DxOMark has started its yearly review of the quality of wireless smart speakers. The evaluator has already posted charts containing numerous devices with their scores. The Essential map includes speakers with an RRP costing a maximum of €199 and the Advanced chart for speakers that cost between €200 and €499. According to sources, the lister plans to incorporate the third chart for Premium devices that cost over €499.
The top of the Essential list of speakers is the Amazon Echo Studio speaker, which gained124 points. The second on the lead is the Xiaomi Mi Smart Speaker HD with 109 points. Sources claim that Amazon Echo Studio was put through a battery test. The test checked the sound quality device in timbre, spatial, dynamics, volume, and artifacts.
DxOMark used a special anechoic chamber and utilized a bespoke testing playlist. It is allowed to ensure that all the speakers are evaluated fairly and without any external or subjective influences. Sources claim that the Amazon Echo Studio performed exceptionally well in the timbre section.
In terms of expensive speakers, the Harman Kardon Citation 200 came out on top of the Advanced chart with 147 points; the Google Home Max came into the second position with 145 points. The Harman Kardon Citation was rated the better speaker, but the Google Home Max proved its qualities in the volume and spatial tests. It established itself as the ideal speaker for a party situation or in an unusually large space.
The high-end performance of the speaker proves that the tech giants are adopting next-gen technology. All these results demonstrate that the companies have been performing exceptionally well in the music segment, with Amazon and Google’s likes leading the part. It proves that the companies will surely put forward many innovations to give their competitors a run for their money.
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