Product Press Releases

03 February 2016
Revamping the audio segment with premium experience – Sony announces the launch of wireless speaker

Powerful and premium speaker packed with precise, hi-resolution audio ability

  • Capability of Hi-Res format as192kHz/24bit
  • DSEE HX(Digital Sound Enhanced Engine HX)*up-scaling normal contents to Hi-Res quality
  • Powered by LDAC*High quality wireless listening
  • Embedded Wi-Fi, BT&NFC allowing access to any contents with wireless
  • Play back contents in pen-drive via USB port
  • Support of SongPal app allowing dynamic configuration to their listening across multiple wireless speakers

New Delhi, 3rd February, 2016 – The leader in revolutionary sound experience, Sony India continues to push audio boundaries with the launch of premium wireless speaker today, SRS-X99. A innovative and personalized sound technology, the powerful premium wireless speaker is bound to revolutionize the user experience. The new speaker offers a perfect amalgamation of balanced, precise and Hi- resolution audio capability with clarity made up from seven speaker units.  

The SRS – X99 brings a perfect blend of legendary acoustic sound, with personalized experience for the consumers.

Powerful Sound
The SRS-X99 boasts truly immersive sound with 154 Watts and seven speakers: Two super tweeters, two front tweeters, two mid-range drivers and a single subwoofer. The two Super Tweeters extend clarity at the higher frequencies and help create a wide soundstage ideal for Hi-Resolution listening. Two Magnetic Fluid Speaker Mid-Range drivers deliver balanced and precise mids for a warm, organic sound. A Subwoofer and dual passive radiators round out the mix delivering precise and powerful low end. S-Master HX™ digital amplification circuitry, specially tuned for Hi-Resolution music files, adds faithful wide-frequency audio reproduction.

Discover Subtle Details and Artistic Nuances
The SRS-X99 supports playback of a wide variety of Hi-Resolution music files including MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC and DSD. Music on the speakers can be enjoyed as per the artists intention with just a connection to a PC or thumb drive to the speaker via built-in USB in superior Hi-Resolution audio quality.

DSEE-HX, found in the X99, revitalizes and extends audio frequency response to near hi-resolution, improving the sound of low resolution files. Additionally, Sony's exclusive LDAC™ technology allows for high quality wireless Bluetooth® audio streaming from compatible devices. With three times the data transmission capability, LDAC provides an enhanced wireless listening experience.

Music, Where and How you Want It
The new multi-room functionality in them allow music lovers to stream music throughout the home. Using the all new SongPal™ Link functionality, part of the SongPal app, users can easily tap into their favorite tunes, dynamically configure their listening across multiple wireless speakers¹, compatible sound bars and A/V receivers, and manage the content being enjoyed on them.

Embedded Wi-Fi allows for accessing iTunes via Airplay or Spotify content via a Wi-Fi network or accessing music files on a DLNA compatible PC or Home Media Server. Bluetooth and NFC (Near Field Communication) connectivity supports easy setup and streaming. It also carries the ability to playback songs in a laptop via a network like DLNA.

The speaker up-scale any content in a pen-drive into high resolution quality further allowing easy browsing of contents in pen-drive via the SonyPal App.

Pricing and Availability

Product

Price

Availability

SRS-X99

Rs. 49,990

January 29, 2016

 

[SPECIFICATIONS]

Tweeter Unit

Maximum Input(Sub Tweeter)

Maximum Output(Midrange) 25W x 2

Diameter of Speaker Unit(Tweeter)

Midrange:50mm

Super Tweeter Unit

Maximum Input(Super Tweeter)

Maximum Output (Super Tweeter) Top:2W x 2, Front:25W x 2

Diameter of Speaker Unit(Super Tweeter)

19mm

Sub Woofer Unit

Maximum Input(Sub Woofer)

Maximum Output (Sub Woofer) 25W x 2

Diameter of Speaker Unit(Sub Woofer)

94mm

Output Power

Maximum Output Power (JEITA)

154W

Bluetooth Spec

Bluetooth® Technology

Bluetooth Specification Version 3.0

Power Output

Bluetooth Specification Power Class 2

Effective Range

10m

Frequency Range

2.4 GHz band(2.4000 GHz - 2.4835 GHz)

Modulation

FHSS

Interface

A2DP/AVRCP

Supported Audio Format(s)

SBC/AAC/LDAC

Supported Content Protection

SCMS-T

Frequency Range(A2DP)

20 Hz - 20,000 Hz (with 44.1 kHz sampling)

Hands Free

no

iAP over Bluetooth

yes

Others

no

Speaker Add function

Stereo mode

no

double mode

no

NFC

Bluetooth connection

yes

USB-A

DSD(DSF/DSDIFF)

2.8MHz (* LPCM convert)

WAV

192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1 kHz 24/16bit

FLAC

192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1 kHz 24/16bit

ALAC

192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1 kHz 24/16bit

AIFF

192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1 kHz 24/16bit

MP3

yes

AAC

yes

WMA

yes

USB-B

DSD(DSF/DSDIFF)

2.8MHz ( * LPCM convert )

WAV

PCM:192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1 kHz 32/24/16bit

DLNA

DSD(DSF/DSDIFF)

-

WAV

192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1 kHz 24/16bit

FLAC

192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1 kHz 24/16bit

ALAC

192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1 kHz 24/16bit

AIFF

192/176.4/96/88.2/48/44.1 kHz 24/16bit

MP3

yes

AAC

yes

WMA

yes

Music Service(2015-)

Music Service Platform

yes

Spotify Connect

yes

USB Type A

USB Memory

yes

File System (FAT32, NTFS, exFAT)

FAT32

External HDD (Read, Copy/Move)

no

USB Features

Play (Mass Storage Class)

yes

iAP over USB

yes

Inputs and Outputs

Stereo Mini Jack(IN)

yes

USB A Terminal

yes

USB B Terminal

yes

Ethernet Jack

yes

Sound

Clear Audio+

yes

Preset Equalizer

yes

Volume Control

yes

DSEE

yes(DESS HX)

custom EQ band

5

DSEE HX

Supported Format for DSEE HX

Less than 48 kHz

Power

Power Type

AC

Power Voltage

220-240V 50/60Hz

AC Plug Type

AU Plug

Built-in

no

AC Power Adaptor

no

AC Cord Set

yes

Power consumption(On Operation) AC

50 W

Power consumption(Standby mode)

Less than 0.5 W

Power consumption(Bluetooth standby mode)

Less than 6 W

Power consumption(Network standby mode)

Less than 6 W

Bluetooth Standby

yes

Wireless Standby

yes

Auto Power OFF

yes

Battery (Internal)

no

Micro USB charge

yes

USB Power port for smartphone

no(1.5A / 2.1A)

Application

PC Application

Media Go Ver 2.9-

iPhone Application

SongPal ve3.0

Android Application

SongPal ve3.0

Dimensions

Main Unit(WxHxD):mm (including protuberance )

430x133x125 mm

Remote control (WxHxD):mm (including protuberance )

25x21x160 mm

Remote control (WxHxD):inch (including protuberance )

0.99x0.83x6.30 inch

Weights

Main Unit(with battery)g

Apporx. 4700 g

Remote control g

Apporx. 43 g

Supplied Accessories

Remote control

yes

Batteries for Remote control

yes(AAA size)

AC Power Cord

yes

Warranty Card

yes

Wireless Networking Features

Security

WEP 64 bit, WEP 128 bit, WPA/WPA2-PSK (AES), WPA/WPA2-PSK (TKIP)

Setting

WPS/SongPal/PC

 

 

¹Additional speakers sold separately

   
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