One of my favorite tech categories right now is that of the Bluetooth portable speaker. I find them to be quite useful and convenient especially since many of them come in such small packages, yet that doesn’t diminish the sound quality. I’ve had the pleasure of testing out several of them already and while many of them feature the same features, the one factor that ends up separating them is still price. With that said, the newest entry in the ever growing Bluetooth speaker category is that of the new Divoom Onbeat-200.

The Divoom Onbeat-200 is a 3-inch rechargeable Bluetooth speaker that is available in 4 different colors – black, red, blue, and silver. Audio is pushed through dual 50mm drivers with a passive bass radiator. It has a built in litium-ion battery good for 8-hours of continuous play. The Onbeat-200 can also function as a speakerphone and has built in play controls. If you go through the checklist of things you look for in a Bluetooth speaker, this one pretty much checks them all off.

Obviously, audio quality will be a huge factor so whether or not the $79.99 price tag will be worth it for the Onbeat-200 remains to be seen. hopefully we’ll get a chance to look at one and let you know.

Press Release

SHENZEN, China – May 7, 2013Divoom, a leading provider of innovative audio products with superior aesthetic design and audio performance, announces the availability of the Onbeat-200 Bluetooth speaker. Divoom’s 3-inch rechargeable Onbeat-200 is the ideal audio solution at home, in the office or on-the-go. The compact and portable speaker features Bluetooth capabilities as well as a stunning sound quality commonly found with a much larger audio system. Onbeat-200 is available in an array of colors – (black, red, blue or silver)- to match anyone’s personal style. Divoom’s Onbeat-200 Bluetooth Speaker is available now for $79.99.

The Onbeat-200 is lightweight and portable at only 3-inchs, making it perfect for anyone that needs to have their music or a speakerphone while on the go. To ensure the ultimate in sound quality, the Divoom Onbeat-200 features precision-tuned 50 mm drivers and a passive bass radiator, producing amazingly clear and crisp audio at any volume. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery also allows users to stream digital media from any Bluetooth device, providing up to 8 hours of listening enjoyment. Onbeat-200 uses the latest in technology to increase the battery’s voltage from 3.7v to 5v. In this way it can easily produce an 8W output in such a compact speaker.

Equipped with a built in microphone, the Onbeat-200 makes handsfree phone conversations and multiple listener conference calls or video chats simple and convenient. Utilizing a Bluetooth phone connection, the user can answer phone calls and end a conversation with the mere push of a button. Further, the Bluetooth audio input allows users to play music from Bluetooth devices, while the auxiliary input provides additional connectivity.

“We recognize the changing needs of the sophisticated consumer. Today it’s not enough to simply be the next coolest speaker,” says Ivy, VP of Marketing. ”That’s why we introduced the Onbeat-200, to take care of all your entertainment needs in one compact and portable package.”

Onbeat-200 Features include:

  • Built-in microphone allows handsfree calls, conference calls and video chats
  • Enhance movie & video streaming on mobile/Bluetooth devices
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery for Bluetooth playback of 4 hours/ talk time up to 8 hours
  • Class D amplifier with 2 x 2 inch (50mm) full range speaker drivers
  • Passive Bass Radiator for powerful bass audio output
  • Bluetooth and auxiliary input options
  • Available in black, red, blue and silver
  • Price:  $79.99

Divoom Onbeat-200 is currently available for $79.99 USD at www.divoom.com

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