Sony has launched three new Bluetooth speakers as a part of its EXTRA BASS wireless speaker range. The three speakers SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB23 bring with them an interesting set of features including water and dust resistance, Google Assistant and Siri support, built-in mic for answering calls, USB-C charging and the ability to connect up to 100 Sony speakers to bring the house down. So, let’s dive in and check out the features and specifications of the Sony EXTRA BASS speakers.
Speaking of the design of the Sony speakers, the SRS-XB43 sports a unique rectangular diaphragm design which Sony claims “ensure deep bass and clear vocals”. The SRS-XB33 is an all-rounder with a tough design and the SRS-XB23 has an all-round design.
Sony’s X-Balanced speaker unit in the XB33 and XB23 features a “newly developed non-circular diaphragm and off-centre design. This new design maximizes the speaker diaphragm, creating more sound pressure, but keeps the speakers compact in size. Unlike the circular diaphragm, the XB43 features an almost rectangular diaphragm and its 2-way speaker system combines a woofer for low to mid frequencies with a dedicated tweeter for the higher range frequencies”.
All three speakers are IP67 rated making them dustproof, rustproof, and waterproof. The speakers are also saltwater resistant so you can use them on the beach in a forest or the dessert without worrying about spoiling them. The speakers are also shockproof ensuring they can survive a few drops.
All three speakers support the Google Assistant as well. There is a built-in mic as well so users can receive calls from the convenience of the speaker itself. When it comes to battery life, the SRS-XB43 & SRS-XB33 boast up to 24 hours of music playback while the SRS-XB23 supports up to 12 hours of battery backup. The speakers can be charged using a USB Type-C cable and “can support battery charging by connecting one’s smartphone via USB Type-A”. You can connect up to 100 sony speakers for an immersive party experience.
The Sony SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 also brings with it multi-colour line light and speaker light a hallmark of the series. All three speakers support Bluetooth 5.0 with an effective range of 30 meters.
The Sony SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB23 are priced at Rs 8,990, Rs 12,990 and Rs 16,990 respectively. The Sony SRS-XB43 is available in black, blue, red and green colour options while the SRS-XB33 is available in black, blue and red and the SRS-XB23 is available in black and blue colour options. All three speakers will be available starting July 16.