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Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
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Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
Top specs and features

Altec Lansing Octiv Duo vs JBL Playlist: 17 facts in comparison

1. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
54% have it

2. control panel placed on a device

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.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
89% have it

3. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50.8mm
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm
57mm

4. is an active speaker

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.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
64% have it

5. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
51% have it

6. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
77% have it

7. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
2

8. has an AUX input

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.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
77% have it

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
44% have it

10. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
34% have it

11. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

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.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
13% have it

12. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
27% have it

13. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
0
Amazon Echo Show: 8
0

14. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
17% have it

15. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
10% have it

16. has a magnetic shielding

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.).
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
7% have it

17. has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

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.
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
JBL Playlist
12% have it

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