82points

JBL Flip 3

73points

Sony SRS-XB20

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JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
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JBL Flip 3 vs Sony SRS-XB20

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
82
points
JBL Flip 3
73
points
Sony SRS-XB20

Why is JBL Flip 3 better than Sony SRS-XB20?

  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 25.74% less body volume
    692.22cm³vs932.2011509999999cm³
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 4.1mm shorter
    64mmvs68.1mm
  • 140g lighter
    450gvs590g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • 29.1mm narrower
    169mmvs198.1mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB20 better than JBL Flip 3?

  • 60Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs80Hz
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    42mmvs40mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?

Design

1. bigger driver unit
?

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

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203mm

40mm

42mm

2. more drivers
?

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

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2

2

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-XB20
4. less body volume
?

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58.75cm³

692.22cm³

932.2cm³

5.Weather sealed
?

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
6.shorter
?

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64mm

68.1mm

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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
2. lower low-frequency
?

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

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8Hz

80Hz

20Hz

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-XB20
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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
5. higher high-frequency
?

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

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60000Hz

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20000Hz

6.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
4.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-XB20
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20

Connectivity

1. newer Bluetooth version
?

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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-XB20
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
4.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.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
5. more USB ports
?

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

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1

1

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
2.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.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20
3.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-XB20
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.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

JBL Flip 3
Sony SRS-XB20

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