If you’re OK with Siri, the HomePod Mini sounds pretty good and is cute as hell

If you're OK with Siri, the HomePod Mini sounds pretty good and is cute as hell

Anyone remember the original HomePod? No? It’s OK, because I don’t think Apple does either. Rather than releasing a next-generation version of its main smart speaker, the company’s moved on to a miniature edition instead.

Currently available for pre-order, the $99 HomePod Mini doesn’t come with any revolutionary features that differentiate it from the HomePod all that much. It’s simply just a more compact, cuter version of its older sibling complete with a new chipset and few different parts under the hood. Read more…

HomePod Mini
$99
The Good

Sleek and compact design • Affordable • Easy setup • Great sound

The Bad

No support for Spotify

The Bottom Line

At $99, the HomePod Mini is an ideal and affordable alternative for Apple loyalists who want to start building on their smart home.

⚡ Mashable Score
4.75
😎 Cool Factor
5.0
📘Learning Curve
4.5
💪Performance
4.5
💵Bang for the Buck
5.0

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