Sturdy and water resistant: You'll have no issue dropping it a few times or taking it through the sea spray on your boat.
Sound projection: Outdoor mode will see you spread the tunes around to all who wish to listen in and probably a few who don't.
Pairing options: If one simply isn't enough, you can pair another speaker for double the sound.
1A USB output: Don't expect to gather much charge out of the 1A USB output and the 5200 mAh internal battery.
Lack of clarity: An issue that plagues every speaker, the indoor mode may be satisfactory for your listening experience.
No USB charge options: The battery is only 5200 mAh, I see no reason why you shouldn't be able to charge this product through micro-USB.
This speaker is solid, water resistant, Bluetooth, loud and a little expensive. The good features certainly outweigh the bad and I would definitely suggest picking up a couple if you've got the money spare to spend, and either way, it's still going to be cheaper than most big-brand commercial offerings in electronic stores.
Charging only through a wall-supplied source is a certain downside, however, with 5200 mAh in the tank, you should have no issues listening to a day filled with music whilst outside having a BBQ, boat trip or house party.
PRICING: You can find the Braven BRV-X Portable Wireless Speaker for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing but can change at any time. Click the link to see the very latest pricing for the best deal.
United States: The Braven BRV-X Portable Wireless Speaker retails for $141.00 at Amazon.
Product Summary Breakdown
|Performance (audio quality)||90%|
|Quality including Design and Build||95%|
|Bundle and Packaging||95%|
|Value for Money||75%|
|Overall TweakTown Rating||89%|
The Bottom Line: Although a little expensive, you really get what you pay for. Great projected sound and a water resistant design makes this a great product.
- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, Pricing & Availability]
- Page 2 [A Closer Look and Listening Experience]
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