Sony SRSX5 Stories January 28, 2016

expiredBluetooth 20W Speakers: Sony SRSX5 $77 shipped (Reg. $105+), TaoTronics $40 shipped (Reg. $60)

Update (1/28 10:45am): We also spotted the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (open-box) for $69.99 shipped (Orig. $400) at ChubbiesTech (98.6% positive feedback) via eBay.

Walmart offers the Sony SRSX5 Portable Bluetooth Speaker for $77 with free shipping. For comparison, it originally retailed for $200 and still fetches $105+ at retailers like Amazon. Today’s deal is $15 less than our previous mention and the lowest price that we can find. Sony’s SRSX5 features 20W of power, a dual passive radiator bass system, Bluetooth connectivity with aptX support and eight hours of battery life. Rated 4.4/5 stars by over 525 Amazon reviewers.

Next up, Sunvalleytek via Amazon offers the TaoTronics 20W Boom X Portable Bluetooth Speaker for $59.99. Applying coupon code BLUESK06 drops the final price down to $39.99 shipped. That’s good for $90 off the original list MSRP, $20 off the regular going rate, $5 less than our previous mention and the lowest price that we can find. Features include a two 10W speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, up to six hours of battery life and a “lifetime” warranty. Rated 4.7/5 stars.

Sony SRSX5 Stories June 10, 2015

expiredSony Bluetooth speakers: SRSX3 in white $80 (Reg. $128), SRSX5 in black $95 (Reg. $150)

Along with today’s limited Woot-off deals, Woot is offering the Sony SRSX3 Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker (White) with Speakerphone for $74.99 plus $5 fat rate shipping on your entire order. That’s $70 under the original listing, $48 better than Amazon and the best price we can find.

Woot also has the Sony SRSX5 Portable NFC Bluetooth Wireless Speaker System (Black) with Speakerphone for $89.99 plus $5 flat rate shipping on your entire order. That’s $105 under the original listing, $60 under Amazon and the best we can find.

These speakers feature 20 watts of power, dual passive radiators, Bluetooth audio streaming and “One-Touch” NFC listening. The SRSX3 is a little more compact but the SRSX5 comes with a USB power port for charging mobile devices. Both the SRSX3 and X5 have received 4+ star ratings from hundreds on Amazon and ship with a one Sony warranty from Woot.

Be sure to check out the new Bose Soundlink speakers and the ongoing SONOS PLAY:1 two room starter kit deal.

Sony SRSX5 Stories May 4, 2015

Bluetooth Speakers: Sony SRSX5 $130 (Reg. $180), UE Mini Boom $70 (Orig. $100)

We have a couple of nice deals on Bluetooth speakers today starting with Amazon offering the Sony SRSX5 in black or red for $129.99 shipped. Matched at Best Buy. It typically retails for $180, today’s deal is within a few dollars of the lowest we’ve seen it go for and the best current offering. Rated 4.5/5 stars.


  • Powerful stereo sound with 20 watts of power
  • Subwoofer with dual passive radiators for rich sound (50 Hz to 20 kHz)
  • Bluetooth audio streaming with AAC and aptX support
  • Convenient One-Touch Listening technology
  • USB power port for charging smartphones and tablets

We’ve also spotted the UE MINI BOOM at Amazon for $69.99 shipped in multiple colors. While it’s not the lowest price that we’ve seen, lower priced deals often aren’t from retails as desirable as Amazon, it is the best current offering. It is rated 4.4/5 stars and features 10 hours of battery life, NFC connectivity, and a 130Hz to 20kHz frequency response.

Looking for more Bluetooth options? We also have a nice deal on a splashproof Omaker speaker as well.

Sony SRSX5 Stories May 11, 2014

Amazon offers the Sony SRSX5 portable Bluetooth/NFC speaker for $168 with free shipping, which is the first sizable discount we’ve seen since its release in March. Almost every other retailer is charging close to the full list price of $199.99 for it. This is a premium speaker that is made to compete with the Bose Soundlink Mini, Logitech UE Boom and other high-end portables. It features 20 Watts of total power, power bank functionality, and built-in speakerphone functionalityEarly reviewers rate it 4.6 out of 5 stars. Available in black, red, and silver.

Use your savings to buy a custom carrying case for your new SRSX5 speaker.


Here2Save (fulfilled by Amazon) via Amazon offers the Logitech UE portable Bluetooth speaker for $139.99 with free shipping. That’s $110 below list and within $20 of the best price that we’ve seen this year. 9to5Mac says it “probably has the best sound of any portable Bluetooth device we’ve come across.” It features a 50 ft. wireless bluetooth range, 6 hour battery life and can connect up to 3 devices simultaneously. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars from over 200 Amazon reviewers.

We’ve also spotted a few other discounted BT speaker options including:

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