57points

Bose SoundLink Micro

64points

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
57
points
Bose SoundLink Micro
64
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 voice commands
    ?
  • Has a sleep timer
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?

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
    ?
  • 46.2g lighter
    ?

    243.8gvs290g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 6.2mm shorter
    ?

    92.1mmvs98.3mm
  • 22.1mm narrower
    ?

    76.2mmvs98.3mm

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro

Buy used:

$64.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker I...Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker II - Yellow Citrus
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$99.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonJBL FLIP 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL FLIP 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - White
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$79.95
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Revolve+ Portable and Lon...Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Portable and Long-Lasting Bluetooth 360 Speaker - Triple Black
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$299.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonAnker PowerConf Bluetooth Speakerphone w...Anker PowerConf Bluetooth Speakerphone with 6 Microphones, Enhanced Voice Pickup, 24H Call Time, Bluetooth 5, USB C, Bluetooth Conference Speaker Compatible with Leading Platforms, For Home Office
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$99.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose 201 Direct/Reflecting speaker syste...Bose 201 Direct/Reflecting speaker system - 29297,Black
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$218.00
Bose SoundLink Micro walmartBose SoundLink Micro Waterproof Portable...Bose SoundLink Micro Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
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$79.00

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$90.25

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Mini Bluetooth Speaker Lou...Sony SRS-XB12 Mini Bluetooth Speaker Loud Extra Bass Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth -Loud Audio for Phone Calls- Small Waterproof and Dustproof Travel Music Speakers Black SRS-XB12/B
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$58.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Blueto...Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black) with Hardshell Carrying Case Bundle (2 Items)
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$69.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black ...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black - SRS-XB12 (Renewed)
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$29.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonPortable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetoo...Portable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetooth 5.0 Dual Pairing Loud Wireless Mini Speaker, 360 HD Surround Sound & Rich Stereo Bass,12H Playtime, IPX6 Waterproof for Travel, Outdoors, Home and Party
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$35.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony GTKXB90 High Power Portable Bluetoo...Sony GTKXB90 High Power Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
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$448.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12/H Extra Bass Portable Blue...Sony SRS-XB12/H Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray) Stereo Pair Bundle (2 Speakers, Left/Right Channel) with Travel Cases and 10ft Mobile AUX Cable Bundle
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$118.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System wit...Sony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System with BLUETOOTH
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$248.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony XB72 High Power Home Audio System w...Sony XB72 High Power Home Audio System with Bluetooth Technology (GTK-XB72), Black
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$348.00

Design

1.drivers count

1

1

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

336.27cm³

534.77cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.is an active speaker
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
3.has a subwoofer
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
5.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
6.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Battery life

6h

16h

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.
4.charge time

4h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.can be used with standard batteries
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

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

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.Has a radio
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.has voice commands
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.has a sleep timer
Bose SoundLink Micro
Sony SRS-XB12
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Micro

Buy used:

$64.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker I...Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth speaker II - Yellow Citrus
Amazon logo
$99.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonJBL FLIP 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL FLIP 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - White
Amazon logo
$79.95
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose SoundLink Revolve+ Portable and Lon...Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Portable and Long-Lasting Bluetooth 360 Speaker - Triple Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonAnker PowerConf Bluetooth Speakerphone w...Anker PowerConf Bluetooth Speakerphone with 6 Microphones, Enhanced Voice Pickup, 24H Call Time, Bluetooth 5, USB C, Bluetooth Conference Speaker Compatible with Leading Platforms, For Home Office
Amazon logo
$99.00
Bose SoundLink Micro AmazonBose 201 Direct/Reflecting speaker syste...Bose 201 Direct/Reflecting speaker system - 29297,Black
Amazon logo
$218.00
Bose SoundLink Micro walmartBose SoundLink Micro Waterproof Portable...Bose SoundLink Micro Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
walmart logo
$79.00

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$90.25

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Mini Bluetooth Speaker Lou...Sony SRS-XB12 Mini Bluetooth Speaker Loud Extra Bass Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth -Loud Audio for Phone Calls- Small Waterproof and Dustproof Travel Music Speakers Black SRS-XB12/B
Amazon logo
$58.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Blueto...Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black) with Hardshell Carrying Case Bundle (2 Items)
Amazon logo
$69.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black ...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black - SRS-XB12 (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$29.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonPortable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetoo...Portable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetooth 5.0 Dual Pairing Loud Wireless Mini Speaker, 360 HD Surround Sound & Rich Stereo Bass,12H Playtime, IPX6 Waterproof for Travel, Outdoors, Home and Party
Amazon logo
$35.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony GTKXB90 High Power Portable Bluetoo...Sony GTKXB90 High Power Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
Amazon logo
$448.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12/H Extra Bass Portable Blue...Sony SRS-XB12/H Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray) Stereo Pair Bundle (2 Speakers, Left/Right Channel) with Travel Cases and 10ft Mobile AUX Cable Bundle
Amazon logo
$118.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System wit...Sony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System with BLUETOOTH
Amazon logo
$248.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony XB72 High Power Home Audio System w...Sony XB72 High Power Home Audio System with Bluetooth Technology (GTK-XB72), Black
Amazon logo
$348.00

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