76points

Apple HomePod

69points

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

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47 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod vs Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
76
points
Apple HomePod
69
points
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

Why is Apple HomePod better than Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3?

  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • Has WiFi
    ?
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
    ?
  • 53mm shorter
    172mmvs225mm
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
    ?

Why is Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 better than Apple HomePod?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • 48.61% less body volume
    1782.22cm³vs3468.208cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.drivers count
?

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

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

1

2

2.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

3468.21cm³

1782.22cm³

3.control panel placed on a device
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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
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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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.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
6.height
?

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

172mm

225mm

Sound quality

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
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
2.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
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
3.has a subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
4.Has a passive radiator
?

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.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
5.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
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
3.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
4.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
5.can be used with standard batteries
?

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

Connectivity

1.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.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
3.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
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Marshall Stockwell II

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
5.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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

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.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
2.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
3.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
4.Has voice prompts
?

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.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
5.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3
6.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

Apple HomePod
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

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