Product Comparison: Sony SRS X5 vs Bose SoundLink III


General Specifications
Brand
Sony
Bose
Model
SRS X5
SoundLink III
Origin
China
Mexico
About the product
Set the mood anywhere with the portable Bluetooth speaker that packs a big audio punch. This little powerhouse even includes a built-in subwoofer with dual passive radiators for amazing bass. Connect easily with One-Touch Listening and stream rich, realistic sound thanks to ClearAudio+. It also plays all day with up to 8 hours of battery life. Let the party begin.
Meet the speaker that brings your music and friends together—with a style that’s all your own. The SoundLink Bluetooth speaker III is our best-performing mobile Bluetooth speaker. It plays louder and longer than its popular predecessor, with advanced Bose technologies that reproduce the fullness, clarity and depth of your music. And a colorful assortment of optional covers let you personalize your speaker.
Product Dimentions
Depth
2.01 in.
1.9 in.
Height
4.65 in.
5.1 in.
Width
8.7 in.
9.6 in.
Weight
2.65 pound
3.03 pound
Material
Plastic
Plastic/Metal
Color
Black (also available in white color)
Silver/Black

Sony SRS X5

Bose SoundLink III

Sony SRS X5

Bose SoundLink III

Audio
Number of sound chanels
2.1
Woofer(s)
1
Number of speakers
2
4
Power output
20 W
Audio formats supported
MP3, ACC, WMA

Sony SRS X5

Bose SoundLink III

Details
Controls
Touch control
Buttons
LCD display
No
No
Battery life
8 hours
14 hours
Product benefits
The Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) takes compressed digital music files and restores the high-range sounds
Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust
Bluetooth transmission range (max)
30 feets
30 feets
Features
Hands-free calling, S-Master amplifier, ClearAudio+, "Music on demand"
Pairs easily with your smartphone, iPad or other Bluetooth devices. The speaker remembers the most recent six devices you've used, so reconnecting is even simpler.

Sony SRS X5

Bose SoundLink III

Sony SRS X5

Bose SoundLink III

Interfaces
NFC
Yes
MiniJack (3.5 mm)
Yes
USB
Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer)
2.1
Yes
Micro USB
Yes
AUX in
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
Certifications
cULus
Other Information
MSRP
179.99 $
Manufacturer link
Product manuals
https://docs.sony.com/release/SRSX5_guide_EN.pdf
https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/support/pdfs/soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_iii/Soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_III_qsg_multi.pdf
Date first available
March 1, 2014
February 6, 2014
Reviews
FAQ
Rating
Site of manufacturer
4.6
4.6
Ebay
4.7
4.6

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