68points

JBL Xtreme

71points

Sony SRS-XB41

JBL Xtreme
Comparison winner
Sony SRS-XB41
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JBL Xtreme vs Sony SRS-XB41

JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41
68
points
71
points

Why is JBL Xtreme better than Sony SRS-XB41?

  • Is an active speaker
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 8mm narrower
    283mmvs291mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB41 better than JBL Xtreme?

  • 50Hz lower low-frequency
    20Hzvs70Hz
  • 26.95% less body volume
    3177.72cm³vs4350.276cm³
  • 22mm shorter
    104mmvs126mm
  • Weather sealed
  • 612g lighter
    1.5kgvs2112g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Is dustproof and water resistant

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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

63mm

57.9mm

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

4350.28cm³

3177.72cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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

6.has a detachable cable
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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

70Hz

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 Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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 Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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.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 Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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

For example

NudeAudio Move L

4.has a removable battery
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Xtreme
Sony SRS-XB41

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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