Updated 17 Nov 2016

Beats

Pill+

Snapshot: The Beats Pill+ wireless portable speaker has Bluetooth and it has a battery life indicator. How good is the sound?

Pill+
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$380

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Test results

Overall score
52
Ease of use
?/10
Range
?/10
Sound quality
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent range.
  • Easy to use.
  • Is Bluetooth enabled.
  • Has a battery life indicator.
  • Has speakerphone for quick access to phone calls.
  • Can charge USB devices.
  • Can be paired with a second speaker for stereo sound.
  • Has a 3.5mm AUX input.
  • Has a claimed battery life of 12 hours.

But

  • Just OK sound.
  • No WiFi connectivity.
  • Not dust/water resistant.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$380

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (mm)
64 x 210 x 70
Weight (kg)
0.8
Power supply
Rechargeable Li-ion
Battery life claim (hours)
12

Features

Battery life indicator
Yes
Near Field Communication
×
3.5mm AUX port
Speaker phone
Headphone socket
×
USB can charge other devices
Yes
Stereo pairing
Yes
Carry bag/pouch
Carry handle/strap
×
Dust/water resistant
Not stated
Rugged
n/a