Here is the list of all HomePod compatible iPhone and iPad models


After resting in the development phase for a while, Apple has finally given a specific date for the launch of its HomePod smart speaker. That’s right, pre-orders have already started since Friday and deliveries will start from February 9, which is also the launch date of the smart speaker. At launch, Apple’s HomePod will launch in three countries, the US, UK and Australia. However, if you are planning to get the premium speaker from Apple, you need to know which iPhone and iPad models are compatible with it. So let’s dive in to see more details on the matter.

List of iPhone and iPad models compatible with Apple HomePod

Apple’s HomePod offers premium hardware and high-quality audio output. Although its price is of great concern to some users, there’s no doubt that Apple’s Siri-powered smart speaker houses cutting-edge technology and powerful internals. Its price in the US is set at $349, which is a lot if you’re investing in something for entertainment.

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One of the main drawbacks of the smart speaker is that it is not compatible with Android smartphones, even though it has Bluetooth. Moreover, not only Android phones but also a restriction is imposed which only allows it to connect to compatible iPhone and iPad models. If you expected the HomePod to work with your iPhone or iPad, think again and compare before deciding. We’ve compiled a list of all iPhone and iPad models compatible with the HomePod. So check it out.

In terms of compatible iPhone models, here are the ones that will connect to HomePod:

  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 7Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6Plus
  • Iphone 6
  • iphone 5s

Now on to the compatible iPad models, here are the ones that will work with the HomePod:

  • iPad mini and above
  • ipad air
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad 5th generation
  • 9.7-inch iPad Pro
  • 10.5-inch iPad Pro
  • 12.9-inch iPad Pro

Apart from that, if you have the 6th generation iPod Touch, be sure to note that it also supports HomePod. You will need to make sure your device is running iOS 11.2.5 or higher to pair it with the smart speaker. The HomePod will need an active Wi-Fi connection, so be sure to take note of that as well. There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned for more.

That’s all for now, friends. What do you think of HomePod supporting specific iPhone and iPad models? Share your opinions with us in the comments.

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