89
Global
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

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

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Jawbone Jambox review

You may have already gathered that we're fans of the Jawbone Jambox -- seeing as how it appears in our Holiday Gift Guide -- but does a miniature portable speaker, even one that pumps out 85 decibels, deserve a $200 price? How about that battery life? We've spent weeks now with the little Bluetooth speaker that could, throwing it at every scenario in sight, and after the break you'll find a full review with all the upsides and downsides.

Pros
  • Powerful sound belies tiny sizeGood battery lifeStylish, durable design
Cons
  • Mild distortionIffy as speakerphonePricey
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User Reviews

100
roberto
I absolutely love this product. The universality of having a Bluetooth speaker...read more
60
Badmojoman
I may be in the minority, but I'm not too thrilled with the Jambox. The overall...read more
80
Sgtsmall
Not much more to be added beyond info from the manufacturer. I regularly use...read more
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7.9
Average Critic Score

Audio quality

7.7
 

Design and form factor

8.9
 

Durability

8.5
 

Portability

8.3
 

How It Stacks Up

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84
 

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84
 

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80
 

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95
 
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95
 
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