65points

Harman Kardon Aura

75points

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Harman Kardon Aura
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49 facts in comparison

Harman Kardon Aura vs Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
65
points
Harman Kardon Aura
75
points
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Why is Harman Kardon Aura better than Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4?

  • 18mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    38mmvs20mm
  • 4 more drivers
    ?

    6vs2
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 63mm narrower
    215mmvs278mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • 39mm bigger built-in subwoofer
    ?

    114mmvs75mm

Why is Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 better than Harman Kardon Aura?

  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • 9.3% less body volume
    11528.66cm³vs12758.1cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • 30W more audio output power
    ?

    4 x 15Wvs2 x 15W
  • 219g lighter
    2.06kgvs2280g
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Audio Pro Living LV2e

203mm

38mm

20mm

2.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

6

2

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.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
4.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

12758.1cm³

11528.66cm³

5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
6.weight
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

50g

2.28kg

2.06kg

Sound quality

1.audio output power
?

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

2 x 15W

4 x 15W

2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

50Hz

50Hz

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

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
4.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

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
5.has a subwoofer
?

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

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
6.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.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Audio Pro Addon C3

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

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.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
2.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
4.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

Sony SRS-XB501G

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
5.USB ports
?

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

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

6.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
2.has a mute function
?

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

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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.

Harman Kardon Aura
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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

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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

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