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Pioneer XW-SMA3

Pioneer XW-SMA3
alaScore 93

46 reviews

Oct, 2014

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(Based on 46 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pioneer XW-SMA3

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 10 user reviews of Pioneer XW-SMA3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer XW-SMA3-W 20W Hi-Fi Compact Wireless System - White Pioneer XW-SMA3-W 20W Hi-Fi Compact Wireless System - White

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Pioneer A3 XW-SMA3-W review

 

A key feature for the Pioneer A3 XW-SMA3-W is AirPlay, Apple's propriety wireless audio and video streaming solution. This ensures that once the Pioneer A3 is connected to your home network it can accept music from any iOS or Mac OS X device. Bouncing...

The Pioneer A3 is a good sounding speaker, with AirPlay and other wireless compatibility. The water-proofing and battery are both a nice touch, and it’s great for taking into the garden. This makes up for the sound quality, which is okay, but not...

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Pioneer XW-SMA3 Portable AirPlay Speaker

 

Portable with lots of wireless connectivity, but audio could be more dynamic.

Wide variety of wireless connectivity ; Up to five hour battery life ; Plenty of bass

Lack of detail in high frequencies ; Dull design, cheap build materials ; Not very loud

), along with a USB port for leeching AirPlay settings straight from your phone or tablet or directly charging devices. Rounding it off is a 3.5mm auxiliary jack and a power socket. Pioneer also supplies a tiny, basic remote control. Power, playback...

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Pioneer XW-SMA3-K

 

Portable, network-savvy and easy to use, but it needs more entertainment value

Inoffensive sound ; portable ; easy to set up and use ; plenty of network features

Not the most exciting listen ; needs to go louder (especially if you' ; re outside)

We can’t totally recommend the SMA3. We love its ease of use – and its portability – but it needs more excitement and punch to really seal the deal.

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Pioneer A3 XW-SMA3-W review

 

AirPlay home speaker system with wireless sound and waterproof function

AirPlay compatible; waterproof; built-in battery; decent sound quality

Not enough bass; setup was tricky

The Pioneer A3 is a good sounding speaker, with AirPlay and other wireless compatibility. The water-proofing and battery are both a nice touch, and it’s great for taking into the garden. This makes up for the sound quality, which is okay, but not...

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Pioneer XW-SMA3 Review: Awesome Go-Anywhere AirPlay Speakers

 

Most AirPlay speakers are not very good at what they're supposed to do: stream music wirelessly between devices and make your life easier in the process. The liberation from wires tends to come with a monstrous configuration headache. But the sound can...

Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: Yes
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: Yes
DTS Decoder: No
Internet Radio: Yes
Real Dolby: No
Subwoofer: No
UPnP: Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Docking System:Apple Docking
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: No
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
Signal Input:Digital
USB:USB 2.0
USB Interface: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder: No
Construction:Single Case Speaker System
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Network Music System:Music Client
Product Type:Audio Home System
Signal Connection:Wireless / Wireless + Wired
Sound Projector: No
Speaker Type:Active

Loudspeaker

Wireless Speakers: No

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes

Sound

Dolby / DTS: No
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