Apple adds AirPlay 2 section to HomeKit webpages, lists AirPlay 2-capable speakers and receivers

Apple today updated their HomeKit webpages on which they list all of the available HomeKit-capable accessories and smart home products with a new AirPlay 2 section.

Home accessories. The list keeps getting smarter. Leading worldwide brands offer accessories that are compatible with the Home app and your Apple devices — with more and more on the way. Check back for updates on what’s available. — Apple Inc.

The current full list of AirPlay 2-capable Speakers and Receivers:

• Apple HomePod
• Beoplay A6
• Beoplay A9 mk2
• Beoplay M3
• BeoSound 1
• BeoSound 2
• BeoSound 35
• BeoSound Core
• BeoSound Essence mk2
• BeoVision Eclipse (audio only)
• Denon AVR-X3500H
• Denon AVR-X4500H
• Denon AVR-X6500H
• Libratone Zipp
• Libratone Zipp Mini
• Marantz AV7705
• Marantz NA6006
• Marantz NR1509
• Marantz NR1609
• Marantz SR5013
• Marantz SR6013
• Marantz SR7013
• Naim Mu-so
• Naim Mu-so QB
• Naim ND 555
• Naim ND5 XS 2
• Naim NDX 2
• Naim Uniti Nova
• Naim Uniti Atom
• Naim Uniti Star
• Sonos One
• Sonos Play:5
• Sonos Playbase

Except for HomePod, none of these speakers are compatible with AirPlay 2 currently, but they’ve announced AirPlay 2 support via firmware updates to come.

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: We expect firmware updates for the listed products above to begin appearing soon now that Apple has released iOS 1.4 with AirPlay 2 support.

1 Comment

  1. Interesting that the Denon 3500, 4500, and 6500 are listed as compatible even though they are not available yet. The 2500 and 8500 are available, but not listed as compatible…

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