Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
54% have it
2. driver unit size
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
4. control panel placed on a device
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.
88% have it
5. lowest frequency
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Samsung WAM750: 8Hz
6. is an active speaker
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.
63% have it
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
10. drivers count
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: 8
11. has an AUX input
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.
79% have it
12. Weather sealed
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
18% have it
13. has a rechargeable battery
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
64% have it
14. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Bose SoundLink Air: 60000Hz
16. has a subwoofer
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
22% have it
17. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
JBL Boombox: 2
18. wireless charging
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
20% have it
19. has active noise canceling/noise reduction
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
4% have it
20. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Amazon Echo Show: 8
Braven 850: 7mm
22. travel bag is included
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
16% have it
23. no battery needed
This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
26% have it
24. has a neodymium magnet
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
10% have it
25. has a touch screen
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.