Apple HomePod mini, Image/Apple
Starting in November, the Apple HomePod mini will be available in vibrant yellow, orange and blue. The Apple HomePod mini “delivers impressive sound, works seamlessly with iPhone, features the intelligence of Siri, and is the foundation for any smart home.”
Available for purchase at $99, the Homepod mini has many features smartspeaker users want:
“At just 3.3 inches tall, HomePod mini offers a great music-listening experience, the intelligence of Siri, and smart home capabilities, with privacy and security built in. Its seamless integration across Apple’s products and services make HomePod mini the ultimate smart speaker for anyone with an Apple device.”
The HomePod mini was sustainably designed and supports net-zero climate impact. HomePod mini is made from 99 percent recycled rare earth elements, the neodymium magnet in the speaker driver utilizes 100 percent recycled rare earth elements. The mesh fabric is made with more than 90 percent recycled plastic, and the packaging wood fibers are sourced from responsibly managed forests or recycled sources. HomePod mini does not contain mercury, BFRs, PVC or beryllium.
HomePod mini uses computational audio to provide a rich and detailed acoustic experience and deliver peak performance. The HomePod mini uses the Apple S5 chip which runs advanced software to decipher unique characteristics of music.
Other Significant Homepod mini features:
“HomePod mini is designed to work with Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, thousands of radio stations including the award-winning Apple Music 1 station, and popular music services like Pandora, Deezer, and others, providing entertainment for everyone.”
“When listening to music or podcasts, or taking a phone call, users can seamlessly hand off the audio without missing a beat by bringing their iPhone close to HomePod mini.”
“With the intelligence of Siri, HomePod mini delivers a personalized and deeply integrated experience for iPhone customers.”
“HomePod mini makes controlling smart home accessories effortless with simple voice commands for Siri to turn off the lights, change the temperature, lock the doors, set a scene, or control devices at specific times.”