94points

Sony SRS-X88

42points

Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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Sony SRS-X88 vs Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

Why is Sony SRS-X88 better than Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a passive radiator
  • 47.8mm shorter
    111mmvs158.8mm
  • Has WiFi
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth better than Sony SRS-X88?

  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 22.9mm bigger driver unit
    63.5mmvs40.6mm
  • 64.28% less body volume
    1467.12cm³vs4107.28749cm³
  • 265.2mm narrower
    93.7mmvs358.9mm
  • 1.83kg lighter
    870gvs2698.9g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a radio
  • 4.5mm thinner
    98.6mmvs103.1mm

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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

1

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

1467.12cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.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.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

5.has a detachable cable
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

6.weight

2.7kg

870g

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

50g

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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

4.has a passive radiator
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.can be used with standard batteries
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

4.has a removable battery
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

3

2.1

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.Has WiFi
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has an AUX input
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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.

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

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.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

9m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a radio
Sony SRS-X88
Tivoli Audio Portal Audio Laboratory Bluetooth

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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