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Apple's Siri Speaker Might Be Unveiled At WWDC 2017

By Monica U Santos , Apr 29, 2017 05:10 AM EDT
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The rumored Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X are all over the internet, nowadays. Amidst all the smartphone speculations, today, a report claimed that Apple is about to unveil its very own Siri Speaker. And its possible release is on WWDC 2017 event.

It is widely rumored that Apple working on a Siri Speaker, a smart voice and home device assistant with a speaker. The Australian source Sonny Dickson shared new details about the product, possible design, as well as its features, on Twitter and with MacRumors. Dickson said that the Cupertino-based company is currently "finalizing designs" to take on Google Home and Amazon Echo.

"It is believed to carry some form of Beats technology," said Dickson. The upcoming Apple device will run a variant of iOS software and allegedly codenamed as B238 internally. It will feature a Mac Pro-like curved top with built-in buttons. Dickson's source, which he declared to be "someone inside Apple," defined the device like a Google Home because it has a "fat" body with speaker screen covering the majority of the device.

More Details On Siri Speaker/Apple Home

According to a report, the alleged Siri Speaker must have similar look to Apple's current Mac Pro, which is to like to be a mistake for a trash can or an engine jet toy. All who are waiting for this device could get a glimpse as early as WWDC 2017. It is Apple's worldwide developer conference, which will start on June 5 in San Jose, California.

It is not unusual for the information of an upcoming device to leak out of the supply chain. However, details about its price or the branding don't produce physical evidence. The Alphabet's Google Home costs $129 and Amazon's flagship Echo costs $180. If this will the rivals of the Siri Speaker or Apple Home, there should be little similarities on the price. So, we're probably talking about a price range of $200 to $250, if not more.

 

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