77points

Beacon Audio Blazar

53points

Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable

58points

Sony ICF-CS20BT

Comparison winner
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT
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35 facts in comparison

Beacon Audio Blazar vs Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable vs Sony ICF-CS20BT

Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT
77
points
53
points
58
points

Why is Beacon Audio Blazar better than Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable & Sony ICF-CS20BT?

  • Volume
    812.11cm³vs12339.702,2832.48cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Height
    91.5mmvs422,126mm
  • Width
    91.5mmvs171,281mm
  • Wireless charging
  • Has a magnetic shielding

Why is Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable better than Beacon Audio Blazar & Sony ICF-CS20BT?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Weight
    400gvs455,1300g
  • Has a mute function
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector
  • Can be used with standard batteries
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony ICF-CS20BT better than Beacon Audio Blazar & Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable?

  • Bluetooth version
    3vs2.1,2.1
  • Has a sleep timer
  • Has a radio
  • Thickness
    80mmvs97,171mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.drivers count

2

3

1

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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Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2.driver unit size

50mm

50.8mm

50mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

3.control panel placed on a device
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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.

4.volume

812.11cm³

12339.7cm³

2832.48cm³

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58.75cm³

5.has a detachable cable
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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

6.can be controlled remotely
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.audio output power

2 x 3W

2 x 100W

2 x 2W

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

3.is an active speaker
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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.

4.Has a passive radiator
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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.

5.has a subwoofer
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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

6.number of microphones

1

0

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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

5.has a removable battery
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

2.1

2.1

3

Best

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5

2.has an AUX input
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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.Has WiFi
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.maximum Bluetooth range

12m

9.1m

10m

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

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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.

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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

3.has a sleep timer
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

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

4.Has a radio
Beacon Audio Blazar
Beats by Dre BeatBox Portable
Sony ICF-CS20BT

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

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