Apple will offer the HomePod, its connected speaker, for sale in India. As a reminder, the HomePod was launched in the United States in January 2018 and was gradually available in other countries.
As a hint, the version of iOS 13.3.1 and iPadOS 13.3.1 released a few hours ago adds support for Siri’s voices in English (India) on the HomePod. Thus, Indian users will be able to enjoy all the features of the device at its availability, including the possibility of asking Siri to play music, podcasts and more.
The price of HomePod in India is fixed at 19,900 Indian rupees, is around 280 US dollars ; a price lower than that of the United States. The price was 349 dollars in the USA (349 euros in France) at launch, after the reduction proposed by Apple, the price now goes to $ 299 in the United States (and 329 euros in France).
But Apple has not given an exact date for the availability of the product on Indian soil. Besides, India does not yet have a physical or online Apple Store. Thus, Indians can buy the enclosure through an authorized dealer. AllThere have been rumors, however, that Apple plans to open its official store in India later this year.