94points

Sony SRS-X88

64points

Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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Sony SRS-X88 vs Tivoli Audio iSongBook

Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio iSongBook
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio iSongBook

Why is Sony SRS-X88 better than Tivoli Audio iSongBook?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • 168.4mm shorter
    111mmvs279.4mm
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

Why is Tivoli Audio iSongBook better than Sony SRS-X88?

  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 22.9mm bigger driver unit
    63.5mmvs40.6mm
  • 40.54% less body volume
    2442.05cm³vs4107.28749cm³
  • 201.7mm narrower
    157.2mmvs358.9mm
  • 1.4kg lighter
    1.3kgvs2698.9g
  • Weather sealed
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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.

2.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.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.volume

4107.29cm³

2442.05cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.can be controlled remotely
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.driver unit size

40.6mm

63.5mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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Sony SRS-X77

462mm

6.Weather sealed
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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 subwoofer
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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

4.has a passive radiator
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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.

5.has a magnetic shielding
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.can be used with standard batteries
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

4.has a removable battery
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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

6.has AirPlay
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

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

3.has a sleep timer
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

4.has a radio
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Tivoli Audio iSongBook

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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