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Beats by Dre Pill Speaker

The Wireless Speaker War: Beats Pill vs. Jambox

Media devices are all about mobility, and speakers are no different. Beats Electronics, of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones fame, announced today the arrival of a compact portable speaker that's "just what the Doctor ordered": the Beats Pill.

Beats Electronics' new wireless, Bluetooth-compatible stereo is a direct competitor to the bestselling Jambox Smartspeaker by Jawbone, the rectangular speaker box available in multiple colors. Both cordless audio devices broadcast music and phone calls from iOS and Android smartphones and include a built-in mic for conferencing.

So which wireless speaker is right for you? See a side-by-side breakdown of the best that Beats Pill and Jambox have to offer, after the break.

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Price Battery
Color

Size Weight Sound
Beats Pill by Dr. Dre $200 7 hours Black, Red, White 46 x 191 mm 310 g 4 speaker system
Jambox by Jawbone $200 10 hours Red, Black, Blue, Gray, White, Custom 57 x 151 mm 347 g 2 speaker system

Which speaker would you choose?

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Nancy-Einhart Nancy-Einhart 4 years
These both look beautiful, so the comparison is super helpful.
Grace-Hitchcock Grace-Hitchcock 4 years
Thanks for the comparison! Wireless speakers are on my wish list.
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