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Apple HomePod review: specs and price

Apple HomePod
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Apple HomePod

Why is Apple HomePod better than the average?

  • Drivers count
    ?

    8vs2.08
  • Volume
    3468.21cm³vs4342.95cm³
  • Bluetooth version
    5vs3.37
  • Width
    142mmvs193.42mm
  • Built-in subwoofer size
    ?

    101.6mmvs94.22mm
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    6vs0.71

Price comparison

Apple HomePod

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod walmartApple HomePod - White
walmart logo
$299.00

Design

1.drivers count
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A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

8

2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Apple HomePod
3.volume
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Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

3468.21cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

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5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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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. Show more

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Apple HomePod
6.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Apple HomePod

Sound quality

1.is an active speaker
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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.

Apple HomePod
2.has a subwoofer
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Apple HomePod
3.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Apple HomePod
4.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

6

5.has a magnetic shielding
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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.).

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
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Best

Google Nest Mini

5

5

2.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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3.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
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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. Show more

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4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

For example

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

Apple HomePod
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

For example

KitSound Hive Evolution

Apple HomePod
6.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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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.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Apple HomePod
2.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Apple HomePod
3.Has voice prompts
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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.

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4.Has a radio
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A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

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5.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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Price comparison

Apple HomePod

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod walmartApple HomePod - White
walmart logo
$299.00

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