78points

JBL Flip 3

65points

Sony SRS-XB12

JBL Flip 3
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48 facts in comparison

JBL Flip 3 vs Sony SRS-XB12

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
78
points
JBL Flip 3
65
points
Sony SRS-XB12

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than Sony SRS-XB12?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    3.5hvs4h
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
    ?
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?

Why is Sony SRS-XB12 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 60Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs80Hz
  • 6mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    46mmvs40mm
  • 22.75% less body volume
    534.77cm³vs692.224cm³
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 206.2g lighter
    243.8gvs450g
  • 92.8mm narrower
    76.2mmvs169mm

Price comparison

JBL Flip 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$69.99
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$64.99
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Flip 3 walmartJBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Sp...JBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
walmart logo
$59.99

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$30.25

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 Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red - ...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red - SRS-XB12 (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$29.99
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 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speak...Sony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker 12H - Black - SRSXB22/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$49.98
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra BASS - Lilac
Amazon logo
$57.99

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

2

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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
4.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

692.22cm³

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

JBL Flip 3
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

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

80Hz

20Hz

2.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

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
3.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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
4.has a subwoofer
?

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

For example

Marshall Tufton

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
5.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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
6.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Bose SoundLink Air

60000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

3.5h

4h

4.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

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
5.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

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
6.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

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Marshall Tufton

5

4.1

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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
3.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
4.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

1

1

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
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

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
2.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
3.has a mute function
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
4.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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
5.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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12
6.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

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB12

Price comparison

JBL Flip 3

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo B...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
Amazon logo
$69.99
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$64.99
JBL Flip 3 AmazonJBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetoo...JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black), 1
Amazon logo
$99.95
JBL Flip 3 walmartJBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Sp...JBL Flip 3 Stealth Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
walmart logo
$59.99

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$30.25

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 Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red - ...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red - SRS-XB12 (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$29.99
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 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speak...Sony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker 12H - Black - SRSXB22/B (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$49.98
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra BASS - Lilac
Amazon logo
$57.99

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