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Beats Electronics Pill XL

86
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

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

Pros
  • Stellar sound quality
  • Great battery life
  • Quick and easy setup
  • Simple controls
Cons
  • Relatively uninspired design
  • Difficult multi-unit pairing
  • Heavy
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Engadget

86
 

User Reviews

90
sero94
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Key Specs

Type
Wireless speakers
Connections
Bluetooth, Nfc
Audio playback time
up to 1520
Model

General

Type
Wireless speakers

Connections

Connections
Bluetooth, Nfc (A2DP [stereo audio])

Controls

Controls
Yes (Volume, Mute)

Power

Has batteries
Yes (up to15 hours)

Other

Clock
No
Kickstand
No