Apple today unveiled HomePod mini, the latest device to join the HomePod family, which is characterized by its amazing sound quality, takes advantage of the intelligence of Siri to accomplish various tasks, and provides a smart home experience that provides comfort and ease of use without complexity. At only 8.3 cm, the HomePod mini houses innovative technology and advanced software that enables computer audio to deliver unprecedented sound quality wherever it is located in the home. The HomePod mini will be available in white and space gray at a great price of just $ 99.
“HomePod mini has everything customers want in a smart speaker, including great sound for listening to music, and a world-class smart assistant that delivers a personalized experience for every member of the family,” said Bob Burchers, Apple’s vice president of product marketing around the world. Plus, like all Apple products, it takes privacy and security into account. HomePod mini is also the best smart speaker for anyone who owns an Apple device, as it works seamlessly with iPhone to play music, answer calls, offer personalized listening suggestions, turn up the volume from Apple TV, play music from a Mac, and more. Many features. This magnifier, despite its small size, contains a lot of innovations from Apple, all at an affordable price. ”
The HomePod mini is designed to work in harmony with Apple Music, podcasts, and radio stations from iHeartRadio, radio.com and TuneIn, and in the coming months, it will also work with popular music services including Pandora and Amazon Music that will be available in the coming months. Multiple HomePod mini speakers work together in perfect synchronization to stream music or podcasts in multiple rooms. By placing two HomePod mini in one room, two stereo speakers can be used to create a spacious sound space that fills the space with rich, immersive sound.
HomePod mini delivers an incredibly rich listening experience with extremely fine detail, using audio computing to deliver the highest levels of performance. And to ensure immersive sound from a compact device, the Apple S5 chip in HomePod mini works with advanced software to analyze unique properties of music and apply advanced tuning models to enhance audio strength, adjust dynamic range and control the movement of the main speaker and passive speakers in real time. The Apple-designed full-range speaker, enhanced by neodymium magnets and two passive anti-vibration amplifiers, delivers deep bass and crystal-clear highs.
HomePod mini applies the same acoustic principles used to deliver stunning sound in HomePod.It has an Apple-designed audio waveguide to direct the flow of sound down and out towards the bottom of the speaker for an immersive 360-degree listening experience, allowing customers to place HomePod mini anywhere in Round the room and hear a harmonious sound. In addition, an array of three microphones hear the “Hey Siri” call, while a fourth facing inward microphone helps isolate the sound coming from the speaker to improve voice recognition when the music is on.
Powerful smart assistant
Thanks to Siri’s intelligence, HomePod mini provides a personalized and complete experience for iPhone customers, and Siri can identify the speaker and customize music and podcasts according to their preferences, and it can also respond to personal requests such as accessing messages, reminders, notes, calendar appointments, or making and answering phone calls. 1 Siri also provides a summary. Dedicated to today’s latest news, users can ask Siri with one request, “What’s my update?” Hear news, weather, traffic, reminders, and calendar appointments.
HomePod mini works seamlessly with Apple devices, making it easy to answer incoming calls, listen to music on your Mac, or enhance your TV experience by taking the sound of Apple TV to greater heights. While listening to music on iPhone, customers can easily bring their devices closer to HomePod mini, streaming music seamlessly and in harmony. Later this year, the experience will be even better with visual, audio and tactile effects when transferring audio from one device to another. 2 Personalized listening suggestions will automatically appear on iPhone when it’s next to HomePod mini, and instant controls are available without the need to unlock the iPhone. 2
Controls for smart homes and a new intercom system
HomePod mini makes controlling smart home accessories easier than ever by directing simple voice commands to Siri like turning off the lights, adjusting the temperature, locking doors, or setting the atmosphere for a specific business. The HomePod mini is the perfect home control device that provides access to smart home accessories both inside and outside the home.
The new intercom feature provides a quick and easy way for family members to communicate with each other at home, as an individual can send an intercom message from HomePod to another HomePod, whether the device is in another room, a specific area, or multiple rooms around the house, to play his voice Automatically on selected HomePod speaker. The intercom feature works with iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, AirPods and CarPlay, enabling the whole family to get intercom notifications and send intercom messages from the backyard or on their way home.
Designed with privacy and security in mind
Security and privacy are of the utmost importance in the design of Apple hardware, software, and services. When using HomePod mini, no information is sent to Apple servers until after the phrase “Hey Siri” is recognized locally on the device, or after the user activates Siri by touch. Requests are not linked to the user’s Apple ID, and the information is not sold. For advertising companies or other organizations, HomePod mini works with iPhone to fulfill message and note requests to the device without disclosing this information to Apple.
Siri Shortcuts created on iPhone and iPad can be accessed on HomePod mini so that users can ask Siri through HomePod mini to perform tasks such as starting a coffee pitcher, controlling a smart vacuum cleaner, adding milk to the shopping list, and more. Provides ambient sounds, including rain, fire, water rumbling and other beautiful sounds that help you focus, relax or sleep. And Siri can set a sleep timer to automatically turn off sounds. Locator app helps find your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or Apple Watch by playing a specific sound to locate it. Internet search results can be sent from HomePod mini directly to your iPhone for easy viewing. Music alerts allow users to wake up to a favorite song, playlist, or radio station from Apple Music.
HomePod mini and the environment
HomePod mini is designed with the environment in mind and supports Apple’s plan to reduce the net climate impact to zero in all of its businesses, including manufacturing supply chains and all product life cycles, by 2030. HomePod mini uses rare earth elements 99 percent recycled, and neodymium magnets In the primary speaker it uses 100 percent recycled rare earth elements. Unstitched mesh is made from over 90 percent recycled plastic, all packaging fibers come from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources, and HomePod mini is free of mercury, brominated flame retardants, PVC and beryllium.
HomePod mini uses energy-efficient components and software designed to stop working smartly during periods of non-use. For example, the HomePod mini is designed to ensure efficiency in a low-power mode, where most of the time is spent, with improved power management features and a highly efficient power supply. The upshot is that the HomePod mini achieves energy efficiency from the moment you take it out of the box and switch it on, consuming 75 percent less energy than strict ENERGY STAR standards.
Pricing and availability
HomePod mini will be available in white and space gray for $ 99 (US) from apple.com, in the Apple Store app and in Apple Store stores. HomePod mini is also available through Apple Authorized Resellers and select carriers (prices may vary). Customers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States can order HomePod mini starting at 5 AM PDT on Friday November 6, with availability beginning the week of November 16th. HomePod mini will be available in China, Mexico and Taiwan later this year.
HomePod mini is compatible with iPhone SE or iPhone 6s or later, iPod touch (7th generation) running iOS 14, iPad Pro or iPad (5th generation or later), iPad Air 2 or later, or iPad mini 4 or later running IPadOS 14. Customers can get the same great shopping and support services at apple.com and in Apple Store. And the
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