HomePod vs Ama­zon Echo vs Google home

Australian T3 - - APPLE BITES BACK -

So, how does the HomePod stack up against the Ama­zon Echo or Google Home? In terms of au­dio per­for­mance, the HomePod’s spec out­shines the other two with its sev­en­tweeter ar­ray, cus­tom sub­woofer and real-time acous­tic mod­el­ling, while the Echo has a 2.5-inch tweeter and 2-inch sub­woofer, and the Google Home a 2-inch driver and 2-inch pas­sive ra­di­a­tors. The HomePod is closer to a Sonos.

Things aren’t so clear-cut when it comes to smart as­sis­tant clout. Siri is older and more pol­ished than Google As­sis­tant and Alexa, but it doesn’t have Google As­sis­tant’s su­pe­rior nat­u­ral lan­guage pro­cess­ing, nor is it as pro­gres­sive as Alexa’s grow­ing Skill set. There’s a lot of over­lap be­tween the de­vices, but price will be a de­cid­ing fac­tor for many, as Ap­ple’s HomePod

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