61points

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5

83points

JBL Xtreme 2

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 vs JBL Xtreme 2

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2

Why is Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 better than JBL Xtreme 2?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    50Hzvs55Hz
  • 50.1mm bigger driver unit
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    120mmvs69.9mm
  • 10W more audio output power
    ?

    1 x 50Wvs2 x 20W
  • 50.1mm bigger built-in subwoofer
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    120mmvs69.9mm
  • 4mm thinner
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    128mmvs132mm

Why is JBL Xtreme 2 better than Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 51.13% less body volume
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    5170.18cm³vs10578.432cm³
  • 3 more drivers
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    4vs1
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 3.05x more battery power
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    10000mAhvs3283mAh
  • 7h longer battery life
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    15hvs8h
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
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    3.5hvs5h

Price comparison

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5

Buy used:

$249.95

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (Onyx5) (Black)
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$218.90
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker - 8 hours Music play time - Black
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$204.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Black (New Model, 100
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$197.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - IPX7 Waterproof Extra Bass Sound System with Rechargeable Battery and Built-in Microphone - Black (Renewed)
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$225.91
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - IPX7 Waterproof Extra Bass Sound System with Rechargeable Battery and Built-in Microphone - Black
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$229.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker - 8 Hours Music Play time - Blue
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$209.95
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 - Bluetooth ...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 - Bluetooth Speaker with Handle - Black (HKOS6BLKAM)
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$299.95
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Portable Ste...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker - Black - (Renewed)
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$179.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - IPX7 Waterproof Extra Bass Sound System with Rechargeable Battery, Built-in Microphone, Hard Travel Case Bag Included - Black
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$249.95

JBL Xtreme 2

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2, Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Xtreme 2, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
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$222.03
JBL Xtreme 2 Amazon(Refurbished) JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Wate...(Refurbished) JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$176.00
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Noir
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$249.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Vert
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$199.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Blue (Renewed)
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$185.75
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2, Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Xtreme 2, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Blue
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$249.00
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Green)
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$249.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Camouflage)
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$199.00
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Red)
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$219.99

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Design

1.volume

10578.43cm³

5170.18cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
9.has a detachable cable
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has a subwoofer
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
5.audio output power

1 x 50W

2 x 20W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
7.has a noise-canceling microphone
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
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.
9.has a magnetic shielding
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
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.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

3283mAh

10000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.has wireless charging
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
7.has a removable battery
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
8.can be used with standard batteries
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
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.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
8.has a 3.5mm male connector
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
9.has AirPlay
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
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 mute function
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has a sleep timer
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5
JBL Xtreme 2
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.

Price comparison

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5

Buy used:

$249.95

ProductStorePrice
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (Onyx5) (Black)
Amazon logo
$218.90
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker - 8 hours Music play time - Black
Amazon logo
$204.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Black (New Model, 100
Amazon logo
$197.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - IPX7 Waterproof Extra Bass Sound System with Rechargeable Battery and Built-in Microphone - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$225.91
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - IPX7 Waterproof Extra Bass Sound System with Rechargeable Battery and Built-in Microphone - Black
Amazon logo
$229.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wi...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker - 8 Hours Music Play time - Blue
Amazon logo
$209.95
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 - Bluetooth ...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 - Bluetooth Speaker with Handle - Black (HKOS6BLKAM)
Amazon logo
$299.95
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Portable Ste...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker - Black - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$179.99
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 5 AmazonHarman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Blu...Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - IPX7 Waterproof Extra Bass Sound System with Rechargeable Battery, Built-in Microphone, Hard Travel Case Bag Included - Black
Amazon logo
$249.95

JBL Xtreme 2

ProductStorePrice
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2, Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Xtreme 2, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
Amazon logo
$222.03
JBL Xtreme 2 Amazon(Refurbished) JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Wate...(Refurbished) JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$176.00
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Noir
Amazon logo
$249.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Xtreme 2 Vert
Amazon logo
$199.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$185.75
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2, Waterproof Portable Blueto...JBL Xtreme 2, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Blue
Amazon logo
$249.00
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Green)
Amazon logo
$249.99
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterpro...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Camouflage)
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$199.00
JBL Xtreme 2 AmazonJBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireles...JBL Xtreme 2 Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Red)
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$219.99

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