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ARCTIC S111 M Portable Speaker System Review

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The Arctic S111 M Mini Speaker System are a compact little travel set of wired speakers.  They’re available in a range of colours, you’ll see in the lime version in the video below, and they have a good quality carry case, making these great for those looking for a little laptop speakers. The case holds the speakers, the 3.5 connecting wire that you use with a laptop/mp3 player and the USB charge cable.

The Arctic S111 M speakers are dinky little things which are connected by a single wire.  The footprint is 7cm x 7cm x 7cm and they weigh just 454g.  When parted you get around 40cm space between the left and right speaker, so should easily fit either side of a laptop.  They connect to your device via a hardwired 3.5 plug and one speaker has controls on the back for turning them on/off and for adjusting the volume. It also has the charging port on the back, hidden away out of view.

S111 M speakers

The rechargeable battery will keep you going through the day, lasting up to 12 hours from a full charge.  To recharge you just use the included USB connector.

Considering the low cost the Arctic S111 M set is the sound is good. It’s not going to blow your mind, there is very little bass and there is some distortion if you crack the volume up really high, but that’s to be expect for such an inexpensive set.  What’s nice for such a low cost set of speakers is that you get stereo separation, normally with portable bluetooth speakers this isn’t possible as they tend to have a single speaker or two speakers that as so close togeather you can’t make out any stereo sound.

Yes there are loads of better sounding speakers available, but they all cost a lot more.  With the price, at the time of review, just £16.99 including the carry case it’s hard to find fault with this little set.  

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Arctic SPASO Speaker

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Features

  • Portable - The rechargeable 2000 mAh lithium polymer battery brings up to 12 hours playback time, everywhere!
  • Enjoyable Sound - The unexpected powerful sound not only beats your laptop, smartphone or tablet speakers.
  • Protected - Hard case included.
  • Compatible - The 3.5 mm stereo jack gives a great compatibility.
  • Available in five colours

VicTsing SoundHot C6 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker with 6H Playtime, Loud HD Sound, Shower Speaker with Suction Cup & Sturdy Hook, Compatible with Cellphones, PC, Laptops

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Features

  • 100% WATERPROOF - C6 Portable bluetooth speaker can totally resist water spray and splash. The water vapor in bathroom will never interfere with the sound quality of the speaker, feel free to be a bathroom rocker. (please DO NOT immerse it into water)
  • LOUND HD SLOUD & POWERFUL BATTERY - Adopts A2DP tech and built with a 5W speaker, C6 bluetooth waterproof speaker can stream incredible Hi-Fi sound with deep bass and crisp treble. Supported up to 6 hours playtime.
  • EASY TO CARRY & SUPER SUCTION - Equipped with detachable suction and aluminum alloy metal hook, it is easy to attach in bathroom tiles and mirrors with suction cup, and you can also use the metal hook to hang the portable speaker on the backpack
  • COMPATIBLE WITH ALL BLUETOOTH DEVICE - VicTsing waterproof shower speaker supported to connect with all Bluetooth devices, phone, computers and even Echo series.( Audio cable and charging cable included in the package
  • BLUETOOTH V4.2 & HANDS-FREE CALL: BT4.2 ensures instant pairing for C6 waterproof speaker and maintains a strong connection up to 33 ft. Built-in microphone provides crystal clear hands-free call in occasions of bath, cook, work, exercise etc

JBL CLIP 3 Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker with Rechargeable Battery, Waterproof IPX7 for Outdoors, Siri and Google Compatible - Black

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Features

  • Ready to go, where you go: incomparable to other speakers, JBL Clip 3 is extremely portable, so you can just clip and go / Signature JBL Sound with an ultra-rugged waterproof exterior
  • Keeps going all day or night! Rechargeable battery lasts up to 10hrs on a single charge / Dual USB port charging hub / Features built-in noise-cancelling speakerphone function for crystal clear calls
  • Sounds for the journey - IPX7 waterproof rating means living free from worry of rain or spills / Keep your party going all day at the pool, waterfall or beach - go ahead, dive in!
  • Innovative design with durable integrated carabiner clips to your clothes, belt loop or backpack - so you never have to go it alone on an outdoor adventure / Clip 3 brings your music for the road!
  • Items delivered: 1x JBL CLIP 3 Bluetooth Speaker in Black / Micro USB Charger Cable included / Quick Start Guide / Safety Sheet / Warranty Card

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Mark J Draper is a self-confessed gadget lover who forged a career in the telecommunication and utility industry while maintaining a hobby of writing and filming reviews that are published on YouTube and Reviewify.co.uk.

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