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Sony SRS-X7

alaTest has collected and analyzed 530 reviews of Sony SRS-X7. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The price and size are also mentioned favorably.

usability, size, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Sony SRS-X7 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony SRS-X7

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Sony SRS-X7 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The size and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the price.

usability, size, design, reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony SRS-X7 Wireless Speaker with NFC and Bluetooth - BlackSony SRS-X7 Wireless Speaker with NFC and Bluetooth - Black

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony SRS-X7

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 212 user reviews of Sony SRS-X7 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The price and design are also mentioned favorably.

usability, design, price, size, reliability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony SRSX7 Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Wi-Fi Speaker SystemSony SRSX7 Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Wi-Fi Speaker System

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony SRS-X7

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony SRS-X7 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.ca. People really like the price.

price

50% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony SRSX7 Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Wi-Fi Speaker SystemSony SRSX7 Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Wi-Fi Speaker System

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Ryan Waniata (digitaltrends.com)

Sony SRS-X7 review

 

The X7 provided plenty of pleasant moments, showcasing a smooth and clear sound signature, and more power than its size would suggest.

While there’s a lot to like about Sony’s new SRS-X7, the speaker seems to have a bit of an identity crisis. Unable to decide whether it wants to be a portable or a homebound speaker, it balances between both worlds, without really excelling at either....

May, 2014

Expert review by: David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Sony SRS-X7 review

 

In 2013, Sony put out a fine Bluetooth speaker, the SRS-BTX500 . In the US, it was a little pricey at $300, but it delivered impressive sound for its size and measured up well against competitors such as the Bose SoundLink Wireless II and Jawbone Big...

The Sony SRS-X7 has a sleek, minimalist design and allows you to stream audio wirelessly via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, with both AirPlay and DLNA support.

Somewhat pricey; Wi-Fi set-up isn't simple; battery life could be better; speaker vibrates with heavy bass at high volumes and can move around on smoother surfaces.

While the SRS-X7 can't beat the performance of competitors like the Bose SoundLink III, it's a nice portable wireless speaker that offers the flexibility of both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

May, 2014

Expert review by: Alex Colon (pcmag.com)

Sony SRS-X7

 

The Sony SRS-X7 is a versatile Bluetooth speaker more noteworthy for its feature set than its sound quality.

Supports Airplay, Bluetooth, DLNA, and NFC. Good sound quality at most volumes.

Lackluster bass response and volume levels. Complicated AirPlay and DLNA setup.

Performance and Conclusions Sound never distorts on the SRS-X7, even at maximum volume on tracks with heavy sub-bass content, like The Knife's "Silent Shout." Unfortunately, that's because the speaker lacks both bass response and volume in general. It...

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Jason Million (gstylemag.com)

Sony SRS X7 Bluetooth Speaker : Rich Powerful Sound [Review]

 

We are heading into the final weeks of the summer and of course we still got to keep the music going. While we have covered some smaller portable speakers that you can pick up and go, there are a few that are while still wireless and portable are...

The SRS X7 is a nice looking speaker to have in your living room and match with your decor as it doesn’t have an outlandish design and can pretty much blend in. It has loud rich sound but may not be for those that want more oomph or bass in their taste...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by: TechReviewSource.com (techreviewsource.com)

Sony SRS-X7

 
Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Jonathan Knoder (toptenreviews.com_old)

Sony SRS-X7 Review

 

The Sony SRS-X7 sounds best when you play acoustic and classic rock. More aggressive, bass-driven songs give this speaker trouble. When we played Metallica and The Floozies through the speaker, it sounded thin and bright. The speaker features Bluetooth...

The Sony has a natural and balanced sound for acoustic, jazz and classic rock songs.

It sounds thin and treble-heavy when more aggressive music such as electronic dance music and metal is played.

The Sony SRS-X7 is a fine choice if your preferred musical genres don't emphasize bass tones.

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Sony SRS-X7 Review

 

The Sony SRS-X7 sounds best when you play acoustic and classic rock. More aggressive, bass-driven songs give this speaker trouble. When we played Metallica and The Floozies through the speaker, it sounded thin and bright. The speaker features Bluetooth...

The Sony has a natural and balanced sound for acoustic, jazz and classic rock songs.

It sounds thin and treble-heavy when more aggressive music such as electronic dance music and metal is played.

The Sony SRS-X7 is a fine choice if your preferred musical genres don't emphasize bass tones.

Expert review by: David Carnoy (cnet.co.uk)

Sony SRS-X7 review

 

In 2013, Sony put out a fine Bluetooth speaker, the SRS-BTX500 . In the US, it was a little pricey at $300, but it delivered impressive sound for its size and measured up well against competitors such as the Bose SoundLink Wireless II and Jawbone Big...

The Sony SRS-X7 has a sleek, minimalist design and allows you to stream audio wirelessly via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, with both AirPlay and DLNA support.

Somewhat pricey; Wi-Fi set-up isn't simple; battery life could be better; speaker vibrates with heavy bass at high volumes and can move around on smoother surfaces.

While the SRS-X7 can't beat the performance of competitors like the Bose SoundLink III, it's a nice portable wireless speaker that offers the flexibility of both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.

May, 2014

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Sony SRS-X7 review

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The Sony SRS-X7 is another member of Sony's new wireless speaker family, offering a step up in size and power from the similarly sleek SRS-X5. We liked the SRS-X5 in many respects, but found the sound could be clear on some material, and overly...

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: (avforums.com)

Sony SRS-X7 Wireless Speaker Review

 

Sony's SRS-X7 is one of the most flexible wireless speakers around, with Bluetooth NFC, DLNA and UPnP compatibility. It also has an app which...

Great sound ; Understated design ; Very handy app ; Integration with just about any streaming service ; Can be used off mains

Could be easier to setup ; 5Ghz network incompatibility

Certainly, if I was shopping for such a product and I had around £250 to spend on one, this would probably be my choice of the products we’ve tested. Yes, it can be a bit frustrating to setup but everything else is excellent once you have. The sound...

Product Specifications

Loudspeakers

Driver diameter:1.89
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):48
Woofer Diameter:2.44

Other features

ClearAudio+ mode: Yes
Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE): Yes

Performance

aptX audio decoding: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB charging port: Yes