44points

Altec Lansing M202

99points

Sony SRS-X77

Altec Lansing M202
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Altec Lansing M202 vs Sony SRS-X77

Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77
44
points
99
points

Why is Altec Lansing M202 better than Sony SRS-X77?

  • 203.5mm narrower
    96.5mmvs300mm
  • 766.6g lighter
    1.13kgvs1900.6g
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a magnetic shielding
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

Why is Sony SRS-X77 better than Altec Lansing M202?

  • 411.2mm bigger driver unit
    462mmvs50.8mm
  • 37.44% less body volume
    2376cm³vs3797.9157600000003cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a subwoofer

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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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Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.driver unit size

50.8mm

462mm

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

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

4.volume

3797.92cm³

2376cm³

Best

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58.75cm³

5.has a detachable cable
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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
Sony SRS-X77

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
Sony SRS-X77

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
Sony SRS-X77

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
Sony SRS-X77

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.

4.has a subwoofer
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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

5.has a magnetic shielding
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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 battery level indicator
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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

4.can be used with standard batteries
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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 fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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.

4.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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.

6.has AirPlay
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Altec Lansing M202
Sony SRS-X77

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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