94points

Sony SRS-X88

76points

UE Boom 2

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35 facts in comparison

Sony SRS-X88 vs UE Boom 2

Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

Why is Sony SRS-X88 better than UE Boom 2?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 70Hz lower low-frequency
    20Hzvs90Hz
  • 69mm shorter
    111mmvs180mm
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has WiFi
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection

Why is UE Boom 2 better than Sony SRS-X88?

  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 4.4mm bigger driver unit
    45mmvs40.6mm
  • 80.33% less body volume
    808.02cm³vs4107.28749cm³
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    4vs3
  • Weather sealed
  • 291.9mm narrower
    67mmvs358.9mm
  • 20.9m greater wireless connectivity range
    30mvs9.1m
  • 2.15kg lighter
    548gvs2698.9g

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

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.driver unit size

40.6mm

45mm

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

4.volume

4107.29cm³

808.02cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

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

6.warranty period

1

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Audio Pro Addon C10

24

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

90Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

3.is an active speaker
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 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.

4.has a passive radiator
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

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 subwoofer
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

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

6.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Bose SoundLink Air

60000Hz

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.can be used with standard batteries
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

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
UE Boom 2

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Bluetooth version

3

4

Best

Amazon Echo Plus 2

5

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

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.has an AUX input
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

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.

5.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

30m

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

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

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

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Miscellaneous

1.supports a remote smartphone
Sony SRS-X88
UE Boom 2

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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