Apple does not allow a direct connection of small and coarse homepod. The group has confirmed the apple blogger jim dalrymple. Accordingly, it is not possible to craft a cost-effective stereopaar from a (generous already existing) homepod and a (added) homepod mini. Combined"pending") only the respective series, two homepods or two homepod minis can be. Then take a homepod pair in the home app as a stereo playstation.
What is possible in the home
At the same time music about both devices (as in every house with several airpods also in different areas) you can already play – as well – as well, the new intercom feature is natural. According to dalrymple, together with the homepod mini-start, there will also be a firmware update for the old homepod. On this has been waiting for a long time, it did not come together with ios 14 on the smart speaker.
The update will then receive support for intercom, the so-called personnel update with personalized info for individual users, multi-user support for podcasts, data from apple maps (about interesting places) as well as support for external streaming services such as spotify, as soon as they have made their apps suitable.