing.

I'm curious what RFD'ers with Sonos Ones think, or Apple Homepod.
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Aug 7, 2013
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Got my first of two Google Home Max yesterday, the thing is absolutely awesome. Much prefer it over the Sonos Play:3 I had previously. Receiving my second one today or tomorrow - not sure why they shipped them out seperately.
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Mar 6, 2019
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Same deal is showing on the costco canada app, 349.99 for one. 35 Charcoal and 45 White in stock as of right now!

Edit: 3x Aeroplan promo ended 10th of March :(
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Jan 27, 2011
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Same here. I prefer the Google Home Max vs my 2x Sonos Play 1's so far. Sounds amazing.
JagStyles wrote:
Mar 13th, 2019 9:09 am
Got my first of two Google Home Max yesterday, the thing is absolutely awesome. Much prefer it over the Sonos Play:3 I had previously. Receiving my second one today or tomorrow - not sure why they shipped them out seperately.
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Feb 1, 2007
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Aurora
What is the difference between max and mini? Only a better and bigger speaker?
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hlzhang wrote:
Mar 13th, 2019 12:34 pm
What is the difference between max and mini? Only a better and bigger speaker?
huge difference sound quality for these 2 models.. I have the one in the middle, regular Google Home and the speaker is more than adequate as a kitchen radio.
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Jun 21, 2009
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Anyone using the Max as a dedicated TV soundbar/ sound system?

I picked up the Costco Vizio 5.1 sound bar for my Samsung KS8000 and it was disappointing for me, incremental improvement and a little bit extra bass. I think it was $200 plus tax for the sound bar.

The Max obviously has other functionalities (I have 2 minis) but it is priced at $350 plus tax and I'm looking for feedback.
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Apr 15, 2012
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if anyone is just looking for 1 with a smaller discount, i pricematched the chalk color at visions and got a coupon code. I've decided not to buy it though due to budget constraints....
if anyone wants it at visions you can use my discount code PBEAT-0E4191A7. the code brings the price down to $326.50 plus tax. code expires end of day march 16

https://www.visions.ca/catalogue/catego ... =GA00222CA
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bk2the6ix wrote:
Mar 9th, 2019 7:38 am
The best price ever was a $700 something discount earlier in 2018 when you bought 2.

Probably a price error but they honored it for all orders.
Wow, warm up the time machines!

Was this on google website ? Or bb
RFD is the reason I live in poverty.
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EvanFBC wrote:
Mar 12th, 2019 4:05 pm
I took delivery of mine today, and I have to admit, with all the hype, the sound quality leaves a lot to desire.

It sounds muddled and fuzzy, almost as if the bitrates are low (I am using Spotify Premium).

Anybody else feel this way? Perhaps I was expecting too much, but there’s little clarity to the sound.
That's strange. Maybe a defective unit? The vast majority of online reviewers including those that review high-end speakers say that the sound quality is very very good.
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thr333zy wrote:
Mar 13th, 2019 4:31 pm
Wow, warm up the time machines!

Was this on google website ? Or bb
Google.

It was on here on RFD.
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Sep 28, 2015
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Waterloo, ON
This $600 for 2 thing is annoying. Might buy one if it's straight $300 for one.
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May 25, 2012
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Malahat
anyone interested in going in on a set in the Victoria area?
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warmdeals wrote:
Mar 13th, 2019 6:50 pm
This $600 for 2 thing is annoying. Might buy one if it's straight $300 for one.
Find a friend to split with. I bought two and then found a coworker and sold for $350 no tax. Even more savings for myself and a good deal for my coworker. Risk/reward.
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Bought Two and looking to split in equal payment for the speakers.

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