Apple Launches HomePod Mini Speaker After First Model Flopped

Apple Launches HomePod Mini Speaker After First Model Flopped

Apple on Tuesday launched HomePod Mini smart speaker at a budget price of $99.

The HomePod Mini comes with Apple S5 chip that optmises loudness, adjusts the dynamic range and controls the movement of the driver and passive radiators in real-time. The idea here is that the magnets on the back of the iPhone 12 will allow the device to position itself on wireless chargers in a way that will enable efficient and performant wireless charging. It can be recalled that Apple introduced the U1 chip in the iPhone 11 series in 2019 and Apple Watch Series 6 last month. But it has many uses: AirDrop, for example, benefits from it, as the sending device knows more precisely the direction of the recipient. It works as a hub that controls lights and other smart home devices.

"Like every Apple product, the HomePod Mini is designed with your security and privacy in mind", Apple said. Another cool feature is Intercom, which lets you send a message from one HomePod to the others in the home.

Apple has also confirmed the India pricing of HomePod Mini.

Apple opened its iPhone announcements for 2020 with the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini, bringing the more affordable line some of the premium features usually reserved for the Pro line.

Thanks to this speaker, which is reported to be much smarter, you can connect to Siri everywhere and use this speaker.

Oct 13 (SocialNews.XYZ) Apple on Tuesday unveiled HomePod mini, the newest addition to the HomePod family. The Apple HomePod Mini will also be able to work as part of a stereo setup and can intelligently also create a stereo pair if two of these speakers are placed in the same room.

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The iPhone 12 mini also has a Super Retina XDR Display, and a new Ceramic Shield Front Cover to improve screen durability. The vanilla iPhone 12 and the 12 mini have a wider palette of colors to choose from: Black, Blue, Green, Red and White.

The Homepod Mini also integrates with the iOS Home app for smart home controls.

We haven't tested the latest Amazon Echo or the HomePod Mini yet, but we can look at their components and features, and how they stream music.

"This allows customers to place HomePod mini nearly anywhere in a room and hear consistent sound", Apple said.

The new HomePod mini will launch in the USA during the week of November 16th. Beyond that, we can see that it's using the same type of mesh as its larger sibling and comes in the same "Space Grey" and "White" colour schemes.

Still, rolling out a more widely available 5G network alongside the new iPhone 12 is a great way to get people onboard with the new technology.

The research firm eMarketer estimates about 58 million people in the United States use an Amazon Echo while 26.5 million use a Google Nest speaker and 15 million use a HomePod or other speakers sold by other manufactures, including Sonos and Harman Kardon. "Requests are not associated with the user's Apple ID", Apple said in a press release.

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