77points

Apple HomePod

42points

Google Nest Mini

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

Apple HomePod vs Google Nest Mini

Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
77
points
Apple HomePod
42
points
Google Nest Mini

Why is Apple HomePod better than Google Nest Mini?

  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 7 more drivers
    ?

    8vs1
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    6vs3

Why is Google Nest Mini better than Apple HomePod?

  • 88.37% less body volume
    ?

    403.37cm³vs3468.208cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?
  • 2.32kg lighter
    ?

    181gvs2500g
  • 74mm shorter
    ?

    98mmvs172mm
  • 44mm narrower
    ?

    98mmvs142mm
  • 100mm thinner
    ?

    42mmvs142mm

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

Google Nest Mini

Buy used:

$198.75

ProductStorePrice
Google Nest Mini AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$39.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest Mini Wall Mount Holder, Care...Google Nest Mini Wall Mount Holder, Caremoo Space-Saving Design Outlet Mount, Perfect Cord Management for Google Nest Mini 2nd Generation (White)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest WiFi Router (2nd Generation)...Google Nest WiFi Router (2nd Generation) – 4x4 AC2200 Mesh Wi-Fi Router with 2200 Sq Ft Coverage
Amazon logo
$164.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonThe Nest Mini Backpack 2nd Gen 2019: The...The Nest Mini Backpack 2nd Gen 2019: The Simplest and Cleanest Outlet Wall Mount Hanger Stand for New Google Nest Mini - No Cord Wrapping Required - Designed in USA (White)
Amazon logo
$14.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonEcho Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa ...Echo Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa – stay connected with video calling - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$84.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Home Mini Stand Holder, Retro Ala...Google Home Mini Stand Holder, Retro Alarm Clock Stand Mount Base Protective Case Compatible with Google Home Mini and Nest Mini(Orange)
Amazon logo
$14.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest Mini Wall Mount Holder, Care...Google Nest Mini Wall Mount Holder, Caremoo Space-Saving Design Outlet Mount, Perfect Cord Management for Google Nest Mini 2nd Generation (White, 2 Pack)
Amazon logo
$12.99
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
$12.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonKeyEntre Owl Shape Smart Home Guard Owl ...KeyEntre Owl Shape Smart Home Guard Owl Statue Crafted Guard Station for Google Home Mini Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen), Clean, Space Saving, Guard Holder Guard Station
Amazon logo
$22.99

Design

1.volume

3468.21cm³

403.37cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

8

1

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
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.is an active speaker
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
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.
3.has a subwoofer
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
5.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
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.
6.number of microphones

6

3

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

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
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.Bluetooth version

5

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
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.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Apple HomePod
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini
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
Google Nest Mini
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

Google Nest Mini

Buy used:

$198.75

ProductStorePrice
Google Nest Mini AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with ...Echo Dot (3rd Gen) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$39.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest Mini Wall Mount Holder, Care...Google Nest Mini Wall Mount Holder, Caremoo Space-Saving Design Outlet Mount, Perfect Cord Management for Google Nest Mini 2nd Generation (White)
Amazon logo
$7.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest WiFi Router (2nd Generation)...Google Nest WiFi Router (2nd Generation) – 4x4 AC2200 Mesh Wi-Fi Router with 2200 Sq Ft Coverage
Amazon logo
$164.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonThe Nest Mini Backpack 2nd Gen 2019: The...The Nest Mini Backpack 2nd Gen 2019: The Simplest and Cleanest Outlet Wall Mount Hanger Stand for New Google Nest Mini - No Cord Wrapping Required - Designed in USA (White)
Amazon logo
$14.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonEcho Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa ...Echo Show 5 -- Smart display with Alexa – stay connected with video calling - Sandstone
Amazon logo
$84.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Home Mini Stand Holder, Retro Ala...Google Home Mini Stand Holder, Retro Alarm Clock Stand Mount Base Protective Case Compatible with Google Home Mini and Nest Mini(Orange)
Amazon logo
$14.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonGoogle Nest Mini Wall Mount Holder, Care...Google Nest Mini Wall Mount Holder, Caremoo Space-Saving Design Outlet Mount, Perfect Cord Management for Google Nest Mini 2nd Generation (White, 2 Pack)
Amazon logo
$12.99
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
$12.99
Google Nest Mini AmazonKeyEntre Owl Shape Smart Home Guard Owl ...KeyEntre Owl Shape Smart Home Guard Owl Statue Crafted Guard Station for Google Home Mini Google Nest Mini (2nd Gen), Clean, Space Saving, Guard Holder Guard Station
Amazon logo
$22.99

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