79points

Denon HEOS 1 HS2

69points

Google Home Mini

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
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49 facts in comparison

Denon HEOS 1 HS2 vs Google Home Mini

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
79
points
Denon HEOS 1 HS2
69
points
Google Home Mini

Why is Denon HEOS 1 HS2 better than Google Home Mini?

  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?

Why is Google Home Mini better than Denon HEOS 1 HS2?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 87.11% less body volume
    403.37cm³vs3120.768cm³
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
    ?
  • 1.23kg lighter
    173gvs1400g
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs0

Price comparison

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

1

1

2.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.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
3.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

3120.77cm³

403.37cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

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Google Home Mini
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
6.weight
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

30g

1.4kg

173g

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

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Google Home 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.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
3.has a subwoofer
?

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

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home 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

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
5.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

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

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
6.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

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Google Home Mini

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
3.has wireless charging
?

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

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
4.has a removable battery
?

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

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Google Home Mini
5.can be used with standard batteries
?

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini

Connectivity

1.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.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
3.USB ports
?

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

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

4.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

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Google Home Mini
5.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

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Google Home Mini
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

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

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
2.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
3.has a mute function
?

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

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
4.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.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
5.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.

Denon HEOS 1 HS2
Google Home Mini
6.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

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Google Home Mini

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