Apple HomePod vs Philips BT2500: 38 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.
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.
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.
64% have it
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
89.99% less body volume.
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
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.
50% have it
7. Bluetooth version
2 newer Bluetooth version.
Bluesound Pulse 2i: 5
8. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
77% have it
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
10. has a rechargeable battery
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
64% have it
11. 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
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
13. Weather sealed
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
19% have it
14. 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.
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
34% have it
17. 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
18. has a noise canceling microphone
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
10% have it
19. has a subwoofer
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
23% have it
20. 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
21. 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
22. wireless charging
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
20% have it
23. Is dustproof and water resistant
Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
5% have it
24. 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
25. 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.