Friday, October 30

Apple to unveil HomePod mini at iPhone 12 event, rumors say

According to a popular leaker, on October 13 Apple will present the HomePod mini at the event of the new iPhone 12. According to him, what we will not see will be an update of the original HomePod. Apple’s family of smart speakers could be about to increase. Rumors in recent weeks point to the arrival of a new more compact and economical model, and everything seems to indicate that the HomePod mini will be made official at the iPhone 12 event. The popular leaker @ L0vetodream has stated a few hours ago that this year we will not see the expected new generation of the original HomePod, but the new HomePod mini that the rumors speak of will be officially presented. This leaker has behind him a long history of accurate forecasts, including the characteristics of the iPhone SE 2020, the release date of the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro or some details of iOS 14, watchOS 7 and macOS 11. Therefore, It is a source that handles reliable information. One day after the iPhone 12 is presented, there are many details that are confirmed and still many questions to answer, here you have all the information. Little by little, smart speakers have been conquering homes around the world, and while Google and Amazon offer users a wide range of models to choose from, at the moment Apple only has the HomePod, and its share of market is quite inferior to that of its competitors. Apple’s smart speaker was introduced in early 2018, and has not been updated since then. There were those who thought that the HomePod 2 would arrive this year, but it seems that for now this update will have to wait. What we will see at the iPhone 12 event (always according to @ L0vetodream) is the rumored HomePod mini, the new smart speaker with Siri. At the moment it is unknown what its characteristics will be. Some rumors suggest that it will be only slightly smaller than the original model and cost $ 199, while others suggest that it will cut the size and power of the standard HomePod in half, with a price tag that will drop to $ 149. Safety is a vital aspect when it comes to speakers that listen to what we speak at home. Which smart speaker is more secure? Let’s check … Apple has not confirmed what it will present in the keynote on October 13, so we will have to wait a few days to find out if this rumor is true.

[Vía: 9to5Mac]computerhoy.com

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