KDDI will sell Apple’s smart speaker “HomePod mini” from November 16th.
Rivals DoCoMo and Softbank have announced the handling of the iPhone 12 series announced at the same time, but have not announced the sale of the “HomePod mini”. At the time of writing the article (October 15th), KDDI is the only major carrier to handle this model.
The selling price has not been clarified yet. By the way, the price at the Apple Store is 10,800 yen excluding tax.
The HomePod mini is a model that is smaller than the existing HomePod, and has a spherical appearance and at the same time is smaller.
Equipped with Siri as a voice assistant, you can check the weather forecast and schedule by voice, and we are particular about the sound that spreads in all directions of 360 °. Stereo playback is also possible by installing two units. By installing it in each room, you can play the same song all over the house.
In addition, it also has an “intercom mode” function that allows you to send voice messages between rooms using the HomePod mini installed in each room.
There are two types of color variations, space gray and white.