How much does the Apple HomePod cost?

How expensive is the Apple HomePod? What is Apple charging for the HomePod smart speaker with Siri and Apple Music?

HomePod internals

Apple has released the first-generation HomePod priced at $349.

The device is focused on high-quality sound reproduction, and offers Siri on board primarily to assist with delivering content from Apple Music. An Apple Music subscription is not required, however to use the service beyond the three-month trial it costs $9.99 per month.

The HomePod comes in two colors and an AppleCare+ plan for HomePod is available to cover accidental damage over two years for $39.