Apple HomePod vs Bose SoundTouch 20

5.59 in
6.77 in
Apple HomePod wireless speaker
vs
12.36 in
7.4 in
Bose SoundTouch 20 wireless speaker

Full Comparison

Sound

Apple HomePodApple HomePodBose SoundTouch 20Bose SoundTouch 20
Supported Formats
.aac, AIFF, FLAC, HE-AAC, MP3, WAV
Apple Lossless, MP3, WMA

Features

Apple HomePodApple HomePodBose SoundTouch 20Bose SoundTouch 20
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
noNo
noNo
Radio receiver
noNo
yesYes
Smart speaker (virtual assistant)
yesYes
noNo
Streaming standards
AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, Spotify Connect

Dimensions

Apple HomePodApple HomePodBose SoundTouch 20Bose SoundTouch 20
Colour of product
Grey, White
Black, Wenge, White
Height
6.77 in
7.40 in
Width
5.59 in
12.36 in
Depth
5.59 in
4.09 in
Weight
5.51 lb
7.05 lb

Connectivity

Apple HomePodApple HomePodBose SoundTouch 20Bose SoundTouch 20
USB
noNo
yesYes
Bluetooth
yesYes
noNo
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes
AirPlay
yesYes
yesYes

Power

Apple HomePodApple HomePodBose SoundTouch 20Bose SoundTouch 20
Battery operated
noNo
noNo
Electric (not USB)
yesYes
yesYes

Often compared to HomePod

Often compared to SoundTouch 20