HomePod – the debut column of Apple, which on the eve of beginning to appear in the reviews. Users did not appreciate the lack of voice recognition and support for third-party music services. At the same time, the quality of the sound was pleasant. Specialists of Consumer Reports rated it and compared it with the Google column.
Experts have not yet prepared a detailed comparison but shared preliminary data. Apple HomePod was rated “Very Good”, reports 9to5google. The sound quality of Google Home Max and Sonos One is slightly better, and the scores are higher.
According to Consumer Reports, HomePod is perfect for most music lovers, but Home Max has advantages.
HomePod’s basses turned out to be slightly excessive. The average tones were fuzzy, which caused some details of the vocals, guitars and wind instruments to be lost. These constituent melodies did not sound as clear as on more advanced speakers. High sounds like cymbals were less saturated. At the same time, HomePod is loud enough for a medium-sized room.
Employees stressed that all these models are inferior to Edifier S1000DB for 350 dollars. The device received the highest rating in the test.