86points

JBL Link 10

74points

Philips SB7100

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JBL Link 10 vs Philips SB7100

JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100
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74
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Why is JBL Link 10 better than Philips SB7100?

  • Is an active speaker
  • Weather sealed
  • 94mm narrower
    86mmvs180mm
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has a mute function
  • Has voice prompts

Why is Philips SB7100 better than JBL Link 10?

  • 44.64% less body volume
    691.92cm³vs1249.924cm³
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 107mm shorter
    62mmvs169mm
  • 257g lighter
    413gvs670g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Can be controlled remotely

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.driver unit size

45mm

25.4mm

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

4.volume

1249.92cm³

691.92cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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

6.has a detachable cable
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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.audio output power

2 x 8W

2 x 4W

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

Best

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

2.has stereo speakers
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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

3.is an active speaker
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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 passive radiator
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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.

6.has a subwoofer
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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 SB7100

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 SB7100

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 SB7100

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

2.1

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

3.has an AUX input
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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.

5.maximum Bluetooth range

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 SB7100

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

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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

3.has voice prompts
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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

4.has a radio
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

5.has voice commands
JBL Link 10
Philips SB7100

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 SB7100

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

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