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Sony SRS-X88

98points

Ultimate Ears Megablast

Sony SRS-X88
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Sony SRS-X88 vs Ultimate Ears Megablast

Sony SRS-X88
Ultimate Ears Megablast
Sony SRS-X88
Ultimate Ears Megablast

Why is Sony SRS-X88 better than Ultimate Ears Megablast?

  • 40Hz lower low-frequency
    20Hzvs60Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 126mm shorter
    111mmvs237mm
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has AirPlay
  • Is DLNA certified

Why is Ultimate Ears Megablast better than Sony SRS-X88?

  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 14.4mm bigger driver unit
    55mmvs40.6mm
  • 55.32% less body volume
    1835.33cm³vs4107.28749cm³
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
    4vs3
  • 270.9mm narrower
    88mmvs358.9mm
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 35.9m greater wireless connectivity range
    45mvs9.1m

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
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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.driver unit size

40.6mm

55mm

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

3.volume

4107.29cm³

1835.33cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

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

5.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

6.height

111mm

237mm

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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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

60Hz

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
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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
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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
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

6.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.can be used with standard batteries
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

5.has a removable battery
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

4

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.has an AUX input
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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 WiFi
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

3.has voice prompts
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This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

4.has voice commands
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

5.has a radio
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

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Miscellaneous

1.supports a remote smartphone
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Ultimate Ears Megablast

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

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