61points

Beats by Dre Pill XL

66points

Sonos Play:1

96points

Ultimate Ears Megablast

Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
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Beats by Dre Pill XL vs Sonos Play:1 vs Ultimate Ears Megablast

Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Why is Beats by Dre Pill XL better than Sonos Play:1 & Ultimate Ears Megablast?

  • Height
    46mmvs161.5,237mm
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Thickness
    46mmvs119.1,88mm

Why is Sonos Play:1 better than Beats by Dre Pill XL & Ultimate Ears Megablast?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has AirPlay
  • Supports Ethernet

Why is Ultimate Ears Megablast better than Beats by Dre Pill XL & Sonos Play:1?

  • Has a passive radiator
  • Weather sealed
  • Width
    88mmvs190,119.1mm
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Maximum Bluetooth range
    45mvs9.1,9.1m
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has voice prompts

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
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.Weather sealed
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
Sonos Play:1
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.

4.can be controlled remotely
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

5.height

46mm

161.5mm

237mm

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6.Is dustproof and water resistant
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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Sound quality

1.is an active speaker
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
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.

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

3.has a passive radiator
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
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.

4.has a subwoofer
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
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.

3.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

9.1m

45m

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
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

3.has voice prompts
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

4.has a radio
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

5.has voice commands
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
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.

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Miscellaneous

1.supports a remote smartphone
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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