59points

Sony SRS-XB40

91points

Sony SRS-XB501G

Sony SRS-XB40
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Sony SRS-XB40 vs Sony SRS-XB501G

Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G

Why is Sony SRS-XB40 better than Sony SRS-XB501G?

  • 73.55% less body volume
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    2939.09cm³vs11113.53cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has an AUX input
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • 1.6kg lighter
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    1.5kgvs3.1kg
  • 128mm shorter
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    100.1mmvs228.1mm
  • 105.2mm thinner
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    104.9mmvs210.1mm

Why is Sony SRS-XB501G better than Sony SRS-XB40?

  • Has a subwoofer
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has a mute function
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Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB40

Buy used:

$79

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB40 amazonSony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Blueto...Sony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Bluetooth Powerful Portable Speaker, IP67 Waterproof & Durable for Home, Outdoor, and Travel, 24 Hour Battery, Party Lights, USB Type-C, and Speakerphone, Black
amazon logo
$178
Sony SRS-XB40 amazonSony SRS-XB43 Extra Bass Wireless Waterp...Sony SRS-XB43 Extra Bass Wireless Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$168
Sony SRS-XB40 amazonSony SRS-XG500 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XG500 X-Series Wireless Portable-BLUETOOTH Party-Speaker IP66 Water-resistant and Dustproof with 30 Hour-Battery
amazon logo
$398
Sony SRS-XB40 walmartSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Wat...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Waterproof Green SRS-XB23
walmart logo
$88
Sony SRS-XB40 walmartSony SRS-XP500 - X-Series - party speake...Sony SRS-XP500 - X-Series - party speaker - for portable use - wireless - Bluetooth - App-controlled - 2-way - black
walmart logo
$298
Sony SRS-XB40 aliexpressProtective Case for SONY SRS-XB41 SRS-XB...Protective Case for SONY SRS-XB41 SRS-XB440 XB40 XB41 Bluetooth Speaker Anti-vibration Particles Bag Hard Carrying Pauch
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$26
Sony SRS-XB40 aliexpressProtective Case For SONY SRS-XB40 SRS-XB...Protective Case For SONY SRS-XB40 SRS-XB41 SRS-XB43 Bluetooth Speaker Anti-Vibration Particles Bag Hard Carrying Case
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$22
Sony SRS-XB40 aliexpressProtective Case for SONY SRS-XB40 SRS-XB...Protective Case for SONY SRS-XB40 SRS-XB41 SRS-XB43 Bluetooth Speaker Anti-Vibration Particles Bag Hard Carrying Case
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$19

Sony SRS-XB501G

Buy used:

$79

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB501G amazonSony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Blueto...Sony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Bluetooth Powerful Portable Speaker, IP67 Waterproof & Durable for Home, Outdoor, and Travel, 24 Hour Battery, Party Lights, USB Type-C, and Speakerphone, Black
amazon logo
$178
Sony SRS-XB501G amazonSony SRS-XP500 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XP500 X-Series Wireless Portable-BLUETOOTH-Karaoke Party-Speaker IPX4 Splash-resistant with 20 Hour-Battery
amazon logo
$298
Sony SRS-XB501G amazonSony SRS-XB13 Extra BASS Wireless Blueto...Sony SRS-XB13 Extra BASS Wireless Bluetooth Portable Lightweight Compact Travel Speaker, IP67 Waterproof & Durable for Outdoor, 16 Hour Battery, USB Type-C, Removable Strap, and Speakerphone, Black
amazon logo
$48
Sony SRS-XB501G amazonSony SRS-RA3000 360 Reality Audio Wi-Fi ...Sony SRS-RA3000 360 Reality Audio Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Wireless Speaker, Works with Alexa and Google Assistant, Black
amazon logo
$398
Sony SRS-XB501G walmartSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Wat...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Waterproof Green SRS-XB23
walmart logo
$88
Sony SRS-XB501G walmartSony SRS-XP500 - X-Series - party speake...Sony SRS-XP500 - X-Series - party speaker - for portable use - wireless - Bluetooth - App-controlled - 2-way - black
walmart logo
$298

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Design

1.volume

2939.09cm³

11113.53cm³

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-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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.driver unit size

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45mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.travel bag is included
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
7.has a touch screen
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
8.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
9.is dustproof and water-resistant
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.highest frequency

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20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
4.lowest frequency

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20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5.audio output power

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Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.Has a passive radiator
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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.
7.number of microphones

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1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
8.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
9.Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

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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

1.battery power

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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.
2.Battery life

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16h

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.
3.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a rechargeable battery
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
6.has a removable battery
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
7.can be used with standard batteries
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
8.has wireless charging
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
9.operating power consumption

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15W

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

Connectivity

1.multipoint count

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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.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has an AUX input
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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.
6.has LDAC
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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.
7.has aptX Adaptive
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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.
8.has aptX HD
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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).
9.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.Has a radio
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
5.Has voice prompts
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
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.
6.has a mute function
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.works as a power bank
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
The power bank feature allows you to use the battery to charge other devices, such as your smartphone.
8.has a sleep timer
Sony SRS-XB40
Sony SRS-XB501G
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
9.internal storage

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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.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

206.58 €

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Updated on Mon Feb 07 2022
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Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB40

Buy used:

$79

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB40 amazonSony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Blueto...Sony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Bluetooth Powerful Portable Speaker, IP67 Waterproof & Durable for Home, Outdoor, and Travel, 24 Hour Battery, Party Lights, USB Type-C, and Speakerphone, Black
amazon logo
$178
Sony SRS-XB40 amazonSony SRS-XB43 Extra Bass Wireless Waterp...Sony SRS-XB43 Extra Bass Wireless Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$168
Sony SRS-XB40 amazonSony SRS-XG500 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XG500 X-Series Wireless Portable-BLUETOOTH Party-Speaker IP66 Water-resistant and Dustproof with 30 Hour-Battery
amazon logo
$398
Sony SRS-XB40 walmartSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Wat...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Waterproof Green SRS-XB23
walmart logo
$88
Sony SRS-XB40 walmartSony SRS-XP500 - X-Series - party speake...Sony SRS-XP500 - X-Series - party speaker - for portable use - wireless - Bluetooth - App-controlled - 2-way - black
walmart logo
$298
Sony SRS-XB40 aliexpressProtective Case for SONY SRS-XB41 SRS-XB...Protective Case for SONY SRS-XB41 SRS-XB440 XB40 XB41 Bluetooth Speaker Anti-vibration Particles Bag Hard Carrying Pauch
aliexpress logo
$26
Sony SRS-XB40 aliexpressProtective Case For SONY SRS-XB40 SRS-XB...Protective Case For SONY SRS-XB40 SRS-XB41 SRS-XB43 Bluetooth Speaker Anti-Vibration Particles Bag Hard Carrying Case
aliexpress logo
$22
Sony SRS-XB40 aliexpressProtective Case for SONY SRS-XB40 SRS-XB...Protective Case for SONY SRS-XB40 SRS-XB41 SRS-XB43 Bluetooth Speaker Anti-Vibration Particles Bag Hard Carrying Case
aliexpress logo
$19

Sony SRS-XB501G

Buy used:

$79

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB501G amazonSony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Blueto...Sony SRS-XB43 EXTRA BASS Wireless Bluetooth Powerful Portable Speaker, IP67 Waterproof & Durable for Home, Outdoor, and Travel, 24 Hour Battery, Party Lights, USB Type-C, and Speakerphone, Black
amazon logo
$178
Sony SRS-XB501G amazonSony SRS-XP500 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XP500 X-Series Wireless Portable-BLUETOOTH-Karaoke Party-Speaker IPX4 Splash-resistant with 20 Hour-Battery
amazon logo
$298
Sony SRS-XB501G amazonSony SRS-XB13 Extra BASS Wireless Blueto...Sony SRS-XB13 Extra BASS Wireless Bluetooth Portable Lightweight Compact Travel Speaker, IP67 Waterproof & Durable for Outdoor, 16 Hour Battery, USB Type-C, Removable Strap, and Speakerphone, Black
amazon logo
$48
Sony SRS-XB501G amazonSony SRS-RA3000 360 Reality Audio Wi-Fi ...Sony SRS-RA3000 360 Reality Audio Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Wireless Speaker, Works with Alexa and Google Assistant, Black
amazon logo
$398
Sony SRS-XB501G walmartSony Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Wat...Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Waterproof Green SRS-XB23
walmart logo
$88
Sony SRS-XB501G walmartSony SRS-XP500 - X-Series - party speake...Sony SRS-XP500 - X-Series - party speaker - for portable use - wireless - Bluetooth - App-controlled - 2-way - black
walmart logo
$298

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