76points

JBL Flip 4

64points

Sony SRS-XB12

JBL Flip 4
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JBL Flip 4 vs Sony SRS-XB12

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
76
points
JBL Flip 4
64
points
Sony SRS-XB12

Why is JBL Flip 4 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-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 24.1mm shorter
    ?

    68mmvs92.1mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB12 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 50Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs70Hz
  • 6mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    46mmvs40mm
  • 4h longer battery life
    ?

    16hvs12h
  • 271.2g lighter
    ?

    243.8gvs515g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 98.8mm narrower
    ?

    76.2mmvs175mm
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$45.48

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 (2 Items)
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$69.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black ...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black - SRS-XB12 (Renewed)
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$29.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonPortable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetoo...Portable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetooth 5.0 Dual Pairing Loud Wireless Mini Speaker, 360 HD Surround Sound & Rich Stereo Bass,12H Playtime, IPX6 Waterproof for Travel, Outdoors, Home and Party
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$35.99
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
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$118.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System wit...Sony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System with BLUETOOTH
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$248.00

Design

1.drivers count

2

1

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
3.driver unit size

40mm

46mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
6.weight

515g

243.8g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
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

70Hz

20Hz

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 Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
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 Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
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

20000Hz

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 Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Battery life

12h

16h

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.
4.charge time

3.5h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
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

4.2

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 Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
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 Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.Has a radio
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
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 commands
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.has a sleep timer
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB12
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$45.48

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 (2 Items)
Amazon logo
$69.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black ...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black - SRS-XB12 (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$29.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonPortable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetoo...Portable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetooth 5.0 Dual Pairing Loud Wireless Mini Speaker, 360 HD Surround Sound & Rich Stereo Bass,12H Playtime, IPX6 Waterproof for Travel, Outdoors, Home and Party
Amazon logo
$35.99
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
$118.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System wit...Sony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System with BLUETOOTH
Amazon logo
$248.00

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