JBL OnBeat Rumble
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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
Vifa Stockholm 2.0
Meridian Explorer 2
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
2 x 25W
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
Devialet Silver Phantom Gold
2 x 2250W
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
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.
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.
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
Pure Evoke D2
How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
LG Music Flow P7
Bluesound Pulse 2i
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.
Lightning is a proprietary computer bus and power connector created by Apple Inc. It allows you to easily plug your iPhone 5, iPod Touch (5th gen.), iPod Nano (7th gen.), iPad (4th gen.), and iPad Mini into the device, play music and at the same time charge it.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.