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Apple HomePod Mini review

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Key features
  • Home speaker
  • Voice control (smart speakers)
  • Siri
  • Multi-room

The Apple HomePod Mini is Apple’s hope to play catch-up in the smart speaker market, with its larger original Apple HomePod’s sales failing to come close to top rivals with Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa. The spherical HomePod Mini’s remarkably tiny size might be convenient for your home, but can a smart speaker this small really deliver exceptional sound quality, and is its Siri voice control any good? We give you the definitive verdict.

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  • What’s the sound like?
  • What’s it like to use?
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  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

November 2020

Released

November 2020

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