Bose SoundLink Mini II vs Sony SRS-XB12 - Where are the differences?
Where are the differences?
Let's compare the Bose SoundLink Mini II and the Sony SRS-XB12 and take a closer look at the differences.
Size and weight
The two devices differ in their dimensions. The smaller a loudspeaker is, the more practical it is in use, of course.
- Bose SoundLink Mini II: 5.8 cm x 18 cm x 5.1 cm
- Sony SRS-XB12: 7.4 cm x 7.4 cm x 9.2 cm
The battery life is shorter with the Bose SoundLink Mini II with up to 10,0 hours than with the Sony SRS-XB12. There the battery life is up to 16,0 hours. In practice, the specification of the battery life can often be somewhat lower, since the manufacturers specify the maximum possible performance.
Of the two devices only the Sony SRS-XB12 is waterproof. The Bose SoundLink Mini II is certified with -. With the Sony SRS-XB12 a IP67 certification is present.
With the Powerbank function, other devices can be charged via USB using the speaker. Of course, this is at the expense of the battery life of the speaker.
Connecting multiple speakers
Some speakers can be connected to several others and played together. This is usually called party mode. The difference to stereo connection is that all devices play the same thing. With stereo connection there is only one channel at a time. In this comparison this function only offers the Sony SRS-XB12. Usually this type of connection is only possible within one manufacturer. Even then, it is not necessarily possible to connect every loudspeaker to every other one.