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Jam Street Bluetooth Speaker Review

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The Jam Street is pitched as a multi-direction sound tower that’s ‘street proof’.  The design certainly matches up to the description it looks tough and feels like it could be knocked around without suffering any damage.

On the top of the Street are controls for power, volume, track skipping and play/pause.  Two small lights are also present for power and Bluetooth status.

Just behind the volume up button is a clip which sits flush against the Street body when not in use and offers the option of using this on the go, for example by attaching to a bag.

On the bottom the Street has a cap, remove this and you reveal the USB charging socket and an aux in port.  The design of the Street means you can use this stood upright in it’s tower position, or on it’s side, allowing you access to the aux port.

Jam StreetThe packaging says the Jam Street is both splash proof and drop proof, but doesn’t list that it’s IP64 rated (ingress protection, or how well it’s protected from dirt, dust and water) or give any drop test information on the packaging, surprising given this is pitching itself to those on the go.

Setup is very easy and the speaker uses vocal feedback rather than the more common R2D2 style beeps and flashing lights.  You also have the

Like the Jam Rewind, the Jam Street certainly looks the part, unfortunately unlike the Rewind it doesn’t delivery the same audio quality.

While not terrible it’s nothing to get remotely excited about, with the lack of bass giving music a very flat sound, but it’s fine if you’re just listening to speaking such as audiobooks or the radio. It’s disappointing that the quality of music fails to live up to expectations set by the design.

With the Jam Street being more expensive than the better sounding Jam Rewind the only reason to go for it over it’s bass-ier little brother is the more rugged design.

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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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