96points

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)

86points

JBL Link 10

60points

Philips BT2500

Comparison winner
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
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48 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018) vs JBL Link 10 vs Philips BT2500

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
96
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86
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60
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018) better than JBL Link 10 & Philips BT2500?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has AirPlay
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Has a radio

Why is JBL Link 10 better than Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018) & Philips BT2500?

  • Weather sealed
  • Width
    86mmvs162,101mm
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a sleep timer

Why is Philips BT2500 better than Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018) & JBL Link 10?

  • Volume
    346.83cm³vs8581.788,1249.924cm³
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Height
    101mmvs327,169mm
  • Weight
    220gvs3500,670g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Wireless charging

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

1

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

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8

3.volume

8581.79cm³

1249.92cm³

346.83cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.Weather sealed
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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 noise canceling microphone
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

4.has a passive radiator
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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.

For example

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3

5.has a subwoofer
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

Amazon Echo Show

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

4.can be used with standard batteries
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

5.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.2

3

Best

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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.

4.has an AUX input
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

3.has voice prompts
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

4.has a radio
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has voice commands
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

6.has a sleep timer
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 (2018)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

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