65points
55points

Sony SRS-XB12

64points
51points

Sony SRS-XB23

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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52 facts in comparison

Sony SRS-XB12 vs Sony SRS-XB23

Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23

Why is Sony SRS-XB12 better than Sony SRS-XB23?

  • 57.53% less body volume
    ?

    534.77cm³vs1259.168cm³
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 4h longer battery life
    ?

    16hvs12h
  • 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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  • 22.57% cheaper
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    80.79 €vs104.33850795933618 €
  • 336.2g lighter
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    243.8gvs580g

Why is Sony SRS-XB23 better than Sony SRS-XB12?

  • 1 more drivers
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    2vs1
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.2
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has voice commands
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  • 16.1mm shorter
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    76mmvs92.1mm
  • 0.2mm thinner
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    76mmvs76.2mm

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$54.99

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$93.43
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$69.99
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$89.95
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$86.95
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$92.00
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Sony SRS-XB23

Buy used:

$68.00

ProductStorePrice
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$98.00
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portab...Sony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portable Speaker IP67 Waterproof BLUETOOTH and Built In Mic for Phone Calls, Coral Red
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$98.00
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$98.00
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speak...Sony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker Black- SRS-XB23/B (Renewed)
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$79.00
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSONY SRS-XB23 B [Wireless Portable Speak...SONY SRS-XB23 B [Wireless Portable Speaker Bluetooth Compatible Black] Shipped from Japan
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$160.00
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$98.00
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonBluetooth speaker148
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$119.90
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portab...Sony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portable Speaker IP67 Waterproof BLUETOOTH 12 Hour Battery and Built In Mic for Phone Calls, Light Blue (SRSXB23/L)
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$98.00
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Design

1.volume

534.77cm³

1259.17cm³

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
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
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)
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Sony SRS-XB23
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
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Sony SRS-XB23
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
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
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
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Sony SRS-XB23
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
8.weight

243.8g

580g

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
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Sony SRS-XB23
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Sony SRS-XB23
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has a subwoofer
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Sony SRS-XB23
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
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Sony SRS-XB23
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
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Sony SRS-XB23
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
7.has a magnetic shielding
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Sony SRS-XB23
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
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Sony SRS-XB23
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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Sony SRS-XB23
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
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Sony SRS-XB23
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
6.can be used with standard batteries
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Sony SRS-XB23
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
7.has a removable battery
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Sony SRS-XB23
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
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
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
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
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
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
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Sony SRS-XB23
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
9.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Sony SRS-XB23
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
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
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
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
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
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has a sleep timer
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB23
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)

80.79 €

104.34 €

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

Sony SRS-XB12

Buy used:

$54.99

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$93.43
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$69.99
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$131.19

Sony SRS-XB23

Buy used:

$68.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portab...Sony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portable Speaker IP67 Waterproof BLUETOOTH and Built In Mic for Phone Calls, Black (SRSXB23/B) Black XB23
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$98.00
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portab...Sony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portable Speaker IP67 Waterproof BLUETOOTH and Built In Mic for Phone Calls, Coral Red
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$98.00
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portab...Sony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portable Speaker IP67 Waterproof BLUETOOTH 12 Hour Battery and Built In Mic for Phone Calls , Olive Green
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$98.00
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speak...Sony Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker Black- SRS-XB23/B (Renewed)
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$79.00
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSONY SRS-XB23 B [Wireless Portable Speak...SONY SRS-XB23 B [Wireless Portable Speaker Bluetooth Compatible Black] Shipped from Japan
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$160.00
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$98.00
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonBluetooth speaker148
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$119.90
Sony SRS-XB23 AmazonSony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portab...Sony SRS-XB23 EXTRA BASS Wireless Portable Speaker IP67 Waterproof BLUETOOTH 12 Hour Battery and Built In Mic for Phone Calls, Light Blue (SRSXB23/L)
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$98.00
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Sony SRS-XB23 dealextremeBOYA BY-M1DM Dual Omni-directional Laval...BOYA BY-M1DM Dual Omni-directional Lavalier Microphone Lapel Clip-on Condenser Microphone for Canon Nikon Sony DSLR Camera Camco
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Sony SRS-XB23 dealextremeBOYA BY-M1 Omnidirectional Lavalier Micr...BOYA BY-M1 Omnidirectional Lavalier Microphone for Canon Nikon Sony DSLR Camcorder Audio Recorders for iPhone 6 5S 5 4S 4
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