Apple is discontinuing the original, full-size homepod. The company will now focus its speaker efforts on the homepod mini.
Apple said in a statement to TechCrunch that the statement was made to TechCrunch. Here is what Apple made the statement.
Homepod Mini has been a hit since its debut last fall, offering customers amazing sound, an intelligent assistant, and smart home control all for just $ 99. We are discontinuing the original homepod, which will continue to be available while supplies last through the Apple online store, Apple retail stores, and Apple authorized resellers.
The space grey model of the full-size homepod is already sold out on Apple’s online store. The model of Apple’s full-size homepod has already been sold out.
The full-size homepod had great sound quality, but was criticized for its high $ 349 price tag at launch. Apple eventually dropped the price to $ 299 in April 2019.