Comparing Klipsch SPL-150 and Q Acoustics Q B12

Lowest price found: $959 Show listings
Lowest price found: $999 Show listings
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Klipsch SPL-150 ranks #10 out of 122. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Q Acoustics Q B12 ranks #85 out of 122. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great
Klipsch SPL-150: Buy | Customer Reviews
Q Acoustics Q B12: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts prefer Q Acoustics Q B12 over Klipsch SPL-150

On 2 Dec 2022 (3 days ago) we went through 90 Subwoofer expert endorsements .

Currently, Q Acoustics Q B12 received 2 endorsements from The Master Switch (20 Jan 2022) and What Hi-Fi (7 Sep 2022). Meanwhile, Klipsch SPL-150 did not receive any endorsements this month.

Rank Change Price Subwoofer
The Sound Junky
Rolling Stone
Woofer Guy
The Master Switch
Crutchfield
Wirecutter
Digital Trends
What Hi-Fi
BestCovery
Lifewire
11
-1 $999
Q Acoustics Q B12
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8
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1
-
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N/A N/A $959
Klipsch SPL-150
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-
-
-
-
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-
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 20 Jan 2022 The Master Switch ranked Q Acoustics Q B12 as #8
    Rank Subwoofer Comment
    ... ... ...
    #8 out of 15 Q Acoustics Q B12
    Best of the Rest
    ... ... ...
  • On 7 Sep 2022 What Hi-Fi ranked Q Acoustics Q B12 as #1
    Rank Subwoofer Comment
    #1 out of 4 Q Acoustics Q B12
    Upgrade your 3000i or Concept 5.1 package.
    ... ... ...
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Customers like Klipsch SPL-150 way more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Klipsch SPL-150
Q Acoustics Q B12
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Klipsch SPL-150, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Q Acoustics Q B12.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling subwoofer receives a consumer score of 8.7 (great). Klipsch SPL-150 ranks higher than that and Q Acoustics Q B12 ranks lower than that.

Klipsch SPL-150
In comparison:
Klipsch SPL-150 ranks #10 out of 122. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
Q Acoustics Q B12
In comparison:
Q Acoustics Q B12 ranks #85 out of 122. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great
Median best-selling Subwoofer
In comparison:
Elac SUB3030 ranks #62 out of 122. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great





Klipsch SPL-150 is more popular than Q Acoustics Q B12

It's fairly safe to say that Klipsch SPL-150 is a more popular subwoofer than Q Acoustics Q B12, based on its 200+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Klipsch SPL-150 and Q Acoustics Q B12 often consider Sonos Sub, a more popular, cheaper option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Klipsch SPL-150 and Q Acoustics Q B12
Sonos Sub $819
In comparison:
Sonos Sub ranks #36 out of 122. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
5 expert recommendations Cheaper More Popular
Q Acoustics Q B12 $999
In comparison:
Q Acoustics Q B12 ranks #85 out of 122. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great
2 expert recommendations
SVS SB-1000 $449
In comparison:
SVS SB-1000 ranks #20 out of 122. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
No expert recommendations Cheaper More Popular
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Q Acoustics Q B12 is mentioned by key experts in Dec 2022, while Klipsch SPL-150 is not.
Rank Change Price Subwoofer
The Sound Junky
Rolling Stone
Woofer Guy
The Master Switch
Crutchfield
Wirecutter
Digital Trends
What Hi-Fi
BestCovery
Lifewire
1
- $599
SVS SB-1000 Pro
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1
1
4
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2
- $819
Sonos Sub
4
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12
4
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4
19
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3
+1 $399
Polk Audio HTS 10
-
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2
-
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2
6
-
-
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4
New * $299
Klipsch R120SW
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1
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2
-
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.
No expert reviews linked yet for Klipsch SPL-150.

Expert reviews [3]

100
Total expert reviews: 3
  • with a score: 1
  • without a score: 2

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Klipsch SPL-150: Buy | Customer Reviews
Q Acoustics Q B12: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • Bass reflex via exclusive front firing internal flare port for placement flexibility
  • High efficiency class d amplifier with 400W RMS and 800W peak
  • Compatible with Klipsch wa 2 wireless kit
  • Premium scratch resistant finish in Ebony
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From Seller:
  • Powered Subwoofer Home Theater: Take your home theater audio to the next level with the Q B12 Subwoofer. With a 12" long-throw driver powered by an ultra low-distortion 220W Class D subwoofer amplifier and a 1.97" voice coil for minimal thermal compression, it delivers a tight and powerful bass response.
  • Read more
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
No video reviews linked yet for Klipsch SPL-150.
Q Acoustics Q B12 Subwoofer Full Review
Popular! 22K views!
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𝐁𝐑𝐈𝐓𝐈𝐒𝐇 𝐁𝐀𝐒𝐒! Q Acoustics Q B12 Ⓢⓤⓑⓦⓞⓞⓕⓔⓡ Ⓡⓔⓥⓘⓔⓦ
Review by SpareChange
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Musical Q Acoustics QB12 dual subwoofer review.
Review by Thomas & Stereo
Popular! 11K views!
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
No manufacturer information linked for Klipsch SPL-150.
Klipsch SPL-150: Buy | Customer Reviews
Q Acoustics Q B12: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Klipsch SPL-150 is a popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling subwoofers and has many popular alternatives in the same price range, such as SVS SB-2000 Pro or Electro-Voice ELX118P .

Klipsch SPL-150 is $560 more expensive than an average subwoofer ($399).

Q Acoustics Q B12 is a well-known option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling subwoofers and has quite a few popular alternatives in the same price range, such as SVS SB-2000 Pro or Electro-Voice ELX118P .

Q Acoustics Q B12 is $600 more expensive than the average subwoofer ($399).

Klipsch SPL-150: Buy | Customer Reviews
Q Acoustics Q B12: Buy | Customer Reviews

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