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Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
Top 42%680 points
Top 42%
Top 32%792 points
Top 32%
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
Top specs and features

Sony SRS-XB30 vs Sony SRS-XB40: 26 facts in comparison

1. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
54% have it

2. control panel placed on a device

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.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
88% have it

3. is an active speaker

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.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
63% have it

4. height

18.1mm shorter.
82mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
100.1mm

5. volume

45.21% less body volume.
1610.43cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
2939.09cm³

6. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4.2
Apple HomePod: 5
4.2

7. has a passive radiator

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.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
24% have it

8. width

51.8mm narrower.
228.1mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
279.9mm

9. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
64% have it

10. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
2

11. weight

521.4g lighter.
980g
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
1.5kg

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
76% have it

13. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
18% have it

14. 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.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
79% have it

15. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
25% have it

16. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
43% have it

17. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi 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.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
11% have it

18. maximum Bluetooth range

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
10m
Sol Republic Deck: 91m
10m

19. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
1
Audio Pro Addon C10: 24
1

20. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
JBL Boombox: 2
1

21. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
12% have it

22. thickness

18.8mm thinner.
86.1mm
Braven 850: 7mm
104.9mm

23. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
16% have it

24. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
0.5W
LG Music Flow P7: 0.03W
0.5W

25. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
8% have it

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