Sony has been a front runner in launching a lot of latest and whole range of Wireless Speaker Systems for general multipurpose usage. SRS-BTM8 has the looks of a handbag and suddenly you fall in love with the gadget because of its portability. The device runs on mains and also gives the option to be used with 4 AA sized batteries making it really portable for pools, picnics and your outdoor camping.
SRS BTM8 is NFC enabled wireless speakers which connects to your NFC phone with just a touch at the handle. The speaker can also be used to attend to calls.The front panel has got no buttons just the 2W+2W speakers to give a natural & powerful sound to whatever you stream via bluetooth. The sound is enough to rock a small room and loud enough to carry on a picnic or open surroundings.
The back of the device has a DC IN to connect it to the mains power supply. AUX IN is also on the back panel to attach it your tablets, laptops etc in case you don't want to use bluetooth.
The top handle contains all the other control buttons - Volume up and down, call receive, pause & play, Bluetooth pairing, microphone to attend to calls and Power ON.
The device has a battery slot at the bottom and can be used with 4 AA sized batteries for upto 20 hours of non-stop music and entertainment with good batteries. The overall build quality is good and plastic doesn't seems cheap. The device weights near 1 kg and can be easily carried due to it's handbag kind of design.
The device is nice to buy if you are looking for portable speakers to attend to calls and listen to the music. This device will also look in your bedroom, living room & kitchen shelves along with any pool parties or picnics. Go for it.