68points

Sonos One

93points

Ultimate Ears Megablast

Sonos One
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Sonos One vs Ultimate Ears Megablast

Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast
68
points
93
points

Why is Sonos One better than Ultimate Ears Megablast?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a subwoofer
  • 75.6mm shorter
    161.4mmvs237mm
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Has a radio

Why is Ultimate Ears Megablast better than Sonos One?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 20.64% less body volume
    1835.33cm³vs2312.553726cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Weather sealed

Top specs and features

Design

1.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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2.control panel placed on a device
Sonos One
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.

3.volume

2312.55cm³

1835.33cm³

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4.has a detachable cable
Sonos One
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.

5.Weather sealed
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

6.height

161.4mm

237mm

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sonos One
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
Sonos One
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
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.

4.has a subwoofer
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Sonos One
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

6

2

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

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
Sonos One
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.

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4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sonos One
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.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

3.Has voice prompts
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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.

4.Has a radio
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

5.has voice commands
Sonos One
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.

Miscellaneous

1.supports a remote smartphone
Sonos One
Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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