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HomePod Second-Gen is Teardown iFixit

The HomePod 2 appears identical to the first HomePod, but Apple has made it more repairable and uses less glue. iFixit had to use special cutting tools to open the first HomePod, but the new version has less adhesive and is easier to open.

Buyer’s Guide: HomePod Mini vs. HomePod

Apple introduced the HomePod mini, the first addition to the HomePod series, in 2020, with a redesigned spherical form and the S5 processor. HomePod mini, which costs $99, is a lot more accessible and adaptable version of Apple's smart speaker in a tiny shape.