77points

Apple HomePod

97points

Libratone Zipp Mini 2

Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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49 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod vs Libratone Zipp Mini 2

Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
77
points
Apple HomePod
97
points
Libratone Zipp Mini 2

Why is Apple HomePod better than Libratone Zipp Mini 2?

  • 5 more drivers
    ?

    8vs3
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.1
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    6vs3
  • Has a mute function
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  • 52mm shorter
    ?

    172mmvs224mm
  • Has a magnetic shielding
    ?
  • Has a radio
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Why is Libratone Zipp Mini 2 better than Apple HomePod?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 35.41% less body volume
    ?

    2240cm³vs3468.208cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?

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Design

1.drivers count

8

3

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.volume

3468.21cm³

2240cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.control panel placed on a device
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.
5.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
6.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.can be used with standard batteries
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
5.has a removable battery
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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

4.1

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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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 5 (802.11ac)
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
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 a sleep timer
Apple HomePod
Libratone Zipp Mini 2
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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