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Sony SRS-BTX500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 212 reviews of Sony SRS-BTX500. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and size are overall positive. The design and price are also appreciated.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony SRS-BTX500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony SRS-BTX500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Sony SRS-BTX500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the price and design are generally positive. There are some critical comments about the size.

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

May, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony SRS-BTX500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 user reviews of Sony SRS-BTX500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People really like the reliability and size. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Sony SRS-BTX500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony SRS-BTX500 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca.

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

May, 2020

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Sony's SRS-BTX500: One slick portable Bluetooth speaker

 

While fairly pricey at just under $300, the Sony SRS-BTX500 more than holds its own against the top premium portable Bluetooth speakers.

The ; is a sleekly designed Bluetooth wireless speaker that offers impressive sound for its size, and has a built-in rechargeable battery for on-the-go use, and speakerphone capabilities. A carrying case is included and there's a USB port for charging...

The speaker's fairly expensive and the battery life is OK but not great.

A worthy peer to speakers by Bose and Jawbone, the Sony SRS-BTX500 is one of the best premium portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy.

Mar, 2014

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Sony SRS-BTX500 Premium Bluetooth Wireless Speaker review

 

Sony's 2013 portable Bluetooth wireless speaker offerings are pretty varied. At the low end -- or entry level, as companies prefer to describe it -- you have the ball-style SRS-BTV5 ($69). Then there's the purse-style SRS-BTM8 , which retails for $99....

The Sony SRS-BTX500 is a sleekly designed Bluetooth wireless speaker that offers impressive sound for its size, and has a built-in rechargeable battery for on-the-go use, and speakerphone capabilities. A carrying case is included and there's a USB port...

The speaker's fairly expensive and the battery life is OK but not great.

A worthy peer to speakers by Bose and Jawbone, the Sony SRS-BTX500 is one of the best premium portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy.

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : consumersearch.com (consumersearch.com)

Sony SRS-BTX500

 

The Wirecutter describes the design as "classy but not flashy": an understated look that will blend into most home interiors. For a portable speaker, though, it's a bit on the heavy side, at 4.5 pounds. CNET says it's "probably not something you want...

Very good sound quality, Easy Bluetooth pairing, Speakerphone function, Clean, sleek design

So-so battery life, A bit heavy

Mar, 2014

Expert review by : Rachel Cericola (bigpicturebigsound.com)

Sony SRS-BTX500 Bluetooth Wireless SpeakerReview

 

This slick little box can rock your Bluetooth and NFC devices from the tabletop or on the road.

That said, it certainly holds its own -- in terms of sound quality and functionality -- in a really crowded market. It's one of the best-sounding portable speakers we've seen (and heard). I'm not talking just room to room. This thing would be just as...

Jun, 2013

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

Sony SRS-BTX500

 

Stylish design, Bluetooth connectivity, USB port for smart phone charging, Good audio quality

Too large & heavy for travel, Battery life could be better

May, 2013

Expert review by (t3.com)

Sony SRS-BTX500 review

 

Should you make space in your luggage for the Sony SRS-BTX500 wireless speaker?

Premium design ; Room-filling audio ; USB charging

Poor battery life ; Price ; It's bulky

Jun, 2013

Expert review by (whathifi.com)

Sony SRS-BTX500

 

There's plenty to like about this compact portable speaker, but there are more talented alternatives available

Clear and sharply defined sound ; Punchy rhythm and agile timing ; Solid, weighty character ; Good build and finish

Rivals sound more open and detailed ; Bright edge to the sound

So, where does that leave the SRS-BTX500? WOn the one hand, we like the convenience and portability but, despite that wonderfully clean sound and snappy timing, the Sony just doesn’t have the levels of emotion and subtle depth to compete with its rivals.

Expert review by : Ian Morris (pocket-lint.com)

Sony SRS-BTX500 bluetooth speaker review

 

Bluetooth speakers are the new headphones. We don't mean literally, and please don't start taking them on the bus with you, but they are an area where lots of companies see lots of chances to make money. And like headphones, these aren't £50...

Sounds amazing, looks great, built-in battery, NFC for Bluetooth pairing is a dream come true, simple to use, loud

Easy to leave on and thus drain the battery

There can't be much argument that nearly £300 for a portable Bluetooth speaker is a lot of cash. But that said, the sound quality from this Sony is nothing short of amazing. It's also a fantastic speakerphone and we think it looks ace too.

Jul, 2013

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

Sony SRS-BTX500 Premium Bluetooth Wireless Speaker review

 

Sony's 2013 portable Bluetooth wireless speaker offerings are pretty varied. At the low end -- or entry level, as companies prefer to describe it -- you have the ball-style SRS-BTV5 ($69). Then there's the purse-style SRS-BTM8 , which retails for $99....

The Sony SRS-BTX500 is a sleekly designed Bluetooth wireless speaker that offers impressive sound for its size, and has a built-in rechargeable battery for on-the-go use, and speakerphone capabilities. A carrying case is included and there's a USB port...

The speaker's fairly expensive and the battery life is OK but not great.

A worthy peer to speakers by Bose and Jawbone, the Sony SRS-BTX500 is one of the best premium portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (cnet.com)

Great sound, good buy

 

The Sony SRS-BTX500 is an amazing piece of hardware, I love the sound, I take it on the road and enjoy streaming audio to it every day.

Jun, 2014
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