Apple HomePod price, release date, and country availability

Apple HomePod price, release date, and country availability
Apple just detailed the price and release date of the HomePod, its long-awaited smart speaker. The Bluetooth 5.0-enabled soundpiece will launch February 9, but can be preordered as soon as this Friday, January 26th, in White and Space Gray. How much is the price? 

Well, at $349 you will be able to snatch it directly from Apple in the US, UK and Australia, and it is coming later in the spring to France and Germany as well. The HomePod will be available at these Apple Authorized Resellers, too:

  • US: Best Buy
  • UK: Argos, Dixons Carphone (Currys PC World), John Lewis, Shop Direct (Very and Littlewoods), EE and Apple Premium Resellers
  • Australia: The Good Guys, Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, Myer and Telstra

Apple's HomePod is compatible with any iPhone 5s or later, the iPad Pro, iPad Air or later, iPad mini 2 or later, and the iPod touch (6th generation), which should be running iOS 11.2.5, or a higher version. 

Check out how does the HomePod price compare with the other popular smart speakers on the market:


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4 Comments

1. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

God. Now the comparisons against 100k stereos will start, announcing the pod the winner......

3. sgodsell

Posts: 7223; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I wonder why it's not coming to Canada? Interesting! I guess that $349 will turn out to be more like $479 Canadian. Which is priced too high for something that does less than a Google Home mini or Amazon Echo dot.

4. yann

Posts: 613; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

$349US for a speaker?!? No matter is it wireless or not, smarta$$ or not... This price is hilarious! You can buy BOSE, JBL, HARMAN or any other high class brand for less than half of that price. Jesus, people are going really crazy. P.S. @Phonearena: your article from 5th of May, linked in current article is written that release date will be December 2017.. Now February 2018.... Why there is no critics for missed release date? Because it is Apple?

2. Xenoniswireless

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 27, 2017

Pod races...Pun pun pun pun

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