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Sony SRS-XB40 review: specs and price

Sony SRS-XB40
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Sony SRS-XB40

Why is Sony SRS-XB40 better than the average?

  • Volume
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    2939.09cm³vs4402.64cm³
  • Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs3.42
  • Weight
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    1.5kgvs1.57kg
  • Power consumption in standby mode
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    0.5W vs0.55W
  • Height
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    100.1mmvs160.61mm

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Design

1.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.
2.volume

2939.09cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.control panel placed on a device
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There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.warranty period

1

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

1.5kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.is an active speaker
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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.
3.Has a passive radiator
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A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony SRS-XB40
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.power consumption in standby mode

0.5W

The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
3.can be used with standard batteries
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You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
4.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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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.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

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

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony SRS-XB40
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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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