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Sony SRS-XB501G review: specs and price

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Sony SRS-XB501G

Why is Sony SRS-XB501G better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
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    20Hzvs73.15Hz
  • Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs3.42
  • Highest frequency
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    20000Hzvs19910.51Hz
  • Battery life
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    16hvs12.85h
  • Built-in subwoofer size
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    125mmvs94.22mm
  • Number of microphones
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    1vs0.73
  • Operating power consumption
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    15W vs24.18W
  • Ingress Protection (IP) rating
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    65vs48.83

Price comparison

Sony SRS-XB501G

Buy used:

$59.00

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Design

1.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.
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
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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.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.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
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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.lowest frequency

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
3.is an active speaker
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An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.
4.has a subwoofer
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.Has a passive radiator
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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.
6.highest frequency

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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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.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.operating power consumption

15W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
6.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.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.
2.has an AUX input
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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.
3.supports Wi-Fi
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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
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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.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
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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 voice prompts
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With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.Has a radio
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A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

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

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Buy used:

$59.00

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