You can now buy Apple’s HomePod Mini in new colors yellow, orange, and blue (along with the usual white and area grey), and the $99.99 devices can be found for in-store pickup at the moment. Apple announced the new colors at its October Unleashed event, the place it unveiled its new MacBook Professional fashions.
It’s additionally the place Apple introduced its new Apple Music Voice subscription, a less expensive tier of its music streaming service that you just entry solely by way of the Siri voice assistant, though there shall be a restricted app possibility; it arrives later this 12 months for $4.99 per 30 days and can work with the Mini.
The brand new audio system may have the HomePod mini’s tinted contact floor, cloth mesh, quantity icons, and energy cable, together with color-matched particulars. Apple’s rivals have already got extra colourful choices for his or her small residence assistant audio system — Google has blue and orange variations of its Nest Mini speaker, and Amazon’s Echo Dot is available in blue and a few animal-themed designs for youths— so it appeared like solely a matter of time earlier than Apple caught up.
You can order them from Apple’s website, Walmart, or Best Buy with pick-ups accessible as quickly as at the moment and supply dates accessible for this week, in Canada, Mexico, and the US. In China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Taiwan orders are additionally opening at the moment, whereas availability is listed as “later this month” for Australia, Austria, France, Germany, India, Eire, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, and the UK.