88points

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

86points

JBL Link 10

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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini vs JBL Link 10

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
88
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86
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Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than JBL Link 10?

  • 79.76% less body volume
    253.34cm³vs1249.924cm³
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 93.6mm shorter
    75.4mmvs169mm
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 432g lighter
    238gvs670g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Can be controlled remotely

Why is JBL Link 10 better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini?

  • 115Hz lower low-frequency
    65Hzvs180Hz
  • Is an active speaker
  • 18mm bigger driver unit
    45mmvs27mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 8W more audio output power
    2 x 8Wvs2 x 4W
  • 2x more battery power
    4000mAhvs2000mAh
  • Weather sealed
  • 54mm narrower
    86mmvs140mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.drivers count

2

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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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.driver unit size

27mm

45mm

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

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

4.volume

253.34cm³

1249.92cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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

6.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Audio Pro Addon C10

24

Sound quality

1.audio output power

2 x 4W

2 x 8W

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.lowest frequency

180Hz

65Hz

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

3.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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

4.is an active speaker
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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.

5.SNR

80dB

80dB

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.

Best

Libratone Loop

99dB

6.has a noise canceling microphone
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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

Power

1.battery power

2000mAh

4000mAh

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

3h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

5.wireless charging
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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

6.can be used with standard batteries
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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 Link 10

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.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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

3.has voice prompts
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

4.has a radio
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

5.has voice commands
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

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 Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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