66points

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY

90points

JBL Xtreme 2

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
Comparison winner
JBL Xtreme 2
vs
vs

50 facts in comparison

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY vs JBL Xtreme 2

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
66
points
Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
90
points
JBL Xtreme 2

Why is Harman Kardon GO + PLAY better than JBL Xtreme 2?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    40Hzvs55Hz
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 5dB bigger signal-to-noise ratio
    ?

    85dBvs80dB
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?
  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?

Why is JBL Xtreme 2 better than Harman Kardon GO + PLAY?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 81.27% less body volume
    5170.18cm³vs27600cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.drivers count
?

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

2

2

2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
3.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

27600cm³

5170.18cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
6.weight
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

50g

4.3kg

2.39kg

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

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

40Hz

55Hz

2.has stereo speakers
?

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

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
3.is an active speaker
?

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.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
4.has a subwoofer
?

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

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
5.Has a passive radiator
?

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
6.SNR
?

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

85dB

80dB

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
3.has wireless charging
?

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

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
4.has a removable battery
?

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

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
5.can be used with standard batteries
?

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
?

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.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
2.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
5.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

6.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
2.has a mute function
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Studio

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
4.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
5.has voice commands
?

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

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2
6.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Harman Kardon GO + PLAY
JBL Xtreme 2

Price comparison

Which are the best portable speakers?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.