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Welcome HomePod.

The new sound of home.

HomePod is a powerful speaker that sounds amazing and adapts to wherever it’s playing. It’s the ultimate music authority, bringing together Apple Music and Siri to learn your taste in music.1 It’s also an intelligent home assistant, capable of handling everyday tasks — and controlling your smart home.2 HomePod takes the listening experience to a whole new level. And that’s just the beginning.

A breakthrough speaker all around.

Apple completely reimagined how music should sound in the home. HomePod combines Apple-engineered audio technology and advanced software to deliver the highest-fidelity sound throughout the room, anywhere it’s placed. This elegantly designed, compact speaker totally rocks the house.

Deep bass. Engineered to bring down the house.

Apple built the high-excursion woofer with a custom-engineered amplifier to play a wide range of deep, rich bass. A powerful motor drives the diaphragm a full 20 millimetres — remarkable for a speaker this size. Meanwhile, HomePod uses an advanced algorithm that continuously analyses the music and dynamically tunes the low frequencies for smooth, immersive sound.

Seven tweeters. Amazing sound from every angle.

HomePod has a unique array of seven beamforming tweeters. Each with its own amplifier and transducer. And each custom designed with a precision acoustic horn that focuses sound for tremendous directional control. Creating an all-encompassing sense of space — and consistent, high-fidelity audio everywhere in the room.

A8 chip. The biggest brain ever in a speaker.

An Apple-designed A8 chip powers the most complex audio innovations in HomePod. Like real-time modeling of the woofer mechanics. Buffering that’s even faster than real time. Upmixing of both direct and ambient audio. Beamforming so the microphone can hear you over the music. And advanced echo cancellation. So you get amazing sound without even thinking about it.

 

Beautiful design with a purpose.

HomePod is wrapped in a seamless mesh fabric designed for both aesthetic and acoustic performance. Available in white and space gray, it’s gorgeous from every angle — yet virtually transparent to the music. And at just under seven inches tall, it can fit anywhere in your home.

 

It’s easier than easy. It’s automatic.

Setting up HomePod is quick and magical. Simply plug it in and your iOS device will detect it. Equipped with spatial awareness, HomePod automatically adjusts to give you optimal sound — wherever it’s placed. It can even hear your requests from across the room while loud songs are playing. All you need to do is enjoy your music.

 

Senses the room and tunes the music. All by itself.

Place HomePod anywhere in the room. It automatically analyzes the acoustics, adjusts the sound based on the speaker’s location, and separates the music into direct and ambient sound. Direct sound is beamed to the middle of the room, while ambient sound is diffused into left and right channels and bounced off the wall. So your music sounds amazing, wherever you are in the room.

 

Create stereo sound with a second HomePod.

Put another HomePod in the same room and they automatically detect and balance each other. With advanced beamforming capabilities, a HomePod pair is able to create a wider, more immersive soundstage than a traditional stereo pair.

Coming later this year

AirPlay 2. Add HomePod to more rooms.

When you add HomePod to more than one room, the speakers communicate with each other through AirPlay 2. Play the same music everywhere or play different songs in different rooms. You can also control any other AirPlay 2–compatible speakers

Coming later this year
 

The ultimate music authority.

HomePod is built to bring out the best in Apple Music.1 With the intelligence of Siri and access to virtually all the world’s songs, it’s like having your very own musicologist who learns and plays what you like, and helps you discover music you love.

 

Over 45 million songs in your home.

Apple Music unlocks virtually every song you can imagine.1 Siri helps you find exactly what you want to hear, and what you want to hear next — including new music across a huge range of genres and moods. And friends connected to your Wi-Fi network can stream their music right to your HomePod.

Learns what you love. And what you don’t.

When you’re really into a song, say “Hey Siri, I like this” or “Hey Siri, add this to my party playlist.” Based on what you say and play, Apple Music learns your taste in music.1 Which means you can also just let it pick the songs. And when you open Apple Music on any other device, your playlists and preferences are right where you left them.

 

Responds to your voice. And your touch.

Tap the top of HomePod to play, pause, skip a song, or adjust the volume. Touch and hold the top to talk to Siri. You’ll know Siri is listening by the LED waveform that animates with your every word.

Home to an intelligent assistant.

HomePod is great at playing your music. But it can also tell you the latest news, traffic, sports, and weather. Set reminders and tasks. Send messages. Hand off phone calls. And HomePod is a hub for controlling your smart home accessories — from a single light bulb to the whole house — with just your voice.

Siri has all kinds of answers.

Thanks to Siri, HomePod is great at the things you want to know, and do, in your home. Set timers. Convert measurements. Get translations. And get live news, sports, weather, and traffic. You can also create lists that anyone can add to.

At home with calls and messages.

Use HomePod to send messages using just your voice. And when you receive a text, Siri can read it to you. For hands-free conversations, start or receive a call on your iPhone and hand it off to HomePod.

This is how you command a room.

Just say “Hey Siri, turn on the lights” or “Hey Siri, make the room cooler.” You can even ask Siri to set scenes, like “Good morning,” that put multiple accessories to work — all at once. A wide range of accessories work with Apple’s HomeKit platform. Just add an accessory to the Home app, then control it with your voice on HomePod.

 

1.  Siri works with Apple Music. Apple Music requires a subscription.

2.  Requires a HomeKit-enabled device.

Not all features are available in all areas. Features and product availability are subject to change.

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Size, Weight and Colour

Dimensions:

172 mm high (6.8 inches)

142 mm wide (5.6 inches)

Weight:

2.5 kg (5.5 pounds)

Colour:

Space Grey

White

 

Audio Technology

High-excursion woofer with custom‑engineered amplifier

Array of seven horn-loaded tweeters, each with its own custom‑engineered amplifier

Internal low-frequency calibration microphone for automatic bass correction

Direct and ambient audio beamforming

Transparent studio-level dynamic processing

 

Audio Formats

HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store),

MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAV and FLAC

 

Touch Surface

Tap or hold + or – to turn volume up/downr

Touch and hold for Siri

Tap to play/pause music or Siri

Double‑tap to skip

Triple‑tap to skip back

 

Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of HomePod

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Touch Accommodations

 

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO

Direct guest access

Bluetooth 5.0

 

System Requirements

iPhone 5s or later, iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation), iPad Air or later, iPad mini 2 or later, or iPod touch (6th generation) running iOS 11.2.5 or later

802.11 Wi-Fi Internet access

Apple Music subscription for full music functionality

 

Electrical and Environmental Requirements

Built-in power supply

Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC

Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz

Operating temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)

Storage temperature: –20° to 45° C (–4° to 113° F)

Relative humidity: 5% to 90% noncondensing

Operating altitude: Tested up to 3,000 metres (10,000 feet)

Maximum storage altitude: 4,500 metres (15,000 feet)

Maximum shipping altitude: 10,500 metres (35,000 feet)

 

In the Box

HomePod

Documentation

 

Compatibility

iPhone:

iPhone X

iPhone 8 Plus

iPhone 8

iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 7

iPhone 6s Plus

iPhone 6s

iPhone 6 Plus

iPhone 6

iPhone SE

iPhone 5s

iPad:

12.9-inch iPad Pro

10.5-inch iPad Pro

9.7-inch iPad Pro

iPad (5th generation)

iPad Air 2

iPad Air

iPad mini 4

iPad mini 3

iPad mini 2

iPod touch:

iPod touch (6th generation)

 

SKU 129219_parent
Brand Apple

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