75points

Philips SB7100

94points

Sony SRS-X88

Philips SB7100
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Sony SRS-X88
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Philips SB7100 vs Sony SRS-X88

Philips SB7100
Sony SRS-X88
Philips SB7100
Sony SRS-X88

Why is Philips SB7100 better than Sony SRS-X88?

  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 83.15% less body volume
    691.92cm³vs4107.28749cm³
  • 49mm shorter
    62mmvs111mm
  • 178.9mm narrower
    180mmvs358.9mm
  • 2.29kg lighter
    413gvs2698.9g
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Wireless charging

Why is Sony SRS-X88 better than Philips SB7100?

  • Is an active speaker
  • 15.2mm bigger driver unit
    40.6mmvs25.4mm
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
    3vs2.1
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • 1 more USB ports
    2vs1
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips SB7100
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.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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3.volume

691.92cm³

4107.29cm³

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Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.driver unit size

25.4mm

40.6mm

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

5.can be controlled remotely
Philips SB7100
Sony SRS-X88

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

6.has a detachable cable
Philips SB7100
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.

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SB7100
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 SB7100
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 subwoofer
Philips SB7100
Sony SRS-X88

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

4.has a passive radiator
Philips SB7100
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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SB7100
Sony SRS-X88

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Philips SB7100
Sony SRS-X88

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Philips SB7100
Sony SRS-X88

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

4.can be used with standard batteries
Philips SB7100
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 SB7100
Sony SRS-X88

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.Bluetooth version

2.1

3

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Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.Has WiFi
Philips SB7100
Sony SRS-X88

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has an AUX input
Philips SB7100
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 fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Philips SB7100
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.

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Philips SB7100
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.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

9.1m

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 SB7100
Sony SRS-X88

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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