92points

Sony SRS-X99

43points

Tivoli Audio PAL BT

Comparison winner
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT
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28 facts in comparison

Sony SRS-X99 vs Tivoli Audio PAL BT

Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT
92
points
43
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Why is Sony SRS-X99 better than Tivoli Audio PAL BT?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a subwoofer
  • 25.7mm shorter
    133.1mmvs158.8mm
  • Has WiFi
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Tivoli Audio PAL BT better than Sony SRS-X99?

  • 12.7mm bigger driver unit
    63.5mmvs50.8mm
  • 79.49% less body volume
    1467.12cm³vs7154.125cm³
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 3.83kg lighter
    870gvs4699.2g
  • 336.3mm narrower
    93.7mmvs430mm
  • Has a radio
  • 26.4mm thinner
    98.6mmvs125mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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

2

1

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

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3.driver unit size

50.8mm

63.5mm

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

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462mm

4.volume

7154.13cm³

1467.12cm³

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58.75cm³

5.has a detachable cable
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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

6.height

133.1mm

158.8mm

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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 passive radiator
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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.

4.has a subwoofer
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Bluetooth version

3

2.1

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5

3.has an AUX input
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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.

5.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

9m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

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91m

6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

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

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a radio
Sony SRS-X99
Tivoli Audio PAL BT

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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