apple smart speaker HomePod for Rs 19,900 cheaper than the $299 price in the US will be available in india for purchase in a month's time. Trade sources told on wednesday that the device that may give tough competition to amazon Alexa and google home, will arrive in the country in the first week of March.
Available in white and space grey colours, HomePod was first launched in the US, the UK and australia in january 2019 and then went on sale in several countries, before coming to India. The device has support for indian english siri voices that adapts to its location and delivers high-fidelity audio wherever it's playing. The users will have access to apple music and over 60 million songs.
"HomePod combines custom Apple-engineered audio technology and advanced software to deliver precision sound that fills the room. At less than 18 centimetres tall, HomePod fits anywhere in your home," said Apple. The Apple-designed high-excursion woofer is positioned at the top of the speaker facing upwards, creating a wide range of deep bass that surpasses any traditional speaker.