Apple designs some of the most influential products on the planet. Their attention to detail extends to every aspect of their products, from form to software to environmental impact. As a result, Apple products advance human productivity, safety, health, and wellbeing, placing the company at the intersection of technology and humanitarianism.
• Competing products: Nest Home products, Echo Show and Spot products
• Similar products: Apple iPad, iMac, AppleTV
• Commonalities in competition: camera and cover, microphones, 4-10 inch screens, omnidirectional speakers
Apple’s HomePod line of products serves as a competitor to offerings from Sonos, Amazon’s Echo, Google’s Nest, and more. HomePod combines intuitive smart home functionality, rich entertainment capability, and intelligent voice assistance to users in the home. Adding a screen to the device would further strengthen the product line’s existing capabilities, while adding new ones.