70points
88points

JBL GO 2

68points
76points

Sony SRS-XB12

Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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49 facts in comparison

JBL GO 2 vs Sony SRS-XB12

JBL GO 2
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
  • 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
  • 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

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO 2 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth S...JBL GO 2 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker (Midnight Black)
Amazon logo
$39.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Ja...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Japan used like new
Amazon logo
$32.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Lifestyle Jbl JBLGO2CPN GO 2 Portabl...JBL Lifestyle Jbl JBLGO2CPN GO 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Champagne), 4.3 X 4.5 X 1.5
Amazon logo
$39.99
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Orange
Amazon logo
$39.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japa...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japan used like new
Amazon logo
$59.95
JBL GO 2 aliexpressNew JBL GO 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker ...New JBL GO 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker IP67 Waterproof Outdoor Portable Wireless Speaker Bluetooth Stereo Speaker With Mic
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$50.02
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$156.00
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$39.98
JBL GO 2 aliexpressJBL Go 2 Bluetooth Speaker Portable Outd...JBL Go 2 Bluetooth Speaker Portable Outdoor Subwoofer Wireless Small Audio Mini Subwoofer Hands-free Bluetooth Wireless Speakers
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$21.59
JBL GO 2 aliexpressOriginal JBL GO 2 Wireless Bluetooth Spe...Original JBL GO 2 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Mini IPX7 Waterproof Outdoor Speaker With Microphone boombox + Aux Audio Cable
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$23.99

Sony SRS-XB12

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$53.45

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra BASS - Lilac
Amazon logo
$69.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Blue
Amazon logo
$79.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Red
Amazon logo
$54.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Grey
Amazon logo
$79.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Green
Amazon logo
$69.99
Sony SRS-XB12 aliexpressPortable Soft Nylon Carrying Case Travel...Portable Soft Nylon Carrying Case Travel Storage Bag Handbag Protective Cover for Sony SRS-XB12 Bluetooth Speaker
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$5.19
Sony SRS-XB12 aliexpressAM05-Portable Soft Nylon Carrying Case T...AM05-Portable Soft Nylon Carrying Case Travel Storage Bag Handbag Protective Cover for Sony SRS-XB12 Bluetooth Speaker
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$11.95
Sony SRS-XB12 aliexpressPortable Soft Nylon Carrying Case Travel...Portable Soft Nylon Carrying Case Travel Storage Bag Handbag Protective Cover for Sony SRS-XB12 Bluetooth Speaker
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$6.30
Sony SRS-XB12 aliexpressPortable Soft Nylon Carrying Case Travel...Portable Soft Nylon Carrying Case Travel Storage Bag Handbag Protective Cover for Sony SRS-XB12 Bluetooth Speaker
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$6.75
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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.
7.has a detachable cable
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
8.Has a remote control
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.width

86mm

76.2mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

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.
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 GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.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.
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 GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
7.has a magnetic shielding
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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 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.
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.
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.
7.has a removable battery
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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.
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 4 (802.11n)
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
7.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.
8.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
9.has a microphone input
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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 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.
4.has a mute function
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
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.
7.Has voice prompts
JBL GO 2
Sony SRS-XB12
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 GO 2

ProductStorePrice
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO 2 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth S...JBL GO 2 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker (Midnight Black)
Amazon logo
$39.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Ja...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2BLK black Japan used like new
Amazon logo
$32.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Lifestyle Jbl JBLGO2CPN GO 2 Portabl...JBL Lifestyle Jbl JBLGO2CPN GO 2 Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker (Champagne), 4.3 X 4.5 X 1.5
Amazon logo
$39.99
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Blue...JBL GO2 - Waterproof Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Orange
Amazon logo
$39.95
JBL GO 2 AmazonJBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japa...JBL Bluetooth Speaker JBLGO2RED red Japan used like new
Amazon logo
$59.95
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$50.02
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$156.00
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$39.98
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$21.59
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$23.99

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$53.45

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra BASS - Lilac
Amazon logo
$69.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Blue
Amazon logo
$79.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Red
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$54.99
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$79.99
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$69.99
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$3.12

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