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Sony SRS-XB33 review

Key features
  • Portable speaker
Reviewed

The Sony SRS-XB33 is described by Sony as a ‘durable party Bluetooth speaker’, aiming to combine a waterproof, shockproof design with volume to fill large spaces and a ‘long-lasting battery’ – not to mention flashing light effects to get you in the mood. It’s certainly not cheap though, so is this Bluetooth speaker really worth its price and one of the best options on the market, or is it style over substance? Our discerning professional panel and lab experts found out.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What’s the sound like?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Test results

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£129.00
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£132.00
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£149.00
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£169.99
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We have tested 154 wireless, smart and Bluetooth speakers and found that there are 12 Don't Buys and 32 Best Buys.
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  3. 88%
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