Apple Enters Low-Cost Era: After Cheaper iPhone, Here Comes a Cheaper Speaker

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Apple Enters Low-Cost Era: After Cheaper iPhone, Here Comes a Cheaper Speaker

Apple’s HomePod hasn’t been exactly a hit so far, but it looks like the company isn’t wiling to give up on the smart speaker market so fast.

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According to Strategy Analytics, of the 9.2 million smart speakers shipped in the first quarter, the Apple HomePod accounted for only 600,000 of those units. That gave Apple 6% of the market from January through March, behind Amazon's 43.6% and Google's 26.5%. There are a few reasons for this. Apple is late to the market, and at $349, the device is not cheap. In addition, Siri's capabilities pale in comparison to Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant.

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Apple jumped on the smart speaker market a while back with the HomePod. It costs $350 making it quite a bit more expensive than other smart speakers but the company is charging a premium for a better audio experience. But, if a new report is to be believed, the company wants to cater to customers

Apple May Launch Cheaper, Beats-Branded HomePod For $199

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Apple's next HomePod is a cheaper Beats version: Report

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First it was a cheaper HomePod, now it's said to be a Beats speaker costing $199, so which one is it? Possibly both. Apple could be working on a new smart speaker priced at US$199 under its Beats brand, according to a new report from Sina.

Apple’s already considering a cheaper HomePod

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At $349, the Apple HomePod smart speaker is leaps and bounds more expensive than similar products from other companies. Apple may be considering lowering the price, and branding it under the Beats family.

Apple might be planning a cheaper HomePod with Beats branding: Report

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Apple might be preparing to launch a cheaper version of its HomePod smart speaker. The HomePod was introduced in June last year at Apple's annual worldwide developers conference to challenge Amazon and Google's offerings. However, the smart ...

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Apple could soon release cheaper 'Mini' version of its $350 HomePod

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Apple makes USB-C to Lightning cable cheaper

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Apple has made its USB-C to Lightning cable cheaper than it used to be. It's rare for the company to cut the prices of its accessories. What's more, this move is weirdly timed just after we heard rumors saying Apple is ready to finally give up on the use of USB-A in its iPhone and iPad charging adapters this year.