63points

Bose SoundLink Micro

67points

Sony SRS-XB12

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
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Bose SoundLink Micro vs Sony SRS-XB12

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
63
points
Bose SoundLink Micro
67
points
Sony SRS-XB12

Why is Bose SoundLink Micro better than Sony SRS-XB12?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 37.12% less body volume
    336.27cm³vs534.7731239999999cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Has a sleep timer
    ?
  • 41.4mm thinner
    34.8mmvs76.2mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB12 better than Bose SoundLink Micro?

  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 10h longer battery life
    ?

    16hvs6h
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 46.2g lighter
    243.8gvs290g
  • 6.2mm shorter
    92.1mmvs98.3mm
  • 22.1mm narrower
    76.2mmvs98.3mm

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor S...Bose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor Speaker, (Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity), Black
Amazon logo
$99.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker I...Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II - Aquatic Blue
Amazon logo
$129.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonAotnex Silicone Case for Bose SoundLink ...Aotnex Silicone Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker, Super Soft Waterproof Shockproof Cover with Portable Metal Hook Fits Bose Micro Speaker for Secure Outdoor Protection(1 Pack) (Orange)
Amazon logo
$12.99
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonTXEsign Protective Silicone Stand Up Cas...TXEsign Protective Silicone Stand Up Case for Bose Soundlink Micro Waterproof Bluetooth Portable Speaker (Dark Gray)
Amazon logo
$11.88
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonHard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluet...Hard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker Portable Wireless Speaker by Aenllosi (Black)
Amazon logo
$13.99
Bose SoundLink Micro Amazongetgear tailor made silicone sleeve for ...getgear tailor made silicone sleeve for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker, full 6 directions solid proof from shock, shake and drop, make Bose Micro real portable for travel, easy to go carabiner
Amazon logo
$12.99
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonXANAD Hard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro...XANAD Hard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Speaker - Storage Protective Travel Carrying Bag
Amazon logo
$9.99
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonHard Protective Case for Bose SoundLink ...Hard Protective Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker by CaseSack, mesh Pocket for Cable and Other Accessories, Elastic Strap to Secure The Speaker (Black with Orange Zipper)
Amazon logo
$12.94
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonLTGEM EVA Hard Case for Bose SoundLink M...LTGEM EVA Hard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$10.99

Sony SRS-XB12

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Blueto...Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black) with Hardshell Carrying Case Bundle
Amazon logo
$49.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12/B Extra Bass Portable Blue...Sony SRS-XB12/B Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black) Stereo Pair Bundle (2 Speakers, Left/Right Channel) with Travel Cases and 10ft Mobile AUX Cable
Amazon logo
$89.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra BASS - Lilac
Amazon logo
$54.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker with...Sony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth, Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$39.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRSXB10/BLUE XB10 Portable Wireless...Sony SRSXB10/BLUE XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth, Blue, med
Amazon logo
$56.49
Sony SRS-XB12 walmartSony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Blueto...Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Red) Bundle
walmart logo
$49.99

Design

1.drivers count
?

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

1

1

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.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
3.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

336.27cm³

534.77cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
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.

For example

Devialet Phantom Reactor 900

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12

Sound quality

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. Show more

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
2.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.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
3.has a subwoofer
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Studio

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
4.Has a passive radiator
?

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
5.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

4h

4h

4.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Lava Brightsounds 2

36h

6h

16h

5.has wireless charging
?

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

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
6.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Audio Pro Addon C3

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Google Nest Mini

5

4.2

4.2

2.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.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
3.maximum Bluetooth range
?

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

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

10m

10m

4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
5.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

6.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.

For example

KitSound Hive Evolution

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
2.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
4.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
5.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor S...Bose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor Speaker, (Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity), Black
Amazon logo
$99.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker I...Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II - Aquatic Blue
Amazon logo
$129.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray)
Amazon logo
$99.95
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonAotnex Silicone Case for Bose SoundLink ...Aotnex Silicone Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker, Super Soft Waterproof Shockproof Cover with Portable Metal Hook Fits Bose Micro Speaker for Secure Outdoor Protection(1 Pack) (Orange)
Amazon logo
$12.99
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonTXEsign Protective Silicone Stand Up Cas...TXEsign Protective Silicone Stand Up Case for Bose Soundlink Micro Waterproof Bluetooth Portable Speaker (Dark Gray)
Amazon logo
$11.88
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonHard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluet...Hard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker Portable Wireless Speaker by Aenllosi (Black)
Amazon logo
$13.99
Bose SoundLink Micro Amazongetgear tailor made silicone sleeve for ...getgear tailor made silicone sleeve for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker, full 6 directions solid proof from shock, shake and drop, make Bose Micro real portable for travel, easy to go carabiner
Amazon logo
$12.99
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonXANAD Hard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro...XANAD Hard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Speaker - Storage Protective Travel Carrying Bag
Amazon logo
$9.99
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonHard Protective Case for Bose SoundLink ...Hard Protective Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker by CaseSack, mesh Pocket for Cable and Other Accessories, Elastic Strap to Secure The Speaker (Black with Orange Zipper)
Amazon logo
$12.94
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonLTGEM EVA Hard Case for Bose SoundLink M...LTGEM EVA Hard Case for Bose SoundLink Micro Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$10.99

Sony SRS-XB12

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Blueto...Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black) with Hardshell Carrying Case Bundle
Amazon logo
$49.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12/B Extra Bass Portable Blue...Sony SRS-XB12/B Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black) Stereo Pair Bundle (2 Speakers, Left/Right Channel) with Travel Cases and 10ft Mobile AUX Cable
Amazon logo
$89.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra BASS - Lilac
Amazon logo
$54.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker with...Sony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth, Blue (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$39.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRSXB10/BLUE XB10 Portable Wireless...Sony SRSXB10/BLUE XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth, Blue, med
Amazon logo
$56.49
Sony SRS-XB12 walmartSony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Blueto...Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Red) Bundle
walmart logo
$49.99

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