• Apple HomePod comes to China at $400 amid iPhone sales woes

    5 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Apple is finally launching HomePod in China, but the timing is tricky as the premium device will have to wrestle with local competitors and a slowing economy. The firm said over the weekend that its smart speaker will be available in Mainland China and Hong Kong starting January 18, adding to a list of countries where it has entered including US, UK, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Mexico and Spain.
    The Amazon Echo competitor, which launched in mid-2017 , is already available to Chinese buyers through third-party channels like “daigou”, or shopping agents who bring overseas products...
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