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Harman Kardon Citation 300 deal: ZDNet readers get $350 off the Google Assistant speaker

The deal is only available for a limited time for ZDNet readers.
Written by Elyse Betters Picaro, Managing Editor

Samsung's Harman Kardon brand is knocking 70% off the price of the Citation 300. The deal requires a discount code and is only available until June 14. It brings the cost of the Google Assistant-enabled smart speaker down to $150 from $500.

If you're shopping for a high-end smart speaker, you have to consider the Harman Kardon Citation 300. It gets everything right and holds its own in a growing field of smart speakers. For instance, it's easy to use, has a screen that displays information, delivers strong audio with rich bass and pointed highs, and it offers Google Assistant functionality. 

To get the Harman Kardon Citation 300 deal for $150, use the code ZDNET300 at checkout on Harman's site. You can buy the speaker in either the light Winter Gray or the dark Classic Black.

In 2016, Samsung bought Harman. Two years later, the subsidiary revealed a full line-up of Citation connected audio devices. The series includes the One, 100, 300, and 500 smart speakers. The 300 and 500 both have a color LCD on the top, but all have Google Assistant lights on the front and support Chromecast, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. 

They can also be connected into a multi-room arrangement.

According to various price trackers, the Citation 300 model is often reduced by about $50 or so, but this 70% off deal that's exclusive to ZDNet readers is the lowest price to date. Previously, it's lowest was about $300, back in 2019. 

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