November 5th 2013 8:37 am

85

Dr. Dre's newest speaker is supersized and super loud

85

Beats Pill XL bests Jawbone's Big Jambox thanks to its clear, well-rounded sound quality.

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Critic reviews

8.2
6 reviews
  • Audio quality
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    7.5
  • Durability
  • Portability
    8.0

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User reviews

9.0
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9.0
TechCrunch Apr 25, 2014

The $299.95 price tag on these things may seem steep, but you’re getting one of the longest lasting ... models available, with some of the best sound available, with multiple speaker pairing capability thrown into the mix.

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8.0
PC Mag May 6, 2014

Dr. Dre's Beats Pill XL delivers thumping, powerful Bluetooth audio in a portable design intended for bass lovers on-the-go.

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8.0
ChipChick Feb 14, 2014

The Beats Pill XL has managed to wrestle its way into the speaker family just fine, by satisfying the need of consumers who want a portable audio experience that is even more powerful than the Pill.

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8.0
About Feb 1, 2014

No, it's not the most neutral-sounding Bluetooth speaker. It's not your best value in a Bluetooth speaker. But it's a great product and I think a lot of people are really gonna like it.

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9.0
sero94 sero94

This review is referencing The Infinity One, JBL Charge 2, Bose Soundlink Mini, Bose Sound link 3, Jawbone Big Jambox and Harmon Kardon Onyx Studio, and of course my decision on why the Beats Pill XL should be on your list as well. I listened to all of these models and dozens more in stores and...

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