58points

Gear4 Xorb Wireless

94points

Ultimate Ears Megablast

Gear4 Xorb Wireless
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Gear4 Xorb Wireless vs Ultimate Ears Megablast

Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast
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94
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Why is Gear4 Xorb Wireless better than Ultimate Ears Megablast?

  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 47mm shorter
    190mmvs237mm
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Ultimate Ears Megablast better than Gear4 Xorb Wireless?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 67.53% less body volume
    1835.33cm³vs5652.5cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has WiFi
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Weather sealed

Top specs and features

Design

1.drivers count

3

2

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.control panel placed on a device
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
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.

3.has a neodymium magnet
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

4.volume

5652.5cm³

1835.33cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.has a detachable cable
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
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.

6.Weather sealed
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
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.

2.is an active speaker
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
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.

3.Has a passive radiator
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.

4.has a subwoofer
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

6.number of microphones

0

2

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

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
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.

2.Has WiFi
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
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.

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

3.Has voice prompts
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.

4.supports a remote smartphone
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

5.Has a radio
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

6.has voice commands
Gear4 Xorb Wireless
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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