63points

Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2

95points

Ultimate Ears Megablast

Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
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Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2 vs Ultimate Ears Megablast

Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast
63
points
95
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Why is Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2 better than Ultimate Ears Megablast?

  • 76.08% less body volume
    438.98cm³vs1835.328cm³
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a subwoofer
  • 161mm shorter
    76mmvs237mm
  • 12mm narrower
    76mmvs88mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Can be controlled remotely

Why is Ultimate Ears Megablast better than Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    4vs3
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.volume

438.98cm³

1835.33cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.Weather sealed
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

5.has a detachable cable
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

6.Is dustproof and water resistant
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

4.has a passive radiator
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

6.number of microphones

1

2

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 battery level indicator
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Bluetooth version

3

4

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

3.has an AUX input
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

45m

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

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

3.has voice prompts
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

4.has a radio
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

5.has voice commands
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

Miscellaneous

1.supports a remote smartphone
Beacon Audio The Phoenix 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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