While the Google Home speaker hasn’t officially hit store shelves yet, it would appear that Walmart has put the device out on its shelves before the actual day that it goes on sale. Android Police points out that ‘Walmart has a reputation for selling things before the street date’ so this shouldn’t be surprising because Walmart was stocking the Xiaomi Mi Box on its shelves before the official launch date as well. Although there is only one Walmart location that has been reported to have these in stock and on the shelves, it’s still very possible that other locations in the retail chain will have them on the shelf as well.
This raises the question whether Walmart will end up doing the same thing with other Google products that were announced at the same event, such as the 4K Chromecast and Google WiFi. Continue reading “Walmart does it again, puts Google Home on store shelves before official launch”