85points

JBL Link 20

51points

SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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JBL Link 20 vs SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

Why is JBL Link 20 better than SimplyVibe V3-5CPB?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has WiFi
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a mute function

Why is SimplyVibe V3-5CPB better than JBL Link 20?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    60Hzvs65Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 149mm shorter
    61mmvs210mm
  • Has an AUX input
  • 42.2mm narrower
    50.8mmvs93mm
  • 723.2g lighter
    226.8gvs950g
  • 15dB bigger signal-to-noise ratio
    95dBvs80dB
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

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Design

1.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.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2.control panel placed on a device
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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.

3.driver unit size

50mm

40mm

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.Weather sealed
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

5.has a detachable cable
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

6.can be controlled remotely
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

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Sound quality

1.is an active speaker
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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.

2.has stereo speakers
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

3.lowest frequency

65Hz

60Hz

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.audio output power

2 x 10W

1 x 3W

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

5.has a passive radiator
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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 subwoofer
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

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Power

1.battery power

6000mAh

400mAh

Best

JBL Boombox

20000mAh

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.wireless charging
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

For example

NudeAudio Move L

5.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

6.has a removable battery
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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 AirPlay
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.

For example

Bluesound Pulse 2i

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

3.has voice prompts
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

4.has a radio
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

5.has voice commands
JBL Link 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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 20
SimplyVibe V3-5CPB

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

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