In 2017, during WWDC, Apple introduced a new product to the company. Back then, big tech companies were succumbing to the smart speaker craze, which began with the launch of Amazon Echo and Alexa. However, Apple didn’t want to just launch a speakerphone with Siri.
Apple wanted to launch a speaker that, above all, provide good sound, something the rest of society left out to focus on the intelligence aspect. Sure, he would have Siri, but that wouldn’t be his main feature. Intelligence would serve sound, and not the other way around. And then the HomePod was born, with its stunning design and excellent capabilities.
A speaker that excelled in sound quality, providing a unique experience. The HomePod has become the standard of quality that all other smart speakers aspire to. However, it had one big drawback, and that is this quality was not free. Not only was it the best performing smart speaker, but also the most expensive in its class.
This was a problem that weighed heavily on the product, whose sales were never good. Nonetheless, Apple continued to be confident in its capabilities, and that’s what led to the arrival of the HomePod mini last year. A smart speaker with a small size and a low price
As TechCrunch reports, Apple will s top producing the HomePod
The HomePod has been a tough road. Of course, even if it did not achieve the expected success, what Apple achieved thanks to it will remain in current and future products. From HomePod mini to AirPods Max, everyone benefits from HomePod R&D. So your sound will always be with us.