61points

Amazon Echo 2

78points

Apple HomePod

Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
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34 facts in comparison

Amazon Echo 2 vs Apple HomePod

Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
61
points
Amazon Echo 2
78
points
Apple HomePod

Why is Amazon Echo 2 better than Apple HomePod?

  • 66.95% less body volume
    ?

    1146.11cm³vs3468.208cm³
  • Has an AUX input
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • 1.68kg lighter
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    821gvs2500g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    7vs6
  • 54mm narrower
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    88mmvs142mm
  • 24mm shorter
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    148mmvs172mm
  • 54mm thinner
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    88mmvs142mm

Why is Apple HomePod better than Amazon Echo 2?

  • Is an active speaker
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  • 7 more drivers
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    8vs1
  • Has a subwoofer
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has AirPlay
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Price comparison

Amazon Echo 2

Buy used:

$17.04

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Show (2nd Gen) – stay connected and...Echo Show (2nd Gen) – stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$229.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa...Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa- Charcoal
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Heather Gray
Amazon logo
$39.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with...Echo Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with built-in smart home hub - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$149.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho (2nd Generation) - Smart speaker wi...Echo (2nd Generation) - Smart speaker with Alexa and Dolby processing - Heather Gray Fabric
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Show 8 - HD 8" smart display with A...Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart display with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Show (2nd generation) Adjustable St...Echo Show (2nd generation) Adjustable Stand
Amazon logo
$29.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Show 5 – stay connected and in touc...Echo Show 5 – stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$69.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonAmazon Smart Plug, works with Alexa – A ...Amazon Smart Plug, works with Alexa – A Certified for Humans Device
Amazon logo
$24.99

Design

1.drivers count

1

8

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.control panel placed on a device
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
3.volume

1146.11cm³

3468.21cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
6.has a detachable cable
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.is an active speaker
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.
3.has a subwoofer
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.has a noise-canceling microphone
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
5.number of microphones

7

6

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
6.has a magnetic shielding
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a mute function
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
3.has voice commands
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.Has a radio
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.Has voice prompts
Amazon Echo 2
Apple HomePod
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

Amazon Echo 2

Buy used:

$17.04

ProductStorePrice
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Show (2nd Gen) – stay connected and...Echo Show (2nd Gen) – stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$229.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa...Echo (3rd Gen)- Smart speaker with Alexa- Charcoal
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Heather Gray
Amazon logo
$39.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with...Echo Plus (2nd Gen) - Premium sound with built-in smart home hub - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$149.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho (2nd Generation) - Smart speaker wi...Echo (2nd Generation) - Smart speaker with Alexa and Dolby processing - Heather Gray Fabric
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Show 8 - HD 8" smart display with A...Echo Show 8 - HD 8" smart display with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$99.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Show (2nd generation) Adjustable St...Echo Show (2nd generation) Adjustable Stand
Amazon logo
$29.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonEcho Show 5 – stay connected and in touc...Echo Show 5 – stay connected and in touch with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$69.99
Amazon Echo 2 AmazonAmazon Smart Plug, works with Alexa – A ...Amazon Smart Plug, works with Alexa – A Certified for Humans Device
Amazon logo
$24.99

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