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HomePod fails to gain traction; just 2% of Apple customers own one

27 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Considering the HomePod didn't begin shipping until early February, the lack of hardware upgrades at last week's September 12 event certainly wasn't a surprise. Instead, Apple is hoping that its software improvements will be enough to boost sales. After all, as revealed by a new CIRP report, the HomePod isn't exactly performing brilliantly.
As of the very end of June, Apple's smart speaker had a total market share in the US of just 6%. This relatively low figure is due to two main factors: the late launch date and the high pricing. Now, in the smartphone and wearables market, Apple's high ...
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CIRP: Only 2% of Apple customers have HomePod, lower price needed to expand marketshare

CIRP: Only 2% of Apple customers have HomePod, lower price needed to expand marketshare

27 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

We did not see a hardware upgrade to the HomePod this year, but Apple did give it a hefty software upgrade yesterday. The new HomePod software features the ability to ping devices via Find My iPhone, make and receive phone calls, and set multiple timers.
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