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Sony SRS-XB40

Sony SRS-XB40
alaScore 93

60 reviews

Sep, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Sony SRS-XB40. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The reliability and price get critical comments. There are some mixed comments about the usability.

size, design

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony SRS-XB40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Sony SRS-XB40 review: Blinded by the lights, filthy urban bass delights

 

Exuberance is the XB40's raison d'être, which is exactly what you get - unapologetic extroversion. Brash bass and big beats, serious volume, plus the

Light show is unique ; Bass delivery ; Some water protection

Fun but never really stops being a house party speaker

Exuberance is the XB40's raison d'être, which is exactly what you get - unapologetic extroversion. Brash bass and big beats, serious volume, plus the lights fantastic. And all that wrapped up in a rugged-looking and colourful design.

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Lewis Leong (techradar.com)

Sony SRS-XB40 Bluetooth speaker review

 

Lights and sounds

Gets very loud ; Thumping bass ; NFC and speakerphone features

Mediocre sound ; Only splash-proof ; Proprietary charger

The Sony SRS-XB40 delivers big sound in an equally big speaker. It's feature-packed and provides a light show for your music but only EDM or rap lovers will dig the bass-heavy tuning. For its price, it simply lacks the resolution and nuance of its...

Dec, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Sony SRS-XB40 review

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You certainly can't say that the Sony SRS-XB40 is boring. Available in neon red or electric blue, with a built-in light show to accompany your tunes, this Bluetooth speaker stands out from the crowd. But is this merely smoke and mirrors? Read our...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Sony SRS-XB10 review

 

The grenade-size SRS-XB10 is the smallest and most basic of the new speakers in Sony's line of Extra Bass Bluetooth speakers. At this size "extra bass" might be a stretch, but it does have a bit more punch than many competitors.

The Sony SRS-XB10 is an ultracompact, canister-style Bluetooth speaker that's water-resistant, with good battery life (16 hours) and speakerphone capabilities. The speaker sounds decent enough for its size and its strap converts into a stand to prop...

The soft-but-tough finish attracts some dust; should cost less than $50.

While it should costs a little less, the Sony SRS-XB10 is an attractively designed mini wireless speaker that outputs more bass than your typical tiny speaker.

May, 2017

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

Sony SRS-XB40

 

The Sony SRS-XB40 is a portable Bluetooth speaker armed with some serious bass response and a built-in LED light show.

Intense audio performance with adjustable bass and EQ. Controllable LED lights flash and glow. Water resistant.

Poor speakerphone functionality. Not for listeners seeking accurate, flat response.

Booming bass, a flashing LED light show, and a water-resistant design—the Sony SRS-XB40 isn't light on features. Audio performance is strong for the $200 range, but it's not the absolute best we've heard for the price, so some of this speaker's cost is...

Apr, 2017

Expert review by : David Carnoy (cnet.com)

Sony's new Bluetooth speakers want to party

 

The company's new Extra Bass Series portable speakers not only output sound but feature flashy LED lighting effects.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Trevor Long (eftm.com.au)

Sony SRS-XB40 Bluetooth Speaker Review: The lights of the party

 

Last time you pulled the Bluetooth speaker out to entertain your guests all they got was sound right? Sony's stepping things up a gear with the new SRS-XB40 speaker with lights and sound! At $299 it's in the premium end of the small portable Bluetooth...

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

SONY EXTRA BASS SRS-XB40 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - Black

 

Bass is incredible, Mum tells me to turn extra bass off even at 20% volume because she can hear it from the other end of the house. Connects to my Phone almost immediately.

The black speaker does show up some marks and the apps that come with the speaker aren't brilliant but you don't need them to play music, only to change the lights.

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

SONY EXTRA BASS SRS-XB40 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - Blue

 

Easy to connect Nice and compact Lights look great

Could do with having a 12v charger with it too.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (currys.co.uk)

SONY EXTRA BASS SRS-XB40 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker - Black

 

Amazing sound, leds work great and just overall a good product

Only downside I have noticed is it isn't micro USB charging so you have to use sonys charger so if you're out and about and it dies, pretty stuck

Jul, 2017
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