75points
74points

JBL Flip 4

67points
64points

Sony SRS-XB20

JBL Flip 4
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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30 facts in comparison

JBL Flip 4 vs Sony SRS-XB20

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
75
points
JBL Flip 4
67
points
Sony SRS-XB20

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

  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
    ?
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 75g lighter
    515gvs590g
  • 0.1mm shorter
    68mmvs68.1mm
  • 23.1mm narrower
    175mmvs198.1mm

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
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • 0.9mm thinner
    69.1mmvs70mm

Price comparison

JBL Flip 4

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$74.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Grey
Amazon logo
$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJbl Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...Jbl Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (teal), 2.6 Lb
Amazon logo
$115.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Blue
Amazon logo
$72.79
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red
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$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - White
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$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Camouflage
Amazon logo
$75.00
JBL Flip 4 AmazonJBL Flip 4 IPX7 Waterproof Wireless Port...JBL Flip 4 IPX7 Waterproof Wireless Portable Bluetooth Rechargeable USB Speaker (Blue) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$59.00
JBL Flip 4 walmartJBL FLIP 4 Black Kit Bluetooth Speaker &...JBL FLIP 4 Black Kit Bluetooth Speaker & Portable Hardshell Travel Case
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$85.00

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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.

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40mm

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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.

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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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
5.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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
6.has a detachable cable
?

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.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

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8Hz

70Hz

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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
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.

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Sony SRS-XB20
4.highest frequency
?

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

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60000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
6.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

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
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Flip 4
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. Show more

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
4.can be used with standard batteries
?

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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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 4
Sony SRS-XB20
3.USB ports
?

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

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1

1

4.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

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5.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 4
Sony SRS-XB20

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
2.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20

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