If you were planning on purchasing the Apple HomePod next month, you are going to have to wait. Amazon's Echo line starts at $50. Now that mid November has rolled around and there isn't a HomePod in sight Apple is saying its release time table was a little off.
The delay is the second time in as many years Apple has been forced to delay a major audio product launch. "We'll start shipping in the U.S., United Kingdom and Australia in early 2018", an Apple spokeswoman said via email.
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We cant wait for people to experience HomePod, Apples breakthrough wireless speaker for the home, but we need a little more time before its ready for our customers, Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller said. Smart speakers use "always listening" microphones to detect commands, then talk back with a smart assistant, such as Siri or Alexa.
Smart speakers will be a key focus for the holiday shopping season given the influx of devices coming from other players like Google, Amazon.com, and Sonos. With a device like a smart speaker, which packages not only music but voice control and home automation into a single device, there's no shortage of places where hold-ups could be introduced.
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Apple is also counting on HomePod to boost subscriptions to Apple Music and block the rise of rival Spotify.
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A United Kingdom price for the device is still to be confirmed, but it will be priced at $349 in the U.S. - significantly higher than both the Echo and Google Home. It comes with built-in smart assistant like you find on Google Home and Amazon Echo.