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Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
Top 12%3,728 points
Top 12%
Top 37%2,660 points
Top 37%
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
Top specs and features

Apple HomePod vs Philips BT2500: 38 facts in comparison

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.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
54% have it

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
Philips BT2500
89% have it

3. 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
Philips BT2500
64% have it

4. height

71mm shorter.
172mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
101mm

5. volume

89.99% less body volume.
3468.21cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
346.83cm³

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
Philips BT2500
50% have it

7. Bluetooth version

2 newer Bluetooth version.
5
Bluesound Pulse 2i: 5
3

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
77% have it

9. width

41mm narrower.
142mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
101mm

10. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
64% have it

11. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
1
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
1

12. weight

2.28kg lighter.
2.5kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
220g

13. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
19% have it

14. 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.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
77% have it

15. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
44% have it

16. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
34% have it

17. 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.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
25% have it

18. 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
Philips BT2500
10% have it

19. has a subwoofer

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
23% have it

20. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
44% have it

21. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi 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.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
13% have it

22. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
20% have it

23. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
5% have it

24. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
44% have it

25. has AirPlay

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.
Apple HomePod
Philips BT2500
15% have it

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