86points

JBL Link 10

60points

Philips BT2500

99points

Sony SRS-X77

JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
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JBL Link 10 vs Philips BT2500 vs Sony SRS-X77

JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77
86
points
60
points
99
points

Why is JBL Link 10 better than Philips BT2500 & Sony SRS-X77?

  • Weather sealed
  • Width
    86mmvs101,300mm
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a mute function
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has a sleep timer
  • Has voice commands

Why is Philips BT2500 better than JBL Link 10 & Sony SRS-X77?

  • Volume
    346.83cm³vs1249.924,2376cm³
  • Height
    101mmvs169,132mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Weight
    220gvs670,1900.6g
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a microphone in
  • Thickness
    34mmvs86,60mm

Why is Sony SRS-X77 better than JBL Link 10 & Philips BT2500?

  • Driver unit size
    462mmvs45,51mm
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has AirPlay
  • Is DLNA certified

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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.driver unit size

45mm

51mm

462mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

3.drivers count

2

1

2

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

4.volume

1249.92cm³

346.83cm³

2376cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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

6.has a detachable cable
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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 passive radiator
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

5.has a subwoofer
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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.

For example

Amazon Echo Show

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

5.has a removable battery
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

3

3

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.has an AUX input
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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.

5.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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

3.has voice prompts
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

4.has a radio
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

5.has voice commands
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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

6.has a sleep timer
JBL Link 10
Philips BT2500
Sony SRS-X77

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

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