76points

Apple HomePod

40points

Bose SoundTouch 30

Apple HomePod
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33 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod vs Bose SoundTouch 30

Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30

Why is Apple HomePod better than Bose SoundTouch 30?

  • 82.02% less body volume
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    3468.21cm³vs19294.177056cm³
  • Has a subwoofer
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 5.89kg lighter
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    2.5kgvs8391.5g
  • Has a mute function
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has a radio
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Why is Bose SoundTouch 30 better than Apple HomePod?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has an AUX input
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  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • Supports Ethernet
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  • Has a remote control
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Price comparison

Apple HomePod

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod backmarketApple HomePod Bluetooth Smart Speaker - ...Apple HomePod Bluetooth Smart Speaker - Space Gray
backmarket logo
$269.99
Apple HomePod backmarketApple HomePod Bluetooth Speaker - White
backmarket logo
$299.99

Design

1.volume

3468.21cm³

19294.18cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.control panel placed on a device
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.weight

2.5kg

8.39kg

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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
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 30
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
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 30
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 30
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 30
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
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
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has a radio
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.Has voice prompts
Apple HomePod
Bose SoundTouch 30
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

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod backmarketApple HomePod Bluetooth Smart Speaker - ...Apple HomePod Bluetooth Smart Speaker - Space Gray
backmarket logo
$269.99
Apple HomePod backmarketApple HomePod Bluetooth Speaker - White
backmarket logo
$299.99

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