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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

88points

JBL Link 20

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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini vs JBL Link 20

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than JBL Link 20?

  • 86.07% less body volume
    253.34cm³vs1816.29cm³
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 134.6mm shorter
    75.4mmvs210mm
  • Has an AUX input
  • 712g lighter
    238gvs950g
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Why is JBL Link 20 better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini?

  • 115Hz lower low-frequency
    65Hzvs180Hz
  • Is an active speaker
  • 23mm bigger driver unit
    50mmvs27mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 12W more audio output power
    2 x 10Wvs2 x 4W
  • 47mm narrower
    93mmvs140mm
  • Weather sealed
  • 3x more battery power
    6000mAhvs2000mAh

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

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

3.volume

253.34cm³

1816.29cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.can be controlled remotely
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

5.driver unit size

27mm

50mm

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

6.Weather sealed
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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 Link 20

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.audio output power

2 x 4W

2 x 10W

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

4.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

5.has a subwoofer
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

6.has a passive radiator
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

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Power

1.battery power

2000mAh

6000mAh

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.wireless charging
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

5.charge time

3h

4.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

6.can be used with standard batteries
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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 20

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 Link 20

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

5.has a 3.5mm male connector
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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 Link 20

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 Link 20

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

3.has voice prompts
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

4.has voice commands
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

5.has a sleep timer
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

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

6.has a radio
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Link 20

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

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