73points

Bluesound Pulse 2i

49points

Google Nest Mini

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Comparison winner
Google Nest Mini
vs
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41 facts in comparison

Bluesound Pulse 2i vs Google Nest Mini

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
73
points
Bluesound Pulse 2i
49
points
Google Nest Mini

Why is Bluesound Pulse 2i better than Google Nest Mini?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Supports Ethernet
    ?

Why is Google Nest Mini better than Bluesound Pulse 2i?

  • 97.47% less body volume
    403.37cm³vs15966.72cm³
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 4.87kg lighter
    181gvs5050g
  • 100mm shorter
    98mmvs198mm
  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs0
  • 322mm narrower
    98mmvs420mm
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Price comparison

Bluesound Pulse 2i

ProductStorePrice
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse 2i Premium Wireless Stre...Bluesound Pulse 2i Premium Wireless Streaming Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$899.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Mini 2i Compact Wireless...Bluesound Pulse Mini 2i Compact Wireless Multi-Room Smart Speaker with Bluetooth - Black - Works with Alexa and Siri
Amazon logo
$549.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Soundbar 2i Wireless Mul...Bluesound Pulse Soundbar 2i Wireless Multi-Room Smart Soundbar with Bluetooth - Black - Works with Alexa and Siri
Amazon logo
$899.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Flex 2i Portable Wireles...Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i Portable Wireless Multi-Room Smart Speaker with Bluetooth - Black - Works with Alexa and Siri
Amazon logo
$349.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Node 2i Wireless Multi-Room Hi...Bluesound Node 2i Wireless Multi-Room Hi-Res Music Streaming Player - Black - Works with Alexa and Siri
Amazon logo
$549.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Mini Compact Wireless Mu...Bluesound Pulse Mini Compact Wireless Multi-Room Smart Speaker with Bluetooth - Black
Amazon logo
$404.46
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound PULSE FLEX Portable Wireless M...Bluesound PULSE FLEX Portable Wireless Multi-room Smart Speaker with Bluetooth - Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Flex 2i + BP100 Battery ...Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i + BP100 Battery Pack Bundle – Black
Amazon logo
$438.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound POWERNODE 2 Wireless Multi-Roo...Bluesound POWERNODE 2 Wireless Multi-Room Streaming High-Res Amplifier - White
Amazon logo
$701.21
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse SUB Wireless High-Res Su...Bluesound Pulse SUB Wireless High-Res Subwoofer - White
Amazon logo
$649.00

Design

1.drivers count
?

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

2

1

2.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

15966.72cm³

403.37cm³

3.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
5.has a detachable cable
?

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

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
6.weight
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

30g

5.05kg

181g

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
2.is an active speaker
?

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.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
3.has a subwoofer
?

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

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
4.Has a passive radiator
?

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
6.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

0

3

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Google Nest Mini

5

5

5

2.has an AUX input
?

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB12

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

KitSound Hive Evolution

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
2.has a mute function
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Studio

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
3.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
4.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
5.has voice commands
?

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

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini
6.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bluesound Pulse 2i
Google Nest Mini

Price comparison

Bluesound Pulse 2i

ProductStorePrice
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse 2i Premium Wireless Stre...Bluesound Pulse 2i Premium Wireless Streaming Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$899.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Mini 2i Compact Wireless...Bluesound Pulse Mini 2i Compact Wireless Multi-Room Smart Speaker with Bluetooth - Black - Works with Alexa and Siri
Amazon logo
$549.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Soundbar 2i Wireless Mul...Bluesound Pulse Soundbar 2i Wireless Multi-Room Smart Soundbar with Bluetooth - Black - Works with Alexa and Siri
Amazon logo
$899.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Flex 2i Portable Wireles...Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i Portable Wireless Multi-Room Smart Speaker with Bluetooth - Black - Works with Alexa and Siri
Amazon logo
$349.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Node 2i Wireless Multi-Room Hi...Bluesound Node 2i Wireless Multi-Room Hi-Res Music Streaming Player - Black - Works with Alexa and Siri
Amazon logo
$549.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Mini Compact Wireless Mu...Bluesound Pulse Mini Compact Wireless Multi-Room Smart Speaker with Bluetooth - Black
Amazon logo
$404.46
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound PULSE FLEX Portable Wireless M...Bluesound PULSE FLEX Portable Wireless Multi-room Smart Speaker with Bluetooth - Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse Flex 2i + BP100 Battery ...Bluesound Pulse Flex 2i + BP100 Battery Pack Bundle – Black
Amazon logo
$438.00
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound POWERNODE 2 Wireless Multi-Roo...Bluesound POWERNODE 2 Wireless Multi-Room Streaming High-Res Amplifier - White
Amazon logo
$701.21
Bluesound Pulse 2i AmazonBluesound Pulse SUB Wireless High-Res Su...Bluesound Pulse SUB Wireless High-Res Subwoofer - White
Amazon logo
$649.00

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