Apple seems to have many gadgets in its bag, that are anticipated to be launched quickly. One among them may very well be a brand new HomePod mannequin, as per Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. This will likely be a successor to the unique HomePod, which was discontinued final yr. Listed here are the main points to notice.
New HomePod Incoming!
In his latest Energy On e-newsletter, Gurman has revealed that Apple will launch the brand new HomePod in 2023. The brand new mannequin, codenamed ‘B620’ is alleged to be powered by the S8 processor, which may even energy the Watch 8 Collection this yr.
The processor is anticipated to be just like the S7 processor when it comes to the specifics. Nonetheless, we don’t understand how this can examine to the A8 chipset discovered on the OG HomePod. That mentioned, this might nonetheless be a major improve to the S5 chip discovered on the HomePod mini, which is Apple’s solely out there good speaker.
The brand new HomePod can also be purported to share the identical design ethos because the earlier one and the audio efficiency will roughly stay the identical. Updates on the show half and extra additions are anticipated. A multi-touch performance can also be in tow.
Different particulars, together with the value, aren’t out there in the meanwhile. Though, we are able to count on the brand new HomePod to fall in a comparatively reasonably priced value phase, contemplating the HomePod was an costly one. To recall, the 2018 HomePod retailed at $349 on the time of launch. It reached India in 2020 with a price ticket of Rs 19,990.
We await extra particulars on this, so, keep tuned to this area. In the meantime, Gurman has additionally steered that the AirPods Professional 2 will include an up to date chip and higher audio efficiency. The second-gen AirPods Professional 2 can also be anticipated to make its entry and this might probably occur this yr. Rumors say that it could include a brand new design, improved ANC assist, and extra adjustments.
We are going to see how Apple’s plans within the audio phase pan out. We are going to preserve you posted as we get extra particulars on this. Till then, do share your ideas on the concept of a brand new HomePod within the feedback beneath.