88points

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

64points

JBL Flip 2

94points

Sony SRS-X88

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini vs JBL Flip 2 vs Sony SRS-X88

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than JBL Flip 2 & Sony SRS-X88?

  • Width
    140mmvs160,358.9mm
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Wireless charging
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a microphone in

Why is JBL Flip 2 better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini & Sony SRS-X88?

  • Height
    65mmvs75.4,111mm

Why is Sony SRS-X88 better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini & JBL Flip 2?

  • Lowest frequency
    20Hzvs180,100Hz
  • Driver unit size
    40.6mmvs27,40mm
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • USB ports
    2vs1,1
  • Is DLNA certified

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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

2

2

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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3.driver unit size

27mm

40mm

40.6mm

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

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462mm

4.can be controlled remotely
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.has a detachable cable
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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.

6.warranty period

1

1

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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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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.lowest frequency

180Hz

100Hz

20Hz

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

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8Hz

4.has a subwoofer
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

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

5.has a passive radiator
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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.

6.has a noise canceling microphone
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

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

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

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

4.can be used with standard batteries
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

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

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5.has a removable battery
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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.has a 3.5mm male connector
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

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

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Flip 2
Sony SRS-X88

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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