HomePod 2 vs HomePod: What’s the difference and should you upgrade?

This first HomePod was released in 2018 and surprisingly retired three years later without a replacement. And no, the HomePod mini doesn’t count. Fast forward to early 2023, and the HomePod 2 has been announced. Featuring a fresh new design and internals, Apple’s newest HomePod is available in white and midnight for the first time.

It isn’t easy to find a new HomePod to purchase. Therefore, this comparison primarily focuses on the advances Apple has brought to the table on HomePod 2. As you’ll see, the changes are substantial both in its design and feature set.

HomePod 2 vs. HomePod: What are the differences?

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