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Comparing Bose SoundLink Revolve and Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

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  • Deep, loud and immersive sound, with true 360-degree coverage
  • Built-in mic for speakerphone to take clear conference or personal calls out loud with a wireless range of approximately 9 m
  • Seamless aluminium body is durable and water resistant (IPX4)
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  • Stream music wirelessly via Bluetooth to enjoy room-filling sound. Connect up to 2 smart devices at the same time and take turns playing music
  • The rechargeable battery supports up to 8 hours of playtime
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Consumer Score
Avg. customer reviews:
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In comparison:
Bose SoundLink Revolve ranks #32 out of 125. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
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Consumer Score
Avg. customer reviews:
4.7 Read reviews
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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 ranks #19 out of 125. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Popularity Score
Consumer score distribution.
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 ranks #19 and Bose SoundLink Revolve ranks #32

Customers like Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 a bit more

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Bose SoundLink Revolve [ 4.7 vs 4.6 ]. In our awesomeness score Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 ranks #13 out of 173 and Bose SoundLink Revolve ranks #21 out of 173.

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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 is more popular

It's fairly safe to say that Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 is a more popular bluetooth speaker, based on its 1,000+ reviews. In our popularity score Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 ranks #41 out of 173 and Bose SoundLink Revolve ranks #53 out of 173.

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To consider

Customers who view Bose SoundLink Revolve and Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 often consider JBL Flip 4, a more popular, cheaper option with better reviews.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Bose SoundLink Revolve and Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
JBL Flip 4 £69
Avg. customer reviews:
4.8 Read reviews
In comparison:
JBL Flip 4 ranks #4 out of 125. It is in the top 10%.
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9.9
Amazing
Best-selling
Popularity rank: 4 / 173
98%
Cheaper More Popular Better Reviews
Bose SoundLink Color II £120
Avg. customer reviews:
4.6 Read reviews
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Bose SoundLink Color II ranks #35 out of 125. It is in the top 10%.
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9.2
Amazing
Very popular
Popularity rank: 11 / 173
94%
Cheaper More Popular
JBL Charge 3 £109
Avg. customer reviews:
4.6 Read reviews
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JBL Charge 3 ranks #37 out of 125. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Very popular
Popularity rank: 16 / 173
92%
Cheaper More Popular
Bose SoundLink Mini II £189
Avg. customer reviews:
4.7 Read reviews
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Bose SoundLink Mini II ranks #24 out of 125. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
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Physical Features
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Lux Grey
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Black
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Weight

1.5 lbs
 

4.5 lbs
 
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Water Resistance

Speakers range from not being able to handle even a drop of water to being able to be fully submerged in water for several minutes. Do you plan to take your speaker outside? To the beach? To the pool? In the shower? Then you definitely need to verify the level of water resistance before purchasing. You can tell the water resistance by the IP rating—the higher the rating, the more resistant the speaker is to the elements. For reference, the first digit refers to dust protection and the second digit refers to water protection. It reads as: IP68. Anything higher than IP66 will be dust- and splash-proof, meaning it can handle some contact with water, but cannot be fully submerged or soaked.

Water Resistant IPX rating if applicable
IPX4 - Splash proof
No
Dustproof Dust is a difficult element to combat, since it accumulates naturally and you have very little control over its ability to clog up your speaker. Dust and electronics just don’t get along very well. A ... Show more
No
No
Rugged Design Bluetooth speakers can be durable, rugged, shockproof, dustproof, armored, splash-proof, water resistant and waterproof - all of which can be overwhelming and confusing. In order for a speaker to be c ... Show more
Yes
Yes
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Battery

Battery life for Bluetooth speakers is measured in milliampere hours (mAh). Manufacturers will report the battery life of a speaker in the average number of hours it takes to empty from a full charge. Keep in mind this number is based on medium levels of usage. If you play the speaker on full volume, it will drain the battery faster. Some specialty features like using the speaker to charge your phone or casting an LED light show will also drain the battery faster. The manufacturer reported number is just an estimate, and may be slightly different based on your usage.

It’s also important to consider is the type of battery. Rechargeable lithium-ion (LI-ion) batters are ideal, but some speakers only take standard or rechargeable AA/AAA/C/D batteries. You may even find Bluetooth speakers that recharge via solar power—great for outdoor use!

Battery Life
12 hours
8 hours
Charging Time How long it takes to charge the battery
4 hours
5 hours
battery_charging_full Power Bank This refers to the speaker’s ability to act as a charging station for your device. In addition to input power (which charges the speaker), some speakers also come with output power, meaning it can cha ... Show more
No
No
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Sound Quality
speaker_group Sound System A speaker’s sound system is described as either mono or stereo. Mono speakers play audio from a single channel, giving the impression that the sound is coming from one direction. Stereo uses two or mo ... Show more
Stereo
Stereo
speaker_group Number of Drivers To understand the inner-workings of a Bluetooth speaker, look first at the number and type of drivers. Drivers are the cones or horn-shaped objects inside the speaker box. The number of drivers tells ... Show more
3
4
wifi_tethering Subwoofer Having a separate speaker driver dedicated to the lower frequency tones gives your speaker a more robust, rounded out sound. It allows the other drivers to focus on the sounds that they’re best equipp ... Show more
No
Yes
Speaker Breakdown Use the speaker breakdown to better understand sound quality based on the makeup of the speaker. Manufacturers will often report additional details on the speaker drivers, such as the shape (cone or d ... Show more
Dual passive radiators Transducer Omnidirectional acoustic deflector
Two 75mm woofer Two 20mm tweeter
Total Output Power Also known as “power handling,” a speaker’s total output power is recorded in wattage. A watt is a measure of electrical power. Thus, higher output means more powerful (or louder) speakers. When deter ... Show more
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60 watts
graphic_eq Frequency Range Measured in Hertz (Hz), frequency response range describes how high and low a speaker can play. The larger the range, the better the speaker will be at reproducing the audio being played. As a frame o ... Show more
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50Hz - 20kHz
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wifi_tethering Connectivity
Bluetooth Range If you can find it, you should always check the Bluetooth range of your speaker. You won’t realize it isn’t long enough until it stops working for you! Bluetooth range is important for a couple of rea ... Show more
30 ft
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Hands-Free Function If you plan on using your speaker to make and take calls, it needs to come equipped with a built-in microphone and speakerphone. To make a call, you can use voice-activated dialing or key in the numbe ... Show more
Yes
Yes
device_hub Connects to Multiple Devices In most cases, your Bluetooth speaker will connect to one device at a time and your device will connect to one Bluetooth speaker at a time. Some speakers come equipped with a feature that allows you t ... Show more
Yes
Yes
settings_input_composite Aux Cable Port While Bluetooth is a quick and easy way to connect your device to a speaker, at times you may want to use a hardwired connection instead. You would do this through a 3.5mm headphone or auxiliary jack. ... Show more
Yes
No
phonelink_ring Remote / App Control Apart from the controls on the speaker itself, some Bluetooth speakers may come with a remote to turn the speaker on or off, activate Bluetooth scanning, turn volume up or down, or respond to calls. I ... Show more
No
No
speaker_group Connects to Other Speakers Generally speaking, Bluetooth speakers aren’t usually meant to connect to other Bluetooth speakers unless they come equipped with a hub or transmitter. In those situations, your device connects to the ... Show more
No
Yes
nfc NFC Near Field Communication (NFC) is a new technology that allows you to connect devices by simple tapping them together. To use it, your device (phone, tablet, computer, etc.) and your speaker must have ... Show more
Yes
No
AirPlay AirPlay is a feature for Apple products that offers another way to connect your devices to Bluetooth speakers. The speaker must come equipped with AirPlay in order for you to connect your Apple device ... Show more
No
No
radio FM Radio
No
No
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Additional Features
Additional Features Any other features that make this device unique
Bose Connect app enabled Compatible with a charging cable sold separately.
Access Siri or Google Now with a simple button press
Accessories Chargers, cables, cases that come with the device
USB power supply USB cable AC power adapters
Power adaptor
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Key features
  • SoundLink Revolve
  • Bluetooth Speaker
  • Immersive sound
  • Seamless aluminum body
  • Water resistant
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Wireless Bluetooth pairing

Bose SoundLink Revolve is a popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling bluetooth speakers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Jabra Speak 710 or JBL Pulse 3 .

Bose SoundLink Revolve was released in 2017. There are a lot of newer bluetooth speakers on the market. Show newer Bluetooth Speakers

Bose SoundLink Revolve is £108.38 more expensive than an average bluetooth speaker (£40.62).

Key features
  • Built-in Microphone Conferencing System
  • Voice integration
  • Wireless Bluetooth streaming
  • 8 hours playtime
  • Can be connected to 100 HK+ enabled speakers

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 is a very popular option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling bluetooth speakers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Sony SRSZR5 or JBL Xtreme .

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 was released in 2017. There are dozens of newer bluetooth speakers on the market. Show newer Bluetooth Speakers

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 is £169.64 more expensive than the average bluetooth speaker (£40.62).

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