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JBL Bar 2.1 vs. Sonos Beam

JBL Bar 2.1

JBL Bar 2.1

Full Star 1Full Star 2Full Star 3Full Star 4Empty Star 5
3.8

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Sonos Beam

Sonos Beam

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4.1

£339.00

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Subwoofer
Yes
No
Dimensions sub (WxHxD)
Depth sub
225 mm
Height sub
370 mm
Width sub
225 mm
Bass elements, size (sub)
6.5 inches
Capacity sub (RMS)
200 W
Type of enclosure (sub)
Bass reflex (Ported)
Weight (subwoofer)
5.2 kg
Wireless
Yes
Center speaker
No
No
Frequency range (max)
20000 Hz
Frequency range (min)
40 Hz
50 Hz
Front speaker / speaker unit
Yes
Yes
Power per channel (RMS)
Surround speakers
No
No
Weight (front / speaker unit)
1.9 kg
2.8 kg
Bluetooth
Yes
No
Bluetooth codec
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth version
4.2
Ethernet connection
No
Yes
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
No
Yes
3D support (3D-Ready)
No
No
Radio receiver
No
Streaming standards
AirPlay, Google Cast/Chromecast, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Deezer, AirPlay 2, Amazon Music
Analogue 3.5mm input (Aux)
1 ​
0 ​
Analogue RCA stereo inputs
0 pair
0 pair
Digital coaxial input (S/PDIF)
0 ​
0 ​
Digital optical input (S/PDIF)
1 ​
0 ​
Front/side connections
USB
HDMI
Yes
Yes
HDCP-version
1.4
HDMI version
1.4
Number of HDMI inputs
1 ​
1 ​
Number of HDMI outputs
1 ​
1 ​
Supported standards
Other connectors
Separate DVD / Blu-ray player
No
No
USB
Yes
Yes
Audio format
Dolby Digital 5.1
Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Atmos
Supported audio files
MP3, WAV (PCM)
MP3, WMA, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (PCM), AAC, AIFF, AAC+, Apple Lossless (ALAC)
Supported image files
JPEG/JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF
Supported video files
Available colours
Black, Silver, Grey
Black, White
Dimensions front/speaker unit (WxHxD)
Depth front/speaker unit
68 mm
100 mm
Height front/speaker unit
58 mm
6.85 mm
Width front/speaker unit
965 mm
651 mm
Built-in internet services
Features
Designed for wall mounting, Simulated surround
Support for internet radio, Designed for wall mounting, Mobile app for controlling features, Speakers suitable for Dolby Atmos, Support for multiroom
Voice assistant compatible
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Wireless rear speakers
Yes
Wireless speakers included
No
Automatic calibration with measurement microphone
No
Number of speakers
2.1
5.1
Type of home cinema package
Number of speaker drivers
7 ​
5 ​
Soundbase (suitable for TV placement)
No
No
Video formats supported
Optical drive
No
No