73points

Google Home Mini

67points

Sony SRS-XB12

Google Home Mini
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Google Home Mini vs Sony SRS-XB12

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
73
points
Google Home Mini
67
points
Sony SRS-XB12

Why is Google Home Mini better than Sony SRS-XB12?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 24.75% less body volume
    403.37cm³vs534.7731239999999cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
    ?
  • Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?

Why is Sony SRS-XB12 better than Google Home Mini?

  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 6mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    46mmvs40mm
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?

Price comparison

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

Design

1.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audio Pro Living LV2e

203mm

40mm

46mm

2.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

3.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.

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
4.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

403.37cm³

534.77cm³

5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
6.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

Google Home Mini
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

Google Home Mini
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.

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
3.has a subwoofer
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Studio

Google Home Mini
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.

Google Home Mini
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.

Google Home Mini
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

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
3.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

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
4.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

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
5.can be used with standard batteries
?

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Google Home Mini
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.

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi 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. Show more

Google Home Mini
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

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
2.has a mute function
?

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

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

Google Home Mini
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.

Google Home Mini
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

Google Home Mini
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.

Google Home Mini
Sony SRS-XB12

Price comparison

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

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