79points

JBL Flip 4

73points

Sony SRS-XB20

Comparison winner
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
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JBL Flip 4 vs Sony SRS-XB20

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
79
points
73
points

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than Sony SRS-XB20?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 0.1mm shorter
    68mmvs68.1mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 75g lighter
    515gvs590g
  • 23.1mm narrower
    175mmvs198.1mm
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Sony SRS-XB20 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 50Hz lower low-frequency
    20Hzvs70Hz
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    42mmvs40mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Wireless charging
  • 0.9mm thinner
    69.1mmvs70mm

Design

1.driver unit size
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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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42mm

2.drivers count
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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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3.control panel placed on a device
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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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
4.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
5.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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6.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
2.lowest frequency
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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

70Hz

20Hz

3.is an active speaker
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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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
4.Has a passive radiator
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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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
5.highest frequency
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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

20000Hz

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6.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
3.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
4.can be used with standard batteries
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You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

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JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
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2.has an AUX input
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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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
5.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20

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