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JBL Link 20

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JBL Link 20 review: specs and price

JBL Link 20
JBL Link 20
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Why is JBL Link 20 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    65Hzvs74.41Hz
  • Volume
    1816.29cm³vs31559.1cm³
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs3.21
  • Battery power
    6000mAhvs2233.95mAh
  • Highest frequency
    20000Hzvs19731.67Hz
  • SNR
    80dBvs79.23dB
  • Weight
    950gvs1.49kg
  • Width
    93mmvs193.02mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.driver unit size

50mm

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

2.drivers count

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.control panel placed on a device
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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.volume

1816.29cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

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

6.can be controlled remotely
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Sound quality

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

2.audio output power

2 x 10W

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

3.lowest frequency

65Hz

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

4.is an active speaker
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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.

5.SNR

80dB

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

6.Has a passive radiator
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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.

For example

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Power

1.battery power

6000mAh

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.charge time

4.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

5. longer battery life

10h

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.

Best

Lava Brightsounds 2

36h

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

For example

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.2

Best

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5

2.has an AUX input
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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.

For example

Anker SoundCore 2

3.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Amazon Echo Plus 2

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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

3.Has voice prompts
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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.

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

5.Has a radio
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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

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

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