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Sony SRS-XB501G

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Sony SRS-XB501G review: specs and price

Sony SRS-XB501G

Why is Sony SRS-XB501G better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
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    20Hzvs70.97Hz
  • Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs3.62
  • Highest frequency
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    20000Hzvs19927.11Hz
  • Battery life
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    16hvs12.31h
  • Built-in subwoofer size
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    125mmvs90.41mm
  • Number of microphones
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    1vs0.88
  • Operating power consumption
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    15W vs25.73W
  • Ingress Protection (IP) rating
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    65vs48.83

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB501G

Buy used:

$51.46

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Design

1.volume

11113.53cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sony SRS-XB501G
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.driver unit size

45mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony SRS-XB501G
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Sony SRS-XB501G
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sony SRS-XB501G
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.lowest frequency

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has a subwoofer
Sony SRS-XB501G
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Sony SRS-XB501G
A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
6.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sony SRS-XB501G
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony SRS-XB501G
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sony SRS-XB501G
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Battery life

16h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
4.operating power consumption

15W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
5.has wireless charging
Sony SRS-XB501G
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
6.can be used with standard batteries
Sony SRS-XB501G
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Sony SRS-XB501G
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Sony SRS-XB501G
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony SRS-XB501G
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony SRS-XB501G
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony SRS-XB501G
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Sony SRS-XB501G
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Sony SRS-XB501G
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Sony SRS-XB501G
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has a radio
Sony SRS-XB501G
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.has a sleep timer
Sony SRS-XB501G
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Miscellaneous

1.Ingress Protection (IP) rating

65

The Ingress Protection (IP) rating classifies the degree of protection against dust and water. Higher ratings are better. For example, a device rated IP68 can resist immersion into water for a certain time, specified by the manufacturer.

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB501G

Buy used:

$51.46

ProductStorePrice
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$298.00
Sony SRS-XB501G AmazonSony SRS-XB43 Extra BASS Wireless Speake...Sony SRS-XB43 Extra BASS Wireless Speaker IP67 Bluetooth
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$248.00
Sony SRS-XB501G AmazonSony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System wit...Sony MHC-V21 High Power Audio System with Bluetooth
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$248.00
Sony SRS-XB501G AmazonSony ZSRS60BT/CA Boomboxes, Black
Amazon logo
$118.00
Sony SRS-XB501G AmazonSony 4 GB Walkman Sports MP3 Player, Wat...Sony 4 GB Walkman Sports MP3 Player, Waterproof and Dustproof, Black - Retail Packaging - SNY-90435
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$108.00
Sony SRS-XB501G AmazonSony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass On-Ear Blue...Sony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass On-Ear Bluetooth Headphones, Black
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$99.99
Sony SRS-XB501G AmazonSony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000X...Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over The Ear Headphones With Mic And Alexa voice control - Black
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$298.00
Sony SRS-XB501G AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/B Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/B Extra Bass Earbud Headphones (Black)
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$29.98

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