Apple readying new HomePod and sensible house units

Apple could possibly be readying a brand new high-end HomePod, an up to date HomePod mini in addition to two different house units that would see the sunshine of the day across the finish of 2023 or early 2024, in line with Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman in his newest Energy On publication.

Gurman says that Apple has “at the least 4 new sensible house units in its labs, however not all will see the sunshine of the day.” As of now, a brand new high-end HomePod appears extra more likely to be coming.

As beforehand reported by the journalist, this new HomePod is codenamed B620, will run the identical S8 chip of the longer term Apple Watch Sequence 8, and can be nearer “when it comes to measurement and audio efficiency” to the unique HomePod somewhat than the mini model.

What’s new, this time, is that Gurman studies that Apple can be engaged on an up to date HomePod mini. Though it’s unclear what may change, perhaps the corporate could possibly be planning to replace all its units with Bluetooth 5.2 assist, since an vital audio codec has simply been launched.

Within the publication, Bloomberg‘s journalist additionally explores two house units that would see the sunshine of the day:

  1. A kitchen gadget that mixes an iPad and a speaker;
  2. A front room gadget that mixes an Apple TV, digicam, and HomePod.

He believes one among these will launch on the finish of subsequent yr or in early 2024. Both product would absolutely compete with Amazon’s choices, corresponding to Amazon Echo and Amazon Present.

These units may assist Apple join customers’ properties as the corporate has pushed the HomePod mini and Apple TV as individuals’s house hubs.

Which of those units would you be extra to see Apple asserting within the mid-term? A brand new HomePod, HomePod mini, a kitchen gadget, or this front room gadget? Share your ideas within the remark part beneath.

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