91points
61points

JBL Boombox

80points
49points

Sony SRS-X99

JBL Boombox
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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JBL Boombox vs Sony SRS-X99

JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
91
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JBL Boombox
80
points
Sony SRS-X99

Why is JBL Boombox better than Sony SRS-X99?

  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 52mm bigger driver unit
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    102mmvs50mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 1.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs3
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has voice prompts
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Why is Sony SRS-X99 better than JBL Boombox?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    45Hzvs50Hz
  • 3 more drivers
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    7vs4
  • 70.95% less body volume
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    7154.13cm³vs24628.60125cm³
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Price comparison

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$250.49

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
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$349.00
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
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$79.90

Sony SRS-X99

Buy used:

$223.50

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonSony HTX8500 2.1ch Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Sou...Sony HTX8500 2.1ch Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Soundbar with Built-in subwoofer
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$299.99
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonSony HT-G700 3.1CH Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Sou...Sony HT-G700 3.1CH Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Soundbar with Bluetooth Technology
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$598.00
Sony SRS-X99 Amazon【3 Pack】 Synvy Screen Protector for Sony...【3 Pack】 Synvy Screen Protector for Sony Wireless Speaker SRS-X99 TPU Flexible HD Film Protective Protectors [Not Tempered Glass]
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$10.59
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonOEM Sony Remote Control Originally Shipp...OEM Sony Remote Control Originally Shipped with: SRSX88, SRS-X88, SRSX9, SRS-X9, SRSX99, SRS-X99
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$40.99
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonSony HDRCX455/B Full HD 8GB Camcorder (B...Sony HDRCX455/B Full HD 8GB Camcorder (Black)
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$398.00
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonSony WX920BT 2-DIN CD Receiver with Blue...Sony WX920BT 2-DIN CD Receiver with Bluetooth
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$138.00
Sony SRS-X99 walmartSony 65" Class 4K UHD LED Android Smart ...Sony 65" Class 4K UHD LED Android Smart TV HDR BRAVIA 800G Series XBR65X800G
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$897.00

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Design

1.drivers count

4

7

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

24628.6cm³

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.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Boombox
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

102mm

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)
JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Boombox
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

50Hz

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
JBL Boombox
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
JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Boombox
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

20000Hz

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
JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
JBL Boombox
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
JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
5.has a removable battery
JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Boombox
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

4.2

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
JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

2

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Boombox
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.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Boombox
Sony SRS-X99
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

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

Price comparison

JBL Boombox

Buy used:

$250.49

ProductStorePrice
JBL Boombox AmazonJBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproo...JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Black) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$349.00
JBL Boombox walmartJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
walmart logo
$79.90

Sony SRS-X99

Buy used:

$223.50

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonSony HTX8500 2.1ch Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Sou...Sony HTX8500 2.1ch Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Soundbar with Built-in subwoofer
Amazon logo
$299.99
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonSony HT-G700 3.1CH Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Sou...Sony HT-G700 3.1CH Dolby Atmos/DTS:X Soundbar with Bluetooth Technology
Amazon logo
$598.00
Sony SRS-X99 Amazon【3 Pack】 Synvy Screen Protector for Sony...【3 Pack】 Synvy Screen Protector for Sony Wireless Speaker SRS-X99 TPU Flexible HD Film Protective Protectors [Not Tempered Glass]
Amazon logo
$10.59
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonOEM Sony Remote Control Originally Shipp...OEM Sony Remote Control Originally Shipped with: SRSX88, SRS-X88, SRSX9, SRS-X9, SRSX99, SRS-X99
Amazon logo
$40.99
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonSony HDRCX455/B Full HD 8GB Camcorder (B...Sony HDRCX455/B Full HD 8GB Camcorder (Black)
Amazon logo
$398.00
Sony SRS-X99 AmazonSony WX920BT 2-DIN CD Receiver with Blue...Sony WX920BT 2-DIN CD Receiver with Bluetooth
Amazon logo
$138.00
Sony SRS-X99 walmartSony 65" Class 4K UHD LED Android Smart ...Sony 65" Class 4K UHD LED Android Smart TV HDR BRAVIA 800G Series XBR65X800G
walmart logo
$897.00

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