Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
54% have it
2. driver unit size
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
4. 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
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
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
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 a rechargeable battery
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
64% have it
12. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
76% have it
13. can be controlled remotely
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
Sol Republic Deck: 91m
Braven 850: 7mm
17. wireless charging
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
20% have it
18. has a mute function
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
15% have it
19. supports Ethernet
Ethernet is a local area network technology.
8% have it
20. 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
21. 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.