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. 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
8. has a detachable cable
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
51% have it
9. Bluetooth version
Apple HomePod: 5
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
11. 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
12. Weather sealed
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
18% have it
13. 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
14. audio output power
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
22% have it
18. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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.
11% have it
19. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
JBL Boombox: 2
20. warranty period
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Audio Pro Addon C10: 24
21. 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
23. has USB mass storage support
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
12% have it
24. has AirPlay
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.
14% have it
25. no battery needed
This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.