67points
71points

JBL Go 3

65points
55points

Sony SRS-XB12

Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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52 facts in comparison

JBL Go 3 vs Sony SRS-XB12

JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12

Why is JBL Go 3 better than Sony SRS-XB12?

  • 49.32% less body volume
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    271.03cm³vs534.7731239999999cm³
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5.1vs4.2
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs4h
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has voice commands
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  • 55.45% cheaper
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    34.93 €vs78.41166181866575 €
  • 34.8g lighter
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    209gvs243.8g
  • 17.1mm shorter
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    75mmvs92.1mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB12 better than JBL Go 3?

  • 90Hz lower low-frequency
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    20Hzvs110Hz
  • Has an AUX input
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  • 11h longer battery life
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    16hvs5h
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 11.3mm narrower
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    76.2mmvs87.5mm

Price comparison

JBL Go 3

Buy used:

$28.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Go 3 AmazonJBL Go 3: Portable Speaker with Bluetoot...JBL Go 3: Portable Speaker with Bluetooth, Built-in Battery, Waterproof and Dustproof Feature - Black
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$49.95
JBL Go 3 banggood_wwPLEXTONE GS1 3 in1サウンドカードType-C-3.5mmアダプ...PLEXTONE GS1 3 in1サウンドカードType-C-3.5mmアダプター27W高速充電高解像度オーディオゲーム携帯電話サウンドカード充電アダプター
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¥2,529.00
JBL Go 3 banggood_wwKN319 Bluetooth5.0オーディオレシーバートランスミッター2IN ...KN319 Bluetooth5.0オーディオレシーバートランスミッター2IN 1 3.5mm 3.5AUXジャックRCAステレオミュージックワイヤレスアダプターforTVPCカースピーカー
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¥1,264.00
JBL Go 3 banggood_ww10cm AUXオーディオケーブルUSB Type C〜3.5mmイヤホンアダプ...10cm AUXオーディオケーブルUSB Type C〜3.5mmイヤホンアダプタType-C〜3.5mmヘッドフォン
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¥1,034.00
JBL Go 3 dealextremeQGeeM OTG USB C Hub for Macbook Pro, 3 P...QGeeM OTG USB C Hub for Macbook Pro, 3 Port PD Type-C Hub USB 3.0 HDMI USB Adapter Splitter for Huawei Matebook iPad Pro
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$24.99
JBL Go 3 dealextremeBASEUS 45W USB C Wall Charger Dual Ports...BASEUS 45W USB C Wall Charger Dual Ports QC 3.0 PD 3.0 Fast Charging Power Delivery Adapter For IPhone 11 Xiaomi Note 10 EU Plug
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$27.19
JBL Go 3 dealextremeRedmi AirDots 3 Bluetooth Earphone Wirel...Redmi AirDots 3 Bluetooth Earphone Wireless Waterproof Bluetooth 5.2
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$52.99

Sony SRS-XB12

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra BASS - Lilac
Amazon logo
$93.43
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Black
Amazon logo
$69.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Blue
Amazon logo
$89.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Red
Amazon logo
$86.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Green
Amazon logo
$92.00
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¥46,354.00

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Design

1.volume

271.03cm³

534.77cm³

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.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
7.has a detachable cable
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
8.weight

209g

243.8g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
9.Has a remote control
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
6.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
7.has a magnetic shielding
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
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.
5.has wireless charging
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
6.has a removable battery
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
7.can be used with standard batteries
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
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.
3.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
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.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
8.Has USB Type-C
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
9.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
Wi-Fi 4 (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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.has a mute function
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has a sleep timer
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
JBL Go 3
Sony SRS-XB12
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.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

34.93 €

78.41 €

Updated on Sun Dec 05 2021
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

JBL Go 3

Buy used:

$28.95

ProductStorePrice
JBL Go 3 AmazonJBL Go 3: Portable Speaker with Bluetoot...JBL Go 3: Portable Speaker with Bluetooth, Built-in Battery, Waterproof and Dustproof Feature - Black
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$49.95
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¥2,529.00
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¥1,264.00
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JBL Go 3 dealextremeQGeeM OTG USB C Hub for Macbook Pro, 3 P...QGeeM OTG USB C Hub for Macbook Pro, 3 Port PD Type-C Hub USB 3.0 HDMI USB Adapter Splitter for Huawei Matebook iPad Pro
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$24.99
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$27.19
JBL Go 3 dealextremeRedmi AirDots 3 Bluetooth Earphone Wirel...Redmi AirDots 3 Bluetooth Earphone Wireless Waterproof Bluetooth 5.2
dealextreme logo
$52.99

Sony SRS-XB12

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra BASS - Lilac
Amazon logo
$93.43
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Black
Amazon logo
$69.99
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Blue
Amazon logo
$89.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Red
Amazon logo
$86.95
Sony SRS-XB12 AmazonSony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wir...Sony Compact and Portable Waterproof Wireless Speaker with Extra Bass - Green
Amazon logo
$92.00
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