79points

JBL Flip 4

60points

Sony SRS-XB30

Comparison winner
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB30
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24 facts in comparison

JBL Flip 4 vs Sony SRS-XB30

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB30
JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB30
79
points
JBL Flip 4
60
points
Sony SRS-XB30

Why is JBL Flip 4 better than Sony SRS-XB30?

  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 14mm shorter
    68mmvs82mm
  • 465g lighter
    515gvs980g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • 53.1mm narrower
    175mmvs228.1mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Why is Sony SRS-XB30 better than JBL Flip 4?

  • 8mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    48mmvs40mm
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

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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40mm

48mm

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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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-XB30
4.Weather sealed
?

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

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB30
5. more years under manufacturer's warranty
?

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.shorter
?

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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 4
Sony SRS-XB30
2.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 4
Sony SRS-XB30
3.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-XB30
4.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 4
Sony SRS-XB30
5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB30

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB30
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB30
3.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-XB30

Connectivity

1. newer Bluetooth version
?

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4.1

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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-XB30
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 4
Sony SRS-XB30
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 4
Sony SRS-XB30
5. more USB ports
?

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

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

JBL Flip 4
Sony SRS-XB30

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