88points

JBL Link 20

57points

Philips SBT300

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JBL Link 20 vs Philips SBT300

JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

Why is JBL Link 20 better than Philips SBT300?

  • Is an active speaker
  • 66.54% less body volume
    1816.29cm³vs5428.8cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 207mm narrower
    93mmvs300mm
  • 250g lighter
    950gvs1200g
  • Weather sealed
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Is dustproof and water resistant

Why is Philips SBT300 better than JBL Link 20?

  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    70mmvs50mm
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 94mm shorter
    116mmvs210mm
  • Has an AUX input
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Wireless charging
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Can be used with standard batteries

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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

1

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

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3.volume

1816.29cm³

5428.8cm³

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58.75cm³

4.driver unit size

50mm

70mm

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

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Sony SRS-X77

462mm

5.Weather sealed
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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

6.has a detachable cable
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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 20
Philips SBT300

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.audio output power

2 x 10W

2 x 2W

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

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2 x 2250W

4.has a subwoofer
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

5.has a passive radiator
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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.

For example

NudeAudio Move L

6.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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)

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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 20
Philips SBT300

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

5.has a removable battery
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.2

2.1

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5

2.Has WiFi
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has an AUX input
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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 20
Philips SBT300

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
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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 3.5mm male connector
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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

3.has voice prompts
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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

4.has voice commands
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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 sleep timer
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

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

6.has a radio
JBL Link 20
Philips SBT300

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

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