Apple HomePod vs Bluesound Pulse

5.59 in
6.77 in
Apple HomePod wireless speaker
vs
16.54 in
7.48 in
Bluesound Pulse wireless speaker

Full Comparison

Sound

Apple HomePodApple HomePodBluesound PulseBluesound Pulse
Supported Formats
.aac, AIFF, FLAC, HE-AAC, MP3, WAV
AAC+, AIFF, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WAV (PCM), WMA

Features

Apple HomePodApple HomePodBluesound PulseBluesound Pulse
Smart speaker (virtual assistant)
yesYes
noNo
Streaming standards
AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Spotify Connect

Dimensions

Apple HomePodApple HomePodBluesound PulseBluesound Pulse
Colour of product
Grey, White
Black, Blue, White
Height
6.77 in
7.48 in
Width
5.59 in
16.54 in
Depth
5.59 in
7.76 in
Weight
5.51 lb
13.45 lb

Connectivity

Apple HomePodApple HomePodBluesound PulseBluesound Pulse
USB
noNo
yesYes
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth codec
AAC
AAC, aptX
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes

Often compared to HomePod

Often compared to Pulse