57points

Altec XL Jacket

51points

Philips Docking DS8530

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Altec XL Jacket vs Philips Docking DS8530

Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

Why is Altec XL Jacket better than Philips Docking DS8530?

  • 75.57% less body volume
    2148.75cm³vs8797.8cm³
  • 65mm shorter
    90mmvs155mm
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 239mm narrower
    191mmvs430mm
  • 1.55kg lighter
    454gvs2001g
  • Has WiFi
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Why is Philips Docking DS8530 better than Altec XL Jacket?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a magnetic shielding
  • Has a sleep timer
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

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

2

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.volume

2148.75cm³

8797.8cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.can be controlled remotely
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

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

5.weight

454g

2kg

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

50g

6.height

90mm

155mm

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Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

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 XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

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 magnetic shielding
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

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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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

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.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

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.

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

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

6.has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

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 XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a sleep timer
Altec XL Jacket
Philips Docking DS8530

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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