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Sony SRS XB30 LC IN5 Portable Bluetooth Speakers Blue

Last Updated: 6 May 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.8
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Sound Quality
 179
speaker, quality, sony, bass, sound quality
+95%
-5%
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" ...  I love the magic of sound by sony.  ...  "
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" ...  very good and loud sound  ...  "
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" ...  Thunderous sound in such a small portable form factor is truly a achievement by sony. ... Another plus is ability to add more speakers . ... Paired the speaker with my smart TV and watching a HD movie with couple of these speakers bring theatre like experience and is way better than buying a costly sound bar  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using these since a week now and they sound really good for a speaker this compact.  ...  "
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" ...  But ill still prefer sony xb20 in term of sound balance i find sony xb20 more crisps and well balanced  ...  "
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" ...  Sound clarity is good ,over all its a good product from sony.but i didn't liked the LED light s as there is no button given for switching off the LED lights.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is good  ...  "
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" ...  1) Amazing sound output.  ...  "
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Bass
 130
extra, sound quality, volume, sound, deep
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Clear sound and bass .  ...  "
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" ...  it has a balanced sound with deep bass, not compromising on sound quality. ... Sound doesn't distort at full volume while the bass decreases marginally. ... It's a really nice feature incase if you feel the bass isn't required. ... If you have two xbs you can connect two speakers and play music simultaneously with 2X bass and 2X louder sound and get the party going.  ...  "
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" ...  And its bass it just kills , so awesome  ...  "
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" ...  Bass and treble ( lows and highs) are neatly balanced. ... Extra bass function is awesome. ... You can further expand the bass by keeping it on the floor or on a wooden table.  ...  "
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" ...  Base is zero in comparison with JBL flip 3.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is extremely good.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound quality was Ok. Good Bass.  ...  "
Price
 70
worth, value for money, money, range, price range
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Overall a decent product at decent price.  ...  "
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" ...  it can't be as good as sony but it will cost way less at around 3000 if got a good deal.  ...  "
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" ...  But this is a perfect buy in its price range.  ...  "
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" ...  After using it for 2 weeks, I can surely say it even beats the other speakers priced at 15-17k. ... Finally I will say it is the best speaker at this price range worth every penny you are paying.  ...  "
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" ...  Really worth for 8.8K.  ...  "
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" ...  - Cost efficient, better than most of speakers in range under 10K. ... "Worth for money, do not hesitate to purchase."  ...  "
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" ...  This is better than charge 3 and price wise cheaper than that.  ...  "
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" ...  For me its full value for money.  ...  "
Battery Life
 67
life, backup, volume, 20, sound quality
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Battery life is also ok.  ...  "
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" ...  Superb battery and amazing sound quality.  ...  "
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" ...  5) Battery backup is satisfactory with 50% speaker volume & 100% smartphone volume it lasts 15+ hrs.  ...  "
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" ...  You'll get a good charger along with 🔊 speaker inside the box .  ...  "
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" ...  Best Battery Back up and U can use it as Power Bank as well.  ...  "
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" ...  I THOUGHT 24 HRS (As it's written) MEANS ATLEAST 12 HRS OF BACKUP.  ...  "
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" ...  20-24 hr battery life  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is fine at around 12-14hrs.  ...  "
Volume
 43
loud, room, sound, speaker, 50
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Excellent for low freq desent bass for low volume  ...  "
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" ...  The portable speaker ever had .  ...  "
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" ...  very good and loud sound  ...  "
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" ...  Great battery performance at normal volume.  ...  "
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" ...  Not as crispy as as bose soundlink mini but better than jbl flip 3.If you listen at above 50% volume then it sounds excellent otherwise the bass overpowers the lows and mids.  ...  "
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" ...  Good voice clarity, even at high volumes.  ...  "
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" ...  Clear and loud .  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is undistorted at all volumes. ... Enough for an average size room.  ...  "
Bluetooth
 34
sony, speaker, good, best bluetooth CAT, nfc
+91%
-9%
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" ...  For this price point, it is one of the best bluetooth speakers available.  ...  "
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" ...  So, I have set it up as a portable wireless (smart) speaker - It is working great and the sound quality is a notch higher than bluetooth (qualitative view). ... * One of the advantages of bluetooth is the ability to wake up the device  ...  "
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" ...  Sony bluetooth speaker xb 30 is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  I am totally satisfied with this Bluetooth speaker  ...  "
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" ...  It got nfc too for pairing just put your device up on it and it will pair itself up and plus will turn on the bt speaker YOUR PHONE SHOULD ALSO SUPPORT NFC ... Another thing is you can easily shutdown this bt speaker through your phone  ...  "
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" ...  Bluetooth connectivity and battery life is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life is also good, compared to other medium sized Bluetooth speakers.  ...  "
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" ...  Have tried various bluetooth speakers, it stands above all.  ...  "
Marketplace
 33
thanks, product, thank, got, seller
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Found 3000 rupee cheaper than Flipkart.  ...  "
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" ...  They are selling free product which should not be sold as retail.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like 100% genuine product and no defects in it.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank u Sony and amazon for delivering it to my doorstep.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for quick delivery to me .  ...  "
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" ...  First thing I got an amazing deal for such an awesome product Thanks a lot amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  But this product is worth buying Even for the regular Offer price that Amazon has .  ...  "
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" ...  And got excellent deal on Amazon.  ...  "
Charging
 25
charge, also, usb, jbl charge 3, jbl charge
+76%
-24%
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" ...  But it's better if you use the factory charger provided by sony. ... The specialty of this charger is that it can charge the mammoth battery in just 3 hours which is literally awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope it will increase after some more recharge cycles.  ...  "
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" ...  Beats JBL charge or any other portable speaker at this range.  ...  "
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" ...  Jbl flip4 and charge 3 jbl and then made my mind to go for this sony srs xb30 model.  ...  "
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" ...  one can also charge their phone along .  ...  "
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" ...  Way ahead than JBL Charge 3 and JBL Charge 4 .  ...  "
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" ...  You have to charge it first time you got it and then it will show you its magic. ... its build quality is amazing and it have built in power bank to charge your phone with in emergency.  ...  "
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" ...  Additional, it can also be used as powerbank to charge mobile phone.  ...  "
Frequencies
 19
vocals, lows, highs, treble, crystal clear
+95%
-5%
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" ...  just download the app and adjust the treble to +8 and leave the rest as it is .  ...  "
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" ...  Punchy bass, clear mids and loud lows.  ...  "
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" ...  good and clear sound upto mid level.  ...  "
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" ...  The speakers handle the highs and lows rather brillaintly.  ...  "
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" ...  Instrumental, Vocals are treat to hear.  ...  "
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" ...  Does not overpower the vocals.  ...  "
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" ...  perfect combination of bass and vocals.  ...  "
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" ...  Bass and treble ( lows and highs) are neatly balanced.  ...  "
Features
 19
features, lighting, plus, light, led
+100%
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" ...  LED lights, love them.  ...  "
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" ...  the lighting effect is also cool .  ...  "
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" ...  Would love it more if ibwas able to control those disco lights on it.  ...  "
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" ...  LED lights are mind blower.  ...  "
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" ...  Plus you get the light show.  ...  "
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" ...  Fiestable app DOES NOT work with xb30 (only for xb40) which allows to customize the lighting and provide some cool features. ... you will be using Songpal for many of speaker features though.  ...  "
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" ...  None other company got this feature ... 9 change lights  ...  "
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" ...  Lights and output of the speaker is really good.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 18
home, theater, portable, paired, mobile
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Pairs seamlessly with my Xperia Z5 Premium, and iPad Air 2.  ...  "
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" ...  I was in need of a bluetooth speaker with home theater like sound quality and its like that. ... i use it with desktop, mobile.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to connect and disconnect.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice connectivity options.  ...  "
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" ...  To solve for this, I wanted to purchase a portable wireless speaker that is compatible to the android ecosystem.  ...  "
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" ...  Sony is the best when it comes to audio devices.  ...  "
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" ...  - Connectivity is good, get paired with most of devices.  ...  "
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" ...  You would need the song pal app to successfully pair the speaker. ... The Google assistant feature needs your phone to be connected.  ...  "
Size
 18
size, speaker, portable, carry, sound
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Portability is bit a down side cause it's little bigger than most in this price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Small size and big music.  ...  "
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" ...  Sound is pretty good for its size.  ...  "
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" ...  It's kind of compact home theater on the mive  ...  "
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" ...  Thunderous sound in such a small portable form factor is truly a achievement by sony.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using these since a week now and they sound really good for a speaker this compact.  ...  "
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" ...  Small size good output and base.  ...  "
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" ...  Though large it feels compact in hand!  ...  "
Apps
 17
sony, songpal, settings, music center app, music
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Suggest you to get Songpal app from play store.  ...  "
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" ...  You would need the song pal app to successfully pair the speaker. ... The Google assistant feature needs your phone to be connected.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall nice product but sound is not upto the mark when used without sony official app.  ...  "
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" ...  Download the Sony app - music Centre to change the led lights response etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The Sony Music Center app also lets you use the equalizer, control the lights etc.  ...  "
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" ...  Fiestable app DOES NOT work with xb30 (only for xb40) which allows to customize the lighting and provide some cool features.  ...  "
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" ...  The equaliser and lightning effect can be controlled from songpal app which is a great feature.  ...  "
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" ...  You can check the battery level using the app .  ...  "
Design
 15
made, look, build quality, weight, smooth
+100%
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" ...  The look of product very nice .  ...  "
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" ...  look no further.  ...  "
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" ...  The lights are beautiful.  ...  "
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" ...  - Smooth finish and elegant design.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks beautiful.  ...  "
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" ...  1) Great build quality & sexy colour(red).  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality and weight of the speaker makes it feel premium to touch and hold. ... In reality, they look very beautiful in my opinion.  ...  "
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" ...  Compared Various other Brands but no one can stand even near to this Super Sexy Product.  ...  "
Delivery
 14
amazon, box, got, thanks, thank
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Fastest Delivery from Amazom  ...  "
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" ...  Got delivered in 1 day via prime membership.  ...  "
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" ...  Lastly thanks to amazon for a bramd new sealed packed delivered at a nominal price.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was faster than i thought.  ...  "
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" ...  Got delivery on 3rd day of order but it was worth waiting .  ...  "
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" ...  So bought it from Amazon - amazing product, amazing delivery  ...  "
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" ...  Got this product delivered today.  ...  "
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" ...  The speaker is a 30Watts boom box.  ...  "
Build Quality
 14
made, weight, rubber, quality, material
+93%
-7%
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" ...  6, also IPX5 protection.  ...  "
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" ...  1) Build quality is so good that you can use it like casually.  ...  "
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" ...  Product build quality is more than expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Its body made of some rubber thing which is great for better grip  ...  "
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" ...  Material is heavy and reliable authorized seller  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent built quality🖖 😊😊😊  ...  "
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" ...  The best part of the speaker is it won't crack at the high voumes .good build quality !  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality and weight of the speaker makes it feel premium to touch and hold.  ...  "
Controls
 11
volume, songs, press, lights, song
+100%
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" ...  If u use soundpal app tweek the Twitter to the maximum and switch on the extra base button it gives crisp and clear sound !  ...  "
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" ...  You can feel the music and the lights on the speaker is like the cherry on top.  ...  "
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" ...  Tells battery status with the press of a button! ... Buttons for extra bass,play,pause,add another speaker, reduce/increase volume!  ...  "
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" ...  Now I use it for all songs now.  ...  "
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" ...  You can change the volume of the device from the phone only before you start playing any song. ... You can change the phone's media volume once you start playing a song.  ...  "
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" ...  5, dedicated buttons(extraBASS,VOL+-,CALL,longpress call button for google/siri.)  ...  "
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" ...  I generally listen to songs at below half, half volume and 3/4th of the volume set on my phone and full volume set on the speaker. ... I always place the speaker facing me when I have to listen to songs.  ...  "
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" ...  Lighting effects are good and keep up with all songs.  ...  "
Capacity
 11
home, theater, sound, small, loud
+91%
-9%
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" ...  It fills the room and not for party hall (small one with 20 feet room)  ...  "
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" ...  Best for Home Parties  ...  "
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" ...  It fills the room . ... It's sound is just like home theater .  ...  "
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" ...  My all family members love it .  ...  "
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" ...  Enough for an average size room.  ...  "
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" ...  For me it stays with me in my room, car and office.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome for a small home or apartment.  ...  "
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" ...  Mobile phone + this speaker which simulates home theatre effect.  ...  "
Comfort
 10
makes, feels, ears, weight, press
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Then I let my ears decide and chose these.  ...  "
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" ...  Though large it feels compact in hand!  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality and weight of the speaker makes it feel premium to touch and hold. ... I just feel like keeping listening to it, I never get tired of it.  ...  "
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" ...  Takes the game from Bose hands down!  ...  "
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" ...  guyz just close eyes and purchase it .  ...  "
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" ...  So after a lot of research I bought this and my oh my it is such a treat to your ears as well as your ears.  ...  "
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" ...  Felt in love  ...  "
Call quality
 9
calls, volumes, vocals
+100%
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" ...  The voice quality is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  superb voice quality .  ...  "
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" ...  Middle/Voice is much clear.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome voice Quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Good voice clarity, even at high volumes.  ...  "
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" ...  Instrumental, Vocals are treat to hear.  ...  "
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" ...  As i have myself listen and comapred  ...  "
Product Reliability
 8
working, stopped, review, ago, one
+63%
-38%
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" ...  Amazon has provided a 10 months old device which i feel is sad.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this almost 6 months ago.  ...  "
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" ...  Writing review after 3 months, really enjoyed the sound quality.  ...  "
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" ...  using it for one year . ... never had an issue  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased 1 week ago and I fully Satisfied with this Product.  ...  "
Color
 8
colour, color, build quality
+100%
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" ...  Got it around 7.4k especially this blue color.  ...  "
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" ...  Lights are a nice feature to have for videos you might want for Snap or just to look at in the dark.  ...  "
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" ...  1) Great build quality & sexy colour(red).  ...  "
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" ...  Buy your favourite colour.  ...  "
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" ...  amazing LED effects .  ...  "
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" ...  If u want to get people attention go for the red color .  ...  "
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" ...  With different colors and two blinkers.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 6
use, features
+100%
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" ...  It is easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice product, easy connectivity and voice quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to connect and disconnect.  ...  "
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" ...  2, it's features (the light effects,easy to use)  ...  "
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" ...  Its quick and easy.  ...  "
Power Consumption
 6
bank, use, power bank, phone, emergency
+100%
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" ...  its build quality is amazing and it have built in power bank to charge your phone with in emergency.  ...  "
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" ...  The inbuilt power bank helps keeping your phone alive for days.  ...  "
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" ...  You can even use it as power bank while still using it.  ...  "
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" ...  full power lights  ...  "
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" ...  5/5 for the power bank utility.  ...  "
Video Playback
 5
movies, theatre, speakers, make, feel
+100%
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" ...  7) Watching movies is great with these.  ...  "
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" ...  Paired the speaker with my smart TV and watching a HD movie with couple of these speakers bring theatre like experience and is way better than buying a costly sound bar  ...  "
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" ...  Previously I used headphones for watching Hollywood movies in my laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Watching movies in small rooms will make you feel like you are listening to theatre audio.  ...  "
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" ...  Im not a fake person just for the record and the product is way awsome, i before buying this item watched 5 to 10 videos of its review on youtube between.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 5
resistant, yes, water resistant, sure, proof
+100%
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" ...  I haven't check the water resistant quality but still gave 2 rating .  ...  "
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" ...  For sure it ain't water proof but yes it is water resistant. ... Even if you buy JBL flip 4, I am pretty sure you won't be listening to music keeping the speakers in hand and swimming around.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't tested water resistance capabilities  ...  "
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" ...  2) Have tested pouring a glass of water directly into the front grill & yes it survived.  ...  "
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" ...  water resistant, clear bassy sound.  ...  "
Original Product
 4
sound, awesome
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Looks like 100% genuine product and no defects in it.  ...  "
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" ...  And yeah PLEASE NOTE!!!  ...  "
Ports
 4
port, also, usb charging, power, micro usb
+50%
-50%
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" ...  The only slight niggle is that they don't have micro USB or type c port for charging.  ...  "
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" ...  This is only of the few speakers that has an ability to supply power via the USB port, and it also has an auxiliary input.  ...  "
Returns
 3
product
-100%
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" ...  Overall not value of money, i tried to return but not ready to get return, telling only faulty can return. ... If quality is good or bad it will not consider for return.  ...  "
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" ...  I want to return but Amazon denied to return.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
-100%
comment
" ...  Today I am received incomplete product  ...  "
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" ...  I got defected product.  ...  "
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" ...  very low qualty or defective product received .  ...  "
Cooling
 3
lighting
+100%
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" ...  Cool speaker.  ...  "
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" ...  the lighting effect is also cool .  ...  "
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" ...  Cool Speaker .  ...  "

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