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.
89% have it
2. 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.
64% have it
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
5. has a detachable cable
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
50% have it
6. has a battery level indicator
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
32% have it
7. Bluetooth version
Apple HomePod: 5
8. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
77% have it
9. drivers count
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
11. has a rechargeable battery
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
64% have it
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
13. has a noise canceling microphone
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
10% have it
14. maximum Bluetooth range
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
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% have it
16. charge time
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
WOWee One Slim: 0.5h
17. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
JBL Boombox: 2
18. has a mute function
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
16% have it
19. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Amazon Echo Show: 8
20. multipoint count
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.
Ikea Eneby 30: 8
Braven 850: 7mm
22. has voice prompts
This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.
10% have it
23. 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.