Product Press Releases

17 April 2017
Sony introduces EXTRA BASS™ Wireless Speakers with party chain and party lights

New EXTRA BASS™ series livens up any party with powerful sound and vibrant lighting in a compact, portable size

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New Delhi, 17th April, 2017 - Addressing to the growing demand of music enthusiasts, Sony India has further expanded its EXTRA BASS™ series with the inclusion of four new portable wireless speakers - SRS-XB40, SRS-XB30, SRS-XB20 and the SRS-XB10. The line-up has been expanded keeping in mind Sony’s EXTRA BASS™ speaker growth. FY16 saw a growth of 52% and we can expect the market to further grow by 56% in FY17.

The new EXTRA BASS™ speakers are designed to enable users to experience the dominant intensity of deep bass notes in a variety of locations and scenarios. Contrived for today’s heavy-hitting bass lines and dropping beats, EXTRA BASS™ technology delivers powerful, clear bass sound in a compact, portable speaker. The result is a full, deep, resonating sound with synchronized flashing lights that’s perfect for EDM, hip-hop or any favorite music genre lovers.

All speakers attribute easy, one-touch connectivity and music streaming with NFC and Bluetooth® compatibility. These features make it easy for consumers to carry their party setup anywhere.

Thanks to the compact size and long battery life, these speakers are extremely portable and can be carried around in every setting. The perfect combination of style and convenience, this newly expanded EXTRA BASS™ wireless speaker series looks and sounds great wherever ones put them, indoors or outdoors.

Splash proof for carefree use

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Whether one is listening to tunes indoors or outdoors, consumers can relax knowing the wireless speaker is IPX5¹ splash proof and is protected against splashes.

Flexible design (SRS-XB40, SRS-XB30 and SRS-XB10)

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Speakers like the SRS-XB40, SRS-XB30 and the SRS-XB10 exhibit flexible two-way design which gives great sound, wherever the system is placed. Set it up horizontally, or flip it vertically if subsequent short on space.

Unique Light for Party (SRS-XB40, SRS-XB30, SRS-XB20)

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The SRS-XB40 features club-like lighting effects with an LED perimeter line-light, a strobe flash and speaker light. The line-light creates multicolor patterns, ranging from pure white to rainbow. Synchronizing with the rhythm of the beat, the power and speed of the light display matches the music’s mood and atmosphere. The SRS-XB30 has a similar multi-colour line-light and strobe, and the SRS-XB20 features a single color line-light which compliments the speaker color.

Wireless Party Chain

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Using the wireless party chain, speakers can be connected to each other for a performance featuring synchronized lights and great sound. Up to 10 units can be interconnected via Bluetooth® (mix and match the SRS-XB40/XB30/XB20 models) and used interactively. It is also

possible to pair two speakers of the same model together to enjoy stereo sound. Stereo mode takes advantage of two independent audio channels in order to create the impression of sound being heard from various directions, similar to natural hearing. Enjoy the same song with Wireless Party Chain. Connect up to 10 wireless speakers via Bluetooth® technology and synchronize the music and lighting so everyone's dancing to the same beat.

Music Center Mobile Application

Have fun with your party settings from the dance floor with the Music Center™ mobile application in your smartphone. The app becomes like a remote control of your Bluetooth speakers which enable to control play, pause, EXTRA BASS™ on/off and many other features.

Fun, easy control via the Fiestable app- SRS-XB40

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Take charge of playback, speaker lights and DJ sound effects all from a smartphone, with the Fiestable app. One can experiment with party settings from the dance floor with the Music Center™ app for the smartphone. The Fiestable app, for the SRS-XB40 only, enables even greater functionality with DJ-like controls for lighting and motion.

Voice guidance and multi-device connectivity

Other great features include Voice Guidance which announces important to know information, such as the battery life level of the device. These models also allow multi-device connectivity, meaning that more than one smartphone can be connected at the same time, enabling user to quickly switch between music sources. Get Siri™/Google™ now to call a friend or play a specific track without having to touch your smartphone.

With the SRS-XB40 and SRS-XB30, it is also possible to recharge a smartphone by connecting it to the USB-A port on these devices via a USB cable which enables the speaker to be used like a portable battery when the user's smartphone battery is running low on power. Plus, all four models can be used as Speaker- phones when paired with your smartphone.

A step ahead in portability- SRS-XB10 Wireless Speaker

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For those really on the go, the SRS-XB10 offers EXTRA BASS™ sound, incredible loudness and punchy bass with a tiny body. Take advantage of its super-compact size and portability and enjoy the music anywhere. Two listening styles can optimize the users’ experience. In vertical mode, the Omni-directional sound can be enjoyed by a group of friends. In horizontal mode, the music is directed straight to the listeners’ ears. The silicon strap becomes a stand for the tiny speaker to help direct the sound. The same strap can also be used to attach the speaker to a backpack or just about anywhere, so that great tunes are always in reach.

SRS-XB10 can also be paired with another of its kind, to provide stereo mode, which creates a broader sound space and the impression of hearing music from various directions.

SRS-XB10can be pre-booked on Amazon from 14th to 20th April at a discount of Rs. 1,600 on MRP.

Robust battery for longer play duration

Thanks to a long battery life of up to approximately 16 hours, with SRS- XB10 it is possible to keep the party going all night long and well into the next day. SRS-XB20 on the other hand offers up to 12 hours of battery life. Whereas SRS-XB40, SRS-XB30 have a more long standing battery life of up to 24 hours.

The two speakers, SRS-XB40, SRS-XB30 also offer a little extra to the power set up and can be used as a power bank with 8800 mAh.

The SRS-XB40, SRS-XB30, SRS-XB20 and XB10 wireless speakers will be will be available across all Sony Center and major electronic stores in India.

Model

Best Buy

Availability

Colours

SRS-XB40

Rs 13,990

25th April, 2017

Black

SRS-XB30

Rs 9,990

25th April, 2017

Black, Red, Blue

SRS-XB20

Rs 6,990

25th April, 2017

Black, Red, Blue, Green

SRS-XB10

Rs 3,590

25th April, 2017

Black, Red, Blue, Green

Specifications Sheet

Colour Option

 

 

 

 

 

Model Name

SRS-XB40

SRS-XB30

SRS-XB20

SRS-XB10

Speaker

Speaker Size (Approx.)

61mm

48mm

42mm

46mm

(stereo)

(stereo)

(stereo)

(mono)

Amplifier Type

S-Master

S-Master

S-Master

-

Speaker Add Function

Stereo Mode & Double Mode

Stereo Mode & Double Mode

Stereo Mode & Double Mode

Stereo Mode & Double Mode

Bluetooth

Commun - ication System

v 4.2

v 4.2

v 4.2

v 4.2

Compatible Profiles

A2DP/ AVRCP/ HSP
/HFP/SPP

A2DP/ AVRCP/ HSP
/HFP/ SPP

A2DP/ AVRCP/ HSP
/HFP/SPP

A2DP/ AVRCP/ HSP
/HFP

Supported Codecs

SBC/ AAC/ LDAC

SBC/ AAC/ LDAC

SBC/AAC/ LDAC

SBC/AAC

Hands- Free Function

Yes (Speaker- phone)

Yes (Speaker- phone)

Yes (Speaker- phone)

Yes (Speaker- phone)

Smart- phone App - Music Center

Music Center
(3band EQ)

Music Center
(3band EQ)

Music Center
(3band EQ)
Preset EQ
(XB ON/OFF)

-

Preset EQ
(XB ON/OFF)

Preset EQ
(XB ON/OFF)

Smart-phone App- Fiestable

Fiestable

-

-

-

(DJ Control)

Party Lights

Various Types

Line Light
( Multi Colour)
Strobe Light
Speaker Light

Line Light
(Multi Colour)
Strobe Light

Line Light
(Single Colour)

-

NFC

One Touch Listening

NFC

NFC

NFC

NFC

Water Protection

IP Rating

IPX5 Water-Resistant

IPX5 Water-Resistant

IPX5 Water-Resistant

IPX5 Water-Resistant

Sound

Settings

Volume Control, DSEE, Clear Audio+, EXTRA BASS™

Volume Control, DSEE, Clear Audio+, EXTRA BASS™

Volume Control,
DSEE, Clear Audio+,
EXTRA BASS™

Volume Control

Inputs/ Outputs

Stereo Mini Jack (IN), USB A

Stereo Mini Jack (IN), USB A

Stereo Mini Jack (IN)

Stereo Mini Jack (IN)

Power

Power Supply/ Voltage

DC+AC Adaptor

DC+AC Adaptor

DC 5V

DC 5V

(AC100-240V, 50/60Hz)

(AC100-240V, 50/60Hz)

Charging Type

AC Power Adaptor

AC Power Adaptor

micro USB

micro USB

Battery Type/ Capacity

Li-ion 5400mAh

Li-ion 4200mAh

Li-ion 2100mAh

Li-ion 1400mAh

Battery Life (Approx.)

24h

24h

12hr

16hr

Charge Time (Approx.)

4hr

4hr

4hr

4.5hr

1 IPX5 (Degree of protection against jets of water): The system has been tested and found to remain functional after exposure to direct jet streams of water using a nozzle of 6.3mm internal diameter from any direction where approximately 12.5 L/min of water is applied for a period of more than 3 minutes from a distance of about 3 meters. Liquids that the waterproof performance specifications apply to: fresh water, tap water, sweat. They are not applicable to liquids other than the above (soapy water, pool water, seawater, etc.).

   
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