* Update June 2013 * AYL has updated their mini speaker and given it a retractable bass chamber for resonance. Many of the other features are the same, but now the speaker can extend giving it a little more bass.
The Accessorise Your Life rechargeable mini speaker is a nice way to boost the sound volume and performance from your iPhone, iPod, iPad, or similar type of device. The size is small enough to be stashed away in a backpack, travel case... or really even a pocket!
- UPDATE - The new version of the AYL Portable speaker feature a retractable bass resonance chamber. While it doesn't creating a booming bass you can definitely hear the difference when the speaker is extended.
- Sound Performance - Not bad considering its size. Remember the speaker is barely larger than a golf ball, so you need to temper your expectation for booming bass. However, the sound is better than you would expect, and it is better than the speakers built into my iPad.
- Rechargeable - The speaker is fully rechargeable using a USB power source. Battery life seems to be ok... I have yet to run it dry.
- It does come with a small vinyl padded case for travel
What it does not offer - these are not negatives because of the price point - but this speaker does not feature bluetooth connectivity or the ability to be used as a speakerphone.
Final Verdict - The Accessorise Your Life mini speaker is a nice value for someone looking for a small rechargeable speaker for their iPad or Smartphone.
4 1/2 Stars
- Please Note - I received this product for reviewing purposes