Apple HomePod mini

Apple HomePod mini is the smaller version of the big nice HomePod (which unfortunately is going to be discontinued). I was planning to buy the HomePod as Home Theatre speakers as it will support Dolby Atmos.

Got this Apple HomePod mini from Shopee and it was pretty quick delivery. After some vouchers, it was relatively inexpensive.

Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini

Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini

Closer up view of the Apple HomePod mini

Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini

The USB C cable is attached to the speaker.

Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini

Ang Mo plug

Apple HomePod mini with charger
Apple HomePod mini with charger

Switching it on… it glows.. it glows..

Apple HomePod mini
Apple HomePod mini

And it was found by my iPhone

Updating Apple HomePod mini software
Updating Apple HomePod mini software

And then updating with software..

Updating Apple HomePod mini software
Updating Apple HomePod mini software

My problem with the Apple HomePod mini

It is now sitting next to me on my bed nightstand. The sound of the Apple HomePod mini is great. It feels nice to have it.

But for the first time in an Apple product, I could NOT find a use case for this speaker. Even the expensive AirPod Max has a place for me in my nightly music listening experience or even down to podcast listening moment.

But not the Apple HomePod mini. You can say it is an impulse buy. I am not one for music in the bedroom as I worry it disturb my kids. Then I am not sure what else to do with it. And oh, I am NOT a Siri user.

Damn.. ha ha..

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