The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
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.
88% have it
4. lowest frequency
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Samsung WAM750: 8Hz
5. 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.
63% have it
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
8. has a detachable cable
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
51% have it
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
10. drivers count
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: 8
11. 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.
79% have it
12. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
76% have it
13. audio output power
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
2 x 10W
Devialet Silver Phantom Gold: 2 x 2250W
14. can be controlled remotely
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Bose SoundLink Air: 60000Hz
17. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
JBL Boombox: 2
18. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Amazon Echo Show: 8
Braven 850: 7mm
20. has a mute function
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
15% have it
21. has USB mass storage support
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
12% have it
22. no battery needed
This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
26% have it
23. supports Ethernet
Ethernet is a local area network technology.
8% have it
24. has AirPlay
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.
14% have it
25. Is DLNA certified
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.