Editors Liked

  • Auto-brightness and mono screen for good bedside manner - it's genuinely dark at night
  • No built-in camera
  • Excellent screen user interface
  • Dedicated mute switch
  • USB port for charging other devices
  • Very small footprint, but still easy to read the screen from across the room
  • Loud, customizable alarm sound

Editors Didn't Like

  • Can't make video calls
  • Sound quality is merely average, not great
  • Slow performance
  • "Hey" and "OK" Google summons still irksome and can't be changed
  • USB charger is only 5 watts
  • Wall charger is big and proprietary