63points

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless

80points

Sony SRS-X99

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
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Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless vs Sony SRS-X99

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
63
points
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
80
points
Sony SRS-X99

Why is Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless better than Sony SRS-X99?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    44Hzvs45Hz
  • 40mm bigger driver unit
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    90mmvs50mm
  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs3
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • 56mm bigger built-in subwoofer
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    150mmvs94mm
  • 0.2W lower power consumption on standby
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    0.3W vs0.5W
  • Supports Ethernet
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Why is Sony SRS-X99 better than Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless?

  • 68.49% less body volume
    ?

    7154.13cm³vs22706.64cm³
  • 2 more drivers
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    7vs5
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs28000Hz
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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  • 1 more USB ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Design

1.volume

22706.64cm³

7154.13cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

5

7

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
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.
4.driver unit size

90mm

50mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
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.
2.lowest frequency

44Hz

45Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.is an active speaker
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
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 subwoofer
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
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.
6.highest frequency

28000Hz

40000Hz

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.power consumption in standby mode

0.3W

0.5W

The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
4.has wireless charging
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.can be used with standard batteries
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
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.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

3

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
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
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.
5.USB ports

1

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a sleep timer
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sony SRS-X99
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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