Apple HomePod vs Google Home

5.59 in
6.77 in
Apple HomePod wireless speaker
vs
3.8 in
5.62 in
Google Home wireless speaker

Full Comparison

Sound

Apple HomePodApple HomePodGoogle HomeGoogle Home
Supported Formats
AAC+, Apple Lossless, FLAC, MP3, WAV (PCM), AIFF
FLAC, MP3, WAV (PCM), OGG Vorbis

Features

Apple HomePodApple HomePodGoogle HomeGoogle Home
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 HomeGoogle Home
Colour of product
Black, Grey, Wenge, White
Black, Brown, Grey, Orange, Purple, Silver, Wenge, White
Height
6.77 in
5.62 in
Width
5.59 in
3.80 in
Depth
5.59 in
3.80 in
Weight
5.51 lb
1.06 lb

Connectivity

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