Product Comparison: Sony SRS X5 vs Bose SoundLink III

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Sony SRS X5 Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
Sony SRS X5 Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
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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.
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
Number of sound chanels 2.1 -
Woofer(s) 1 -
Number of speakers 2 4
Power output 20 W -
Audio formats supported MP3, ACC, WMA -
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.
NFC Yes -
MiniJack (3.5 mm) Yes -
USB Yes -
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) 2.1 Yes
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) -
MSRP 179.99 $ -
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Date first available March 1, 2014 February 6, 2014
Site of manufacturer 4.6 4.6
Ebay 4.7 4.6
Micro USB - Yes
AUX in - Yes
Certifications - cULus

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