61points

JBL OnStage IV

99points

Sony SRS-X77

JBL OnStage IV
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35 facts in comparison

JBL OnStage IV vs Sony SRS-X77

JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77
61
points
99
points

Why is JBL OnStage IV better than Sony SRS-X77?

  • 232mm narrower
    68mmvs300mm
  • 1.2kg lighter
    700gvs1900.6g
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a mute function
  • 10W lower power consumption on operation
    20W vs30W
  • Can be used with standard batteries
  • Has a cradle with lightning connector
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

Why is Sony SRS-X77 better than JBL OnStage IV?

  • 90Hz lower low-frequency
    20Hzvs110Hz
  • 437mm bigger driver unit
    462mmvs25mm
  • 20.77% less body volume
    2376cm³vs2998.8cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a subwoofer
  • 78mm shorter
    132mmvs210mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

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.

2.drivers count

4

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.driver unit size

25mm

462mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

4.volume

2998.8cm³

2376cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.has a detachable cable
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

6.can be controlled remotely
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

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

110Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

3.is an active speaker
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

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 OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

5.has a subwoofer
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

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.

Best

Bose SoundLink Air

60000Hz

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.power consumption operation

20W

30W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Pure Evoke D2

1.6W

5.can be used with standard batteries
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

6.has a removable battery
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

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.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

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.

4.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

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.

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

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.

6.has AirPlay
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
JBL OnStage IV
Sony SRS-X77

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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