87points

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

68points

JBL Xtreme

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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini vs JBL Xtreme

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Xtreme
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
JBL Xtreme

Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than JBL Xtreme?

  • 94.18% less body volume
    253.34cm³vs4350.276cm³
  • 50.6mm shorter
    75.4mmvs126mm
  • 1.87kg lighter
    238gvs2112g
  • 143mm narrower
    140mmvs283mm
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Why is JBL Xtreme better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini?

  • 110Hz lower low-frequency
    70Hzvs180Hz
  • Is an active speaker
  • 36mm bigger driver unit
    63mmvs27mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 2 more drivers
    4vs2
  • Has a passive radiator
  • 5x more battery power
    10000mAhvs2000mAh
  • 1 more USB ports
    2vs1

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
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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

4

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.driver unit size

27mm

63mm

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

4350.28cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

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

6.can be controlled remotely
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JBL Xtreme

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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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
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JBL Xtreme

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

70Hz

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

4.has a passive radiator
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JBL Xtreme

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.

5.has a noise canceling microphone
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JBL Xtreme

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

6.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

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Power

1.battery power

2000mAh

10000mAh

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
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JBL Xtreme

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
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JBL Xtreme

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.wireless charging
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JBL Xtreme

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

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
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JBL Xtreme

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
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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 a 3.5mm male connector
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JBL Xtreme

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

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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JBL Xtreme

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

5.has AirPlay
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JBL Xtreme

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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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.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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