Exactly a year after its appearance, Apple officially announced the HomePod Mini update. The difference is, the 2021 HomePod Mini now appears more colorful.
Features of Apple HomePod Mini 2021
There are three new colors announced, namely blue, yellow and orange. Plus the two previous colors white and space gray, the total color of the HomePod Mini 2021 now has five colors. So, it can be adjusted according to the taste and style of each user.
The specifications and features are not updated. This tiny smart speaker still carries a full range dynamic driver and two passive radiators. Thanks to these speakers HomePod Mini is able to produce 360-degree sound that is evenly distributed in the room. It is also possible for users to connect several HomePod Minis at the same time.
Another feature of the 2021 Apple HomePod Mini, this speaker supports the Siri virtual assistant. The HomePod Mini can also be a terminal for controlling all the smart devices in the home that support the Apple Homekit ecosystem. In addition, there is support for automatic volume adjustment, an encryption system for privacy protection and there is support for the intercom feature to exchange messages for users who have two or more HomePod minis at home.
Along with the launch of the 2021 HomePod Mini, Apple also released the Apple Music Voice Plan service. According to Apple, the Voice Plan offers a cheaper Apple Music subscription at $4.99 per month. The Voice Plan is also specifically optimized for Siri.
Apple HomePod Mini 2021 Price
The price of the 2021 Apple HomePod Mini is also still the same as the original version. This smart speaker is sold at a price of US $99.