Google Takes the Lead Over Amazon In The Smart Home Speaker Segment


The Q1 2018 reports for smart home speakers are out and Google has sold 3.1 million Home speakers while Amazon has managed to sell 2.5 million Echo devices. This marks Google’s first lead over amazon since they began competing in the smart speaker market.

Previously, Amazon had always been ahead in this race since the beginning of 2017. Now, Google is catching up gradually. Apple, Google and Amazon are now the three main leaders in this segment with almost 4.1 million speakers sold in the US.