56points

Apple HomePod Mini

51points

Bose SoundLink Mini II

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Apple HomePod Mini vs Bose SoundLink Mini II

Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II

Why is Apple HomePod Mini better than Bose SoundLink Mini II?

  • Supports pairing for stereo sound
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs1
  • Has Dolby Atmos
    ?
  • Works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
    ?
  • Has Spotify Connect
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?

Why is Bose SoundLink Mini II better than Apple HomePod Mini?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 33.8% less body volume
    ?

    534.9cm³vs807.97cm³
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?

Price comparison

Apple HomePod Mini

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod Mini amazonTopMade Table Holder Stand for Apple Hom...TopMade Table Holder Stand for Apple HomePod Mini, Base Wall Mount Holder Shelf Stand Compatible with HomePod Speaker Desktop Stand Bracket Scratch-Free Anti Slip Pad for Hompod Mini, Save Space,Black
amazon logo
$12
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple AirTag
amazon logo
$29
Apple HomePod Mini amazonPortable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetoo...Portable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetooth 5.0 Dual Pairing Loud Wireless Mini Speaker, 360 HD Surround Sound & Rich Stereo Bass,24H Playtime, IP67 Waterproof for Travel, Outdoors, Home and Party
amazon logo
$28
Apple HomePod Mini amazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Charcoal
amazon logo
$100
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple AirPods Max - Sky Blue
amazon logo
$479

Bose SoundLink Mini II

Buy used:

$35

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Mini II banggood_wwBakeey Mini Silicone Case Protective Ski...Bakeey Mini Silicone Case Protective Skin Cover for HomePod Mini Non-slip Speaker Mountaineering Silicone Case
banggood_ww logo
€12
Bose SoundLink Mini II banggood_wwTP-366 1 Pair 40W High Efficiency Mini C...TP-366 1 Pair 40W High Efficiency Mini Car Tweeter Speakers Universal Car Mini Dome Tweeter Loudspeaker for Car Audio Sy
banggood_ww logo
€8.68
Bose SoundLink Mini II banggood_ww1pcs Wall Mount Bracket for AppleHomePod...1pcs Wall Mount Bracket for AppleHomePod Mini Smart Speaker
banggood_ww logo
€14
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressReplacement Durable Protective Silicone ...Replacement Durable Protective Silicone Gel Case Skin Cover Pouch Box for Bose Soundlink Mini I 1 & Mini II 2 Bluetooth Speaker
aliexpress logo
$3.99
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpress2020 New Portable case set Travel EVA Si...2020 New Portable case set Travel EVA Silicone Storage Case Bag and Soft Cover For Bose-Soundlink Mini I II 2 BT Speaker SOONHUA
aliexpress logo
$11
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressPortable Carrying Case Travel Storage Ca...Portable Carrying Case Travel Storage Carry Bag + Soft Silicone Cover for Bose Soundlink Mini Mini ii 2 Bluetooth Speaker BS10
aliexpress logo
$17
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressNew Semi-Hard EVA Case Travel Storage Co...New Semi-Hard EVA Case Travel Storage Cover Box Business Bag For Bose Soundlink Mini 1 I/2 II Bluetooth Speaker Charging Cradle
aliexpress logo
$11
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressPortable Silicone Case for Bose SoundLin...Portable Silicone Case for Bose SoundLink Mini 1 2 Sound Link I II Bluetooth Speaker Protector Cover Skin Box Speakers Pouch Bag
aliexpress logo
$1.48

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Features

1.supports pairing for stereo sound
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.compatible with Google Assistant
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.
4.works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.
5.has AirPlay
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.
6.has a mute function
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.can recognize individual voices
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
8.has Chromecast built-in
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has a passive radiator
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.has Dolby Atmos
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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

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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.
8.drivers count

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3

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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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 Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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

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2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
4.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.Bluetooth version

5

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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 Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
8.is DLNA-certified
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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

807.97cm³

534.9cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.height

84.3mm

50.8mm

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

97.9mm

180.3mm

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

97.9mm

58.4mm

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.
9.weight

345g

680g

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.

Miscellaneous

1.has voice commands
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
2.Can be used wirelessly
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.Has voice prompts
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.
4.supports a remote smartphone
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
5.multipoint count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple HomePod Mini)

2

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
6.Battery life

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Apple HomePod Mini)

10h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
7.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
8.has a battery level indicator
Apple HomePod Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini II
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
9.maximum Bluetooth range

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9m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Price comparison

Apple HomePod Mini

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod Mini amazonTopMade Table Holder Stand for Apple Hom...TopMade Table Holder Stand for Apple HomePod Mini, Base Wall Mount Holder Shelf Stand Compatible with HomePod Speaker Desktop Stand Bracket Scratch-Free Anti Slip Pad for Hompod Mini, Save Space,Black
amazon logo
$12
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple AirTag
amazon logo
$29
Apple HomePod Mini amazonPortable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetoo...Portable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetooth 5.0 Dual Pairing Loud Wireless Mini Speaker, 360 HD Surround Sound & Rich Stereo Bass,24H Playtime, IP67 Waterproof for Travel, Outdoors, Home and Party
amazon logo
$28
Apple HomePod Mini amazonEcho (4th Gen) | With premium sound, sma...Echo (4th Gen) | With premium sound, smart home hub, and Alexa | Charcoal
amazon logo
$100
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple AirPods Max - Sky Blue
amazon logo
$479

Bose SoundLink Mini II

Buy used:

$35

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Mini II banggood_wwBakeey Mini Silicone Case Protective Ski...Bakeey Mini Silicone Case Protective Skin Cover for HomePod Mini Non-slip Speaker Mountaineering Silicone Case
banggood_ww logo
€12
Bose SoundLink Mini II banggood_wwTP-366 1 Pair 40W High Efficiency Mini C...TP-366 1 Pair 40W High Efficiency Mini Car Tweeter Speakers Universal Car Mini Dome Tweeter Loudspeaker for Car Audio Sy
banggood_ww logo
€8.68
Bose SoundLink Mini II banggood_ww1pcs Wall Mount Bracket for AppleHomePod...1pcs Wall Mount Bracket for AppleHomePod Mini Smart Speaker
banggood_ww logo
€14
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressReplacement Durable Protective Silicone ...Replacement Durable Protective Silicone Gel Case Skin Cover Pouch Box for Bose Soundlink Mini I 1 & Mini II 2 Bluetooth Speaker
aliexpress logo
$3.99
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpress2020 New Portable case set Travel EVA Si...2020 New Portable case set Travel EVA Silicone Storage Case Bag and Soft Cover For Bose-Soundlink Mini I II 2 BT Speaker SOONHUA
aliexpress logo
$11
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressPortable Carrying Case Travel Storage Ca...Portable Carrying Case Travel Storage Carry Bag + Soft Silicone Cover for Bose Soundlink Mini Mini ii 2 Bluetooth Speaker BS10
aliexpress logo
$17
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressNew Semi-Hard EVA Case Travel Storage Co...New Semi-Hard EVA Case Travel Storage Cover Box Business Bag For Bose Soundlink Mini 1 I/2 II Bluetooth Speaker Charging Cradle
aliexpress logo
$11
Bose SoundLink Mini II aliexpressPortable Silicone Case for Bose SoundLin...Portable Silicone Case for Bose SoundLink Mini 1 2 Sound Link I II Bluetooth Speaker Protector Cover Skin Box Speakers Pouch Bag
aliexpress logo
$1.48

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