Apple launched the new HomePod which is integrated with Siri. The HomePod mini is the Smaller version of the Apple HomePod. This comes with the fabric cover and the rounder design language. It has the Apple S5 Chip and also gets computational audio for better performance. The price of the HomePod mini is less than the price of the Alexa-powered Echo and Google Assistant-backed Nest Audio.
HomePod mini Specifications
The HomePod mini comes with the main driver and the two passive radiators with an acoustic waveguide. For the 360-degree audio experience, this has Apple’s S5 chip to enable computational audio technology which will help to adjust how the music sounds 180 times per second.
In this mini is allowing the series of complex tuning models to which optimize the loudness and to adjust the dynamic range. Also, you can able to make the stereo pair using 2 HomePod mini speakers. It has the four microphones 3 for the listen to your commands ‘Hey Siri’ and one for the inward-facing to provide the o isolate sound and will improve voice detection.
You’ll also see the music controllers and hints without needing to unlock the device but there is a catch in this. This feature will be only going to get triggered later this year.
Price and Availability
The price of the HomePod mini is $99 and will come up with the two-colour variants that are Space Grey and White. This will be the competitor of Google’s new recently unveiled Nest Audio and the Alexa-backed 4th-gen Echo and which is also the spherical orb like the Mini.
If you are looking to buy the HomePod Mini in India then this will be the god news for you that it has been priced at Rs. 9,900 in the country. This smart speaker will be available to preorder from 6th November and will begin ship from 16th November. This will be available to buy in Apple’s online store and the authorized resellers.