Apple HomePod finally launched in India. In February 2018 this Apple HomePod debuted in the US, UK, and Australia with the price tag $299. Apple also listed this smart speaker on its India website with refecting price at Rs. 19,900. In comparison with the US price the Indian price cheaper. But, details of the availability have not yet been announced by the company.
Here are the details of the smart speaker.
What about the design of the HomePad
The Apple-made HomePod is a groundbreaking speaker that can adjust its position and deliver high fidelity audio wherever it goes, and its less than 18 cm tall.
The Apple HomePod scarcely deals with a minimized size in height 6.8 inches and 5.6 inches in width. And, at 2.5kg, it’s definitely not lightweight. It comes with a cylindrically shaped body which bundled with a mesh fabric over a touching surface that allows you to control volume, summon Siri, and handle tracks.
Apple offers this HomePod with two attractive color options: White or Space Grey.
Unfortunately, if you are thinking of traveling and getting a HomePod for travel; be aware that this is not a portable Bluetooth speaker. To work, it requires 100-240 volts AC power supply and no built-in battery. Big bummer!
The HomePod offers a 360-degree audio
The HomePod is an array of seven beam-forming tweeters to offer 360-degree audio, packing a custom amplifier and a high attrition woofer.
It features a six-microphone array for far-field listening that allows you to activate Siri in a common voice while playing music. Further, it has an A8 chip that handles advanced signal processing, real-time audio processing, and bass correction.
Apple HomePod: Connectivity options
The new Apple HomePod comes with the support of Wi-Fi 802.11a/c with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0 multi-room speaker support with AirPlay 2.
Moreover, this smart speaker compatible with iPhone 6s or later models, 7th-generation iPod touch, 5th-generation iPod as well, iPad Air 2 or later version, and also iPad mini 4 or later.