67points

JBL Flip 5

63points

Sony SRS-XB2

Comparison winner
JBL Flip 5
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50 facts in comparison

JBL Flip 5 vs Sony SRS-XB2

JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2

Why is JBL Flip 5 better than Sony SRS-XB2?

  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    44mmvs42mm
  • 1.2 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs3
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • 10mm narrower
    ?

    181mmvs191mm
  • Has a sleep timer
    ?

Why is Sony SRS-XB2 better than JBL Flip 5?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 45Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs65Hz
  • 16.72% less body volume
    ?

    769.73cm³vs924.186cm³
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an AUX input
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 60g lighter
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    480gvs540g

Price comparison

JBL Flip 5

Buy used:

$95.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (New Model)
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
Amazon logo
$164.91
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$77.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Squad (New Model)
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Teal (New Model)
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Flip 5 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Wireless Portable Stereo Spea...JBL Flip 5 Wireless Portable Stereo Speaker
aliexpress logo
$160.00
JBL Flip 5 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker, M...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker, Mini Portable, Wireless, Waterproof BT Speaker with Bass and Stereo Music Perfect Travel
aliexpress logo
$116.38

Sony SRS-XB2

Buy used:

$52.97

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB2 AmazonSony XB01 Bluetooth Compact Portable Spe...Sony XB01 Bluetooth Compact Portable Speaker Black (SRSXB01/B) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$21.85
Sony SRS-XB2 AmazonSony SRS-XB12/B Extra Bass Portable Blue...Sony SRS-XB12/B Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker Stereo Pair Bundle (2 Speakers, Left/Right Channel) with Travel Cases and 10ft Mobile AUX Cable (Blue)
Amazon logo
$99.99
Sony SRS-XB2 AmazonSony SRSXB43 Extra BASS Bluetooth Wirele...Sony SRSXB43 Extra BASS Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker (Black) with Knox Gear Multipurpose Outlet Wall Shelf Bundle (2 Items)
Amazon logo
$249.99
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpress2018 New EVA PU Carrying Travel Protecti...2018 New EVA PU Carrying Travel Protective Speaker Box Cover Bag Case for Sony SRS-HG2/HG1, SRS-XB2/XB20/X33 Bluetooth Speaker
aliexpress logo
$16.23
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpress2018 New EVA PU Carrying Travel Protecti...2018 New EVA PU Carrying Travel Protective Box Cover Bag Case for Sony SRS-HG2/HG1, SRS-XB2/XB20/X33 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
aliexpress logo
$12.49
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpress2018 New EVA Carrying Travel Protective ...2018 New EVA Carrying Travel Protective Speaker Box Cover Bag Case For Sony SRS XB2/Sony SRS X33 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bags
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$11.24
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpressTravel Carrying Protective Hard Cover Ca...Travel Carrying Protective Hard Cover Carrying Case Bag Extra Space For Sony SRS XB2 /SRS X33 EVA Storage-Extra Space for Cables
aliexpress logo
$16.65
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpressEVA Hard Case for MIFA A20 Speaker Zippe...EVA Hard Case for MIFA A20 Speaker Zipper Sleeve Protective Hard Case Cover for Sony SRS-HG2/HG1 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bags
aliexpress logo
$11.40

Design

1.volume

924.19cm³

769.73cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
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.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
8.has a detachable cable
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
9.weight

540g

480g

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 5
Sony SRS-XB2
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has a subwoofer
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
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 5
Sony SRS-XB2
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
7.has a magnetic shielding
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
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 5
Sony SRS-XB2
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
5.has a removable battery
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
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.
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 5
Sony SRS-XB2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
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.
7.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
8.Has USB Type-C
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
9.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has a mute function
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
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 5
Sony SRS-XB2
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
JBL Flip 5
Sony SRS-XB2
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Price comparison

JBL Flip 5

Buy used:

$95.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black (New Model)
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless ...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bundle - (Pair) Black
Amazon logo
$164.91
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth...JBL Flip 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$77.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Squad (New Model)
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Flip 5 AmazonJBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetoot...JBL FLIP 5, Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Teal (New Model)
Amazon logo
$119.95
JBL Flip 5 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Wireless Portable Stereo Spea...JBL Flip 5 Wireless Portable Stereo Speaker
aliexpress logo
$160.00
JBL Flip 5 aliexpressJBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker, M...JBL Flip 5 Powerful Bluetooth Speaker, Mini Portable, Wireless, Waterproof BT Speaker with Bass and Stereo Music Perfect Travel
aliexpress logo
$116.38

Sony SRS-XB2

Buy used:

$52.97

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB2 AmazonSony XB01 Bluetooth Compact Portable Spe...Sony XB01 Bluetooth Compact Portable Speaker Black (SRSXB01/B) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$21.85
Sony SRS-XB2 AmazonSony SRS-XB12/B Extra Bass Portable Blue...Sony SRS-XB12/B Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker Stereo Pair Bundle (2 Speakers, Left/Right Channel) with Travel Cases and 10ft Mobile AUX Cable (Blue)
Amazon logo
$99.99
Sony SRS-XB2 AmazonSony SRSXB43 Extra BASS Bluetooth Wirele...Sony SRSXB43 Extra BASS Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker (Black) with Knox Gear Multipurpose Outlet Wall Shelf Bundle (2 Items)
Amazon logo
$249.99
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpress2018 New EVA PU Carrying Travel Protecti...2018 New EVA PU Carrying Travel Protective Speaker Box Cover Bag Case for Sony SRS-HG2/HG1, SRS-XB2/XB20/X33 Bluetooth Speaker
aliexpress logo
$16.23
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpress2018 New EVA PU Carrying Travel Protecti...2018 New EVA PU Carrying Travel Protective Box Cover Bag Case for Sony SRS-HG2/HG1, SRS-XB2/XB20/X33 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
aliexpress logo
$12.49
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpress2018 New EVA Carrying Travel Protective ...2018 New EVA Carrying Travel Protective Speaker Box Cover Bag Case For Sony SRS XB2/Sony SRS X33 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bags
aliexpress logo
$11.24
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpressTravel Carrying Protective Hard Cover Ca...Travel Carrying Protective Hard Cover Carrying Case Bag Extra Space For Sony SRS XB2 /SRS X33 EVA Storage-Extra Space for Cables
aliexpress logo
$16.65
Sony SRS-XB2 aliexpressEVA Hard Case for MIFA A20 Speaker Zippe...EVA Hard Case for MIFA A20 Speaker Zipper Sleeve Protective Hard Case Cover for Sony SRS-HG2/HG1 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Bags
aliexpress logo
$11.40

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