The Company revealed there new HomePod smart speaker at Apple’s WWDC. Apple have stepped into Smart home technology with HomePod which will compete with Amazon’s Echo and Google Home which have been in the market for some time now. Homepad is a compact device with designed woofer up top with auto bass EQ.
Homepad has 6 microphones are always listening for the “Hey Siri” trigger phrase which activates the speaker. it has real-time acoustic modeling, which allows it to tweak music to suit its environment. it is powered by Apple A8 chipset, which enables audio beamforming, multi-channel echo cancellation and has vase-like case houses a four-inch woofer and seven tweeters. There are many cool features in Homepod like news, unit conversion, messages, reminders, podcast playback, setting alarms and timers, translation, stock info, general knowledge, weather, traffic info, sports scores, and it also works as a HomeKit bridge.
Siri will be able to handle every task that it normally can in a iPhone and more. Homepod will cost around $349 which is costlier than its rivals Amazon Echo and Google home. The device will be launched in December and it will be available in white and Space Gray.