The HomePod was announced at WWDC 2017 on 5 June 2017 and was released on 9 February 2018. It is a smart speaker that features AirPlay 2 and Siri, as well as arrays of microphones and tweeters for 360° audio. It runs a variant of iOS (and in later versions, tvOS), called audioOS.
This device uses the Apple A8 system-on-a-chip, which is also found in other devices such as the Apple TV HD, iPhone 6, and iPod touch (6th generation).
- Height: 6.8 inches (172 mm)
- Width: 5.6 inches (142 mm)
- Color: Space Gray, White
- Weight: 5.5 pounds (2.5 kg)
- Wi-Fi: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (with MIMO)