87points

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini

62points

Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini vs Tivoli Audio iSongBook

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Tivoli Audio iSongBook
Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
Tivoli Audio iSongBook

Why is Harman Kardon Esquire Mini better than Tivoli Audio iSongBook?

  • 89.64% less body volume
    253.34cm³vs2442.045408cm³
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 204mm shorter
    75.4mmvs279.4mm
  • 17.2mm narrower
    140mmvs157.2mm
  • 1.06kg lighter
    238gvs1300g
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Tivoli Audio iSongBook better than Harman Kardon Esquire Mini?

  • Is an active speaker
  • 36.5mm bigger driver unit
    63.5mmvs27mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a mute function
  • Has a sleep timer
  • Has a magnetic shielding
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

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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

2

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.driver unit size

27mm

63.5mm

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

4.volume

253.34cm³

2442.05cm³

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58.75cm³

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

6.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.

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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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.

5.number of microphones

1

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

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6.has a magnetic shielding
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A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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

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

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

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Connectivity

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

5.has AirPlay
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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.

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

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

4.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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