Sony SRS-XB01 was first launched globally at IFA 2018 in Berlin at a suggested retail price of Rs. 2,590. It is available in six colour options – Black, Blue, Red, White, Green and Yellow in Indian market across all offline Sony Centers, major electronic stores, and Flipkart starting October 1.
The new SRS-XB01 speaker comes with a compact design and some of its key features include IPx5 splash proof rating, a claimed 6 hour battery life, Bluetooth v4.2 connectivity, and a handy strap.
The Sony SRS-XB01 Extra Bass portable speaker has a maximum power output of 3W, Bluetooth v4.2 with a range of 10 metres, hands free control with a built-in microphone, a stereo mini jack, a rear-mounted passive radiator, 5V voltage, a 800mAh battery unit, and a Micro-USB port, the company said.
The Xiaomi portable speaker offers a similar battery life of about 6 hours, a built-in microphone, a 480mAh battery, and an audio frequency of 200Hz to 18kHz, at a much lower price point of Rs. 799.