61points

Beats by Dre Pill XL

92points

Sony SRS-X99

Beats by Dre Pill XL
Comparison winner
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28 facts in comparison

Beats by Dre Pill XL vs Sony SRS-X99

Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99
61
points
92
points

Why is Beats by Dre Pill XL better than Sony SRS-X99?

  • 87.1mm shorter
    46mmvs133.1mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 4.39kg lighter
    310gvs4699.2g
  • 240mm narrower
    190mmvs430mm
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • 79mm thinner
    46mmvs125mm

Why is Sony SRS-X99 better than Beats by Dre Pill XL?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 35Hz lower low-frequency
    45Hzvs80Hz
  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a subwoofer
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

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.

2.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.can be controlled remotely
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

4.height

46mm

133.1mm

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Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

5.weight

310g

4.7kg

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

50g

6.width

190mm

430mm

Best

Scosche boomBOTTLE mini

34.5mm

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

80Hz

45Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

2.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.is an active speaker
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

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.

4.has a passive radiator
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

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.

5.has a subwoofer
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

6.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Bose SoundLink Air

60000Hz

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.can be used with standard batteries
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

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.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

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.

4.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

9.1m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sony SRS-X99

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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