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
Controls Touch control Buttons
Depth 2.01 in. 1.9 in.
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) -
MSRP 179.99 $ -
Site of manufacturer 4.6 4.6
Height 4.65 in. 5.1 in.
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Model SRS X5 SoundLink III
NFC Yes -
Woofer(s) 1 -
Origin China Mexico
Product manuals
Width 8.7 in. 9.6 in.
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.
Date first available March 1, 2014 February 6, 2014
Ebay 4.7 4.6
Weight 2.65 pound 3.03 pound
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
MiniJack (3.5 mm) Yes -
LCD display No No
Power output 20 W -
USB Yes -
Bluetooth transmission range (max) 30 feets 30 feets
Battery life 8 hours 14 hours
Number of speakers 2 4
Material Plastic Plastic/Metal
Color Black (also available in white color) Silver/Black
Audio formats supported MP3, ACC, WMA -
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) 2.1 Yes
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.
Number of sound chanels 2.1 -
Certifications - cULus
Micro USB - Yes
AUX in - Yes

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