78points

Apple HomePod

50points

Sonos Sub

Apple HomePod
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34 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod vs Sonos Sub

Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
78
points
Apple HomePod
50
points
Sonos Sub

Why is Apple HomePod better than Sonos Sub?

  • 6 more drivers
    ?

    8vs2
  • 85.63% less body volume
    ?

    3468.21cm³vs24136.08cm³
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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Why is Sonos Sub better than Apple HomePod?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?
  • Supports Ethernet
    ?

Price comparison

Sonos Sub

Buy used:

$199.95

ProductStorePrice
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos Sub - The Wireless Subwoofer for D...Sonos Sub - The Wireless Subwoofer for Deep Bass - Black
Amazon logo
$561.03
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos Sub (Gen 3) - The Wireless subwoof...Sonos Sub (Gen 3) - The Wireless subwoofer for deep bass - White
Amazon logo
$699.99
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos Beam - Smart TV Sound Bar- Black |...Sonos Beam - Smart TV Sound Bar- Black | Sonos Sub (Gen 3) | 2 - Sonos One SL - Microphone-Free Smart Speaker – Black
Amazon logo
$1,359.00
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos 3.1 Surround Set - Home Theater Sy...Sonos 3.1 Surround Set - Home Theater System with Playbar & Sub
Amazon logo
$1,198.00
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos In-Ceiling Speakers - Pair of Arch...Sonos In-Ceiling Speakers - Pair of Architectural Speakers by Sonance for Ambient Listening
Amazon logo
$598.98
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos In-Wall Speakers - Pair of Archite...Sonos In-Wall Speakers - Pair of Architectural Speakers by Sonance for Focused Listening
Amazon logo
$519.00
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos Amp - The Versatile Amplifier for ...Sonos Amp - The Versatile Amplifier for Powering All Your Entertainment - Black (AMPG1US1BLK)
Amazon logo
$649.00
Sonos Sub AmazonSoundskins - for Sonos Sub - Textile Cov...Soundskins - for Sonos Sub - Textile Cover (Smoke White)
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$79.00

Design

1.drivers count

8

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.control panel placed on a device
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
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.
3.volume

3468.21cm³

24136.08cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
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
Sonos Sub
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 detachable cable
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
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
Sonos Sub
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
Sonos Sub
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
5.has a magnetic shielding
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has wireless charging
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
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.
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
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.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
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.
6.has a 3.5mm male connector
Apple HomePod
Sonos Sub
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

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

Sonos Sub

Buy used:

$199.95

ProductStorePrice
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos Sub - The Wireless Subwoofer for D...Sonos Sub - The Wireless Subwoofer for Deep Bass - Black
Amazon logo
$561.03
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos Sub (Gen 3) - The Wireless subwoof...Sonos Sub (Gen 3) - The Wireless subwoofer for deep bass - White
Amazon logo
$699.99
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos Beam - Smart TV Sound Bar- Black |...Sonos Beam - Smart TV Sound Bar- Black | Sonos Sub (Gen 3) | 2 - Sonos One SL - Microphone-Free Smart Speaker – Black
Amazon logo
$1,359.00
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos 3.1 Surround Set - Home Theater Sy...Sonos 3.1 Surround Set - Home Theater System with Playbar & Sub
Amazon logo
$1,198.00
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos In-Ceiling Speakers - Pair of Arch...Sonos In-Ceiling Speakers - Pair of Architectural Speakers by Sonance for Ambient Listening
Amazon logo
$598.98
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos In-Wall Speakers - Pair of Archite...Sonos In-Wall Speakers - Pair of Architectural Speakers by Sonance for Focused Listening
Amazon logo
$519.00
Sonos Sub AmazonSonos Amp - The Versatile Amplifier for ...Sonos Amp - The Versatile Amplifier for Powering All Your Entertainment - Black (AMPG1US1BLK)
Amazon logo
$649.00
Sonos Sub AmazonSoundskins - for Sonos Sub - Textile Cov...Soundskins - for Sonos Sub - Textile Cover (Smoke White)
Amazon logo
$79.00

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