Apple HomePod

Size, Weight, and Color

Dimensions:
6.8 inches high (172 mm)
5.6 inches wide (142 mm)

Weight:
5.5 pounds (2.5 kg)

Color:
Space Gray
White

Audio Technology
  • High-excursion woofer with custom amplifier
  • Array of seven horn-loaded tweeters, each with its own custom amplifier
  • Six-microphone array for far-field Siri
  • Internal low-frequency calibration microphone for automatic bass correction
  • Direct and ambient audio beamforming
  • Transparent studio-level dynamic processing
Audio Sources
  • Apple Music1
  • iTunes Music Purchases
  • iCloud Music Library with an Apple Music or iTunes Match subscription
  • Beats 1 Live Radio
  • Apple Podcasts
  • AirPlay other content to HomePod from iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, and Mac
Audio Formats
HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320 Kbps), protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Apple Lossless, AIFF, WAV, and FLAC2
Touch Surface
  • Tap or hold + or – for volume up/down
  • Touch and hold for Siri
  • Tap to play/pause music or Siri
  • Double-tap to skip
  • Triple-tap to skip back
Accessibility

Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of HomePod.

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Touch Accommodations
Wireless
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO
  • Direct guest access3
  • Bluetooth 5.0
System Requirements
  • iPhone 5s or later, iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation), iPad Air or later, iPad mini 2 or later, or iPod touch (6th generation) running iOS 11.2.5 or later
  • 802.11 Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Apple Music subscription for full music functionality1

Simon T Bramley

Editor - Musician, graphic designer and HomeKit aficionado, living in Taipei, Taiwan.