90points
63points

JBL Xtreme 2

95points
86points

Ultimate Ears Megablast

JBL Xtreme 2
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JBL Xtreme 2 vs Ultimate Ears Megablast

JBL Xtreme 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast
90
points
JBL Xtreme 2
95
points
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Why is JBL Xtreme 2 better than Ultimate Ears Megablast?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    55Hzvs60Hz
  • 14.9mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    69.9mmvs55mm
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4
  • 3.19x more battery power
    10000mAhvs3130mAh
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 101mm shorter
    136mmvs237mm
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?

Why is Ultimate Ears Megablast better than JBL Xtreme 2?

  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • 64.5% less body volume
    1835.33cm³vs5170.176cm³
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    16hvs15h
  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1

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Design

1.driver unit size
?

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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69.9mm

55mm

2.drivers count
?

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.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

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4.volume
?

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5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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6.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

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8Hz

55Hz

60Hz

2.has stereo speakers
?

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

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3.is an active speaker
?

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.

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4.has a subwoofer
?

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

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5.Has a passive radiator
?

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.

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6.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

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60000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

Power

1.battery power
?

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20000mAh

10000mAh

3130mAh

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Xtreme 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Xtreme 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast
4.Battery life
?

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.

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36h

15h

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5.has wireless charging
?

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

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

JBL Xtreme 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast
6.has a removable battery
?

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

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

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5

4.2

4

2.has an AUX input
?

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.

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3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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Ultimate Ears Megablast
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

For example

Google Nest Mini

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5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

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Ultimate Ears Megablast
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

JBL Xtreme 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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Ultimate Ears Megablast
2.has a mute function
?

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

JBL Xtreme 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

JBL Xtreme 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast
4.Has voice prompts
?

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.

JBL Xtreme 2
Ultimate Ears Megablast
5.has voice commands
?

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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6.has a sleep timer
?

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

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