79points

Apple HomePod

65points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

Apple HomePod
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34 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
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Apple HomePod
65
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

Why is Apple HomePod better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5?

  • 5 more drivers
    ?

    8vs3
  • 31.14% less body volume
    3468.21cm³vs5036.625cm³
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 40g lighter
    2.5kgvs2540g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 better than Apple HomePod?

  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Supports Ethernet
    ?
  • 107mm bigger diaphragm
    ?

    127mmvs20mm

Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Wirele...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Wireless Speaker – Natural - 1200305
Amazon logo
$556.98
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Wirele...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Wireless Speaker – Black
Amazon logo
$399.99

Design

1.drivers count
?

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

3

2.control panel placed on a device
?

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
3.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

3468.21cm³

5036.63cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
6.has a detachable cable
?

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

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

Sound quality

1.is an active speaker
?

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
2.has a subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
3.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
4.has a magnetic shielding
?

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.).

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Marshall Tufton

5

5

4

2.has an AUX input
?

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.

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
3.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
4.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

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

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Marshall Tufton

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
2.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
3.Has voice prompts
?

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.

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
4.Has a radio
?

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

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
5.has voice commands
?

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

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Wirele...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Wireless Speaker – Natural - 1200305
Amazon logo
$556.98
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Wirele...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 True360 Wireless Speaker – Black
Amazon logo
$399.99

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