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Published February 7, 2018

Apple’s answer to the Google’s Alexa the HomePod will be available for all February 9. If you head over to Apple’s homepage you can preorder the HomePod now! Starting at $350 you too can get yours Friday. Now with that price tag is it worth whats under the hood. Check out the specs down below and let us know if you think the price matches the hardware.

Specs:

Size, Weight, and Color
Dimensions:
6.8 inches high (172 mm)
5.6 inches wide (142 mm)

Weight:
5.5 pounds (2.5 kg)

Color:
Space Gray
White

Audio Technology
High-excursion woofer with custom amplifier
Array of seven horn-loaded tweeters, each with its own custom amplifier
Six-microphone array for far-field Siri
Internal low-frequency calibration microphone for automatic bass correction
Direct and ambient audio beamforming
Transparent studio-level dynamic processing
Audio Sources
Apple Music1
iTunes Music Purchases
iCloud Music Library with an Apple Music or iTunes Match subscription
Beats 1 Live Radio
Podcasts

AirPlay other content to HomePod from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, and Mac
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 – for volume up/down
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 access2
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 functionality1
Electrical and Environmental Requirements
Built-in power supply
Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC
Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
Operating temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)
Storage temperature: –4° to 113° F (–20° to 45° C)
Relative humidity: 5% to 90% noncondensing
Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)
Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet (4500 m)
Maximum shipping altitude: 35,000 feet (10500 m)

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