The new HomePod mini also offers Siri, smart home integration, and a new intercom feature.
The Apple HomePod will be available for purchase in December for $349USD.
The Catalyst Ultimate Waterproof Case for HomePod retails at $89.99USD on the Catalyst website, with the extenstion cord sold separately.
Loup Ventures also measured consumer interest in the new Apple product by surveying 500 people throughout the US.
With today's launch of the HomePod, Sonos has taken upon itself to offer up a great deal online.
The good news is that Apple will deliver the new speaker in early 2018 — though, when that is, is anyone's guess.
With Sonos One, owners can use voice to control their entire Sonos home sound systems.
Amazon is looking to redesigning the Echo inside and out.