47points

Altec Lansing Octiv Duo

51points

JBL Playlist

Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
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Altec Lansing Octiv Duo vs JBL Playlist

Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

Why is Altec Lansing Octiv Duo better than JBL Playlist?

  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a magnetic shielding
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

Why is JBL Playlist better than Altec Lansing Octiv Duo?

  • 6.2mm bigger driver unit
    57mmvs50.8mm
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has WiFi
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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Design

1.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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2.control panel placed on a device
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

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.

3.driver unit size

50.8mm

57mm

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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4.has a detachable cable
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

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

5.can be controlled remotely
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

6.has a neodymium magnet
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

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

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Sound quality

1.is an active speaker
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

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.

2.has stereo speakers
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

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

3.number of microphones

0

0

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

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4.has a magnetic shielding
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

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.).

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

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 Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

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 Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

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 a cradle with 30-pin dock connector
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

The Apple dock connector is a proprietary 30-pin connector that is common to Apple devices (iPods, iPhones and iPads) predating the Lightning connector. Allows you to connect older Apple devices, play music and at the same time charge it.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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