There is no denying it took Apple approach to prolonged to enter a intelligent orator marketplace with Amazon rising Echo in 2014, Google releasing Home in 2016, and Harmon Kardon charity a Cortana powered Invoke in late 2017. In fact, a HomePod was announced a small over a year ago started shipping Feb of this year.
The HomePod comes in dual colors; Space Gray and White. Weight comes in during 5.5lbs and measure of 6.8 inches high and 5.6 inches in diameter. Apple records a HomePod is powered by a Apple A8 chip, featuring seven-horn installed tweeters, 4″ high-excursion subwoofer, 8 audio amplifiers and a six-microphone array. Further, we have 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5 with AirPlay 2 and Audio beamforming.
Siri is a digital partner prisoner inside a HomePod giving we entrance to Podcasts, Apple Music, Pandora, Spotify, iHeartRadio and Amazon Music to name a few. You can also listen an audiobook with iBooks and Audible and have your daily news review from a series of sources. Further, Siri can control your HomeKit inclination behaving as a heart for your whole intelligent home and if enabled personal requests such as review and send messages, supplement reminders and emanate records is accessible if a interconnected iDevice is on a same Wi-Fi network.
MSRP of a Apple HomePod comes in during $349.99 with a one-year warranty. Additional guaranty coverage can be purchased by AppleCare+ for $39.
Packaging follows a customary set by Apple with all of their products. Above, we have a white box with an picture of a HomePod.
The bottom of a box offers specifications of a HomePod and a services.
When opening a box, a knowledge furthers with a HomePod encased in a cosmetic retainer.
Removing a HomePod from a package, we have a filigree extraneous with a bit of abyss to it.
On top, we have a elementary touchscreen for volume and Siri control.
The energy cord comes in around 5ft and is wrapped in paracord.
The bottom of a HomePod offers a silicon bottom with Apple branding.
HomePod setup is among a easiest I’ve encountered. Once a section is plugged in and your iOS device comes nearby a HomePod we will see a shade above.