74points
71points

Sony SRS-XB20

71points
50points

Sony SRS-XB40

Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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28 facts in comparison

Sony SRS-XB20 vs Sony SRS-XB40

Sony SRS-XB20
Sony SRS-XB40
74
points
Sony SRS-XB20
71
points
Sony SRS-XB40

Why is Sony SRS-XB20 better than Sony SRS-XB40?

  • 68.28% less body volume
    932.2cm³vs2939.0871509999997cm³
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 911.4g lighter
    590gvs1501.4g
  • 32mm shorter
    68.1mmvs100.1mm
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • 81.8mm narrower
    198.1mmvs279.9mm
  • 35.8mm thinner
    69.1mmvs104.9mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB40 better than Sony SRS-XB20?

  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB20

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$38.95

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Design

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2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

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3.volume
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4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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

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6.weight
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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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2.is an active speaker
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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.

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3.Has a passive radiator
?

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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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3.has wireless charging
?

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

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4.has a removable battery
?

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

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5.can be used with standard batteries
?

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

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

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

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3.has an AUX input
?

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.

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4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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5.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

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6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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