87points

Sony SRS-XB43

89points

Sony SRS-XE300

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Sony SRS-XB43 vs Sony SRS-XE300

Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300

Why is Sony SRS-XB43 better than Sony SRS-XE300?

  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • 1 more USB ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has LDAC
    ?
  • Works as a power bank
    ?
  • 115mm shorter
    ?

    123mmvs238mm

Why is Sony SRS-XE300 better than Sony SRS-XB43?

  • 36.42% less body volume
    ?

    2973.81cm³vs4677.07cm³
  • 51mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    71mmvs20mm
  • 3h shorter charge time
    ?

    2hvs5h
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 20m greater wireless connectivity range
    ?

    30mvs10m
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB43

Buy used:

$130

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB43 amazonSONY SRS-XB43 B [Wireless Portable Speak...SONY SRS-XB43 B [Wireless Portable Speaker Bluetooth Compatible Black] Shipped from Japan
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$299
Sony SRS-XB43 amazonSony SRS-XB43 - Portable, Waterproof, Po...Sony SRS-XB43 - Portable, Waterproof, Powerful and Durable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with EXTRA BASS, up to 24 hours battery life - Black
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$225
Sony SRS-XB43 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB43 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB43 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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$278
Sony SRS-XB43 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB43 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB43 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
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$278
Sony SRS-XB43 walmartSony SRSXB43 EXTRA BASS™ Wireless Portab...Sony SRSXB43 EXTRA BASS™ Wireless Portable BLUETOOTH® IP67 Waterproof Speaker – Black
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$280
Sony SRS-XB43 walmartSony SRSXB43 Blue Wireless Waterproof Po...Sony SRSXB43 Blue Wireless Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Extra Bass (2020)
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$279
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$17
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$20
Sony SRS-XB43 aliexpressSoft Silicone Wireless Speaker Protectiv...Soft Silicone Wireless Speaker Protective Cover Portable Speaker Skin Case with Strap for Sony SRS-XB43 BT Speaker
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$11

Sony SRS-XE300

Buy used:

$114

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XE300 amazonSony SRS-XE300 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XE300 X-Series Wireless Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker, IP67 Waterproof, Dustproof and Shockproof with 24 Hour Battery, Blue- New (Renewed)
amazon logo
$104
Sony SRS-XE300 amazonSony SRS-XE300 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XE300 X-Series Wireless Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker, IP67 Waterproof, Dustproof and Shockproof with 24 Hour Battery, Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$100
Sony SRS-XE300 amazonSony SRS-XV900 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XV900 X-Series Wireless Portable-Bluetooth-Karaoke Party-Speaker with 25 Hour-Battery, Built-in Handle and Wheels, Omnidirectional-Sound and Lights - NEW
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$798
Sony SRS-XE300 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XE300 Portable Bluetooth Speake...Sony SRS-XE300 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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$198
Sony SRS-XE300 walmartSony SRS-XE300 Wireless Portable BLUETOO...Sony SRS-XE300 Wireless Portable BLUETOOTH Speaker IP67 Water-resistant Dustproof and Shockproof Black
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$198
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$36

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User reviews

Overall rating

Sony SRS-XB43
9.3
8 User reviews
Sony SRS-XB43
9.3/10
8 User reviews
Sony SRS-XE300
8.3
3 User reviews
Sony SRS-XE300
8.3/10
3 User reviews

Features

Build quality

9.6/10
7 votes
8.0/10
3 votes

Sound quality

9.3/10
7 votes
8.0/10
3 votes

Design

9.1/10
7 votes
7.7/10
3 votes

Value for money

9.7/10
6 votes
8.0/10
3 votes

Portability

7.9/10
7 votes
7.7/10
3 votes

Comments

Adrian

Adrian

9 months ago

10 / 10

Super głośnik który nie ma konkurencji w tej cenie

Adrian

Adrian

9 months ago

10 / 10

Świetny głośnik jeśli chodzi o cena/jakość do tego zastosowanie kodeka LDAC świetnie wpłynęło na jakość dźwięku i odczucia z słuchania muzyki jak i oglądanie filmów dzięki niemożliwemu do zaobserwowaniu opóźnienia

Pros

  • Cena/jakość
  • Jakość dźwięku
  • Zerowe opóźnienie
  • Kodek LDAC
  • Czas działania na baterii
  • Szerokie pasmo przenoszenia

Cons

  • Waga
  • Brak jakiegokolwiek paska na ramię
3 users found this helpful
Miguel

Miguel

1 year ago

10 / 10

faltó un poco más de fidelidad,bajos estupendos!.

Miguel

Miguel

1 year ago

10 / 10

Buen sonido bajos potentes solo le faltó un poco más de fidelidad se concentraron mucho en los graves!.

Pros

  • Bajos

Cons

  • Fidelidad
0 users found this helpful
Abigail

Abigail

1 year ago

6 / 10

Tengo medio año usándola y la batería es lo peor

Abigail

Abigail

1 year ago

6 / 10

El sonido muy bueno y las llamadas todo correcto pero se descarga muy rápido y los leds no ayudan la uso por periodos cortos con sonido moderado pero igual se agota

Pros

  • Sonido 10/10

Cons

  • Batería
0 users found this helpful

Design

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

4677.07cm³

2973.81cm³

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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
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Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
has a touch screen
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Sony SRS-XE300
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

has stereo speakers
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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

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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.
Has a passive radiator
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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

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1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
has a noise-canceling microphone
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Sony SRS-XE300
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
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

battery power

4900mAh

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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.
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has a rechargeable battery
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Sony SRS-XE300
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
has a removable battery
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
has wireless charging
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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

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

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

Connectivity

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.
supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
has an AUX input
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
supports a remote smartphone
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
has voice commands
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
works as a power bank
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
The power bank feature allows you to use the battery to charge other devices, such as your smartphone.
has a sleep timer
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
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

supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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.
supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
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.
supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Sony SRS-XB43
Sony SRS-XE300
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB43

Buy used:

$130

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XB43 amazonSONY SRS-XB43 B [Wireless Portable Speak...SONY SRS-XB43 B [Wireless Portable Speaker Bluetooth Compatible Black] Shipped from Japan
amazon logo
$299
Sony SRS-XB43 amazonSony SRS-XB43 - Portable, Waterproof, Po...Sony SRS-XB43 - Portable, Waterproof, Powerful and Durable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with EXTRA BASS, up to 24 hours battery life - Black
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$225
Sony SRS-XB43 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB43 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB43 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
bhphotovideo logo
$278
Sony SRS-XB43 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XB43 Portable Bluetooth Speaker...Sony SRS-XB43 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
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$278
Sony SRS-XB43 walmartSony SRSXB43 EXTRA BASS™ Wireless Portab...Sony SRSXB43 EXTRA BASS™ Wireless Portable BLUETOOTH® IP67 Waterproof Speaker – Black
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$280
Sony SRS-XB43 walmartSony SRSXB43 Blue Wireless Waterproof Po...Sony SRSXB43 Blue Wireless Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Extra Bass (2020)
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$279
Sony SRS-XB43 aliexpressShockproof Hard Cover Protective Case Ba...Shockproof Hard Cover Protective Case Bag for Sony Srs-Xb43 Extra Bass Speaker
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$17
Sony SRS-XB43 aliexpress2020 New Hard Case for Sony SRS-XB43 Blu...2020 New Hard Case for Sony SRS-XB43 Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker Protective Box Travel Carrying Bag for Sony SRS-XB43 Speaker
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$20
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$11

Sony SRS-XE300

Buy used:

$114

ProductStorePrice
Sony SRS-XE300 amazonSony SRS-XE300 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XE300 X-Series Wireless Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker, IP67 Waterproof, Dustproof and Shockproof with 24 Hour Battery, Blue- New (Renewed)
amazon logo
$104
Sony SRS-XE300 amazonSony SRS-XE300 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XE300 X-Series Wireless Portable-Bluetooth-Speaker, IP67 Waterproof, Dustproof and Shockproof with 24 Hour Battery, Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$100
Sony SRS-XE300 amazonSony SRS-XV900 X-Series Wireless Portabl...Sony SRS-XV900 X-Series Wireless Portable-Bluetooth-Karaoke Party-Speaker with 25 Hour-Battery, Built-in Handle and Wheels, Omnidirectional-Sound and Lights - NEW
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$798
Sony SRS-XE300 bhphotovideoSony SRS-XE300 Portable Bluetooth Speake...Sony SRS-XE300 Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
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$198
Sony SRS-XE300 walmartSony SRS-XE300 Wireless Portable BLUETOO...Sony SRS-XE300 Wireless Portable BLUETOOTH Speaker IP67 Water-resistant Dustproof and Shockproof Black
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$198
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$36

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