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Sony SRS-XB3

Sony SRS-XB3
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Sony SRS-XB3 review: specs and price

Sony SRS-XB3
Sony SRS-XB3
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Why is Sony SRS-XB3 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    20Hzvs74.78Hz
  • Volume
    1407.38cm³vs31551.04cm³
  • Height
    80mmvs163.28mm
  • Highest frequency
    20000Hzvs19723.61Hz
  • Weight
    930gvs1.49kg
  • Power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs0.55W
  • Thickness
    83.1mmvs99.19mm

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Top specs and features

Design

1.driver unit size

48mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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2.drivers count

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

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Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.volume

1407.38cm³

Best

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58.75cm³

4.Weather sealed
Sony SRS-XB3

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

5.warranty period

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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24

6.has a detachable cable
Sony SRS-XB3

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

2.has stereo speakers
Sony SRS-XB3

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.is an active speaker
Sony SRS-XB3

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

4.has a passive radiator
Sony SRS-XB3

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

5.highest frequency

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Bose SoundLink Air

60000Hz

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony SRS-XB3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Sony SRS-XB3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Sony SRS-XB3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.power consumption operation

30W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

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1.6W

5.can be used with standard batteries
Sony SRS-XB3

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

6.has a removable battery
Sony SRS-XB3

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

3

Best

Bluesound Pulse 2i

5

2.has an AUX input
Sony SRS-XB3

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony SRS-XB3

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

5.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony SRS-XB3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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