HomePod, the breakthrough wireless speaker from Apple, now delivers an even more immersive listening experience throughout the home with support for HomePod stereo pairs and a new multi-room audio system in iOS 11.4. This free software update introduces the most advanced, easy to use, wireless multi-room audio system using AirPlay 2 to play music in any room from any room, move music from one room to another or play the same song everywhere using an iOS device, HomePod, Apple TV or by asking Siri.
Apple is launching the HomePod in Canada, France and Germany starting in June 18. Until now the HomePod was only available in the US, UK and Australia.
- Price: HomePod will cost 449 canadian dollars (CAD) in Canada, and 349 euros (EUR) in France and Germany.
- Sound Quality: The HomePod has a new multi-room audio system in iOS 11.4, with AirPlay 2 and stereo.
- Colors: HomePod is available le in white or in space grau.
HomePod comes with Siri. According to Apple, Siri can send a message, add reminders and notes and check calendar appointments. Siri can set a timer, play a podcast, check the news, sports, traffic and weather, and control a wide range of HomeKit smart home accessories. Siri is now being actively used on over half a billion devices.