Sony SRS-XB01 Speaker Review

5.5 Mixed Usages
5.3 Music:
5.3 Movies:
6.5 Outdoors:
6.8 Podcasts
3.6 Voice Assistant:
Specification

GENERAL

Recommended Usage Loud Bluetooth Speaker[Party Speaker]
Release Year 2018
Power Source Battery & USB
Multi-Device Pairing: N/A

BUILD QUALITY

Material Quality Great
Water Resistance: Waterproof (IPx5)
Dust Resistance Unspecified
Floats In Water: Unspecified

STYLE

RGB Light: N/A
Color Variation Blue, Black, Gray, Yellow, Green and Red.
Sizes And Variants N/A

PORTABILITY:

Power Source: Battery & USB
Hand Carry Yes
Weight 0.2 lbs (0.1 kg)
Volume: 14 in³ (234 cm³)
Connectivity: Bluetooth and Wired

BATTERY:

Battery Powered: Yes
Battery Life 11.5 hrs
Charging Time: 2.0 hrs
Power Saving: Yes
Charging Port: Micro-USB

Bluetooth Specification:

Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth Version: 4.2
Bluetooth Range: 326.4 ft (99.5 m)
Bluetooth iOS Latency: 46 ms
Bluetooth Android Latency: 45 ms
Multi-Device Pairing: N/A

Wi-Fi Specification:

Wi-Fi: N/A
Wi-Fi Version: N/A
Wi-Fi Frequency Band: N/A
Apple AirPlay: N/A
AirPlay Latency: N/A
Google Chromecast: N/A
Chromecast Latency: N/A

Wired Connectivity:

Aux Input: Yes
USB Audio: N/A
Other Ports: N/A

CONTROLS (physical buttons):

Ease Of Use: Great
Music Play/Pause [Button/Touch]: Yes
Call Answer/End [Button/Touch]: Yes
Volume Up/Down [Button/Touch]: Yes
Track Next/Previous [Button/Touch]: Yes
Microphone On/Off: N/A
Additional Controls: Yes

VOICE CONTROL:

Voice Assistant: Yes
Voice Activation: N/A
Speakerphone: Yes
Alexa: No
Siri: Yes (Requires Smartphone)
Google Assistant: Yes (Requires Smartphone)
Microphone Mute: No
Far-Field Performance: Bad
Ambient Noise Performance Bad

App:

App Name: N/A
iOS: N/A
Android: N/A
EQ: No
Stereo Pair Mode: N/A
Party Mode: N/A
Multi-Room: N/A

AUDIO QUALITY [TESTED RESULT]:

Frequency Response Accuracy: Mediocre
Soundstage: Mediocre
Dynamics: Alright

Rating System

Music: 5.3
Movies: 5.3
Outdoors: 6.5
Podcasts 6.8
Voice Assistant: 3.6

IN THE BOX

Accessories: Sony SRS-XB01, Micro-USB to USB-A charging cable, Reference Guide.
User manual: N/A
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