45points

Altec Lansing Octiv Duo

71points

Loewe AirSpeaker

Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
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24 facts in comparison

Altec Lansing Octiv Duo vs Loewe AirSpeaker

Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

Why is Altec Lansing Octiv Duo better than Loewe AirSpeaker?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • 48.88% less body volume
    3797.92cm³vs7430.4cm³
  • 2.67kg lighter
    1.13kgvs3800g
  • 143.5mm narrower
    96.5mmvs240mm
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a magnetic shielding
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

Why is Loewe AirSpeaker better than Altec Lansing Octiv Duo?

  • 1 more drivers
    4vs3
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 142.8mm shorter
    129mmvs271.8mm
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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

4

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

18mm

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.volume

3797.92cm³

7430.4cm³

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5.has a neodymium magnet
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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

6.height

271.8mm

129mm

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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 Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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 subwoofer
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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

4.has a magnetic shielding
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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.).

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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.

3.has an AUX input
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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.

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

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.

6.USB ports

1

1

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

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2

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Altec Lansing Octiv Duo
Loewe AirSpeaker

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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