Aiwa Exos-9 Party Speaker Review


Are you planning an unforgettable tailgate party? Or, perhaps, you want to take barbecuing to another level and bring some serious tunes? Maybe you want to throw a perfect birthday party that everyone will talk about for months? Whatever the case may be, you definitely need to get a top-notch speaker that will do easy work of impressing everyone at the party. With that in mind, we suggest you take a closer look at the Aiwa Exos-9 Party Speaker – a powerful, stylish, sturdy, and user-friendly speaker. Below we’ll talk about this speaker’s good and not-so-good aspects, so stick with us.


The Aiwa Exos-9 is a dominant player amongst a new breed of larger portable speakers on the market, and with good reason. Not only does it look classy, but it also delivers outstanding sound. The unit is a breeze to use and can be connected to all Bluetooth-enabled devices, and it carries a 1-year warranty. With all this being said, it seems that this unit offers everything that a good party speaker should offer – you just can’t go wrong.

Highlighted features:

  • 200 watts of power
  • Onboard controls
  • Bluetooth
  • Aux-in
  • NFC
  • 5 powered drivers
  • A 1-year warranty
  • Removable battery
  • Up to 9 hours of playtime
  • 3.5mm audio jack (for direct connection)


First, the Aiwa Exos-9 looks amazing. Its classy design and black color make it easy on the eyes. Thanks to this, the speaker will be a stylish addition to any living room (if you want an indoor party) or backyard.

Secondly, the Aiwa Exos-9 is made of high-quality materials and excels in durability. It is sturdy and doesn’t feel cheap. Because of this, the speaker is designed for both indoor and outdoor events, as it won’t break if something bad happens.

Lastly, portability. The speaker measures 11.7 x 7.5 x 19.4 inches and weighs 13 pounds. Even though the unit doesn’t look bulky, it is a bit heavy. Sure, the Exos-9 is not designed for carrying it around for a whole day, but you will be able to transfer it from your truck to the desired location. Unfortunately, the speaker doesn’t come with a handle or wheels, which would make transporting a whole lot faster and easier.


Next is the sound quality. This model is one of the best regarding sound quality, as it has clear highs and lows without distortion. This speaker has 200 watts of power and five active speaker drivers, bringing a unique and powerful sound. The bass is excellent, thanks to the 6.5 inches dual voice coil subwoofer. All this means that this speaker is perfect for listening to any type of music, whether it be jazz, techno, house, pop, rock, or hip-hop.

Since the unit has 200 watts of power, it is more than enough for a middle-sized party. But, if you are in the mood to throw a big party (around 80 people), you can also do that. Buy one more of these, and connect them. That way, you can have dual stereo sound, or stereo-separated sound, to amaze your guests (and possibly local authorities).

But that’s not all that this unit offers. Thanks to the onboard controls, you get to control the equalizer and adjust the mids, lows, and highs so you can make your favorite playlist sounds even better.

However, some users didn’t like the touch controls, as they can be complicated to use. But, if you don’t have a problem with being patient around these controls, then you will love this control panel.


Now, the battery life is where most portable speakers fail to impress. However, that’s not the case with this monster. Quite the opposite, this speaker has as powerful a battery as it has a powerful sound, providing 9 hours of continuous music.

It includes a 57.2-watt removable lithium-ion battery that is easy to charge. However, do keep in mind that removing the battery can be a pain, as you will have to really pull hard to get it out.


Outstanding sound and excellent battery life would not mean so much if there is not a strong Bluetooth connection and numerous connecting options. What you will surely appreciate about this model is that you can connect it to numerous Bluetooth-enabled devices (Windows devices, tablets, Android devices, iPad, PC, iPhone…). Plus, you will connect it in seconds, as the unit is very user-friendly.

Now, numerous party speakers on the market don’t provide a reliable Bluetooth connection. In fact, with similar models, users usually complain that the sound cuts out very often, which definitely is not something you want at your party. Luckily, this unit excels in that too. The Bluetooth connection is strong and reliable, so there is no need to worry whether the sound will cut off and ruin your party.

On the other hand, if you prefer the old-fashioned way of connection, use a 3.5 mm audio jack in order to make a direct connection.


Now, let’s talk about money. Considering all the top-notch features this speaker offers, you can’t be surprised by the hefty price tag. The speaker isn’t cheap, but it’s worth the money.


  • Excellent sound quality
  • No distortion, clear highs and lows
  • Great battery life
  • Classy design
  • Indoor and outdoor use
  • Has an audio jack for a direct connection


  • Price
  • Some people find touch controls complicated to use
  • The battery can be hard to remove
  • Heavy


And there you have it – all the things you should know about the Aiwa Exos-9 speaker. With all the provided info, you will now be able to make an educated decision on purchasing this unit. In case you are looking for a high-quality speaker for a big party, this is the way to go. However, if you don’t want to spend too much money on a party speaker and you only want a speaker that will deliver moderate sound quality, then look elsewhere.

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Author: Oliver Campbell

Oliver is an audiophile at heart who has been writing for Outeraudio and other related publications for almost a decade. He loves gadgets, street-cafes, doing a bit of DJing by invitation, and playing the saxophone whenever he has the opportunity.

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