84points

Apple HomePod

49points

Google Nest Mini

Apple HomePod
Comparison winner
Google Nest Mini
vs
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40 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod vs Google Nest Mini

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
84
points
Apple HomePod
49
points
Google Nest Mini

Why is Apple HomePod better than Google Nest Mini?

  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 7 more drivers
    ?

    8vs1
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    6vs3

Why is Google Nest Mini better than Apple HomePod?

  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 88.37% less body volume
    403.37cm³vs3468.208cm³
  • 2.32kg lighter
    181gvs2500g
  • 74mm shorter
    98mmvs172mm
  • 44mm narrower
    98mmvs142mm
  • 100mm thinner
    42mmvs142mm

Price comparison

Apple HomePod

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod walmartApple HomePod - White
walmart logo
$299.00

Google Nest Mini

Buy used:

$41.00

ProductStorePrice
Google Nest Mini AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$24.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle GA00638US Nest Mini 2nd. Generati...Google GA00638US Nest Mini 2nd. Generation - Chalk
Amazon logo
$49.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonThe Mini Genie for Google Nest Mini (2nd...The Mini Genie for Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen) Outlet Wall Mount Hanger Stand | Lowest Profile | Vertical or Horizontal | Affordable Essentials (Black, 1-Pack)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonSPORTLINK Wall Mount for Nest Mini (2nd ...SPORTLINK Wall Mount for Nest Mini (2nd Gen), Outlet Hanger Compatible with Google Home Mini (1st Generation), Compact Holder Case Plug in Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom, Hides The Original Long Cord(White)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonAMORTEK Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Goo...AMORTEK Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Google Home Mini, A Space-Saving Accessories for Google Home Mini Voice Assistant (White)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonEcho Show 5 – Compact smart display with...Echo Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$59.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest Mini Sky - Dual Front-Firing...Google Nest Mini Sky - Dual Front-Firing Speakers - Built in Chromecast - 360-degree Sound - Voice Match Technology - Bluetooth? 5.0
Amazon logo
$58.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest WiFi Router – 4x4 AC2200 Mes...Google Nest WiFi Router – 4x4 AC2200 Mesh Wi-Fi Router with 2200 sq ft Coverage
Amazon logo
$169.00
Google Nest Mini AmazonCaremoo Metal Pedestal Stand for Google ...Caremoo Metal Pedestal Stand for Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen) and Google Home Mini (1st Gen), Sound Visibility and Appearance Improving, Desktop Mount Holder for Your Google Mini Voice Assistant (Black)
Amazon logo
$11.99
Google Nest Mini walmartGoogle Nest Mini (2nd Generation) - Chal...Google Nest Mini (2nd Generation) - Chalk
walmart logo
$35.00

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

1

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
Google Nest Mini
3.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

3468.21cm³

403.37cm³

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
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
2.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
Google Nest Mini
3.has a subwoofer
?

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

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
6.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

6

3

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Google Nest Mini

5

5

5

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB12

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
2.has a mute function
?

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

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
3.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
Google Nest Mini
4.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
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini

Price comparison

Apple HomePod

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod walmartApple HomePod - White
walmart logo
$299.00

Google Nest Mini

Buy used:

$41.00

ProductStorePrice
Google Nest Mini AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$24.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle GA00638US Nest Mini 2nd. Generati...Google GA00638US Nest Mini 2nd. Generation - Chalk
Amazon logo
$49.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonThe Mini Genie for Google Nest Mini (2nd...The Mini Genie for Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen) Outlet Wall Mount Hanger Stand | Lowest Profile | Vertical or Horizontal | Affordable Essentials (Black, 1-Pack)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonSPORTLINK Wall Mount for Nest Mini (2nd ...SPORTLINK Wall Mount for Nest Mini (2nd Gen), Outlet Hanger Compatible with Google Home Mini (1st Generation), Compact Holder Case Plug in Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom, Hides The Original Long Cord(White)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonAMORTEK Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Goo...AMORTEK Outlet Wall Mount Holder for Google Home Mini, A Space-Saving Accessories for Google Home Mini Voice Assistant (White)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonEcho Show 5 – Compact smart display with...Echo Show 5 – Compact smart display with Alexa - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$59.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest Mini Sky - Dual Front-Firing...Google Nest Mini Sky - Dual Front-Firing Speakers - Built in Chromecast - 360-degree Sound - Voice Match Technology - Bluetooth? 5.0
Amazon logo
$58.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest WiFi Router – 4x4 AC2200 Mes...Google Nest WiFi Router – 4x4 AC2200 Mesh Wi-Fi Router with 2200 sq ft Coverage
Amazon logo
$169.00
Google Nest Mini AmazonCaremoo Metal Pedestal Stand for Google ...Caremoo Metal Pedestal Stand for Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen) and Google Home Mini (1st Gen), Sound Visibility and Appearance Improving, Desktop Mount Holder for Your Google Mini Voice Assistant (Black)
Amazon logo
$11.99
Google Nest Mini walmartGoogle Nest Mini (2nd Generation) - Chal...Google Nest Mini (2nd Generation) - Chalk
walmart logo
$35.00

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