Shannon's Speaker Roundup Review

Shannon Morse reviews the Edifier Extreme Connect Speaker MP260, Kinivo BTX350 Speaker, Satechi BTTouch Wireless Speaker, and iDevices: iShower on Before You Buy episode #97.

Description: The Bluetooth enabled Edifier Extreme Connect Speaker has two front facing drivers and a passive bass radiator, and lasts up to 10 hours on a charge.

Pros:Cons:
  • 10 hours battery life
  • Strong bass and clear vocals
  • Playful design
  • Distortion at higher volume

Price: $99.00

Verdict: Buy!
 



Description: The Bluetooth enabled Kinivo BTX350 has a Class-D amplifier, bass boost, and lasts 5 hours on a charge.

Pros:Cons:
  • Low cost
  • Muddy bass

Price: $69.99

Verdict: Don't Buy!
 



Description: The Satechi BT Touch Wireless Bluetooth speaker has a dual channel speaker system and can last up to 6 hours on a single charge.

Pros:Cons:
  • Good bass, even at high volume
  • Waking up touch controls
  • Vocal clarity

Price: $79.99

Verdict: Try!
 



Description: The Bluetooth enabled iShower by iDevices speaker is made to be used around water. It is water-resistant, includes on-device controls, and an illuminated clock. It takes to AA batteries and can run up to 15 hours on battery life.

Pros:Cons:
  • Waterproof
  • On-device clock
  • High failure rate after 90 day warranty
  • Requires batteries
  • Speaker on the back of device

Price: $99.99

Verdict: Don't Buy!