30 facts in comparison
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
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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Meridian Explorer 2
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Meridian Explorer 2
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.
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.
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
Pure Evoke D2
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
LG Music Flow P7
The device can connect to WiFi.
Bluesound Pulse 2i
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.
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.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
Sol Republic Deck
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.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.