60points

Sony SRS-XB30

74points

Sony SRS-XB40

Sony SRS-XB30
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Sony SRS-XB30 vs Sony SRS-XB40

Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

Why is Sony SRS-XB30 better than Sony SRS-XB40?

  • 45.21% less body volume
    1610.43cm³vs2939.0871509999997cm³
  • 18.1mm shorter
    82mmvs100.1mm
  • 51.8mm narrower
    228.1mmvs279.9mm
  • 521.4g lighter
    980gvs1501.4g
  • 18.8mm thinner
    86.1mmvs104.9mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB40 better than Sony SRS-XB30?

  • Has WiFi
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

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.volume

1610.43cm³

2939.09cm³

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3.drivers count

2

2

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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8

4.height

82mm

100.1mm

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5.width

228.1mm

279.9mm

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6.weight

980g

1.5kg

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50g

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

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-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

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-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.5W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

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0.03W

3.can be used with standard batteries
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

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

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4.has a removable battery
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Sony SRS-XB40

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

For example

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.2

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Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.has an AUX input
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

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.

3.Has WiFi
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

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.

5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Sony SRS-XB30
Sony SRS-XB40

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.

6.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

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

Best

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91m

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Sony SRS-XB40

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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