Altec Lansing M202
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
30 facts in comparison
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.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
Vifa Stockholm 2.0
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Meridian Explorer 2
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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.
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
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.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Amazon Echo Show
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.).
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
The device can connect to WiFi.
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.
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
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.
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.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.