62points

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7

85points

Sony SRS-XB43

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
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79 facts in comparison

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 vs Sony SRS-XB43

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
Sony SRS-XB43

Why is Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 better than Sony SRS-XB43?

  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    25mmvs20mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    ?
  • 2.95kg lighter
    ?

    3.29gvs2.95kg
  • 57mm narrower
    ?

    268mmvs325mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB43 better than Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7?

  • 63.83% less body volume
    ?

    4677.07cmΒ³vs12930.67cmΒ³
  • 30Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs50Hz
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    4vs3
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.2

Price comparison

User reviews

Overall Rating

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
10.0
4 User reviews
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
10.0/10
4 User reviews
Sony SRS-XB43
9.3
8 User reviews
Sony SRS-XB43
9.3/10
8 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.8/10
4 votes
9.6/10
7 votes

Sound quality

10.0/10
4 votes
9.3/10
7 votes

Design

8.8/10
4 votes
9.1/10
7 votes

Value for money

7.8/10
4 votes
9.7/10
6 votes

Portability

8.5/10
4 votes
7.9/10
7 votes

Comments

james

james

11 months ago

10 / 10

How i wish it had a USB socket

james

james

11 months ago

10 / 10

How i wish it had a USB socket

3 users found this helpful
jovany

jovany

11 months ago

10 / 10

Es mil veces mejor que la versiΓ³n 4 en sonido...

jovany

jovany

11 months ago

10 / 10

Pros

  • Sonido....

Cons

  • No conectarse con una versiΓ³n anterior....
0 users found this helpful
Russ

Russ

9 months ago

10 / 10

oubliΓ© qu’une si petite enceinte sonne si grande

Russ

Russ

9 months ago

10 / 10

Des basses HI-FI et aigus aiguisΓ©s!

0 users found this helpful

Design

Ingress Protection (IP) rating

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB43)

The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
volume

12930.67cmΒ³

4677.07cmΒ³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
has a neodymium magnet
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
control panel placed on a device
βœ”Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
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.
travel bag is included
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
has a touch screen
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
weather-sealed (splashproof)
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

has stereo speakers
βœ”Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
has a subwoofer
βœ”Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
audio output power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB43)

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
Has a passive radiator
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
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.
number of microphones

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB43)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
has a noise-canceling microphone
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

80dB

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB43)

Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.

Power

battery power

3250mAh

4900mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
has a battery level indicator
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has a rechargeable battery
βœ”Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
has a removable battery
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
has wireless charging
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
operating power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB43)

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
annual power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB43)

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.

Connectivity

multipoint count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB43)

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
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.
has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
βœ”Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
has an AUX input
βœ”Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
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.
has LDAC
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
has aptX Adaptive
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
has aptX HD
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
has aptX
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.

Features

Can be used wirelessly
βœ”Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
supports a remote smartphone
βœ”Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
has voice commands
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
Has a radio
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
Has voice prompts
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
has a mute function
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
works as a power bank
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ”Sony SRS-XB43
The power bank feature allows you to use the battery to charge other devices, such as your smartphone.
has a sleep timer
βœ–Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
βœ–Sony SRS-XB43
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
internal storage

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony SRS-XB43)

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.

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