Critic reviews

8.2
3 reviews
  • Audio quality
    8.0
  • Design and form factor
    8.5
  • Durability
  • Portability
    8.5

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9.5
2 reviews
8.0
CNET Nov 21, 2013

It may not sound as quite good as some $200 competitors, but the JBL Pulse's integrated light show adds a flashy new dimension to the listening experience that makes it a worthy contender in a crowded market.

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8.0
PC Mag Jan 23, 2014

Still, the JBL Pulse is the ultimate small-sized party speaker thanks to its unique light show. It's mesmerizing enough to make us accept its $200 price tag despite falling short of class-leading sound quality.

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9.0
ChipChick Jan 1, 2014

The JBL Pulse will mesmerize you as it fills the room with its booming sound and bright colors. This is hands down the most fun we have had in a long time with a Bluetooth speaker.

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