56points

Apple HomePod

55points

Apple HomePod Mini

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53 facts in comparison

Apple HomePod vs Apple HomePod Mini

Apple HomePod
Apple HomePod Mini

Why is Apple HomePod better than Apple HomePod Mini?

  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    6vs4
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    ?
  • Has a magnetic shielding
    ?

Why is Apple HomePod Mini better than Apple HomePod?

  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has Dolby Atmos
    ?
  • 76.7% less body volume
    ?

    807.97cm³vs3468.21cm³
  • 44.1mm narrower
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    97.9mmvs142mm
  • 44.1mm thinner
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    97.9mmvs142mm
  • 2.15kg lighter
    ?

    345gvs2.5kg
  • 87.7mm shorter
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    84.3mmvs172mm

Price comparison

Apple HomePod

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod amazonKwikset Premis Touchscreen Smart Lock El...Kwikset Premis Touchscreen Smart Lock Electronic Deadbolt, Works with Apple HomeKit via Apple HomePod or Apple TV, in Satin Nickel
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$191
Apple HomePod amazonSonos Play:1 - Compact Wireless Smart Sp...Sonos Play:1 - Compact Wireless Smart Speaker - Black (Discontinued by manufacturer)
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$310
Apple HomePod amazonApple AirPods Max - Space Gray
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$429
Apple HomePod amazon2021 Apple TV 4K (64GB)
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$190

Apple HomePod Mini

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple Smart Keyboard for iPad (9th, 8th ...Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad (9th, 8th and 7th Generation) and iPad Air (3rd Generation) - US English
amazon logo
$150
Apple HomePod Mini amazon2021 Apple TV 4K (64GB)
amazon logo
$190
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple AirPods Max - Sky Blue
amazon logo
$479
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple AirPods Pro
amazon logo
$175

Features

1.supports pairing for stereo sound
Apple HomePod
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.can recognize individual voices
Apple HomePod
Apple HomePod Mini
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
The smart speaker can be set to monitor your home for sounds such as glass breaking or a smoke alarm. If these sounds are detected, it will send a notification to your mobile device. Note: This feature may not be available in all markets.
9.has Chromecast built-in
Apple HomePod
Apple HomePod Mini
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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Apple HomePod
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.has Dolby Atmos
Apple HomePod
Apple HomePod Mini
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.
8.drivers count

8

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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
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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 6 (802.11ax)
Apple HomePod
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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.
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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
Apple HomePod Mini
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

807.97cm³

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

172mm

84.3mm

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

142mm

97.9mm

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

142mm

97.9mm

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

2.5kg

345g

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.

Price comparison

Apple HomePod

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod amazonKwikset Premis Touchscreen Smart Lock El...Kwikset Premis Touchscreen Smart Lock Electronic Deadbolt, Works with Apple HomeKit via Apple HomePod or Apple TV, in Satin Nickel
amazon logo
$191
Apple HomePod amazonSonos Play:1 - Compact Wireless Smart Sp...Sonos Play:1 - Compact Wireless Smart Speaker - Black (Discontinued by manufacturer)
amazon logo
$310
Apple HomePod amazonApple AirPods Max - Space Gray
amazon logo
$429
Apple HomePod amazon2021 Apple TV 4K (64GB)
amazon logo
$190

Apple HomePod Mini

ProductStorePrice
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple Smart Keyboard for iPad (9th, 8th ...Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad (9th, 8th and 7th Generation) and iPad Air (3rd Generation) - US English
amazon logo
$150
Apple HomePod Mini amazon2021 Apple TV 4K (64GB)
amazon logo
$190
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple AirPods Max - Sky Blue
amazon logo
$479
Apple HomePod Mini amazonApple AirPods Pro
amazon logo
$175

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