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Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
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Top 25%3,174 points
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Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
Top specs and features

Beacon Audio Blazar vs Sony SRS-XB40: 31 facts in comparison

1. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
64% have it

4. volume

72.37% less body volume.
812.11cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
2939.09cm³

5. height

8.6mm shorter.
91.5mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
100.1mm

6. 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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
50% have it

7. Bluetooth version

2.1 newer Bluetooth version.
2.1
Bluesound Pulse 2i: 5
4.2

8. has a passive radiator

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
25% have it

9. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
77% have it

10. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
2

11. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
64% have it

12. width

188.4mm narrower.
91.5mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
279.9mm

13. weight

1.05kg lighter.
455g
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
1.5kg

14. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
19% have it

15. 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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
77% have it

16. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
44% have it

17. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
34% have it

18. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
25% have it

19. has a subwoofer

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
23% have it

20. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
44% have it

21. maximum Bluetooth range

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
12m
Sol Republic Deck: 91m
10m

22. 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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
13% have it

23. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
20% have it

24. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Sony SRS-XB40
44% have it

25. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
JBL Boombox: 2
1

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