69points

JBL GO 2

64points

Sony SRS-XB12

JBL GO 2
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JBL GO 2 vs Sony SRS-XB12

JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
69
points
JBL GO 2
64
points
Sony SRS-XB12

Why is JBL GO 2 better than Sony SRS-XB12?

  • 63.82% less body volume
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    193.49cm³vs534.7731239999999cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 1.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs4h
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 59.8g lighter
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    184gvs243.8g
  • 20.9mm shorter
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    71.2mmvs92.1mm
  • 44.6mm thinner
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    31.6mmvs76.2mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB12 better than JBL GO 2?

  • 160Hz lower low-frequency
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    20Hzvs180Hz
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 11h longer battery life
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    16hvs5h
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 9.8mm narrower
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    76.2mmvs86mm
  • Has voice prompts
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Price comparison

JBL GO 2

Buy used:

$26.59

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2BLU Go 2 Portable Bluetooth Water...JBL GO2BLU Go 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Deep Sea Blue), 4.3 x 4.5 x 1.5
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$39.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Cyan
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$39.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Mint
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$39.95
JBL GO 2 Amazon[Upgraded] Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bl...[Upgraded] Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with 12W Stereo Sound, Bluetooth 5, Bassup, IPX7 Waterproof, 24-Hour Playtime, Wireless Stereo Pairing, Speaker for Home, Outdoors, Travel
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$39.99
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speak...JBL GO Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker W/A Built-in Strap-Hook (Black)
Amazon logo
$39.98
JBL GO 2 walmartJBL GO 2 Bluetooth Portable Waterproof S...JBL GO 2 Bluetooth Portable Waterproof Speaker - Black
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$39.95

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$90.25

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Mini Bluetooth Speaker Lou...Sony SRS-XB12 Mini Bluetooth Speaker Loud Extra Bass Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth -Loud Audio for Phone Calls- Small Waterproof and Dustproof Travel Music Speakers Black SRS-XB12/B
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$58.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Blueto...Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black) with Hardshell Carrying Case Bundle (2 Items)
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$69.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black ...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black - SRS-XB12 (Renewed)
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$29.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonPortable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetoo...Portable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetooth 5.0 Dual Pairing Loud Wireless Mini Speaker, 360 HD Surround Sound & Rich Stereo Bass,12H Playtime, IPX6 Waterproof for Travel, Outdoors, Home and Party
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$35.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony GTKXB90 High Power Portable Bluetoo...Sony GTKXB90 High Power Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
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$448.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12/H Extra Bass Portable Blue...Sony SRS-XB12/H Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray) Stereo Pair Bundle (2 Speakers, Left/Right Channel) with Travel Cases and 10ft Mobile AUX Cable Bundle
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$118.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System wit...Sony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System with BLUETOOTH
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$248.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony XB72 High Power Home Audio System w...Sony XB72 High Power Home Audio System with Bluetooth Technology (GTK-XB72), Black
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$348.00

Design

1.volume

193.49cm³

534.77cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.control panel placed on a device
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.weight

184g

243.8g

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 GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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

180Hz

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 GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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 subwoofer
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
6.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Battery life

5h

16h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
4.charge time

2.5h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has wireless charging
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.can be used with standard batteries
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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

4.1

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 Wi-Fi
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.Has a radio
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.has voice commands
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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 GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

JBL GO 2

Buy used:

$26.59

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2BLU Go 2 Portable Bluetooth Water...JBL GO2BLU Go 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Deep Sea Blue), 4.3 x 4.5 x 1.5
Amazon logo
$39.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Cyan
Amazon logo
$39.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Mint
Amazon logo
$39.95
JBL GO 2 Amazon[Upgraded] Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bl...[Upgraded] Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with 12W Stereo Sound, Bluetooth 5, Bassup, IPX7 Waterproof, 24-Hour Playtime, Wireless Stereo Pairing, Speaker for Home, Outdoors, Travel
Amazon logo
$39.99
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speak...JBL GO Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker W/A Built-in Strap-Hook (Black)
Amazon logo
$39.98
JBL GO 2 walmartJBL GO 2 Bluetooth Portable Waterproof S...JBL GO 2 Bluetooth Portable Waterproof Speaker - Black
walmart logo
$39.95

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$90.25

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Mini Bluetooth Speaker Lou...Sony SRS-XB12 Mini Bluetooth Speaker Loud Extra Bass Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth -Loud Audio for Phone Calls- Small Waterproof and Dustproof Travel Music Speakers Black SRS-XB12/B
Amazon logo
$58.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Blueto...Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black) with Hardshell Carrying Case Bundle (2 Items)
Amazon logo
$69.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black ...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black - SRS-XB12 (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$29.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonPortable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetoo...Portable Bluetooth Speaker,SANAG Bluetooth 5.0 Dual Pairing Loud Wireless Mini Speaker, 360 HD Surround Sound & Rich Stereo Bass,12H Playtime, IPX6 Waterproof for Travel, Outdoors, Home and Party
Amazon logo
$35.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony GTKXB90 High Power Portable Bluetoo...Sony GTKXB90 High Power Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
Amazon logo
$448.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony SRS-XB12/H Extra Bass Portable Blue...Sony SRS-XB12/H Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Gray) Stereo Pair Bundle (2 Speakers, Left/Right Channel) with Travel Cases and 10ft Mobile AUX Cable Bundle
Amazon logo
$118.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System wit...Sony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System with BLUETOOTH
Amazon logo
$248.00
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony XB72 High Power Home Audio System w...Sony XB72 High Power Home Audio System with Bluetooth Technology (GTK-XB72), Black
Amazon logo
$348.00

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