Mobile Speaker Roundup

Shannon Morse reviews the Dream Cheeky Cube, Kinivo ZX100, Braven 710, and JBL Pulse mobile speakers on Before You Buy episode #113.



Kinivo ZX100 Speaker

Description: The Kinivo ZX100 Speaker has an expansive resonator to output lower bass, and is compatible with any 3.5-mm audo input device.

Pros:Cons:
  • Compact
  • Neat design
  • Low cost
  • No Bluetooth
  • Little to no bass

Price: $18.99

Verdict: DON’T BUY!
 



Dream Cheeky Cube

Description: The Dream Cheeky Cube is a portable Bluetooth speaker with a built in microphone and 5 hours of playtime.

Pros:Cons:
  • Cool design
  • Static
  • Low playtime

Price: $34.99

Verdict: DON’T BUY!
 



Braven 710

Description: The Braven 710 speaker offers up 12 hours of audio, and is built with aircraft-grade aluminum.

Pros:Cons:
  • Long playtime
  • NFC
  • Sound quality
  • None!

Price: $169.99

Verdict: BUY!
 



JBL Pulse

Description: The JBL Pulse wireless speaker is BlueTooth enabled and plays 7 hours of music. It has unique LED lighting that pulses and dances to audio.

Pros:Cons:
  • Very cool design
  • Good battery
  • Bass is shallow

Price: $199.95

Verdict: BUY!