44points

Altec Lansing M202

88points

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

Altec Lansing M202
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Altec Lansing M202 vs Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
44
points
88
points

Why is Altec Lansing M202 better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini?

  • Is an active speaker
  • 43.5mm narrower
    96.5mmvs140mm
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a magnetic shielding
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than Altec Lansing M202?

  • 93.34% less body volume
    253.34cm³vs3797.9157600000003cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 196.4mm shorter
    75.4mmvs271.8mm
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

2

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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3.driver unit size

50.8mm

27mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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462mm

4.volume

3797.92cm³

253.34cm³

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5.has a detachable cable
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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 noise canceling microphone
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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.

5.number of microphones

0

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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6.has a magnetic shielding
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.wireless charging
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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.

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

4.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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.

5.has AirPlay
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.

6.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

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2

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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