New figures show Apple’s HomePod continues to lag behind more popular smart speakers

Apple HomePod Sales

The $349 HomePod smart speaker Apple released earlier this year hasn't yet won more than 6 percent market share, thanks in part to a late release into a category dominated by heavy-hitting rival speakers from the likes of Amazon and Google.

Indeed, according to research from Strategy Analytics, Apple's is only the fourth most popular smart speaker at the moment. Strategy Analytics' numbers put the HomePod behind, no surprise, the much more established Amazon Echo, Google Home and even Alibaba's Tmall Genie.

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