Picture of the Sony SRS X11 speaker connected and charging.

Sony SRS X11 Charge Time for Full Recharging

You charge the Sony SRS X11 cube speaker via the micro USB charge port, and to get the quickest charge time and fullest charge, use a medium current USB charger for fastest yet most economical results. Details follow.

Sony SRS X11 Charge Time: How Long to Fully Recharge

According to the specs for this speaker the time it takes to charge the SRS X11 Bluetooth speaker is four (4) hours, using a 5 volt, 1.5 amp, 7.5 watt charger. Or, it takes eight (8) hours if using a 5 volt, 500 milliamp, 2.5 watt charger.

Picture of the -CHARGE- lamp glowing orange on the Sony SRS X11 speaker.
The Sony SRS X11 speaker -CHARGE- light glowing orange.

How Long it Plays Per Full Charge

On a complete charge, the SRS X11 Sony speaker can play for up to twelve (12) hours, due to its 7.4 volt, lithium ion battery.  But when you play it loudly, especially with lots of bass, you will see abbreviated playing time.





We’ve seen this Bluetooth speaker run dead in around seven hours when played at louder volumes. So to get the longest charge time from it, power saving is critical.  Just play it only as loudly as you need to, to hear it well throughout your listening space.

The front view of the Sony SRS X11 mini cube speaker.
Sony SRS X11 cube speaker front view.

The Charge Time Gets Smaller as the Sony SRS X11 Speaker Ages

If you own this speaker over a few to several years, you may notice that the time it plays from a single charge shrinks as the speaker gets older.  This is normal for devices like this one, that rely on lithium ion batteries.

But by fully cycling the battery periodically, you can slow this charge capacity degradation.

To exercise the X11, run the battery fully dead, and then recharge it again every three to six months when not in use.

Also, we advise that you avoid leaving the speaker connected to a charger once it reaches full charge.  Right after the charging lamp shuts off, unplug the speaker as soon as you can, to avoid overcharging it and aging the battery prematurely.

Other Posts About the Sony SRS X11 BT Speaker

    1. Sony SRS X11 Pairing Bluetooth Instructions
    2. SRS X11 Sony Speaker Replacement Charger Type
    3. Sony SRS X11 Not Charging, How to Fix
    4. How to Turn Off Sony SRS X11 Cube Speaker
    5. Sony SRS X11 Factory Reset Instructions

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References

    1. Official Sony SRS X11 Support Page at Sony.COM

Revisions Log

    • 2022-08-13: First published.
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