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Apple Reportedly Sold 600,000 HomePods During Q1 2018

4 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Just like how the Apple Watch is one of the more expensive wearables in the market today, so was the HomePod which at $350 makes it pricier than other smart speakers in the market. However unlike the Apple Watch which seems to be selling pretty well , the HomePod isn't doing as hot and according to the latest figures, has only managed to sell 600,000 units to date. This is according to a report from Strategy Analytics who claims that this has allowed Apple to capture about 6% of the global smart speaker market, putting them well behind the likes of Amazon and Google. While 600,000 is still...
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Amazon remains in control of the global smart speaker market, but watch out for Google

Amazon remains in control of the global smart speaker market, but watch out for Google

4 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

According to the latest data from Strategy Analytics, 9.2 million smart speakers were in the first quarter of this year. Category creator Amazon is still riding the wave of being first to market as it delivered 4 million units from January through March. That doubled the 2 million devices it shipped during last year's first quarter. Despite that growth, other manufacturers did even better and Amazon's market share declined from the 81.8% it had during Q1 of 2017 to the 43.6% it had during this year's first three months.
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Apple reportedly ships 600k HomePods during Q1 as Amazon faces increasing competition

Apple reportedly ships 600k HomePods during Q1 as Amazon faces increasing competition

4 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Strategy Analytics is today out with its latest report covering the smart speaker market during the first quarter of 2018. The data shows that Apple shipped just over half a million HomePods during the quarter, locking in less than 10 percent in terms of marketshare...
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