Apple's HomePod is undoubtedly one of the best smart speakers on the planet right now. It boasts amazing sound quality all thanks to the company's acute optimizations in with hardware and software. While the HomePod's market share is expanding every day, Apple is consistently on the run to new markets. This will further expand the smart speaker's market share. The latest comes with Apple expanding its HomePod reach to Japan and Taiwan. Let's dive in to see some more details on the subject.
Apple Expanding HomePod Reach To Japan and Taiwan Later This Summer
As we have mentioned earlier, Apple's Siri-powered smart speaker is making its way to Japan and Taiwan later this summer. In Japan, the HomePod will feature a price tag of ¥32,800 while customers in Taiwan will be able to get their hands on speaker for NT$9,900.
Apple's HomePod smart speaker was launched back at the start of 2018 and the product took its time reaching to other major markets across the globe. At this point in time, HomePod is only available in select regions which include the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, France, Mexico, Spain, China, Hong Kong, and Germany.
While the market share of HomePod is nothing special at this stage, the company is working to raise the bar with promotions. For instance, the company did lower the price of its smart assistant to $299 from $349 and potentially, price is a major contributing factor considering the speaker's share.
Nonetheless, we can't ignore the fact that the HomePod probably boasts one of the most practical designs in the smart speaker industry which allows it to disperse sound over a 360-degree spectrum. There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for more details on the matter.
This is all for now, folks. What are your thoughts on Spotify making its way to Japan and Taiwan later this summer? Are you looking to get it? Let us know in the comments.