75points

JBL Flip 4

68points

Sony SRS-XB20

JBL Flip 4
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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
68
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-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has active noise cancellation (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
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • 0.9mm thinner
    ?

    69.1mmvs70mm

Price comparison

JBL Flip 4

Buy used:

$79.99

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$119.99

Sony SRS-XB20

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB20 AmazonSony XB20 Portable Wireless Speaker with...Sony XB20 Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth, Blue
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$98.00
Sony SRS-XB20 AmazonSony Extra Bass SRS-XB20 Portable Blueto...Sony Extra Bass SRS-XB20 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (SRS-XB20) Black (Renewed)
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$69.99

Design

1.drivers count

2

2

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-XB20
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

42mm

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-XB20
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-XB20
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.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
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-XB20
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 passive radiator
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
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.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
6.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
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 Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
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.
4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
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-XB20
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB20
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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