60points

Cambridge Audio G5

94points

Sony SRS-X88

Cambridge Audio G5
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Cambridge Audio G5 vs Sony SRS-X88

Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

Why is Cambridge Audio G5 better than Sony SRS-X88?

  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 56.25% less body volume
    1796.85cm³vs4107.28749cm³
  • 88.9mm narrower
    270mmvs358.9mm
  • 1.4kg lighter
    1.3kgvs2698.9g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 48.1mm thinner
    55mmvs103.1mm

Why is Sony SRS-X88 better than Cambridge Audio G5?

  • Has a passive radiator
  • 10mm shorter
    111mmvs121mm
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • 1 more USB ports
    2vs1
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has AirPlay

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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.drivers count

5

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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Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.volume

1796.85cm³

4107.29cm³

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Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.has a detachable cable
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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

5.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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Audio Pro Addon C10

24

6.weight

1.3kg

2.7kg

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

50g

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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 subwoofer
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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

4.has a passive radiator
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.can be used with standard batteries
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

4.has a removable battery
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

9.1m

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

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

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

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Cambridge Audio G5
Sony SRS-X88

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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