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Sony SRS-XB01 review

Key features
  • Portable speaker
Reviewed

Portable speakers are in high demand, but it's rare to find small ones with great sound. Sony has been a leader in small Bluetooth speakers in the past, but has had notable failures too. Is the Sony SRS-XB01 Bluetooth speaker a rare success, or one to avoid? Find out in our definitive review.

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  • 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 else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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Test results

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We have tested 160 wireless, smart and Bluetooth speakers and found that there are 14 Don't Buys and 29 Best Buys.
Range of Wireless, smart and Bluetooth speaker scores
  1. 30%
    Lowest score
  2. 59%
    Average score
  3. 88%
    Highest score
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