This is a nice little speaker and great value for the price. It’s really easy to set up and use and doesn’t take up much space so it would be useful to take on your travels. Sound quality is good and although it’s not the loudest it copes admirably at higher sound levels given its diminutive size. The only downside i found was that the extremely short charging lead that comes with the speaker. This is a little annoying, but it’s just a standard mini-usb cable, so most people will have lots of others that they can use instead. Overall, a high-quality speaker in a small package that packs a fairly big punch.
Considering the size of this speaker, about the size of an apple, the sound quality is good. Very good high and mid range, with an acceptable bass which can be improved a little depending which surface you place the speaker on. It is loud enough to fill a bedroom or for background in an office, but would struggle outdoors. The instructions are in picture format, but reasonably easy to understand. The device is easy to use, with voice prompts and flashing leds. A play / pause / answer phone button is on the front of the speaker along with volume up and down. The microphone works well for hands free calling. At five hours the battery life is almost good enough to last a whole day. It pairs very quickly and reliably with my samsung phone. I now have this permanently on my desk as the sound quality is head and shoulders above that from the speaker on my phone.
Lovely size and not bad volume.
Great when small gathering around, when i away weekend, lovely sound.
If only all technology was this simple to use…charge it up, switch it on, bluetooth the music over, and adjust volume. The only down side is i wish there could be more bass (i have a smaller speaker, not bluetooth, that gives better bass so it’s not the size that’s an issue) as it’s a bit light and some music is a bit tinny but when weighed up against all the positives e. I can bluetooth from my pc and easily pick up in any room in my flat, then this is worth its 5 stars (can’t give a 4. A well-thought out highly portable little speaker.
- FAB little speaker.
- GOOD BUY AT THE TIME AND GOOD PRODUCT
- FANTASTIC product
Sounds great i use it when watching amazon prime on my i pad.
I’ve had a few portable speakers in my time, but this holds the record for easy pairing. It must have taken me all of 20 seconds from box to play, with no need to read the instructions. There’s a big on/off button at the bottom of the unit, and play/pause and volume buttons on the side – these are flush to the unit, so it’s a really neat little thingit’s not big, so if you’re expecting big sound you won’t get it. However, for an uber portable player – great for sitting outdoors with a few mates, or just reading the paper. It does what it says on the tin. That said, the sound is pretty good – i turned it up fairly high and didn’t notice any distortion. I can see myself using this on a fairly regular basis.
A very useful little speaker at a good price.
This us the second one we bought. For the price it can not be beaten.
This is so coolthis will have great appeal for young people and teenagers. Comes in a jar with a lid for storage and protection. I see what they’ve done here). Now this is actually quite a good idea because mini speakers usually come with a soft cover case (or no case) and they don’t really offer much protection. The jar with lid means you can also store the charging cable safely too. The on/off button is underneath the speaker and you just hold this for about four seconds, and it switches on and start searching for your bluetooth device. Simply enable your mobile device to pair, and you’re away. To get the best from this you need to place the speaker on a hard surface which improves sound quality.
Features of Jam Audio Reload – Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Ultra-Lightweight, 5hr Play Time Battery Life, Aux-In, Mic Speakerphone, Micro USB Rechargeable, Wireless Connect iPhone, iPad, Samsung + More – Black
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- Bluetooth: Connect hundreds of devices and take your music on-the-go
- Ultra-Lightweight: This portable speaker is easy to carry with you
- Aux-In: 3.5mm auxiliary input so you can connect your wired devices too
- Speakerphone: Take calls through your Reload Speaker
- Battery Life: Enjoy up to 5hrs play time, on each full charge. Charge your Reload through Micro USB
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Prepare to be amazed the first time you press play — with JAM Reload, you get booming sound from a speaker the size of a baseball. (Seriously, the bass is nuts!) With its compact size and rubberised exterior, it’s perfect to toss in your bag and take along for the ride. It pairs with any Bluetooth device in a 10 metre range. When fully charged, it kicks out beats for up to five hours. It also comes with an integrated speaker-phone, so you can answer calls directly from your JAM Reload — all without missing a beat.
Now You’re Talking
Quickly move from music to calls with the handy speaker-phone function which allows you to pick up calls as they come in.
Jam Reload can connect wirelessly with any Bluetooth enabled device up to 10 metre range. Don’t worry, there’s also an aux-in port for your non-Bluetooth items.
Its rugged, rubberised body is also designed to withstand knocks, so perfect for use on the move.
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This speaker is good value at just over £10 as it gives a decent sound, is well built, and has a fairly good (4-5 hours) battery life. The sound quality is good, but not very loud, so better for smaller rooms and quieter gatherings. It certainly isn’t a speaker that is going to pump out music at a party level. The battery life is around 4-5 hours, depending on the volume that you use. The speaker looks good and feels like it will last and could take some punishment. This one has already been knocked off tables and dropped, and still works great. If you’re looking for a cheap speaker that has decent sound, battery, and durability, then i would definitely recommend this one.
I’ve previously used portable speakers that connect using the headphone jack on my iphone and ipod but decided to give this a go, my first bluetooth device. I use an ipod classic so no bluetooth so i’ll have to upstill use a wired connection for that. However, for my iphone it works a treat. The bluetooth pairing is easy and charging through the supplied cable is equally easy and takes just over a couple of hours to fully charge. I’ve used it so far in the bathroom (with the shower running) and my office and it works well in both. Sound quality and levels are pretty good, especially considering you are paying until £20. It comes in a hard plastic dome case that you can use as a carry case if you are on the move a lot. You can buy separate soft cloth carry bags but they wouldn’t give the same protection. It’s a stylist bit of kit too both in terms of colour and overall design. I can’t fault this speaker and for that price it is great value for money.
Great little speaker, ideal for travelling.
Jam is a really good producer of speakers having purchased one in the past and been highly satisfied withit’s performance and durability. Initially, in line with the instructions, i charged it up using a spare port in my computer. It mentions threehours in the guidance, but my charging light went out after two hours. On test this model, the hx-p251bl-eu audio reload bluetooth proved to be an absolute cracker. Thequality of the speaker including it’s tone is clear and distinct. It’s robust too, so easy to take with you and it comes with it’s own charging cable -neatly blue to matchthe speaker. Pairing with devices is simple, quick and efficient. I have paired it with smartphone, iphone , ipad, andmy imac -so it is useful and adaptable for all manner of situations. Fits perfectly into my travelbag and suitcase. So, without hesitation a recommend.
And really amazing for the price. Battery life is good and so far i’m enjoying using the speaker.
The jam portable speaker is certainly fit for purpose and very affordable. Currently priced at a very reasonable £19. 99 it is definitely worth the money, having a very substantial battery life of five hours and it can easily fit in your pocket. It’s maximum volume is reasonable for its size and it still manages to retain a crisp clear sound. It is not muffled or drowned out by bass at maximum volume and if used in an outdoor setting it can be heard clearly a good 15 metres away. It’s charger is very small which is my only criticism, however it is charged using a standard android/sony cable which most people will have access to. It can be stored in it`s protective container when not in use and comes with very comprehensive instructions. It can connect via an aux cable and bluetooth. There was no issue with connecting and the bluetooth connection was very quick. All in all, a great mini speaker.
Bluetooth: Connect hundreds of devices and take your music on-the-go
This is a really good lower-end bluetooth speaker. It comes really well-presented in what looks like a jam-jar (quite apt, given that the speaker is made by jam), and is about four inches high, three inches across. Pairing is easy – hold the button on the bottom of the speaker for four seconds, and then it’s there to pair with on your handheld device, in my case an iphone. Once in use, the sound is really good, and a lot better and clearer than you’d normally expect from a speaker at this level. I’ve knocked a star off because it takes a quite a while to charge (three hours), but other than that, it’s a really good lower-end speaker.
This jam audio reload bluetooth speaker comes in an actual replica jam jar, which is a quirky touch for a product that is far more powerful and far better than the cost would indicate. At under £20, i wasn’t expecting much, so hooked this up to my iphone using bluetooth – really easy to pair as you’d expect – and then played some tracks through spotify. The volume, clarity, bass and treble all sounded fantastic, and way better than the size would indicate. It charges very quickly – around 3 or so hours – and is very easy to use and store.
Pros:excellent sound quality at this pricelooks a lot more expensive than it is. Easy pairing with your phonecons:3 hours to chargefirst impression:i was lucky enough to get this speaker free of charge for an honest review, so didn’t know the price when i tested it. I was expecting that it would be much much more than £19. 99 based on the really good sound quality. This is so much better than my previous tiny speaker. It looks and feels of good quality and has an impressive weight. Included:it comes in a hard plastic case which would be useful to keep for storage of the speaker and for transporting it safely. It also comes with a usb charge lead and a round protective disc which covers the on/off switch in the base. Controls:the controls are very subtle and don’t spoil the look.
Quite a good little speaker for the price. I wasn’t expecting much to be honest and this little gem far surpassed my expectations. It’s looks good and feels good in your hands. Much nicer quality than i was expecting and doesn’t sound too bad either. Quite small in size so it’s nice and lightweight making it extremely portable. I comes with a nice little container so is also nice and easy to store and take around with you if needs be. I have it paired to my iphone 6 and there were no problems there. I’ve been using it to blast my music while pounding on the treadmill at home. Usually it’s really boring but having the music quite loud really helped. I was worried it wasn’t going to be that powerful and i’d barely be able to hear it and get into the music over the pounding of my feet but no issues there.
Already had one of these so when this came up as a deal i ordered it and can say its very good as expected.
I’ve owned a few bluetooth speakers of this size and price range, but by the first song played on this one by jam i knew this was going to be the best. It comes in a humorous jam jar hard plastic case, with a softer plastic buffer at the top and bottom. The case is unyielding and very strong plastic so will be able to take more than a few knocks when bringing it around with you. The speaker itself feels quality as soon as you pick it up. It’s mostly a soft grip rubber, but with a plastic ring at the top, surrounding a nice metal speaker mesh. The speaker turns on with a quiet voice and off again to the same voice, and when max volume is reached that voice lets you know. The buttons are behind the rubber grip and are nice to press. When playing your phone through it the unit can pause the music on the phone, and on the laptop it does the same, including youtube videos. But if playing a film through the speaker the pause won’t affect the film. It was recognised and connected to my phone and laptop, though there is an aux port so you can use it with devices that don’t have bluetooth.
Ultra-Lightweight: This portable speaker is easy to carry with you
This is a compact bluetooth mono speaker. So this is not for hi-fi fanatics, it’s for people who want the music on their phone a bit louder. But it produces a decent clear sound, and paired very easily with my iphone. It took a lot longer for my macbook to detect it, for some reason, but got there in the end – and it’s definitely louder than the macbook speakers. Very compact, looks cool, and still working after 2 hours’ continuous play.
Kids love it and it’s loud enough for their little ears.
Excellent volume and clarity from such a small device.
I knew this was going to be good as i already have a set of stereo speakers from jam that look just like this but in blue and they pair. The sound quality is fantastic, crisp and clear. Pairing is simple and it comes with a nice sturdy storage case and it’s own charging cable. To fully charge from flat takes 2. 5 hours and playing at full volume, it lasts about 9 hours, you’d probably get a longer playing time at lower volumes. The rubbery exterior also resists knocks and acts as a shock absorber if it’s knocked over. This one lives at work now and i wouldn’t hesitate to buy it again or recommend it to friends. Excellent quality and value for money and it looks great too.
Seems like a good value bluetooth speaker more so if travelling about and needing one that can stand up to some wear and tear. Has to be robust in bottom of bags for teenage son and this appears to be. Son likes the fact the charging cable matches the speaker and is neatly stored in it so no searching for it when needed. Sound quality not bad at all he thinks using it for listening to music and just the thing for being able to be thrown into his rucksack without becoming damaged with school books etc. Easy to set up and looks funky according to him.
This is a cute little speaker. Even the packaging it comes in is cute. It would make a great stocking filler due to its size. It is very easy to set up and use. It does come with instructions and they are pretty self explanatory. I have been using when doing the housework, moving it from room to room with me. The life on this is actually very impressive, it took about 2 hours to clean my house top to bottom and it was still going. Not 100% sure how long its meant to ask but i am impressed with it so far. For something so small i wasn’t expecting amazing sound quality. However, considering the size i was surprised at how good it was and think it was actually better than my phone.
The five stars are not to suggest that this is in any way a ‘hi-fi’ speaker, but to rate it accurately for its value and sound quality. I’ve been listening to jeff buckley’s ‘lilac wine’ through this just now and, for comparison, through another popular bluetooth speaker that i own, and which, until this, i really liked. The jam speaker produces a good quality sound that is very natural, being neither too bright or shrill, and not too lacking at the bass end. For its size (about like a small cup) this is surely excellent. The top end is well controlled and perhaps even slightly clipped, but this helps to balance the lack of bass. The mid-range is where it excels. There is some ‘boxiness’ compared to a large speaker, but this is to be expected; also, at full volume there is some slight distortion but this speaker does go quite loud. All-in-all, for under twenty pounds, this joins a very competitive arena, but can stand proud as one of the best for the price there is.
Aux-In: 3.5mm auxiliary input so you can connect your wired devices too
This little beauty packs quite a punch. I was not sure what to expect, but i fancied the innovative idea of a small blue tooth speaker. Literally quite small, but it connects easily to all my apple products – my iphone 6 plus, ipod, macbook and ipads. No qualms connection and the volume output was very impressive. It comes in a small transparent tin like container which contains the speaker, the instruction leaflet and a short blue usb 2. 0 type a to micro b for charging. Charging is easily done connected to the laptop or pc. On one side of the speaker there is a concealed opening for the micro usb end to connect and on the opposite side we have a play button and a + and – signs for controlling the volume up and down as well as for skipping forwards or backwards to a desired tract. When fully charged the battery lasts about three hours. The speaker comes with 2 yrs guarantee but it has to be registered online to get that.
Great little speaker you can take anywhere.
I’ve never heard of the jam brand but it looks remarkably similar to a jbl speaker i’ve seen quite recently. I love the design – it does look like a jar and they’ve pulled it off. The blue finish looks better in the flesh than in the photo. The weight is surprisingly heavy compared to other similarly priced units we’ve had before. The built-in charging cable is a great touch too. The plastic container and top coverusing it is as simple as it gets. Turn it on pressing the on/off button located beneath the speaker. Pair up your bluetooth audio device and let there be sound. The low end is punchy but the mid and top range frequencies are clear. You won’t fill up a large room with it but for general use it is fine.
Easy to set up, at least a good 8 hours of battery when fully charged.
I’ve bought a few of these jam speakers for different family members and i also have one myself. Very good quality sound, can take in to any room with the help of bluetooth. I wouldmost definatly recommend this product.
This is a nice little speaker and the first one i have reviewed for some time that is on a par with a little tdk speaker i’ve got. It is beautifully packaged coming in a little jam jar. The speaker comes coated in rubber and feels like it will take a few knocks. I’ve listened to a variety of things on it and i am impressed. Voice detail is really clear and crisp and music has a strong bass without being over swamped. It is about as loud as all speakers at this side. Pairing was really straight forwards, just press the blue button on the bottom and weight. It has some spoken audio to help you. This bluetooth speaker comes at a good price and represents good value. I use these when i am gardening or camping and they work really well.
Speakerphone: Take calls through your Reload Speaker
It’s nicely built and is strongly made. Good enough bottom end and works best if you place on a solid base.
This is a great little portable bluetooth speaker ideal to use with your phone, ipad or other device when out and about. Packaged in what looks like a jam jar, it’s compact and sturdy, charges via a little cord (supplied) from a usb port and runs for up to 6 hours from a full charge. Range seems to be about the 10m advertised, and the sound is great for the very reasonable price – even on high volumes it doesn’t distort and sounds equally as good playing classical music as it does playing pop or jazz. It’s not a substitute for a hi-fi, but it really boosts the sound from a device-size speaker. I use mine for listening to music when i’m gardening, doing housework or having a well-earned rest outside.