71points
50points

Sony SRS-XB40

78points
58points

Sony SRS-XB41

Sony SRS-XB40
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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28 facts in comparison

Sony SRS-XB40 vs Sony SRS-XB41

Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB41
71
points
Sony SRS-XB40
78
points
Sony SRS-XB41

Why is Sony SRS-XB40 better than Sony SRS-XB41?

  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 7.51% less body volume
    2939.09cm³vs3177.72cm³
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • 3.9mm shorter
    100.1mmvs104mm
  • 11.1mm narrower
    279.9mmvs291mm
  • 0.1mm thinner
    104.9mmvs105mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB41 better than Sony SRS-XB40?

  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 20m greater wireless connectivity range
    ?

    30mvs10m
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 1.4g lighter
    1.5kgvs1501.4g
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB41

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB41 AmazonSony SRS-XB41 Portable Wireless Bluetoot...Sony SRS-XB41 Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, Black (Renewed)
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$159.99
Sony SRS-XB41 AmazonSony SRS-XB41 Portable Wireless Bluetoot...Sony SRS-XB41 Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black - SRSXB41/B (Renewed)
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$99.99
Sony SRS-XB41 AmazonSony SRS-XB41 Portable Wireless Bluetoot...Sony SRS-XB41 Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, Red (SRSXB41/R)
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$248.00

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Design

1.drivers count
?

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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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.

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Sony SRS-XB41
3.volume
?

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2939.09cm³

3177.72cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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Sony SRS-XB41
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

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Sony SRS-XB41
6.has a detachable cable
?

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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Sony SRS-XB41

Sound quality

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.

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Sony SRS-XB41
2.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.

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Sony SRS-XB41
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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Sony SRS-XB41

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB41
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB41
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.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

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Sony SRS-XB41
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Audio Pro Addon C3

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Sony SRS-XB41
5.can be used with standard batteries
?

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

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Sony SRS-XB41

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

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2.maximum Bluetooth range
?

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

Best

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91m

10m

30m

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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Sony SRS-XB41
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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Sony SRS-XB41
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.

Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB41
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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Sony SRS-XB41

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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Sony SRS-XB41

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