64points

Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2

59points

Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2 vs Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

Why is Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2 better than Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 183mm shorter
    76mmvs259mm
  • 12.9mm narrower
    76mmvs88.9mm
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • 12.9mm thinner
    76mmvs88.9mm

Why is Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL better than Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has AirPlay
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
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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.has a detachable cable
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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

3.can be controlled remotely
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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

4.height

76mm

259mm

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5.width

76mm

88.9mm

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6.thickness

76mm

88.9mm

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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 subwoofer
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

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

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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

4.has a removable battery
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

3

2.1

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2.Has WiFi
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has an AUX input
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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.

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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

6.has AirPlay
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

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.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ XL

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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