Jam-packed with innovation, HomePod mini fills the entire room with rich 360-degree audio. Place multiple speakers around the house for a connected sound system.² And with Siri, your favorite do-it-all intelligent assistant helps with everyday tasks and controls your smart home privately and securely.¹
A:AnswerApple is allowing other services to be set as the default music streaming service, but the individual companies have to update their respective apps to allow the functionality. So basically Amazon Music will be able to be the default music service if Amazon updates their app to allow it.
But any music service can be used on your phone and then streamed via AirPlay to the Homepod.
A:AnswerAccording to Apple's website: "HomePod mini works effortlessly with your Apple devices. Pick up an incoming call from your iPhone, listen to music on your Mac, or upgrade your TV experience by taking the sound from your Apple TV to the next level — they all connect to HomePod mini." https://www.apple.com/homepod-mini/
A:AnswerThe unit has a cord hard wired into it that ends in a USB, not a regular plug. The adapter similar to a phone charger comes in the box so it can be plugged into any 120V outlet. The units functionality is run by your wireless router and setup is a breeze by just bringing an iPhone, IPad or iPod near the unit and it sets itself up to your router network.
A:AnswerIt does not other than during initial setup. Once paired to the home you have though, relocating it does not initialize the startup sound. Also, once plugged in, it’s always on and never needs o be “woken up” like you would find in most portable Bluetooth speakers.