HomePod mini

The HomePod Mini is a smart speaker containing the Siri Voice Assistant. It uses Bluetooth as well as AirPlay 2 for audio, showing up as a device in your HomeKit setup. It can act as a Home Hub for use within HomeKit, utilising Bluetooth and the newer Thread protocol. It connects to your home using WiFi 2.4 or 5.0GHz bands. The HomePod mini comes in two colours – White, and Space Grey – like the original HomePod.

Specifications;

  • Full-range driver and dual passive radiators for deep bass and crisp high frequencies
  • Custom acoustic waveguide for a 360º sound field
  • Acoustically transparent fabric
  • Computational audio for real-time tuning
  • Four-microphone design for far-field Siri
  • Multiroom audio with AirPlay 2
  • Stereo pair capable
  • Apple Music
  • iTunes music purchases
  • iCloud Music Library with an Apple Music or iTunes Match subscription
  • Third-party music services
  • Apple Music Radio or episodes on demand
  • Radio stations from TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and Audacy
  • Apple Podcasts
  • News briefings
  • AirPlay other content to HomePod mini from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, or Mac
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi
  • Direct guest access
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Thread5
  • Ultra-Wideband chip for device proximity
  • Operating temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 90% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet (3000 m)

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