49points

Harman Kardon Citation One

69points

Libratone Loop

Harman Kardon Citation One
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Harman Kardon Citation One vs Libratone Loop

Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop

Why is Harman Kardon Citation One better than Libratone Loop?

  • 59.96% less body volume
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    3684.8cm³vs9203.787cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • 700g lighter
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    2kgvs2700g
  • Has voice commands
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  • 193mm narrower
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    140mmvs333mm

Why is Libratone Loop better than Harman Kardon Citation One?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 2 more drivers
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    3vs1
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has an AUX input
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  • 19dB bigger signal-to-noise ratio
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    99dBvs80dB
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has AirPlay
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Price comparison

Harman Kardon Citation One

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Citation surround speakers...Harman Kardon Citation surround speakers (black)
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$335.00
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon CITATION 21 Amplifier Owne...Harman Kardon CITATION 21 Amplifier Owners Instruction Manual Reprint [Plastic Comb]
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$18.00
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multi...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multiroom Speaker with 360-Degree Sound, Natural
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$599.00
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonSound Bar with Subwoofer, TV 2.1 CH Soun...Sound Bar with Subwoofer, TV 2.1 CH Soundbar, Superior Surround Sound System, Works with 4K & HD & Smart TV,Bluetooth 5.0 Enabled (Model: P27, 120W)
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$99.99
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker White (New Model)
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$201.99
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonBluetooth Speaker, EarFun UBOOM 24W Port...Bluetooth Speaker, EarFun UBOOM 24W Portable Wireless Speaker, 360° Surround Sound, Deep Bass, USB-C, 100ft Bluetooth 5.0 Range, IPX7 Waterproof, Indoor & Outdoor Modes, Wireless Stereo Pairing
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$49.99
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Black (New Model, 100
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$145.36
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Esquire Mini 2 - PortableB...Harman Kardon Esquire Mini 2 - PortableBluetooth Speaker - Silver
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$99.95
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Citation Surround Wireless...Harman Kardon Citation Surround Wireless Satellite Speakers (Grey)
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$679.40
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Allure Portable Portable A...Harman Kardon Allure Portable Portable Alexa Voice Activated Speaker,Black
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$149.00

Design

1.volume

3684.8cm³

9203.79cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Libratone Loop
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.weight

2kg

2.7kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Libratone Loop
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 passive radiator
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Libratone Loop
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.
3.has a noise-canceling microphone
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Libratone Loop
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.
5.has a magnetic shielding
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Libratone Loop
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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Libratone Loop
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.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Libratone Loop
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
Wi-Fi 4 (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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has a mute function
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.has a sleep timer
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Miscellaneous

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Harman Kardon Citation One
Libratone Loop
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.

Price comparison

Harman Kardon Citation One

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Citation surround speakers...Harman Kardon Citation surround speakers (black)
Amazon logo
$335.00
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon CITATION 21 Amplifier Owne...Harman Kardon CITATION 21 Amplifier Owners Instruction Manual Reprint [Plastic Comb]
Amazon logo
$18.00
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multi...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multiroom Speaker with 360-Degree Sound, Natural
Amazon logo
$599.00
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonSound Bar with Subwoofer, TV 2.1 CH Soun...Sound Bar with Subwoofer, TV 2.1 CH Soundbar, Superior Surround Sound System, Works with 4K & HD & Smart TV,Bluetooth 5.0 Enabled (Model: P27, 120W)
Amazon logo
$99.99
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker White (New Model)
Amazon logo
$201.99
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonBluetooth Speaker, EarFun UBOOM 24W Port...Bluetooth Speaker, EarFun UBOOM 24W Portable Wireless Speaker, 360° Surround Sound, Deep Bass, USB-C, 100ft Bluetooth 5.0 Range, IPX7 Waterproof, Indoor & Outdoor Modes, Wireless Stereo Pairing
Amazon logo
$49.99
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Black (New Model, 100
Amazon logo
$145.36
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Esquire Mini 2 - PortableB...Harman Kardon Esquire Mini 2 - PortableBluetooth Speaker - Silver
Amazon logo
$99.95
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Citation Surround Wireless...Harman Kardon Citation Surround Wireless Satellite Speakers (Grey)
Amazon logo
$679.40
Harman Kardon Citation One AmazonHarman Kardon Allure Portable Portable A...Harman Kardon Allure Portable Portable Alexa Voice Activated Speaker,Black
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$149.00

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