Like some sort of genetically enhanced pet, it's a pleasure to be around, fun to touch and requires little to no maintenance. It falls into the sparsely populated family of "gadgets that make our lives better," a characteristic that makes it worth far more than one hundred bucks.Read the full review →
Conclusion: We like it
The Phoenix is a small, affordable Bluetooth speaker that, in Engadget's words, "puts out the best balance of quality and volume we've ever heard in a speaker of this size." Unlike many other speakers, rather than distorting, the Phoenix sounded "best at louder volumes," according to Engadget. Wired was also impressed with the small speaker, saying that its sound was "better than expected," given its size, though still not on par with other similarly priced speakers like the Logitech UE Mobile Boombox. However, its long battery life, portability, and good high-volume sound make it a worthy option for on-the-go parties.
Design and form factor
It's a better-sounding speaker than either of those, but it can't compete with the audio quality of the best Bluetooth speakers at the $100 mark, like the Logitech UE Mobile Boombox and the JBL Flip.Read the full review →
If you need an ultra-portable speaker for 100 bucks, this is the way to go.Read the full review →
Honestly, I think the Phoenix is worth $100, especially considering Beacon's confidence in its longevity, and the quality of the sound it puts out.Read the full review →
Heard great things about this speaker. For only a hundred dollars, I figured I'd give it a shot. I was not disappointed. It has, so far, lived up to its accolades. The sound quality is stunning. Crisp high ends and rich, deeps bass. The sound is still obviously coming from a portable, but unlike...Read the full review →