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
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
7. 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: 58.75cm³
9. Bluetooth version
Apple HomePod: 5
10. has a battery level indicator
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
31% have it
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
12. 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
13. 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.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
76% have it
16. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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.
25% have it
17. maximum Bluetooth range
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
Sol Republic Deck: 91m
18. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
JBL Boombox: 2
19. 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
20. warranty period
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Audio Pro Addon C10: 24
Braven 850: 7mm
22. has USB mass storage support
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
12% have it
23. power consumption operation
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
Pure Evoke D2: 1.6W
Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
Killer Concepts Rocksteady XS: 3 Ohms
25. power consumption on standby
How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.