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. 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.
89% have it
3. 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.
64% have it
4. 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
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
7. 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.
50% have it
8. Bluetooth version
Bluesound Pulse 2i: 5
9. 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
10. 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.
2 x 25W
Devialet Silver Phantom Gold: 2 x 2250W
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
13. Weather sealed
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
19% have it
14. 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.
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
23% 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.
13% have it
19. 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
20. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Amazon Echo Show: 8
21. 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.
15% have it
22. Has 802.11n WiFi connection
802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
17% have it
23. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
JBL Boombox: 2
Braven 850: 7mm
25. has voice commands
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.