44points

Philips Docking DS1210 Clock

94points

Sony SRS-X88

Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
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Philips Docking DS1210 Clock vs Sony SRS-X88

Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88
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94
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Why is Philips Docking DS1210 Clock better than Sony SRS-X88?

  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 85.9mm narrower
    273mmvs358.9mm
  • 1.96kg lighter
    740gvs2698.9g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 20W lower power consumption on operation
    25W vs45W
  • Has a sleep timer
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

Why is Sony SRS-X88 better than Philips Docking DS1210 Clock?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 27.03% less body volume
    4107.29cm³vs5628.714cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 11mm shorter
    111mmvs122mm

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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.volume

5628.71cm³

4107.29cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

3.has a detachable cable
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.height

122mm

111mm

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

6.weight

740g

2.7kg

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

50g

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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 Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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 Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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 Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.power consumption operation

25W

45W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Pure Evoke D2

1.6W

4.can be used with standard batteries
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

5.has a removable battery
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

6.power consumption on standby

2W

0.5W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

LG Music Flow P7

0.03W

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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.

3.has an AUX input
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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 802.11n WiFi connection
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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.

6.has AirPlay
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a sleep timer
Philips Docking DS1210 Clock
Sony SRS-X88

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

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