46points

Altec Lansing M202

100points

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Altec Lansing M202
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Altec Lansing M202 vs Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)
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Why is Altec Lansing M202 better than Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)?

  • 77.06% less body volume
    3797.92cm³vs16557.296cm³
  • Has an AUX input
  • 159.2mm shorter
    271.8mmvs431mm
  • 99.5mm narrower
    96.5mmvs196mm
  • 2.97kg lighter
    1.13kgvs4100g
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a magnetic shielding

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018) better than Altec Lansing M202?

  • 1 more drivers
    4vs3
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.drivers count

3

4

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

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8

3.volume

3797.92cm³

16557.3cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.Weather sealed
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

5.has a detachable cable
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

6.has a neodymium magnet
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.is an active speaker
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

3.has a passive radiator
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

For example

NudeAudio Move L

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

5.has a subwoofer
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

Amazon Echo Show

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

NudeAudio Move L

4.can be used with standard batteries
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

5.has a removable battery
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

3.has an AUX input
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

3.has voice prompts
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

4.has a radio
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has voice commands
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

6.has a sleep timer
Altec Lansing M202
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7

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