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Sony SRS-XB30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 399 reviews of Sony SRS-XB30. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The price and size are also mentioned favorably.

usability, size, price, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony SRS-XB30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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The SRS-XB30 hails from Sony's 'Extra Bass' line-up, a group of wireless speakers promising bigger bass and more powerful sound. Portable models like this often struggle to hit the low notes. So does this answer the problem? Find out in our expert Sony...

Jun, 2017

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Excellent sound quality


Sound quality is excellent but would like it the have higher sound option. Single charge lasts a very long time. Should be an option to turn of lights, however on the whole love it.

Aug, 2018

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Powerful speaker!


Brought back in September, amazing base and sound for the size. Has survived a couple bumps and still working perfectly. Also able to change the lighting effects and control speaker from your phone. It has the ability to connect up to 9 additional Sony...

Aug, 2018

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I bought this 2 wks ago.Sound is clear the bass excellent .Brilliant lightweight for carrying room to room for boomsound.Brilliant buy.

Aug, 2018

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Great features


Good product, easy to set up and use. Very good sound

Aug, 2018

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Perfect indoors and outdoors


I wanted this to use outdoors when coaching my senior high jumpers as it really creates a great atmoshere and we have a lot of fun! Also, it is loud without distorting.

Jul, 2018

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It 'beat' the opposition!


We carried out major research before we bought the Sony SRS-XB30. The app we have allows us to listen backwards and forward to the same music in parallel. We chose many of the high end units and blind tested them individually against the Sony. Our...

Jul, 2018

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Great sound!


I bought this for my teenage daughter for her gathering and we are so pleased with it. For such a small speaker the sound is really great and the added lights are an extra bonus. Highly recommended!

Jul, 2018

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Great sound


I have used this several times now in the house and garden. The sound is very gòod, with sufficient volume. The lights are a good feature with several different modes. There is an App you can download to control different features. Overall an excellent...

Jul, 2018

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Small & Powerful


Great speaker smaller than some, Powerful compact and very smart lookinggood value.Its used every day great it can be charged.

Jul, 2018

Product Specifications


Frequency range:20 - 20000


Colour of product:Black / Blue / Green / Red / White
International Protection (IP) code:IPX5
Product Type:Mono / Mono portable speaker
Protection features:Water Resistant
Volume Control:Digital


USB connector type:USB Type-A


Audio output channels:2.0
Driver diameter:4.8
Number of drivers:2
Number of Speakers:1

Other features

USB Connectivity:Y

Packaging Content

Warranty card:Y


Built-In Microphone:Y
Hands-free mode:Y
On/off switch:Y
Recommended usage:Universal

Ports & interfaces

Bluetooth profiles:A2DP,AVRCP,HFP,HSP
Bluetooth range:10
Bluetooth version:4.2
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Frequency range:2.4
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB Connectivity:Y
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Wireless Technology:NFC/Bluetooth


Battery life (max):24
Battery Type:Built-in
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power source type:Battery
USB charging:Y

Weight & Dimensions

Height :82