Published at iPhone 12 event, the HomePod mini is a smart new speaker. This is a smaller version speaker that Apple first released in 2018. With a more compact and brand-new design, the new Apple product is also less expensive than its older sibling. It is meant to be not just a great speaker, but a better device for your home.
With a height of 3.3 inches, it’s much smaller than the original HomePod. This new speaker comes with a number of new sensors and capabilities that make it a lot smaller. HomePod mini aims at 360-degree sound. This means that it analyzes its environment to makes the best sound for the room it’s in.
User can completely control it with a “Hey Siri” command. This mini speaker has a three-microphone array to listen for commands. Interestingly, HomePod mini hasn’t an A-series processor. Therefore, it uses the S5 computer-on-a-chip in the Apple Watch Series 5.
The HomePod mini will cost $99
HomePod mini works a lot more seamlessly with other Apple devices, containing the iPhone and other HomePod. Put 2 HomePod minis in the same room, and they’ll become a stereo pair on their own.
This smart speaker features a new Intercom. It allows you to connect with people in your family using your HomePod mini. Additionally, Intercom messages can be sent from CarPlay or your iOS devices. If someone you want to contact is using AirPods, they’ll get your messages there.
Just like the original HomePod, the HomePod has in White and Space Gray. In addition, the HomePod will cost $99. It will be available for order on Nov. 6. Orders will ship and arrive in stores on Nov. 16.