According to a report released earlier this month, it was speculated that the market share of Speaker smartphone Apple HomePod does not exceed 6 percent in the United States of America. Obviously, this market share is very few, what this means is that speakers smart affiliate for both Amazon and Google still dominate the market.
However, it seems that the smart speaker Apple HomePod is not considered a device failure if we look at the sales numbers won. According to a new report released recently from the foundation for Strategy Analytics, specialized in market research, it appears that Apple managed to sell up to 1.6 million units of smart speaker Apple HomePod in the last quarter of 2018. It is estimated that this represents a growth rate of 45 percent, but unfortunately, when you look at the sales figures that claimed by the intelligent speakers of each of Google, Amazon, you’ll find that they far exceed the numbers achieved by Apple.
Also, according to Strategy Analytics, they are saying that Amazon managed to sell 13.7 million device Amazon Echo in the last quarter of last year, while the company was able to Google from the sale of 11.5 million units. It should be noted that both Amazon and Google have speakers Smart Mini is offered for sale at low price, like Amazon Echo, the Dot and the Google Home Mini unlike Apple that sell Apple HomePod currently only priced at 350$.
It is expected that the company Samsung joining the competition in the first half of this year. Although the competition will be stiff, it would be interesting to know whether the speaker smartphone Galaxy Home provider of the digital assistant Bixby have enough qualifications to convince the customer purchased.