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Sony’s latest Extra Bass wireless speakers SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB23

SRS-XB43 on table alongside multiple Bluetooth-compatible models with party lights

14th July 2020, New Delhi: Sony India today announced an update to its EXTRA BASSTM wireless speaker range with the launch of SRS-XB43, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB23. The wireless speakers are equiped with enhanced audio quality and are designed to support deep and puncy bass which is perfect for house parties. The SRS-XB43 spots a unique rectangular diaphragm design which ensure deep bass and clear vocals, delivering best sound quality, SRS-XB33 is an all-rounder with tough design and long-lasting battery life and SRS-XB23 are perfect outdoor companion with easy portability and compact design.alt

1. X-Balanced Speaker Units with Extra Bass for deep, punchy sound and enhanced audio quality

altThe speakers support EXTRA BASSTM sound which is achieved on the XB wireless speaker line up through Sony’s renowned audio technology. Backed by Sony’s newly developed X-Balanced Speaker Unit, these speakers provide high sound quality and powerful sound pressure for a richer, deeper, and more rewarding listening experience. The unit’s non-circular shape ensures maximum punchy bass, by increasing sound pressure around the speaker’s diaphragm.

altThe X-Balanced speaker unit in the XB33 and XB23 features a newly developed non-circular diaphragm and off-center design. This new design maximizes the speaker diaphragm, creating more sound pressure, but keeps the speakers compact in size. Unlike the circular diaphragm, the XB43 features an almost rectangular diaphragm and its 2-way speaker system combines a woofer for low to mid frequencies with a dedicated tweeter for the higher range frequencies. The X-Balanced speakers ensure more powerful sound, deep punchy bass, and exceptional vocal clarity.

2. Limitless enjoyment of music with Waterproof, Dustproof, Rustproof features with Sony’s unique IP67 Ratings

altaltThe series have an IP67 rating which makes them dustproof, rustproof, and waterproof. The speakers are also saltwater resistant making them the best travel partners for a visit to a beach, forest, or dessert. The speakers spot a shockproof durable design which has gone through various levels of extensive shock testing and can withstand the inevitable knocks, bumps, and scrapes.

3. Supports Google Assistant and Siri via voice assistant features for convenient use

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With built-in Google Assistant manage your day, simply by asking your assistant, enjoy entertainment, connect with friends, get information, listen to music and notifications, set reminders and much more through hands-free, voice-controlled experience.

4. Built-in mic for hands free calling experience

altThe built-in microphone in the speakers allows it to catch ambient sound competitively and ensure a seamless hands-free music experience. Switch effortlessly between songs and calls by just pressing the multi-function button and a built-in mic enables you to take hands-free calls from selected smartphones.

5. Exceptional battery life with type C charging for uninterrupted music

The SRS-XB43 & SRS-XB33 supports 24 hours of music playback to ensure uninterrupted music throughout the day. The SRS-XB23 supports up to 12 hours of battery backup which can support EXTRA BASS™ mode playback for up to 10 hours. The speakers can be charged using the latest Type-C USB and can support battery charging by connecting one’s smartphone via USB Type-A.

6. Music Center Application to control party speakers and adjust settings as per preference

altThe Sony Music Centre app can be used to control the music from the dance floor which lets one select their favorite playlist, cue the next song or turn the lighting on/ off to suit the mood. The lights and gesture control of the SRS-XB43 and SRS-XB33 can be handled through the “Fiestable” companion app that helps in creating a lively club feeling straight from one’s smartphone.

7. Party Connect to connect up-to 100 speakers

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The party connect feature lets one connect up-to 100 compatible wireless speakers with BLUETOOTH® technology to sync the music and lights to ensure everyone dances to the same beat. The music festival atmosphere created by the speaker

8. Create the perfect party atmosphere with Sony’s multi-colored line light, tweeter light and speaker Light

altThe SRS-XB43 and SRS-XB33 speakers lets one create a music festival atmosphere with the multi-colour line light, tweeter light and speaker light all in sync with the beat.

Price and availability

SRS-XB23, SRS-XB33 and SRS-XB43 is available across Sony retail stores (Sony Center and Sony Exclusive), www.ShopatSC.com portal, major electronic stores and other e-commerce website in India from 16th July 2020 onwards.

Product NameBest Buy PriceAvailability DateColor Variants
SRS-XB23Rs. 8,990/-16th July 2020Black, Blue, Red, Green
SRS-XB33Rs. 12,990/-16th July 2020Black, Blue, Red,
SRS-XB43Rs. 16,990/-16th July 2020Black, Blue

Specification Sheet

Model NameSRS-XB43SRS-XB33SRS-XB23
Net MaterialFabricFabricFabric
Speaker Impedance
Amplifier TypeS-MasterS-MasterS-Master
Speaker LightYesYesNo
Line LightMulti-ColourMulti-ColourNo
Bluetooth® TechnologyVersion 5.0Version 5.0Version 5.0
Effective Range30m30m30m
Frequency Range2.4GHz band2.4GHz band2.4GHz band
Supported Audio FormatSBC/AAC/LDACSBC/AAC/LDACSBC/AAC/LDAC
Frequency Range (A2DP)20 Hz – 20,000 Hz20 Hz – 20,000 Hz20 Hz – 20,000 Hz
Hands Freeyesyesyes
Wireless Party ChainYesYesYes
Party modeYesYesYes
Stereo Mini JackYesNo0
USB Type-CYesYesYes
DSEEYesYesYes
Battery typeLi-ionLi-ionLi-ion
Battery LifeApprox.24HApprox.24hApprox. 12h
Dustproof / WaterproofIP67IP67IP67
Main UnitApprox. 2950 gApprox. 1100 gApprox. 580 g
AC Power AdaptorYesNoNo