88points

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

85points

JBL Link 10

60points

Philips BT2500

Comparison winner
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
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52 facts in comparison

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini vs JBL Link 10 vs Philips BT2500

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
88
points
85
points
60
points

Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than JBL Link 10 & Philips BT2500?

  • Volume
    253.34cm³vs1249.924,346.834cm³
  • Height
    75.4mmvs169,101mm
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has AirPlay
  • Travel bag is included
  • Thickness
    24mmvs86,34mm

Why is JBL Link 10 better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini & Philips BT2500?

  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Weather sealed
  • Width
    86mmvs140,101mm
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a mute function

Why is Philips BT2500 better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini & JBL Link 10?

  • Driver unit size
    51mmvs27,45mm
  • Weight
    220gvs238,670g

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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.driver unit size

27mm

45mm

51mm

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

3.drivers count

2

2

1

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

4.volume

253.34cm³

1249.92cm³

346.83cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

6.has a detachable cable
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.audio output power

2 x 4W

2 x 8W

1 x 3W

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.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

3.is an active speaker
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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.

4.SNR

80dB

80dB

60dB

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

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

6.has a passive radiator
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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.

For example

NudeAudio Move L

Power

1.battery power

2000mAh

4000mAh

750mAh

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.wireless charging
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

5.can be used with standard batteries
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

6.has a removable battery
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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
Philips BT2500

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

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