Tech review: Apple’s smart speaker launches in Ireland and proves itself worth the wait

More than six months after it was announced, the Homepod Mini has made it to the Irish market and gets the thumbs up from our Gadget Guru

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
17th June, 2021
Tech review: Apple’s smart speaker launches in Ireland and proves itself worth the wait
The Homepod Mini is likely to force those on the Android side of the market to react

The smart speaker market in Ireland has been dominated by Google and Amazon until now but iOS users finally have something to shout about as the simply astounding Apple Homepod Mini has been launched.

Small frame, big sound

Standing just 84mm tall and 98mm at its widest, this is one of the smallest smart speakers on the market. Only Amazon’s Echo Dot range is comparable in size and that is not in the...

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