63points

Philips BT3500

98points

Ultimate Ears Megablast

Philips BT3500
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Philips BT3500 vs Ultimate Ears Megablast

Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Why is Philips BT3500 better than Ultimate Ears Megablast?

  • 61.26% less body volume
    710.53cm³vs1835.328cm³
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 136mm shorter
    101mmvs237mm
  • Has an AUX input
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a microphone in

Why is Ultimate Ears Megablast better than Philips BT3500?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
    55mmvs51mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    4vs3
  • Has a passive radiator
  • 113mm narrower
    88mmvs201mm
  • Weather sealed

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.driver unit size

51mm

55mm

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

3.volume

710.53cm³

1835.33cm³

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58.75cm³

4.drivers count

2

2

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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Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

5.has a detachable cable
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

6.height

101mm

237mm

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19mm

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.has a passive radiator
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.

4.has a subwoofer
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

6.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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Amazon Echo Show

8

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

3

4

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Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.has an AUX input
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.

3.Has WiFi
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

6.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

45m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

3.has voice prompts
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

4.has voice commands
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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 radio
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

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Miscellaneous

1.supports a remote smartphone
Philips BT3500
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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