54points

AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2

80points

Beacon Audio Blazar

AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
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AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2 vs Beacon Audio Blazar

AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

Why is AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2 better than Beacon Audio Blazar?

  • Is an active speaker
  • Has AirPlay
  • Has a mute function
  • Is DLNA certified

Why is Beacon Audio Blazar better than AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2?

  • 75Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs90Hz
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • 153.5mm shorter
    91.5mmvs245mm
  • Has a subwoofer
  • 43.5mm narrower
    91.5mmvs135mm
  • 545g lighter
    455gvs1000g

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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.

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8

2.control panel placed on a device
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

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.has a detachable cable
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.can be controlled remotely
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

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

5.height

245mm

91.5mm

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19mm

6.weight

1kg

455g

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50g

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Sound quality

1.is an active speaker
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

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.lowest frequency

90Hz

15Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

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8Hz

3.audio output power

2 x 12W

2 x 3W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

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2 x 2250W

4.has a passive radiator
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

5.has a subwoofer
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

6.SNR

90dB

65dB

Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.

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Libratone Loop

99dB

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.wireless charging
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

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.maximum Bluetooth range

40m

12m

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

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91m

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

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 AirPlay
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

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.

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

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

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
AQ Audio SmartSpeaker A2
Beacon Audio Blazar

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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