74points

Apple HomePod

43points

Bose SoundTouch 20

Comparison winner
Apple HomePod
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36 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod vs Bose SoundTouch 20

Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20

Why is Apple HomePod better than Bose SoundTouch 20?

  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 43.74% less body volume
    ?

    3468.21cm³vs6164.802cm³
  • 6 more drivers
    ?

    8vs2
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • 675.2g lighter
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    2.5kgvs3175.2g
  • Has voice commands
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Why is Bose SoundTouch 20 better than Apple HomePod?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a remote control
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  • Supports Ethernet
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  • 37.9mm thinner
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    104.1mmvs142mm

Price comparison

Apple HomePod

Buy used:

$99.00

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod AmazonApple HomePod User Guide: The Manual For...Apple HomePod User Guide: The Manual For Beginners, Seniors, And Pros To Understand And Master The Apple Smart Speaker With Tips, Shortcuts And Device Tricks.
Amazon logo
$12.00
Apple HomePod AmazonApple AirPods Pro
Amazon logo
$189.99
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart...Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$49.99
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$99.99
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Studio - High-fidelity smart speake...Echo Studio - High-fidelity smart speaker with 3D audio and Alexa
Amazon logo
$199.99
Apple HomePod AmazonNew Apple AirPods Max - Space Gray
Amazon logo
$499.99
Apple HomePod Amazon2021 Apple TV 4K (64GB)
Amazon logo
$189.99
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$39.99
Apple HomePod AmazonApple MagSafe Charger
Amazon logo
$34.00
Apple HomePod Amazon2020 Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 6...2020 Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Sky Blue (4th Generation)
Amazon logo
$499.99
Apple HomePod aliexpressStorage Hard Shell Portable Quick Releas...Storage Hard Shell Portable Quick Release Lightweight Protective Smart Speaker Carrying Bag for Apple HomePod Mini
aliexpress logo
$3.95
Apple HomePod aliexpressSound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil ...Sound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil Pad for Apple Homepod Echo Stabilizer Smart Speaker Riser Base
aliexpress logo
$21.25
Apple HomePod aliexpressSound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil ...Sound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil Pad for Apple Homepod Echo Stabilizer Smart Speaker Riser Base
aliexpress logo
$19.21
Apple HomePod aliexpressSound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil ...Sound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil Pad for Apple Homepod Echo Stabilizer Smart Speaker Riser Base
aliexpress logo
$19.84
Apple HomePod aliexpressSound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil ...Sound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil Pad for Apple Homepod Echo Stabilizer Smart Speaker Riser Base
aliexpress logo
$22.44

Bose SoundTouch 20

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, wor...Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, works with Alexa, Black
Amazon logo
$299.99
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 Wi-Fi Music System
Amazon logo
$299.99

Design

1.volume

3468.21cm³

6164.8cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
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 neodymium magnet
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
7.has a detachable cable
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
8.weight

2.5kg

3.18kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
9.Has a remote control
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
4.has a magnetic shielding
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
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
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
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
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
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.
7.has a 3.5mm male connector
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
8.has AirPlay
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
9.is DLNA-certified
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has a mute function
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.Has voice prompts
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 20
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

Apple HomePod

Buy used:

$99.00

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod AmazonApple HomePod User Guide: The Manual For...Apple HomePod User Guide: The Manual For Beginners, Seniors, And Pros To Understand And Master The Apple Smart Speaker With Tips, Shortcuts And Device Tricks.
Amazon logo
$12.00
Apple HomePod AmazonApple AirPods Pro
Amazon logo
$189.99
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart...Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$49.99
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$99.99
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Studio - High-fidelity smart speake...Echo Studio - High-fidelity smart speaker with 3D audio and Alexa
Amazon logo
$199.99
Apple HomePod AmazonNew Apple AirPods Max - Space Gray
Amazon logo
$499.99
Apple HomePod Amazon2021 Apple TV 4K (64GB)
Amazon logo
$189.99
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$39.99
Apple HomePod AmazonApple MagSafe Charger
Amazon logo
$34.00
Apple HomePod Amazon2020 Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 6...2020 Apple iPad Air (10.9-inch, Wi-Fi, 64GB) - Sky Blue (4th Generation)
Amazon logo
$499.99
Apple HomePod aliexpressStorage Hard Shell Portable Quick Releas...Storage Hard Shell Portable Quick Release Lightweight Protective Smart Speaker Carrying Bag for Apple HomePod Mini
aliexpress logo
$3.95
Apple HomePod aliexpressSound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil ...Sound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil Pad for Apple Homepod Echo Stabilizer Smart Speaker Riser Base
aliexpress logo
$21.25
Apple HomePod aliexpressSound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil ...Sound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil Pad for Apple Homepod Echo Stabilizer Smart Speaker Riser Base
aliexpress logo
$19.21
Apple HomePod aliexpressSound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil ...Sound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil Pad for Apple Homepod Echo Stabilizer Smart Speaker Riser Base
aliexpress logo
$19.84
Apple HomePod aliexpressSound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil ...Sound Isolation Platform Damping Recoil Pad for Apple Homepod Echo Stabilizer Smart Speaker Riser Base
aliexpress logo
$22.44

Bose SoundTouch 20

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, wor...Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker, works with Alexa, Black
Amazon logo
$299.99
Bose SoundTouch 20 AmazonBose SoundTouch 20 Wi-Fi Music System
Amazon logo
$299.99

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