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Like Truly Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds, but Speakers

We recently saw the best price ever on your favorite Bluetooth speaker, the Anker SoundCore- $24, as well as the best price ever on Anker’s step-up speaker options- $40, over on Kinja Deals. That same forty bucks will get you a pair of ultra-portable surround speakers from Kempler & Strauss.

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The X2 Surround Sound Bluetooth Speakers were a random find at CES this year, and when I saw them I was expecting a far bigger price tag. The X2s include both a double-headed micro-USB cable and a magnetic charging dock for... charging. That’s good, because battery life is absolutely the big sacrifice here- four hours of playtime (eight if you use them one at a time!). Of course, that’s not much of a fair comparison given each X2 speaker is multiple times smaller and lighter than most Bluetooth speakers.

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How do they sound? Great for forty bucks, and they’re in actual stereo. If you typically travel with a Bluetooth speaker so you’re not stuck with the bad audio from your laptop or iPhone speakers, the X2s are absolutely worth a look for their impulse price, actual stereo, and saved space.


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