I won this speaker through one of Avantek‘s many social media competitions and have to admit I wasn’t really happy with the prize. Why, you ask?!?
Because I found Bluetooth speakers under £20 to be absolutely rubbish until now. They lack the power, the bass or simply have really bad quality components.
The Avantek Magic Cube is very different. This speaker works with all devices that transfer sound via Bluetooth or with a 3.5 mm audio cable, smartphones (iPhones or Androids), iPads and any other tablets, most MP3 players, laptops and computers, game consoles, you name it. If it has a 3.5mm audio jack or is Bluetooth compatible, the speaker will work great.
I used the speaker mostly in the office and a couple of times in the garden while enjoying the sun and a pint. 🙂 The sound is always clear without any distortion, even while listening at full volume. This speaker is LOUD, much louder than you think.
Avantek says that the Magic Cube is capable of playtime of up to 20 hours at moderate volumes on a single charge; I can tell you that I’ve only charged the speaker once in a week and a half and have listened to it daily for about 4-5 hours at a time at a moderate volume. I’d say that is pretty good.
The Magic Cube apparently has a built-in microphone that allows you to answer incoming calls wireless-ly and hold hand-free conversations if your phone is connected to it. I have to admit, I didn’t use this function yet, but it should work effortlessly.
My work colleagues found the speaker brilliant too, so brilliant that I already ordered another 2 for them 🙂
In conclusion, this £20 speaker looks good, sounds great (like a much more expensive one) and is really easy to use.,
Highly recommended, you will not be disappointed.