Here’s The List of All HomePod Compatible iPhone And iPad Models


After resting in the development phase for quite some time, Apple finally gave a solid date for the launch of its HomePod smart speaker. That's right, pre-orders have already begun since Friday and deliveries will commence from February 9 which is also the launch date of the smart speaker. At the launch, Apple's HomePod will be launched in three countries, United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. However, if you're planning to get the premium speaker from Apple, you should know about the iPhone and iPad models compatible with it. So let's dive in to see some more details on the matter.

List Of Compatible iPhone And iPad Models With Apple's HomePod

Apple's HomePod offers premium hardware and packs high-quality audio output. While it's price is of a big concern to some users, there's no doubt that the Siri-powered smart speaker from Apple houses advanced technology and powerful internals. Its price in the United States is set at $349, which is quite much if you're investing in something for entertainment.

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One of the major drawbacks of the smart speaker is that it is not compatible with Android smartphones, even though it features Bluetooth. Furthermore, not just Android phones but a restriction is imposed as well that only allows it to connect to compatible iPhone and iPad models. If you were expecting the HomePod to work with your iPhone or iPad, think again and compare before you make a decision. We have compiled a list of all iPhone and iPad models which are compatible with the HomePod. So do check it out.

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

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

Now moving towards the compatible iPad models, here are the ones which will function with the HomePod:

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

This is all for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the HomePod supporting specific iPhone and iPad models? Share your views with us in the comments.