Sony SRS-XB01 Bluetooth Speaker Review[ Compact & Loud ]

5.5 Mixed Usages
5.3 Music:
5.3 Movies:
6.5 Outdoors:
6.8 Podcasts
3.6 Voice Assistant:
Release year: 2018 Rating: 4.4 Party Speaker Built in Mic Waterproof

The Sony SRS-XB01 is a small Bluetooth speaker that you can take with you anywhere. It's easy to put in a pocket or a backpack, so you can use it on the go or in the great outdoors. Even though the speaker is small, it has a surprising amount of bass. Also, it can handle being splashed and getting wet, so you can take it to the beach or pool.

Our Verdict

The Sony SRS-XB01 is a great choice if you want a cheap Bluetooth speaker with decent sound quality. It's a great choice for trips or being outside because it's small and won't get wet. It also has a long battery life, so people can listen to music for a long time. Even though it doesn't sound as good as more expensive options, it's a great buy for how cheap it is.

PROS
  • Portable and lightweight
  • Water-resistant design
  • Good sound quality with deep bass
  • Long battery life
  • Affordable price point
CONS
  • May not offer the same level of audio quality as some high-end speakers.
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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

IN THE BOX

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