88points

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

62points

Philips BT2500

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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini vs Philips BT2500

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than Philips BT2500?

  • 27.09% less body volume
    253.34cm³vs346.834cm³
  • 25.6mm shorter
    75.4mmvs101mm
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has AirPlay
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Travel bag is included
  • 10mm thinner
    24mmvs34mm

Why is Philips BT2500 better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini?

  • 24mm bigger driver unit
    51mmvs27mm
  • 39mm narrower
    101mmvs140mm
  • 18g lighter
    220gvs238g

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
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.drivers count

2

1

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.volume

253.34cm³

346.83cm³

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58.75cm³

4.can be controlled remotely
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

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

5.driver unit size

27mm

51mm

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

6.has a detachable cable
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Philips BT2500

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
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.

2.audio output power

2 x 4W

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

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2 x 2250W

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

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

4.SNR

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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

6.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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8

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Power

1.battery power

2000mAh

750mAh

Best

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20000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
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 a 3.5mm male connector
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Philips BT2500

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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

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

5.has AirPlay
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

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
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
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.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Philips BT2500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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