79points

JBL Charge 4

81points

Sony SRS-XB33

JBL Charge 4
Comparison winner
Sony SRS-XB33
vs
vs

82 facts in comparison

JBL Charge 4 vs Sony SRS-XB33

JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33

Why is JBL Charge 4 better than Sony SRS-XB33?

  • 23.15% less body volume
    ?

    1943.7cm³vs2529.37cm³
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 14W more audio output power
    ?

    1 x 30Wvs2 x 8W
  • 2.78x more battery power
    ?

    7500mAhvs2700mAh
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a sleep timer
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

Why is Sony SRS-XB33 better than JBL Charge 4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 40Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs60Hz
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.2
  • 4h longer battery life
    ?

    24hvs20h
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    5hvs5.5h
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

Price comparison

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$150

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 amazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 4 Bleu
amazon logo
$200
JBL Charge 4 amazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Green
amazon logo
$115
JBL Charge 4 amazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Blue
amazon logo
$109
JBL Charge 4 amazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Gray
amazon logo
$109
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Red
walmart logo
$150
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Gray
walmart logo
$115
JBL Charge 4 bhphotovideoJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
bhphotovideo logo
$120
JBL Charge 4 bhphotovideoJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Sand)
bhphotovideo logo
$140
JBL Charge 4 bhphotovideoJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
bhphotovideo logo
$120
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressBoombox 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Por...Boombox 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Portable Dynamic Speaker Music Subwoofer Outdoor IPX7 Speaker Waterproof Stereo
aliexpress logo
$69
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressSuitable for JBL Flip5 generation music ...Suitable for JBL Flip5 generation music kaleidoscope ES Bluetooth speaker wireless mini audio outdoor portable bass
aliexpress logo
$45
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Flip 6 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Wi...JBL Flip 6 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Wireless Portable Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox For Jbl Filp 5 Charge 4 BT Speakers
aliexpress logo
$21

Sony SRS-XB33

Buy used:

$220

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB33 amazonSony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Blueto...Sony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker, IP67 Waterproof & Durable for Home, Outdoor, and Travel, 24 Hour Battery, Party Lights, USB Type-C, and Speakerphone, Red
amazon logo
$128
Sony SRS-XB33 amazonSony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speak...Sony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker Black - SRS-XB33/BC (Renewed)
amazon logo
$100
Sony SRS-XB33 amazonSONY SRS-XB33 B [Wireless Portable Speak...SONY SRS-XB33 B [Wireless Portable Speaker Bluetooth Compatible Black] Shipped from Japan
amazon logo
$149
Sony SRS-XB33 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Red)
bhphotovideo logo
$128
Sony SRS-XB33 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
bhphotovideo logo
$128
Sony SRS-XB33 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
bhphotovideo logo
$128
Sony SRS-XB33 aliexpressFor Sony SRS-XB33 Wireless Bluetooth Spe...For Sony SRS-XB33 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Protective Case Silicone Storage Cover Pouch Portable Sports Travel Sleeve
aliexpress logo
$10
Sony SRS-XB33 aliexpressHard Case for -Sony SRS-XB33 Bluetooth-c...Hard Case for -Sony SRS-XB33 Bluetooth-compatible Waterproof Speaker Protective Box Travel Carrying Bag for -Sony HCCY
aliexpress logo
$13
Sony SRS-XB33 aliexpressSilicone Protective Case Cover Shockproo...Silicone Protective Case Cover Shockproof Speaker Sleeve Pouch For Sony SRS-XB33 Wireless Bluetooth-compatible Speaker
aliexpress logo
$6.48

Cheap alternatives

User reviews

Overall Rating

JBL Charge 4
8.7
7 User reviews
JBL Charge 4
8.7/10
7 User reviews
Sony SRS-XB33
8.0
2 User reviews
Sony SRS-XB33
8.0/10
2 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.4/10
7 votes
7.5/10
2 votes

Sound quality

9.1/10
7 votes
8.5/10
2 votes

Design

8.9/10
7 votes
7.5/10
2 votes

Value for money

8.4/10
7 votes
8.0/10
2 votes

Portability

8.7/10
7 votes
9.0/10
2 votes

Comments

Fabio

Fabio

10 months ago

9 / 10

Good value for the price

Fabio

Fabio

10 months ago

9 / 10

It has everything one can ask to a portable speaker: good sound, can get loud and is resistant. It uses USB-C and the design is beautiful. You can buy it in different colours

Pros

  • Solid build
  • USB-C

Cons

  • No microphone
0 users found this helpful
8D

8D

7 months ago

10 / 10

крутая удобная водонепроницаемая порт. калонка

8D

8D

7 months ago

10 / 10

7500mAh аккум в колонке хватит зарядить телефон и еще послушать музыку

Pros

  • порт для зарядки USB TYPE C
  • 7500mAh
  • может заряжать телефон

Cons

  • при подкл. зарядки и aux есть громкие помехи
0 users found this helpful
Ksenia

Ksenia

5 months ago

6 / 10

Naja

Ksenia

Ksenia

5 months ago

6 / 10

0 users found this helpful

Design

1.volume

1943.7cm³

2529.37cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
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
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
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

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 4)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB33)

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.travel bag is included
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
7.has a touch screen
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
8.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
9.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
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 Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.Has a passive radiator
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
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.
7.number of microphones

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 4)

1null

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
8.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
9.Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

80dB

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB33)

Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.

Power

1.battery power

7500mAh

2700mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer 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.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
6.has a removable battery
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
7.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
8.has wireless charging
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
9.operating power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 4)

7.5W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Connectivity

1.multipoint count

2

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB33)

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
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 Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
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.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has an AUX input
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
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.
6.has LDAC
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
7.has aptX Adaptive
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
8.has aptX HD
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
9.Has Bluetooth aptX
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.Has a radio
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
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 prompts
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
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.
6.has a mute function
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.works as a power bank
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
The power bank feature allows you to use the battery to charge other devices, such as your smartphone.
8.has a sleep timer
JBL Charge 4
Sony SRS-XB33
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
9.internal storage

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Charge 4)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB33)

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

174.91 €

135.38 €

The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

JBL Charge 4

Buy used:

$150

ProductStorePrice
JBL Charge 4 amazonJBL Enceinte Bluetooth Charge 4 Bleu
amazon logo
$200
JBL Charge 4 amazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Green
amazon logo
$115
JBL Charge 4 amazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Blue
amazon logo
$109
JBL Charge 4 amazonJBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluet...JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Gray
amazon logo
$109
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Red
walmart logo
$150
JBL Charge 4 walmartJBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetoo...JBL Charge 4 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker Gray
walmart logo
$115
JBL Charge 4 bhphotovideoJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
bhphotovideo logo
$120
JBL Charge 4 bhphotovideoJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Sand)
bhphotovideo logo
$140
JBL Charge 4 bhphotovideoJBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker ...JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
bhphotovideo logo
$120
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressBoombox 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Por...Boombox 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Portable Dynamic Speaker Music Subwoofer Outdoor IPX7 Speaker Waterproof Stereo
aliexpress logo
$69
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressSuitable for JBL Flip5 generation music ...Suitable for JBL Flip5 generation music kaleidoscope ES Bluetooth speaker wireless mini audio outdoor portable bass
aliexpress logo
$45
JBL Charge 4 aliexpressJBL Flip 6 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Wi...JBL Flip 6 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker Wireless Portable Waterproof Partybox Music Boombox For Jbl Filp 5 Charge 4 BT Speakers
aliexpress logo
$21

Sony SRS-XB33

Buy used:

$220

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB33 amazonSony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Blueto...Sony SRS-XB33 EXTRA BASS Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker, IP67 Waterproof & Durable for Home, Outdoor, and Travel, 24 Hour Battery, Party Lights, USB Type-C, and Speakerphone, Red
amazon logo
$128
Sony SRS-XB33 amazonSony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speak...Sony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker Black - SRS-XB33/BC (Renewed)
amazon logo
$100
Sony SRS-XB33 amazonSONY SRS-XB33 B [Wireless Portable Speak...SONY SRS-XB33 B [Wireless Portable Speaker Bluetooth Compatible Black] Shipped from Japan
amazon logo
$149
Sony SRS-XB33 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Red)
bhphotovideo logo
$128
Sony SRS-XB33 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
bhphotovideo logo
$128
Sony SRS-XB33 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB33 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
bhphotovideo logo
$128
Sony SRS-XB33 aliexpressFor Sony SRS-XB33 Wireless Bluetooth Spe...For Sony SRS-XB33 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Protective Case Silicone Storage Cover Pouch Portable Sports Travel Sleeve
aliexpress logo
$10
Sony SRS-XB33 aliexpressHard Case for -Sony SRS-XB33 Bluetooth-c...Hard Case for -Sony SRS-XB33 Bluetooth-compatible Waterproof Speaker Protective Box Travel Carrying Bag for -Sony HCCY
aliexpress logo
$13
Sony SRS-XB33 aliexpressSilicone Protective Case Cover Shockproo...Silicone Protective Case Cover Shockproof Speaker Sleeve Pouch For Sony SRS-XB33 Wireless Bluetooth-compatible Speaker
aliexpress logo
$6.48

Which are the best portable speakers?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.