63points

Beats by Dre Pill XL

88points

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

69points

Sonos Play:1

Beats by Dre Pill XL
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Beats by Dre Pill XL vs Harman Kardon Esquire Mini vs Sonos Play:1

Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

Why is Beats by Dre Pill XL better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini & Sonos Play:1?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Height
    46mmvs75.4,161.5mm
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than Beats by Dre Pill XL & Sonos Play:1?

  • Weight
    238gvs310,1850g
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has a microphone in
  • Thickness
    24mmvs46,119.1mm

Why is Sonos Play:1 better than Beats by Dre Pill XL & Harman Kardon Esquire Mini?

  • Is an active speaker
  • Width
    119.1mmvs190,140mm
  • Has a mute function
  • Supports Ethernet

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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.can be controlled remotely
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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

3.has a detachable cable
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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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

4.weight

310g

238g

1.85kg

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Meridian Explorer 2

50g

5.height

46mm

75.4mm

161.5mm

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Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

6.width

190mm

140mm

119.1mm

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Scosche boomBOTTLE mini

34.5mm

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
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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
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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
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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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.

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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

6.has AirPlay
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Sonos Play:1

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

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