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Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
Top 51%591 points
Top 51%
Top 30%845 points
Top 30%
Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
Top specs and features

Altec The Jacket vs Bose SoundLink Air: 22 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 The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
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 The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
89% have it

3. 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 The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
64% have it

4. height

217mm shorter.
90mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
307mm

5. volume

60.26% less body volume.
2148.75cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
5407.19cm³

6. 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 The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
50% have it

7. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
77% have it

8. weight

1.65kg lighter.
454g
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
2.1kg

9. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
64% have it

10. width

20mm narrower.
191mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
171mm

11. 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 The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
78% have it

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
44% have it

13. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
35% have it

14. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
43% have it

15. maximum Bluetooth range

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
9.1m
Sol Republic Deck: 91m
19.8m

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
44% have it

17. has AirPlay

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.
Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
15% have it

18. 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 The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
26% have it

19. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Altec The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
16% have it

20. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Amazon Echo Show: 8
0

21. thickness

22mm thinner.
125mm
Braven 850: 7mm
103mm

22. 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 The Jacket
Bose SoundLink Air
10% have it

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