Updated 13 Apr 2016

Beats

Pill 2.0

Snapshot: The Beats Pill 2.0 wireless portable speaker has Bluetooth, but it doesn't have a battery life indicator. How good is the sound?

Pill 2.0
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$340

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Test results

Overall score
56
Ease of use
?/10
Range
?/10
Sound quality
?/10

Good points

  • OK sound.
  • OK range.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Has Bluetooth.
  • Has a headphone socket.
  • Has NFC connectivity.
  • Has speakerphone function.
  • Can charge USB devices.
  • Can be paired with a second speaker for stereo sound.
  • Comes with a carry bag.
  • Has a 3.5mm AUX input.

But

  • No WiFi connectivity.
  • No battery life indicator.
  • Not dust/water resistant.
  • Only has a claimed battery life of 7 hours.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$340

Specifications

Dimensions HxWxD (mm)
52 x 194 x 51
Weight (kg)
0.3
Power supply
Rechargeable
Battery life claim (hours)
7

Features

Battery life indicator
No
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

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