Following the HomePod mini announcement at Tuesday’s Apple event, The Loop‘s Jim Dalrymple has answered a key question many people have been asking: Can you pair a HomePod mini with an original HomePod to make a stereo pair?
“The short answer is no,” explains Dalrymple. “You can’t make a stereo pair of a HomePod and a HomePod mini. You can make a stereo pair of two HomePods or two HomePod minis, but you can’t mix and match the two products.”
That’s not to say the two devices can’t be used together at all, however. Dalrymple goes on to explain that if you have a HomePod and HomePod mini in the home, they can be used to play your music in different rooms. Apple’s new Intercom feature will also work on both devices.
Dalrymple says an update is on the way for the original HomePod that will add many features