Apple will launch the brand new iPhone 12 sequence of smartphones on October 13. The firm can also be alleged to launch a brand new over-the-ear headphones alongside the iPhone 12.
- Last Updated: October 8, 2020, 1:35 PM IST
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Apple is gearing for the launch of its new iPhone 12 sequence on October 13 by way of a digital occasion. Apart from the brand new iPhone, it’s being reported that Apple may launch a few different merchandise just like the AirPods Studio over-the-ear headphones and a brand new HomePod good speaker. While the speculations across the launch do not appear to die down, a contemporary report now means that the brand new HomePod that Apple is alleged to unveil could be a smaller, extra reasonably priced HomePod Mini, and never an improve to the prevailing good speaker. According to a identified Apple tipster, Apple might launch a HomePods Mini alongside iPhone 12, and never the HomePod 2.
Known Apple tipser who goes by @l0vetodream username posted the replace on his Twitter. “there isn’t a HomePod2 this yr, solely have mini one,” @l0vetodream unhappy within the tweet. The leak was first reported on by MacRumours, which stated that Apple might proceed to promote that HomePod good speaker alongside the smaller HomePod Mini, if launched. A extra reasonably priced model of the Apple good speaker may simply do the trick for the Cupertino-based large, which hasn’t seen the success it’s used to with the HomePod good speaker. Reports recommend that the worth of the Apple HomePod is assumed to have been the most important impediment when it comes to gross sales. The firm had final yr diminished the worth of the HomePod speaker as properly, but it surely’s nonetheless thought of rather more costly than lower-priced rivals like Amazon’s Echo and the Google Nest good audio system.
there isn’t a HomePod2 this yr solely have mini one
— 有没有搞措 (@L0vetodream) October 7, 2020
Bloomberg had, in 2019 first speculated the arrival of a smaller, extra reasonably priced HomePod speaker with two tweeters as a substitute of the usual speaker’s seven.
Apple had first launched the HomePod good speaker in 2018. The firm has since made the speaker extra consumer pleasant by including new options comparable to multi-user voice recognition, ambient sounds, and multi-room audio setup which hyperlinks a number of HomePod audio system collectively.
Apple can also be stated to unveil its over-the-ear headphone AirPods Studio in the course of the October 13 digital occasion. Apple despatched out invitations for the iPhone 12 launch occasion earlier this week.