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Packing a sonic punch: Nokia Bluetooth Minispeaker

Adam Fraser Published by Adam Fraser April 03, 2014

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Packing a sonic punch: Nokia Bluetooth Minispeaker

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Adam Fraser Published by Adam Fraser April 03, 2014

Weighing in at just 180g (roughly the size of an apple), this funky new portable Bluetooth mini speaker punches well above its weight – it’s a winner. Speaking of which, you could win one yourself…

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Small speakers, portable or not, often miss the clout, especially in the bass department.

That’s about to change with the Nokia Bluetooth Minispeaker. With a built-in vibrating actuator located on the base, low frequencies (read: heavy bass) are created when placed on most surfaces, especially hard ones, delivering a surprising amount of bass for such a compact speaker- in fact, it’s rather fun experimenting with different surfaces.

This pocket-sized powerhouse can fill a room with sound and, when its rechargeable battery is fully juiced, offers 15 hours of playback, enough for your regular party. Well, the parties we go to, anyway.

While the speaker is obviously a travelling music-fan’s dream, it also doubles up as the perfect speakerphone so you can work on the go.

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Pairing your phone with the mini speaker is simple; just tap your NFC-enabled device on the speaker to instantly pair. Alternatively, connect via Bluetooth. With the new Nokia Device Hub app, you can easily manage your speaker and other connected accessories easier than ever, and fun. It provides app recommendations for your accessories and even lets you see where you used them last time, in case you misplaced it.

If your phone lacks either wireless technology, don’t sweat, just use the audio-out connector and lead that comes in the box.

Costing just €39, and continuing Nokia’s bright new colour language for 2014, the Nokia Bluetooth Minispeaker comes in the same distinctive colours of yellow, green, orange and white.

Want one? Win one!

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We’ve got three of these fun speakers to give away to a trio of lucky Conversations readers. To be in with a chance of winning one, you’ll need to leave a creative comment at the bottom of the page.

The more creative your comment, the better chance you’ll have of us sending you one. Think songs, think YouTube, think Vine, think Cinemagraph, think outside the box…

We’ll pick our three favourite comments in about a month’s time and update this story with the winning entries.

Oh, and be sure to update your Disqus profile with your current email address – that way we’ll be able to contact you.

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