61points

Bose SoundLink Mini

87points

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

Bose SoundLink Mini
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Bose SoundLink Mini vs Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
61
points
87
points

Why is Bose SoundLink Mini better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini?

  • 24.4mm shorter
    51mmvs75.4mm
  • Has a mute function

Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than Bose SoundLink Mini?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 52.48% less body volume
    253.34cm³vs532.44cm³
  • 5.56x more battery power
    2000mAhvs360mAh
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 432g lighter
    238gvs670g
  • 40mm narrower
    140mmvs180mm
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)

Top specs and features

Design

1.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.

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8

2.driver unit size

51mm

27mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

3.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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.

4.volume

532.44cm³

253.34cm³

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58.75cm³

5.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

6.can be controlled remotely
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

2.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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.

Power

1.battery power

360mAh

2000mAh

Best

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20000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

3h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

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0.5h

4.wireless charging
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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.

2.Has WiFi
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

4.has AirPlay
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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.

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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.

6.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Bose SoundLink Mini
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

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

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