Home-grown speaker maker Portronics recently launched a Bluetooth-enabled Sound Bun speaker at Rs 1,999. The portable Bluetooth speaker weighs only 128 g and comes in two colours -- black and beige. For starters, the speaker houses a non-removable 600-mAh battery, which keeps the show running for up to four hours.
In terms of connectivity, the speaker sports an auxiliary port for AUX, a microSD slot and USB port. With signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio of 80 decibels, the speaker is loud enough to make you dance to the beats. But, at the peak level, the sound quality deteriorates with noticeable cracks that dampen the experience. The speakers houses a play/pause button, volume rockers and TF button, which comes handy in quickly switching the music playback from any other source to microSD. Though the speaker was launched at Rs 1,999, it is currently available at a discounted price of Rs 1,281 and Rs 1,274 at Amazon for black and beige variants, respectively. Overall, the speaker falls short of expectations and is miles behind the competitors that includes Philips and JBL. The Philips BT50B Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (black) is selling online at at Rs 1,338.