HomePod Launching in Canada, France, and Germany on June 18

Apple today announced that its HomePod smart speaker will be available in Canada, Germany, and France beginning Monday, June 18.

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HomePod will be available to order in white and space gray through Apple's online store, retail stores, and the Apple Store app on iPhone and iPad, or at select authorized resellers like Best Buy where available.

The speaker will be priced at $449 in Canada and €349 in Germany and France, according to Apple's online store in each country.

HomePod first launched with English support in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia on Friday, February 9, with orders beginning Friday, January 26. The smart speaker retails for $349 in the United States.

Ahead of June 18, Apple has released a HomePod software update that enables Siri to speak in French, German, and Canadian English. Apple says Canadian French will be added in a subsequent software update later this year.

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Top Rated Comments

SomeMacGuy Avatar
78 months ago
And this whole time I thought I didn't own one by choice...
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wordup60 Avatar
78 months ago
I'm just here to say how happy I am about that Oxford comma in the article title.
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ipedro Avatar
78 months ago
Already got mine but I’m looking forward to my HomePod supporting News and Canadian music charts. Other than that, HomePod has worked perfectly in Canada. ('https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/homepod-in-canada.2107471/')
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acegreen Avatar
78 months ago
FINALLY!!!
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avanpelt Avatar
78 months ago
Three more countries joining the overpriced, feature-lacking HomePod party.
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SoApple Avatar
78 months ago
HP owners, is it worth it?
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