57points

Altec XL Jacket

72points

Ultimate Ears Megaboom

Altec XL Jacket
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Altec XL Jacket vs Ultimate Ears Megaboom

Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
57
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72
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Why is Altec XL Jacket better than Ultimate Ears Megaboom?

  • Has WiFi
  • 136mm shorter
    90mmvs226mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 423g lighter
    454gvs877g
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Ultimate Ears Megaboom better than Altec XL Jacket?

  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 27.55% less body volume
    1556.91cm³vs2148.75cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
  • 20.9m greater wireless connectivity range
    30mvs9.1m
  • Weather sealed
  • 108mm narrower
    83mmvs191mm
  • Is dustproof and water resistant

Top specs and features

Design

1.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.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2.control panel placed on a device
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

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.volume

2148.75cm³

1556.91cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.can be controlled remotely
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

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

5.Weather sealed
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

6.height

90mm

226mm

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

Sound quality

1.is an active speaker
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

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 a passive radiator
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

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.

2.Has WiFi
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

30m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

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.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

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

6.has a 3.5mm male connector
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

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

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.supports a remote smartphone
Altec XL Jacket
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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