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Sony SRS-XB3

Sony SRS-XB3
alaScore 95

318 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 318 reviews of Sony SRS-XB3. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and design. The size and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Sony SRS-XB3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Sony SRS-XB3

 

The Sony SRS-XB3 speaker delivers some of the best Bluetooth audio we've heard for the price, wrapped in a portable, outdoor-friendly design.

Fantastic audio performance with option to enhance bass levels. Portable, water-resistant design. Speakerphone functionality.

Lacks playback and track navigation buttons. Few cables included.

No matter the mode, the Sony SRS-XB3 provides a bass punch that we rarely hear in speakers this size and price. If you're looking for a portable Bluetooth speaker in the sub-$200 price range, this is the one to get—you can consider the water-resistant...

May, 2016

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Sony SRS-XB3

 

A rugged portable speaker with a price that won't make you wince

A super-powerful and portable – if not always subtle – wireless speaker.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony SRS-XB3 review

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Sony claims that its SRS-XB3 speaker can last up to 24 hours between charges, but is this a speaker that you'll want to listen to for hours on end? We sent it off to our test lab for the verdict.

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : M Freitas (geekzone.co.nz)

Sony Wireless Deep Bass SRSXB3 review

 

It is a common thing: you have a great set of playlists in your Spotify account and want to share this during a party or when meeting friends... But your smartphone is not a speaker and the sound doesn't make justice to the brilliance of your...

of the whole experience.

May, 2016

Expert review by : Trevor Long (eftm.com.au)

Extra Bass from the Sony SRS-XB3 Bluetooth Speaker: Review

 

At $250 this is not the cheapest Bluetooth speaker you can buy, but in fact it's on par with a range of similarly priced speakers from JBL, UE Boom or Bose making the SRS-XB3 from Sony one to consider....

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Broken already

 

Only bought a few months ago and it is crackling already. Will not recommend

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

lookes and feels well made

 

bought this product 3 weeks ago very satisfied with all the features at the moment useing it for sound bar on tv hearing sounds more clear and with x bass very good

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Great sound for a small portable speaker

 

I already own one of these, I wanted to buy another as you can link them together. Black is no longer available in Argos so I got the next model up - this had lights on & I was really impressed but unfortunately it wasn't pairable with my original one...

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Brilliant

 

Don't change a thing

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Love it

 

I bought this less than a month ago and i love it.

Aug, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Frequency range:20 - 20000

Design

Color of product:Black / Blue / Green / Red
Design:Soundbar
International Protection (IP) code:IPX5
Product type:Stereo
Protection features:Water Resistant
Volume Control:Digital

Energy Management

Battery life (max):24
Power consumption (typical):30
Power source type:Battery

Features

USB connector type:USB Type-A

Loudspeakers

Audio output channels:1.0 / 2.0
Driver diameter:1.89
Driver size:1.89
Number of drivers:2
Number of Speakers:1
Speaker type:2-Way
Subwoofer driver diameter:1.89
Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):1.89

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Number of products included:1
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Packaging Data

Package type:Box

Performance

Audio formats supported:AAC,SBC
Certification:CE
Hands-free mode:Y
On/Off switch: Yes
Plug and Play:Y
Recommended usage:Universal

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVCTP, HFP, HSP / A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth range:393.7
Bluetooth version:3.0
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Frequency range:2.4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Interface:NFC/Bluetooth/USB/3.5mm
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB charging port:Y
USB connectivity:Y
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Wireless technologies:Wired & Wireless
Wireless Technology:NFC/Bluetooth

Power

Battery life (max):24
Battery Type:Built-In
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):30
Power source type:Battery
USB charging:Y

Technical Details

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.27
Height:3.15
Weight:32.8
Width:8.31