Apple Introduces the HomePod Mini
Last month Apple announced some amazing products in its” Time Flies” event. Apple Watch Series 6, Apple watch SE, and eighth-generation iPad, and iPad Air were the highlights of the September event. People were waiting for the announcement of the iPhone in September but rumors were suggesting its release in October. On 13th October 2020, Apple unveiled iPhone 12 and introduced an amazing smart speaker the HomePod mini in its “High Speed” event along with some huge announcements.
Tim Cook kick-started the event by introducing HomePod mini, an incredibly smart speaker with an elegant design and integrated with the intelligence of Siri. The compact-sized HomePod mini is wrapped with a beautiful, seamless mesh fabric that is designed by keeping in mind the acoustic performance of the device. The backlit touch surface on the top of the HomePod mini gives great aesthetic pleasure. It also provides volume control, play and pause options, and illuminates when you call for Siri. HomePod mini is not just a speaker, apart from providing flawless sound it also serves as a vital part of smart home, providing intelligent assistance, and controlling a wide range of devices when integrated with Siri. It is a smart speaker that also delivers privacy and security in smart homes.
HomePod mini is designed with a full-range dynamic driver which gives the maximum output and suppresses noise and distortion. A pair of high excursion and force-canceling passive radiators produce an awesome bass response. A 360 degrees sound experience is created by the acoustic waveguide and this compact device is powered by the powerful Apple S5 chip which along with advanced software gives computational audio. HomePod mini optimizes loudness and analyzes music by applying some tuning models which results in amazing sound quality. You can also synchronize more than one HomePod mini speakers across your home. When two of them are placed in one room they automatically become stereo pairs.
With the U1 Ultra-Wideband chip, HomePod mini can understand with high precision and accuracy. It can work with several services like Apple Music, iHeartRadio, RADIO.COM, TuneIn. In the future, it will also use services like Pandora and Amazon. Since it can be integrated with Siri, so anyone in the home can request for their favorite playlist, its voice recognition feature can understand whose command was it.
There is more to HomePod mini than just playing music. Since Siri integration makes it a smart speaker. This Duo makes the smart home experience magical. It helps you get things done around the home by controlling the home accessories through the Home app.
By having excess to iPhone, it can use the available apps to send text messages, make a call, give you directions, weather reports, calendar reminders, and much more. You can get your personal experience by asking for a simple request for an update.
Communicating with other people inside the house is now possible with HomePod mini. Message from one HomePod mini to another can be sent through Intercom. Intercom can also work with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and CarPlay.
The data used by HomePod mini is encrypted and cannot be leaked or misused thereby ensuring security and privacy. HomePod mini is available for $99. Orders can be placed on 6th November and shipping will start on 16th November.