68points

Apple HomePod

74points

Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

Apple HomePod
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Apple HomePod vs Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

Why is Apple HomePod better than Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation?

  • Supports pairing for stereo sound
    ?
  • Works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
    ?
  • Has a magnetic shielding
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    ?
  • 64.25% less body volume
    ?

    3468.21cm³vs9702cm³
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.2
  • 68mm thinner
    ?

    142mmvs210mm

Why is Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation better than Apple HomePod?

  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 4 more drivers
    ?

    5vs1
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

Price comparison

Apple HomePod

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod AmazonV-MORO HomePod Mini Wall Mount Holder, O...V-MORO HomePod Mini Wall Mount Holder, Outlet Mount Stand Hidden Cable Management for Apple HomePod Mini Smart Speaker Shelf Without Messy Wires Excellent Space Saving Punch-Free 2-Pack White
Amazon logo
$20
Apple HomePod AmazonKovoq Smart Remote Control for Smart Plu...Kovoq Smart Remote Control for Smart Plug/Bulb/Light Strip, Works with Alexa, Google Home Assistant, Apple Homepod Siri, No Hub Required, 330ft Range, Remote Kit w/ 6 Custom Commands
Amazon logo
$40
Apple HomePod AmazonApple Homepod Mini Wall Mount,Outlet She...Apple Homepod Mini Wall Mount,Outlet Shelf Holder,Outlet-Shelves Power Perch with Built-in Cable Management,A Space Saving Solution for Google Home/Echo/Electric Toothbrush (White,Standard)
Amazon logo
$11
Apple HomePod AmazonApple AirTag
Amazon logo
$29
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$75
Apple HomePod AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$119
Apple HomePod AmazonApple Pencil (2nd Generation)
Amazon logo
$115
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart...Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$35
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Studio - High-fidelity smart speake...Echo Studio - High-fidelity smart speaker with 3D audio and Alexa
Amazon logo
$200

Features

1.supports pairing for stereo sound
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
If you have a second speaker of the same type, you can pair them together to create a stereo sound setup.
2.works with Alexa
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
3.has a mute function
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has AirPlay
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.
5.can recognize individual voices
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
6.works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
It is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.
7.compatible with Google Assistant
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.
8.has Chromecast built-in
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows users to stream entertainment and apps from their phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.
9.has Spotify Connect
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Spotify Connect allows you to control the music playing on the speaker from the Spotify app on another device (when the devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network).

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.number of microphones

6

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has a passive radiator
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.
4.has a subwoofer
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.has Dolby Atmos
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. By doing so, Dolby Atmos allows for immersive, 360-degree sound.
6.built-in subwoofer size

101.6mm

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Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.
7.driver unit size

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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
9.highest frequency

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20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

General info

1.has an AUX input
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.has a detachable cable
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.warranty period

1

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
4.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.
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.
7.Has Bluetooth aptX
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
8.is DLNA-certified
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.
9.supports Ethernet
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.
2.megapixels (main camera)

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The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
3.resolution

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Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
4.screen size

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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.volume

3468.21cm³

9702cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.has a touch screen
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
7.thickness

142mm

210mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
8.weight

2.5kg

5.6kg

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.width

142mm

220mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Miscellaneous

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Has voice prompts
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.
3.has voice commands
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.supports a remote smartphone
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
5.has a 3.5mm male connector
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
6.Has a radio
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
7.Has a remote control
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
8.USB ports

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1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
9.supports Wi-Fi
Apple HomePod
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Price comparison

Apple HomePod

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod AmazonV-MORO HomePod Mini Wall Mount Holder, O...V-MORO HomePod Mini Wall Mount Holder, Outlet Mount Stand Hidden Cable Management for Apple HomePod Mini Smart Speaker Shelf Without Messy Wires Excellent Space Saving Punch-Free 2-Pack White
Amazon logo
$20
Apple HomePod AmazonKovoq Smart Remote Control for Smart Plu...Kovoq Smart Remote Control for Smart Plug/Bulb/Light Strip, Works with Alexa, Google Home Assistant, Apple Homepod Siri, No Hub Required, 330ft Range, Remote Kit w/ 6 Custom Commands
Amazon logo
$40
Apple HomePod AmazonApple Homepod Mini Wall Mount,Outlet She...Apple Homepod Mini Wall Mount,Outlet Shelf Holder,Outlet-Shelves Power Perch with Built-in Cable Management,A Space Saving Solution for Google Home/Echo/Electric Toothbrush (White,Standard)
Amazon logo
$11
Apple HomePod AmazonApple AirTag
Amazon logo
$29
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Twilight Blue
Amazon logo
$75
Apple HomePod AmazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$119
Apple HomePod AmazonApple Pencil (2nd Generation)
Amazon logo
$115
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart...Echo Dot (4th Gen, 2020 release) | Smart speaker with Alexa | Charcoal
Amazon logo
$35
Apple HomePod AmazonEcho Studio - High-fidelity smart speake...Echo Studio - High-fidelity smart speaker with 3D audio and Alexa
Amazon logo
$200

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