Apple also launched the cheaper HomePod with Apple HomePod Mini in the US. The new Apple HomePod Mini will give direct competition to recently announced Google Nest Audio. The new Apple HomePod Mini comes with all new spherical or ball-shaped design when compared with the original.
The new Apple HomePod Mini arrives in two colours, White and Grey. The new Apple HomePod Mini comes almost two years after the debut of the original. The HomePod Mini measure 3.3 inches in size which is half the size of the original. The new HomePod Mini features 3D mesh fabric on top of the device.
The new HomePod Mini will be powered by Apple S5 SoC and gets smaller touch display on top of the device. On top of the device, we got the media controls along with the option of turning on/off the mic. As expected the HomePod Mini comes with Siri Voice support and also gets new Ultra-Wideband base station with Apple U1 chipset. It comes with Bluetooth 5.0 and Wifi support.
The new Apple HomePod Mini is priced at $99 in the US & Indi and will go on sale from Nov 16 in the US. It will arrive in two colours with Space White and Grey.