SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker review – pricey but worth it

Here is a portable Bluetooth speaker from a well known brand SONY, the SONY SRS-XB40 that comes for a price but once you use it you will agree that the price is worth it. Check this SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker review it will help you know more about this product.

The SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker is not that light when compared with other Bluetooth speakers. Build and finishing is very good, looks premium and a lot unique, and once you switch on the power – its icing on the cake.

SONY SRS-XB40 apart from stereo speakers come with flashy light integrated into the speaker vents. Now the lights will flash based on the audio beats and does sync really good. There is NFC you can quickly pair with NFC enabled devices that will then use Bluetooth, or you can manually pair with your smartphone / other devices via Bluetooth or you can simply plug in the audio cable into the audio-in jack to pass audio content via the SONY SRS-XB40 speaker.

SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker box pack SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker review

This SONY SRS-XB40 portable speaker is water resistant, it is IPX5 certified – spill resistant, but not fully water proof, you should not immerse this in water and avoid sea water. The built in battery does excellent job you will get around 1 day of battery life (non-stop) on a full charge.

SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker quality

SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker Specifications

Unboxing (Inside the box) : Speaker, user manual, warranty card, power adapter
Speaker Type : Portable, Stereo, dual passive radiators
Connectivity : NFC, Bluetooth Audio in
Other : There is USB port you can use that to charge other devices – use this speaker like a power bank
Bluetooth Version : 4.2
Bluetooth Range : 10m
Frequency Response : 20 – 20000
Impedance : 4
Amplifier : S – Master
Features : Electronic Dance Music (EDM), Extra Bass, Clear Audio+
Battery : 5400 mAh
Battery Charging time : 4 hours
Battery Life : Up to 1 day non-stop

SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker lights

SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker performance

The audio quality is impressive and if you are a bass lover then there is a special extra bass button, keep it on. You will easily feel the difference when using extra bass and when not using it. As far as the volume is concerned it is amazingly loud, so loud that at full volume your neighbors will complain.

SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth top

The next thing that will impress is the light effect, its awesome. There are other things this SRS-XB40 can do like you can use it like a speaker phone (voice assist), you can connect multiple such speaker (up to 10) in series / chain and yes you can use the USB port to charge other devices. There is a app, in case you want to use – for Android and iOS platforms.

SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker buttons including extra bass

SONY SRS-XB40 portable Bluetooth speaker ports

Verdict

Overall this is an impressive portable speaker that may look pricey if you just look at the tag, but once you play around with it, you will agree that it is totally worth it.  If you have the budget – go for it.

Rating 4.8 out of 5

SONY SRS-XB40 Portable Bluetooth Speaker is available for Rs. 14,799.

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