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.
89% have it
2. 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.
64% have it
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
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.
50% have it
6. Bluetooth version
Bluesound Pulse 2i: 5
7. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
77% have it
8. drivers count
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
11. Weather sealed
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
19% have it
12. Has WiFi
The device can connect to WiFi.
44% have it
13. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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.
25% have it
14. has a noise canceling microphone
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
23% have it
16. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
44% have it
17. 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.
13% have it
18. Is dustproof and water resistant
Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
5% have it
19. has a 3.5mm male connector
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
44% have it
20. 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.
15% have it
21. has a mute function
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
16% have it
22. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Amazon Echo Show: 8
23. supports Ethernet
Ethernet is a local area network technology.
9% have it
24. 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.
17% have it
25. 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.