61points

Beats by Dre Pill XL

91points

Jabra Solemate

66points

Sonos Play:1

Beats by Dre Pill XL
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Beats by Dre Pill XL vs Jabra Solemate vs Sonos Play:1

Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

Why is Beats by Dre Pill XL better than Jabra Solemate & Sonos Play:1?

  • Height
    46mmvs172,161.5mm
  • Weight
    310gvs610,1850g
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Thickness
    46mmvs70,119.1mm

Why is Jabra Solemate better than Beats by Dre Pill XL & Sonos Play:1?

  • Weather sealed
  • Width
    64mmvs190,119.1mm
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has voice prompts

Why is Sonos Play:1 better than Beats by Dre Pill XL & Jabra Solemate?

  • Wireless charging
  • Has AirPlay
  • Supports Ethernet

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
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.Weather sealed
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

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

3.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
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.can be controlled remotely
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

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

5.height

46mm

172mm

161.5mm

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6.weight

310g

610g

1.85kg

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50g

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Sound quality

1.is an active speaker
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
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.

2.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

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

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
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
Jabra Solemate
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 battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
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
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
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.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

10m

9.1m

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

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
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.

5.has AirPlay
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
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.

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

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

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

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

3.has voice prompts
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Jabra Solemate
Sonos Play:1

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

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