50points

Sony SRS-BTX500

80points

Sony SRS-X99

Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
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Sony SRS-BTX500 vs Sony SRS-X99

Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
50
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Sony SRS-BTX500
80
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Sony SRS-X99

Why is Sony SRS-BTX500 better than Sony SRS-X99?

  • 47.54% less body volume
    ?

    3753.06cm³vs7154.125cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • 0.9m greater wireless connectivity range
    ?

    10mvs9.1m
  • 2.7kg lighter
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    2kgvs4699.2g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has a microphone input
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  • 46mm narrower
    ?

    384mmvs430mm
  • Has a remote control
    ?

Why is Sony SRS-X99 better than Sony SRS-BTX500?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Is an active speaker
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  • 5 more drivers
    ?

    7vs2
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • 2mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs48mm
  • 1 more USB ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has a detachable cable
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Price comparison

Design

1.volume

3753.06cm³

7154.13cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

2

7

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
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
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.driver unit size

48mm

50mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

2kg

4.7kg

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
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.is an active speaker
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
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.
3.has a subwoofer
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
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.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
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
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
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

3

3

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
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

9.1m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
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.USB ports

1

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a sleep timer
Sony SRS-BTX500
Sony SRS-X99
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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