Apple’s Smart Speaker i.e. HomePod was introduced way back June 2017 to compete against Amazon’s Echo Smart Speaker Series and Google’s Home Smart Speaker Series. The company has not received much interest from the users still managed to do good business in the US and UK regions. Today, Apple has announced the pricing for its Smart Speaker for India.
If we talk about the technical specifications, Apple’s Homepod is 6.8 inches tall. The smart speaker is designed with Apple’s advanced audio technology that offers immersive sound quality.
The Homepod equips high-excursion woofer, a sub-woofer and a series of small speakers. The same array of the speakers feature a built-in microphone to take your commands from a distance.
Being an Apple product, the Homepod is compatible with Apple’s own Virtual assistant i.e. Siri. It comes integrated with Siri assistant. The Smart Speaker is powered by Apple’s A8 Chipset that provides ultra-faster performance.
If we talk about the control features, then on the top you would get a touch panel on the top that supports gesture controls. You can select from two different color options i.e. Grey and White. The speaker looks extra premium with its mesh fabric design.
What’s unique about this speaker is it supports AirPlay 2. You can combine multiple speakers with AirPlay 2 and can have the same music streaming on multiple speakers even if they are placed in different rooms.
It’s a Smart Speaker and designed with the smart technology to recognize your music needs. The smart speaker can be connected to your iOS and iPadOS devices. You can play your favorite music from the respective devices wirelessly.
The smart speaker also lets you make voice calls and do other activities by giving commands using your phone. Since it comes with integrated Siri assistant, you can directly ask the speaker your queries or whatever you like to listen.
Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, power supply and the capability of playing almost all types of audio formats. It supports audio formats such as HE-AAC, AAC, protected AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, AIFF, WAV, and FLAC.
Apple HomePod is priced at Rs. 19,900. We will get more information on the availability of this Smart Speaker later.
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