Apple HomePod vs Google Home Mini

5.59 in
6.77 in
Apple HomePod wireless speaker
vs
3.86 in
1.65 in
Google Home Mini wireless speaker

Full Comparison

Sound

Apple HomePodApple HomePodGoogle Home MiniGoogle Home Mini
Low Frequency
40 Hz
24 Hz
Supported Formats
AAC+, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, WAV (PCM), AIFF
FLAC, MP3, WAV (PCM)

Features

Apple HomePodApple HomePodGoogle Home MiniGoogle Home Mini
Docking Station for mobile/Tablet
noNo
noNo
Radio receiver
noNo
noNo
Smart speaker (virtual assistant)
yesYes
yesYes
Streaming standards
AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Google Cast
Type of voice assistant
Apple Siri
Google Assistant

Dimensions

Apple HomePodApple HomePodGoogle Home MiniGoogle Home Mini
Colour of product
Black, Grey, Wenge, White
Black, Grey, Orange, Pink, Red, Silver, Wenge, White
Height
6.77 in
1.65 in
Width
5.59 in
3.86 in
Depth
5.59 in
3.86 in
Weight
5.51 lb
0.37 lb

Connectivity

Apple HomePodApple HomePodGoogle Home MiniGoogle Home Mini
USB
noNo
yesYes
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
Bluetooth codec
AAC
AAC
Bluetooth Version
5.0
4.1
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesYes
yesYes

Power

Apple HomePodApple HomePodGoogle Home MiniGoogle Home Mini
Battery operated
noNo
noNo
Electric (not USB)
yesYes
noNo

Often compared to HomePod

Often compared to Home Mini