Apple Homepod Speaker Announced For Rs 19,990

Apple Homepod Speaker

Apple Homepod Speaker Finally Announced in India for Rs 19,990

Apple has finally entered the Indian smart speaker market with its one and only Homepod speaker. Homepod is yet to go on sale in India, but going by the listing on the Apple India website, it will be soon available for purchase for Rs. 19,990. It will be available in two colour options – Space Grey and White.

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The Apple Homepod was launched back in February 2018 in the US for $349, but it took two years for the technology giant to bring the same product in India. Currently, there has not been any announcement from the brand about the official sale date, but the website provides ‘Check back later for Availability’ option. It can be assumed that the device will soon launch in India.

Homepod Features

Apple Homepod measures 172mm high and 142mm wide and weights easily about 2.5kgs. It comes in two colour options and features a woofer with a custom amplifier. It has an array of seven tweeters each with its customer amplifier. Further, Homepod has six-microphones for activation Siri from far-field. Apple users can also play audio via Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and so on. You also get the support of Airplay from iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Apple TV, and Mac.

Homepod equips some interesting features like Wi-Fi 802.11ac with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0and multi-room speaker support with AirPlay 2. It has an Apple A8 chip inside which offers several features like signal processing, real-time studio-level processing and so on.

The announcement for Apple Homepod was confirmed with the release of iOS 13.3.3 update as the changelog of the update showed ‘Support for Indian English Siri voices for Homepod’. This assures that Apple will reveal the official availability very soon.