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Google's Home Hub is more like a Chromecast than an Android tablet

Matt Brian
Google's Home Hub is more like a Chromecast than an Android tablet

Unlike Lenovo, JBL and LG, Google's Home Hub doesn't run a stripped-down version of Android -- in fact, it's closer to a Chromecast. The revelation comes by way of Ars Technica's Ron Amadeo. You see, while Lenovo, JBL and LG's smart displays are all powered by Qualcomm's Home Hub architecture and Google's Android Things platform, the Home Hub features an Amlogic chip (typically found in smart TVs and other smart accessories) and runs a full-featured version of Google's Cast platform.