Sony India has announced the launch of the Sony SRS XB01, in their Extra Bass series of audio devices, today. The pocket-sized speaker is claimed to provide extra bass on the go.
Sony SRS XB01
The Sony SRS XB01 uses a 37.5 mm driver that produces an output of 3 watts. As mentioned earlier, the speaker is finely tuned to deliver rich and deep bass, geared towards party and dance music lovers.
The Full Range speaker from Sony comes with a passive radiator on the rear which helps create the deep and punchy sound. The speaker weighs only 160 gms and comes with a handy strap to carry. The included strap matches with the color of the speaker.
Users can take calls handsfree with the speaker, using the built-in microphone. It also has the volume up and down control buttons alongside the play/pause and power buttons.
The Sony SRS XB01 uses Bluetooth 4.2 technology for wireless connectivity and an effective range of 10 metes or 33 feet. It has support for Bluetooth A2DP/AVRCP/HFP/HSP profiles. It also offers a 3.5 mm headphone jack, for devices that do not have Bluetooth.
The 800 mAh battery is said to offer up to 6 hours of battery life, and charges through the micro USB port. The speaker is IPX5 water resistant rated against accidental spills and splashes.
Pricing and Availability of Sony SRS XB01
The Sony SRS XB01 is available in a plethora of colors including, Blue, Red, White, Black, Green, and Yellow. The speaker is priced at INR 2,590 and is available starting today, across all Sony Centers and major electronic stores, in India, while the speaker will be available online exclusively on Flipkart.
Sony SRS XB01 looks funky pocket sized & friendly Bluetooth speaker with 3W output with 6 hours of playback on single charge as well while ₹2590 price tag looks little bit heavy.