They are must-have party accessories. Abhik Sen tests them out.
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This speaker, which looks like a a woman's handbag, has an FM tuner and is big on bass despite its size.
It also plays off TF cards and USB sticks.
Harman Kardon Traveler
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This sleek product exudes class and suits both boardrooms and bedrooms.
I found the sound clear and crisp. It handled both conference calls and vocals perfectly.
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The triangular speaker looks nice enough to make for a conversation piece.
There is stereo sound quality, and I liked the touch controls.
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Very cute, this is possibly as big as the Amazon Echo Dot.
The carrying strap makes it look premium and it's speakerphone is very capable.
Price: ₹ 2,799
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This speaker is loud and comes bundled with an FM tuner.
Besides, it can play stuff from microSD cards, supports headphones and has a wide range for connected devices.