Apple Announces HomePod Mini

HomePod mini, the latest smart speaker from Apple, offers a great music listening experience with an intelligent assistant and smart home capabilities in a beautiful compact design.

Recently, Apple announced HomePod mini, the latest addition to the HomePod family that brings the intelligence of Siri to get things done, and a smart home experience that offers comfort and convenience discarding complexity.
Just 3.3 inches tall HomePod mini, Apple says, packs innovative technologies and advanced software that together enable computational audio to accouche breakthrough audio quality wherever it is placed.
The new smart speaker is available in white and space grey at a price of INR 9,900.
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Apple said that HomePod mini works effortlessly with iPhone to hand off music, answer calls, or deliver personalized listening suggestions. It can elevate the sound from Apple TV, play music from a Mac, and a lot more.
Well, the new smart speaker is designed to work with Apple Music, podcasts, radio stations from iHeartRadio,, and TuneIn. In the coming months, it will also start to support popular music services including Pandora and Amazon Music.
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"To achieve big sound out of such a compact design, the Apple S5 chip in HomePod mini works with advanced software to analyse the unique characteristics of the music and apply complex tuning models to optimise loudness, adjust the dynamic range, and control the movement of the driver and passive radiators in real time." wrote Apple.
The intelligence of Siri enables HomePod mini to delivers a personalized and deeply integrated experience for iPhone customers. It can identify who is speaking and tailor music and podcasts to their preferences. It can also respond to personal requests, like accessing messages, reminders, and notes, or making and answering phone calls.
According to Apple, HomePod mini makes controlling smart home accessories easier than ever with simple voice commands for Siri to turn off the lights, change the temperature, etc. It is a perfect home hub, providing access to smart home accessories while at home or away.
A new Intercom feature provides a quick and convenient way for family members to connect with each other at home. You can send an Intercom message from one HomePod to another and your voice will automatically play on the designated HomePod speaker.