In a market packed with wireless Bluetooth speakers, Klipsch has released a new speaker the GIG) that competes with some of the best. It’s size is small and it’s sound is big which is exactly what you look for in a portable speaker. It produces very noticeable bass and the battery life is great.
It offers speakerphone functionality, line-in, Bluetooth, AptX, and NFC (Near Field Communication); allowing it to support a lot of the new mobile devices that feature support for these technologies.
The speaker comes with a outer shell that wraps around it and allows you to use it as a stand so that you can sit it up vertically. Klipsch points out that it also serves as an extra layer of protection for the speaker.
The Klipsch GIG comes as either black or white colors, but you can customize the outer shell/band with many other colors.
The battery life lasts up to 12 hours which is normal for good wireless solutions, and it features a built-in lithium-ion battery.
Really, when it comes down to it, this speaker falls within the “top 10” range. What might help you decide on this one vs a Sonos or Logitech would be the brand if you are a Klipsch fan (and…it’s cheaper than the Sonos). We wouldn’t call it the best choice since Bose’s SoundLink Mini falls within the same price and provides a better performance (normally, to get better performance from Bose usually includes spending a lot more), but it really does provide great sound and comes close. We decided to give it 7.5/10.
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|FREQUENCY RESPONSE:||77 Hz-20 KHz useable bass to 64 Hz (f 6)|
|MAXIMUM ACOUSTIC OUTPUT:||96dB (0.5m near field)|
|AMPLIFIER POWER:||2x5W RMS 20W system peak power|
|MID/HIGH FREQUENCY DRIVER:||Two 1” (2.5 cm) full range drivers|
|LOW FREQUENCY DRIVERS:||Two 2” (5.1 cm) passive radiators|
|ENCLOSURE TYPE:||Bass-reflex via dual passive radiators|
|INPUTS:||Bluetooth® , 3.5mm Analog In, NFC pairing|
|BATTERY LIFE:||Default Volume: 12 hours; Maximum Volume: 4 hours|
|BATTERY TYPE:||Rechargable Lithium-ion|
|WEIGHT:||1.4 lbs (.6 kg)|
|DIMENSIONS:||3.6” H ( 9.1 cm) x 7” W (17.8 cm) x 2.1” D (5.3 cm)|
|FINISH:||Silicone with perforated metal grill|
|INCLUDED ACCESSORIES:||Band, 3.5mm to 3.5mm cable, AC power supply/ charger, International power adapters|
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