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

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

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 jumped on the smart speaker bandwagon not too long ago with the HomePod. It costs $350 and is quite a bit expensive than the other smart speakers but the company has sought to align the product with the Sonos’ of the world and not the Amazon Echos, in that it’s charging a premium for a better audio experience. However, if a new report is to be believed, the company reportedly wants to cater to customers who don’t want to spend as much on a speaker by launching a cheaper, Beats-branded HomePod speaker.

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Apple may be planning to release a cheaper version of its $350 HomePod smart speaker that costs just $200. Chinese news site Sina reported that it could be released with Beats branding.

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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

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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.

Apple’s $200 HomePod might carry Beats brand

Apple’s $200 HomePod might carry Beats brand

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Rumors indicate Apple’s working on a cheaper version of the HomePod. And now there’s a new wrinkle: this device might be sold under the Beats brand name. This would let the HomePod name stand as a premier product, while still allowing Apple to make a more affordable smartspeaker. Beats Electronics is a division of Apple