Apple launched the mini version of the smart speaker called Apple HomePod mini. Apple focuses on the mid-range audience and that’s why they bring this mini version.
The price of a mini is almost half of the normal Apple HomePod. And yet they provide the advanced features in it. Let’s look at the best things about the Apple HomePod mini.
1. Price of Apple HomePod mini
We all knew that Apple products are too costly than any other tech gadget in the market. There are many reasons for the adorable prices like quality, branding, security, own Operating System, etc. Now, the Apple HomePod mini is available at a cheap cost compared to others.
The product cost might be low, but it is efficient at work. Just scroll down to find the best things about it.
Minimizing the cost of the product is one of the best ways to increase sales in the market
This is what Apple is doing with the Apple HomePod mini.
2. Auto-sync with the Apple Eco-system
The Apple ecosystem means connecting to the digital world with Apple products. The products of any type include iPhone, iMac, Mac book, HomePod, and the HomePod mini. Here in the Apple ecosystem, all the information will sync like bookmarks, history, passwords, subscriptions, etc.
But you must be sure with your password and authorization of your account.
The HomePod mini can auto-detect the nearby devices and sync with them. So it gives much pleasure to hear music on it when compared to the iPhone speaker. And it can sync with the Apple TV. So the sound quality is crispy while watching movies and videos on Apple TV. But connecting with 4k is not possible with mini.
If your room is big as a hall in the house, a single HomePod mini can pair with another to get an outstanding sound experience (stereo pair).
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3. 360 degrees impressive design
The design is one of the cool factors here. To hear the audio in a comfortable manner in any direction instead of only one direction (isolated position), they gave an impressive 360 degrees design to the HomePod mini.
This 8-centimeter tall device covers the entire room with 360 degrees of audio. This is tiny, so you can keep it anywhere in the home and in the car too. The new iOS-14 has a special feature to access your car easily.
On the top, it has a display to show volume buttons (+ & -). You can tap and hold on to this to take action.
It also displays Siri’s voice recognition. So, by this, you can access Siri easily.
4. ‘Siri’ accessibility
We just love to say the magical words “Hey Siri.” With this Siri accessibility, you can see the power of this smart speaker at the next level. You can get smart and accurate answers with Siri.
Here the best thing is Apple improving the Siri accessibility day-by-day. The speech recognition, quality of answers, speed, and all other factors.
With this device, you can ask Siri to browse data, any notifications, reminders, tasks, etc.
If you forgot your iPhone, don’t worry, Siri will help you find it out.
5. Intercom possibility
The HomePod mini makes your living smart. you can intercommunicate with your family members without assembling all of you in one place. For example, if you are in a kitchen and the food is ready to eat, then you can call all your housemates by the smart speaker.
This is a brand new feature from Apple. Let’s see how they will improve this in the coming updates.
6. Privacy matters
Have you ever noticed that most of the actors and actresses are using iPhones only? The reason is, Apple company secures its users’ data more than any other company on the planet.
Now, the HomePod mini is designed to recognize every individual voice in the home. So, if you have any private plans, you can make that plans with this device and it can’t reveal your private matters to your housemates. This is awesome, right!?
You can able to access Siri without being notified yourself means anonymously.
We know that the size of the HomePod mini is small with 3.3 inches high and 3.9 inches wide with a display on top. It weighs around 1.2 Kg approximately.
The HomePod mini is coming up with an Apple S5 processor. This is a 64-bit dual-core processor with the latest Bluetooth version 5.0 supportable. The frequency band of Wi-Fi has 2.4 GHz. This is the same processor that Apple is using in the Apple watch series 5.
A single magnet is present in the HomePod mini, and this can produce the sound to cover the entire room.
These are the cool features of the Apple HomePod mini. While coming to the comparison, Apple HomePod is better than mini because of some specific reasons like sound range, screen size, etc.
Apple HomePod Mini vs Apple HomePod
Let’s have a look at the basic comparison between Apple HomePod Mini and HomePod.
|Feature||Apple HomePod mini||Apple HomePod|
|Pairing capable||Stereo pair capable||Stereo pair capable|
|Audio Technology||Full-range driver||High-excursion woofer|
|Apple TV 4K||Apple TV 4K is not present||Apple TV 4K exists|
If you want the simple and the best smart speaker, go with the mini version to save money. Otherwise, Apple HopePod will be your best choice.
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