JBL Pulse

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The party starts now – wherever you want to take it.

 

Imagine bringing your music to life – enhancing your sound experience with glowing, multi-colored visuals – wirelessly! Meet the multi-dimensional JBL Pulse – capable of transforming wherever you are into a party – featuring high-fidelity, room-filling JBL sound pulsed to a series of pre-programmed light themes plus wireless Bluetooth® for ease of connection to a wide range of smart devices. Control color, brightness, or download more light themes with your JBL app to keep the party jumping.

 

Features:

JBL sound with 2 high-performance drivers and a built-in bass port

Built-in LED light show that pulses to your music

Wireless Bluetooth® stereo streaming with NFC

Rechargeable Li-ion battery for 5 hours of wireless fun

JBL MusicFlow App for customization and effects

Pricing and Purchase Info

$150.00
$249.95
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Customer Reviews of JBL Pulse

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cool lights and awesome sound I've had the jbl pulse for over a year now and it has never let me down. Always sounds good and looks amazing.
Date published: 2016-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lights up our porch with fun I bought this for my husband for Christmas, and could not wait. And so glad I didn't, WOW, it just lights up our back porch with music , flashing lights and all we add is the fun. The carrying case was well worth the extra investment, to protect and keep secure our new party animal.
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jbl puls Am sowe happy becus am have bye diss speaker ! Yey
Date published: 2016-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally worth it! Got it for Christmas. Very nice. Fast-charging and good sound. Love it!
Date published: 2016-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very versatile... My wife gave me this as a Christmas gift. I love it! Bluetooth is great for my phone. I also plug it into my laptop for great sound and light show. My son found the Pulse app and it's awesome. You can customize the light colors, intensity, and new patterns.
Date published: 2016-07-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Good sounds The speaker has a good sound, the lighting effects are fun, the charging and micro charge is HORRIBLE, I have had to return twice, the charging port is terribly designed the wire does not lock in place and if you don't get it just right in place it does not charge, you have to fiddle around with the wire, make all these weird alterations to get it to stay in place and charge.. Ugh 3 x no charm. But the speaker is nice.
Date published: 2016-06-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from great, too bad it wont connect We have had this speaker for almost 2 years. it is bright and beautiful and has amazing sound. Unfortunately it has been a constant struggle to get the stupid thing to connect to my windows 10 computer. Many times it will just not connect, after having been previously connected and no amount of troubleshooting helps. its great but in the last 2 years we only get to use it 1 out of every 3 attempts.
Date published: 2016-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So much swag, just a good speaker in general, Would defiantly get Another jbl speaker.
Date published: 2016-05-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great Loud sound but background music too loud Bought the pulse at the airport last weekend. The unit can really play loud but I don't always want it loud. I like background music like seascapes, guitar etc. The units volume won't go low enough. Called support and I am returning it. I am told the flip2 has better low range. I am going to visit local stores maybe demo them. JBL I would suggest adding software feature to allow better volume control on low side. Maybe an application switch that changes from indoor to outdoor use where you want it louder outside.
Date published: 2016-05-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Defective Received it as a Christmas gift, it hasn't even been 3 months later and the speaker randomly turns off. Whenever I check, it is fully charged but while playing music it just says "Power Off" and I can't figure out why. Extremely disappointed in this product. I wish they would make higher quality products.
Date published: 2016-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow For its size, the best sounding bluetooth available. Unbelievable sound with colors that are soothing, vivid and in sync with music. I love it.
Date published: 2016-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Excellent Speaker! I have a buddy who has one of these and I really liked it so I decided to look at all the JBL speakers. After looking at the JBL speakers with subs incorporated into them it was evident that they could not be played at a loud volume with out distortion occurring. The Pulse 2 has a sub and lighting features. The lighting features are more defined by the addition of more LED lights but the lighting effects aren't the same. The Pulse 1 lights can go with the beat of the music up and down while the Pulse 2 lighting can not. That is another reason I went with the Pulse 1. This speaker sounds amazing for the price you pay and can be played at louder volumes than the ones that do have subs. This speaker is great for around the house, around the pool, and for parties. I highly recommend for you to consider this speaker when looking for a great quality Bluetooth speaker! Couldn't be more pleased!
Date published: 2016-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great speaker This is an awesome speaker many features you wont find with others.
Date published: 2016-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from JBL Pulse Love my JBL Pulse. It's compact and durable and has great sound.
Date published: 2015-12-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Charger ports fail - every time Bought this JBL Pulse about 3-4 months ago. We were very impressed with the sound and light display and it's very easy to connect, but after about 6 weeks of use the sound started to fade and just wasn't the quality it initially was. Then, about 2 weeks ago, I tried to charge the device and found it wouldn't take a charge. Upon closer look, we found that the metal in the charger "port" (not sure what else to call it) was a little bent, and so therefore not working properly. We can no longer charge or use this device. Now I'd consider this a fluke, however, this is the 4th bluetooth speaker we have purchased in the last 18 months. All of them have the same defect. after several months of use the charger ports become bent or unusable. The first two brands we purchased were not "high quality" brands, but not cheap either. Same thing happened. the last two devices were JBL and as I've stated same problem. we only charge these things once every week or two. we are not shoving the cords in the ports. and trust me after the first thing, we are handling these things with kid gloves. Ironically we have since found we personally know 3 other people this has happened to. JBL is a great brand name. I expect better. and no refunds or returns accepted for that "issue". So just be weary about any speaker you buy for that reason....unless it has GREAT reviews.
Date published: 2015-09-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loud, Colorful, Okay sound quality I bought this about 4 months ago and It has been a very good Bluetooth speaker. For it's size it is very loud and sounds okay. The UE boom does have better overall sound quality and is about the same price.
Date published: 2015-09-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from fun for while it lasted Just over a year and it stopped working... turns off and on constantly... no fix online or by contacting JBL... out of warranty. really disappointed for paying 175.00 bucks for.
Date published: 2015-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So much fun! Paired with my iPhone this is about the most fun I've had with a $200 product ever! Great sound and portability, makes any night a party! Sounds amazing for its size, and lack of bass can be fixed by placement, (in a corner), but all the fidelity you need for on the go or around the house.
Date published: 2015-06-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy Setup But Cannot Sync Multiple Speakers Really like the product. I liked it so much I bought another so I could play both from one iPad but just found out from customer service JBL does not have this option. JBL please make an app to allow this feature!
Date published: 2015-06-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from about charging port Great sound, long battery life, i have it since a year, it have weak point - that is the charging usb port, it breaks and stop charging battery
Date published: 2015-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Light Show! I purchased this about six months ago and I am in love with it! Night after night both me and my friends are impressed by the sound quality and the spectacular light show!
Date published: 2015-04-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lights are neat. Sound isn''t all that great. No bass. I feel like I could have gotten a better speaker for less $$ if I had done more shopping around and I was able to listen to other speakers.
Date published: 2015-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excelent choice... All my expectations fulfilled... Great sound, easy to use
Date published: 2015-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The jbl pulse is the best! I got this speaker for Christmas its always been as good as new great quality and sound
Date published: 2015-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All around a fantastic product I recently received this speaker as a present and I am greatly pleased. It is very easy to use and extremely worth getting. I sound is great, very very loud and also very fit to your own desire. The led lights are not customizable and the fact that they can go with the beat of the music is not the strongest of the many qualities, but the options available otherwise are more than fantastic. I would without a doubt recommend this to anyone looking for something to this field of music entertainment.
Date published: 2015-03-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Doesn't play in stereo. I'm not as happy with the Pulse as I thought I would be. I connect from my iPhone 5C and the Pulse only seems to be playing one sound channel, rather than playing in stereo. Thinking the problem might be with my iPhone, I connected an mp3 player directly to the Pulse, and the sound is the same. I hear one channel loud and clear, but the other channel is very faint. I'd give the Pulse 5 stars if I was hearing stereo rather than almost mono.
Date published: 2015-03-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from No support for Windows Phone?! Contrary to popular belief, not everyone has an iPhone or a droid. Where's the support for Windows Phone?
Date published: 2015-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound - Great Light Show I absolutely find my Pulse to be the greatest Gadget ever.... The Sound is Great.. The Light Show is even Better.... The only complaint is this unit should have come with a case or at least a bag for transporting.... The price was high and I would have felt a lot better if it included protection. Repairs are expensive..... I
Date published: 2015-01-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sounds good, Looks amazing, More led Functions! just got my pulse today, sounded good, looks amazing i wish i could program the leds to do what i actually want as i found some of the effects a little boring, not a massive let down but wish i could have that option
Date published: 2015-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing. Amazing. AMAZING! Bought this today like 5 hours ago and I have been playing with it since. Its amazing. The sound quality is superb. the volume level blows my mind and is very very loud. not including what the phone volume can go to. still havent gone to max because i dont wanna blow the speakers haha. The build feels so premium and the metal and rubber feel is great. The lightshow settings and modes literally is why i bought this haha and honestly can not find a single bad thing about these speakers. They are portable and feels good in the hand. you HAVE to try this for yourself people. Its really a great bluetooth speaker! buy one. try it. and if you dont like it you can always get your money back!!!
Date published: 2015-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from JBL Pulse Great products. Bought 2 one for my nephew and one for kid and they love every minute of it
Date published: 2015-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the lights and different uploads I love the sound it has and how easy to download and upgrade free LED lights for more added Lites!!!!!
Date published: 2014-12-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I adore my speaker But I use this speaker as a nightlight and my speaker. When I bought it I noticed the charger port was kinda loose I didnt really think it was an issue(yes I know im an idiot). Now a year later it has to be sat a certain way to charge. I hate that,!!!!! I take excellent care of my speaker......this is sadness im hoping it can be fixed!
Date published: 2014-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Booming Sound Got this for our daughter for Christmas. Excellent sound and very cool lights. She loves it. Could use more bass but it sounds very clear and crisp.
Date published: 2014-12-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from No android app The speaker and lights are good except for the bass which isn't there. Based on a previous reply by jbl, they said that they will have the android app by the end of this month. If it's not out in 4 days they said, I'll be taking my pulse back.
Date published: 2014-12-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from No Android App - returning it today. My husband got this as a present for me. Unfortunately, he didn't realize there was no android app for this speaker, so although I might be able to connect and play music through the bluetooth connection (I'm not sure of this as I didn't try it), I wouldn't be able to take advantage of the lighting feature or equalizer, etc. Have to send this back to buy a different speaker.
Date published: 2014-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great speaker Very happy with service, delivery and product. Present fir my grandson, 9 years old.
Date published: 2014-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO GOOD FOR BOATING OMG it sounds so well bass so good its the best sound TO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2014-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best portable speaker on the market! I got this speaker for my birthday,I actually wanted the beats by dre speaker. I got this one instead it is way, way, way better than I ever imagined. You can download the app and control the lighting, and design it is loud and the battery lasts forever. I couldn't ask for a better accessory for my gizmos!
Date published: 2014-12-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't work with macbook pro These issues happen whether the device is charged and connected via bluetooth or plugged into a power outlet. Via bluetooth it connects and plays music for about a minute, and then the speaker powers off. Plugging the USB cord into the macbook - no device detects under sound settings under either usb port
Date published: 2014-11-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from NEEDS BIGGER BATTERY, CHARGE DEVICES, MIC FOR TALK I enjoy the colors really much on this speaker. Very cool very nicee.. High quality brand and all. Sounds amazing beyond amazing! It just needs a few more things to be PERFECT! Bigger battery for long lasting, charge external devices too, pick up and receive calls & answer with a button etc, & lastly a lazy man's remote or customizable remote thru iOS app etc..Also velcro somehow to hang anywhere we want it! car walls fridges, etc.. Even better pairing with other pulse like the beats to sync for louder more music in a room! Colors for Christmas a ++!
Date published: 2014-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cool very good quality and very beautiful design. ;) --
Date published: 2014-11-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I don't get it. I'm hooking it up OSX for the 1st time, noticed 2 issues. What's up with the loud alerts...how about NO alerts? Annoying. Also it looses connection to OSX after a minute. Most tracks a longer than a minute.
Date published: 2014-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best portable sound system I have used! I bought my JBL Pulse only 3 weeks ago and use it in conjunction with Pandora music. Great sound, so portable and easy to use. Love it so much! Paula
Date published: 2014-10-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun, Fun, Fun I wish they made a bigger version of the pulse, like a pulse plus plus. Light show is great misis sound is good for the size. Jbl: three things 1 make a bigger one 2 add a point to it so it can be hung up 3 make them so you can buy multiple and sync them together
Date published: 2014-10-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not really Win8 compatible Under Win8.1 I can connect the device but the JBL Pulse has some kind of auto-sleep function when it turns off. The problem is for short sounds (approx. 1 sec) (e.g. Windows notification) the speakers are ready, after the sound is finished. And this behaviour occurs even within few seconds. Since there is no Win-driver nor setup nor adjustment possible to change this behaviour I wouldn't recommend it as Win-speaker.
Date published: 2014-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for the price!!! Bought the jbl pulse for our 14-year old daughter last year for Christmas. Her and all her friends have enjoyed it more than we imagined.
Date published: 2014-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Pulse Portable Wireless Speaker. The Pulse is the best thing that could have ever been created with the lights that you can control just by downloading the JBL app on IOS Or Android. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT... DEF 5 STARS!!!! IT'S WORTH THE $199.99 AND THEN SOME VERY LOUD AND CAN BE USED FOR A PARTY. SEE FOR YOURSELF I PROMISE YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED...
Date published: 2014-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Bluetooth speaker experience! Love the lights! Awesome sound fills the room. I am so glad I chose this speaker.
Date published: 2014-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Holy heck!!! Just bought the pulse after listening to speakers for the last 2 months. The response and separation of lows and highs is better than he beats and the price is a lot more consumer orientated than the Bose. I got it home set it up in less than 3 mins and have been jamming ever since...a must hear for those audiophiles on a budget.
Date published: 2014-06-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks and feels great Hey this is a really nice product, with great sound and really nice led effect. But with apps in andorid and ios, is it possible to get an app for windows?
Date published: 2014-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Truth... I treated myself for Father's Day...I have another wireless device it's good but this thing is "AWESOME" I love the light display....JBL struck GOLD with this one...
Date published: 2014-06-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from GREAT SOUND AND LIGHT EXPERIENCE GREAT SOUND GREAT LOOKING SPEAKERS. THE BATTERY IS GOOD.
Date published: 2014-06-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Reserved for specific uses I've been a fan of JBL since purchasing my first set of Athena bookshelf speakers (Lancers with 14" woofers). I'm on my 3rd set of Harman-Kardon Soundsticks. I eagerly purchased the remaining Motorola EQ7 BT portable units, each with four 2" JBL transducers producing the most sound in the smallest package for under $100--the best value yet. And JBL maintained this quality with the less powerful but thinner and lighter, still great-sounding JBL OnTour iBT units. The Flip, using 2 instead of 4 transducers, exceeded the power, or gain, levels of the OnTour, but the sounds of the piano--in frequency range, transient response, capture of the "harmonic series" of overtones--these were not as accurately represented to my admittedly fastidious, purist ears as they were in the preceding 4-transducer units. The Pulse leaves me with the same sense of disappointment as the Flip in A-B comparisons of Vladimir Horwitz's or Bill Evans' piano touch. And the "light show" fails to distract me long enough to forgive what I detect as a step backward in sonic fidelity (i.e. "faithfulness" to the original source). The sound is admittedly "bigger" but not necessarily "better" than that of the Flip, which simply is not as "transparent," or "natural," as the OnTour iBT and Motorola EQ7. I now bring the Pulse with me on trips to the grand-kids. The light show and the efficient wireless operation of the speaker make my job all the easier when entertaining and educating kids who otherwise ignore "fidelity" and fixate on images, video games, and the words of the songs from "Frozen." On personal business trips, on the other hand, I couldn't ask for anything better than the light and thin OnTour iBT in my shoulder bag. In size and weight as well as performance, it's the perfect complement to my Macbook Air. I'm still mystified that Apple would throw three billion at an inferior headphone "marketer," Beats, instead of using their wealth and resources in conjunction with Harman's to produce custom-made, collaborative products representing genuine innovation in the world of mobile personal media devices which, at least up to this point, has been a willy-nilly competitive environment of mere hype and style. Beginning with my first Harman Kardon "iSub" back in the '90s, I had hoped that these two great companies would eventually merge as one unchallenged standard-bearer.
Date published: 2014-06-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from well sure looks nicer then it sounds but i guess that what u get for 229$ i wish there would be more vizualisation patterns coz its pretty basic and also doesnt really dance to the music that tight
Date published: 2014-05-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A speaker that is actually fun! Used for 1 week so haven't had experience with battary life. However, it is cool speaker that can be even better in the creative area by leveraging the LED's. Here is some suggestion: (1) Expand JBL app to include beyond patterns, such as time, date, emotional icon (happy, wild, etc.), and messages (2) Open up the API for the user community to create apps to expand the basic profile provided by JBL I was looking for a way to expand the use of the JBL pulse speaker but unable to do that. I can imagine myself writing an app that can utilize the LEDs that can later be incorporated back into the JBL app. JBL, can you help?
Date published: 2014-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Is there a way to connect spotify playlists with the jbl music library? If that is possible, this would make it a perfect portable speaker for me. That is the only thing that is missing. Let me know if anyone knows!
Date published: 2014-03-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Windows Support? This is a really cool speaker, literally just bought it, sounds great.. LOUd, the colours are cool too..... BUT, i have a Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices... any chance apps will be coming for this?... otherwise, its literally not useful for me.. sadly
Date published: 2014-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hear the Truth The JBL Pulse Bluetooth wireless speaker is just a great portable sound system. People please do not hesitate buying this great speaker if you're considering buying one.
Date published: 2014-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Execellent for a gift. Will I have no idea how this JBL Pulse sounds or works as I have bought it as a gift for my little brother. And base on his response he enjoys using it every day. He told me he already had a wireless speaker but this is his new favorite.
Date published: 2014-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sweet light show I bought this a month ago and it adds so much to a party, the lights really draw people to it and makes the music experience better. Great sound and easy to use
Date published: 2014-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from portable and very easy to use I love it very small but yet has a lot of power it is very easy to move around because of the long lasting battery also like the design there are no screws anywhere
Date published: 2014-02-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Themes missing in JBL music flow app I have a problem that there are no themes I can choose as described in quick start guide. The version of the app is v2.4. Anyone can help me? BTW, it is a good product with great sound and amazing light.
Date published: 2014-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from really nice It actually links to Google play wirelessly. I haven't figured out how the whole light patterns work completely yet but its pretty neat. The sound is good and goes loud and clear. I havent challenged the battery but it does seem to last a few hours. And it does have an audio jack just in case absolutely nothing links wirelessly. I say get one.
Date published: 2014-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from worth the money but... Amazing product, great sound quality and the light show keeps you engaged in working out . Only ? I purchased to for  my fitness studio and can't seem to get them both to work at the same time. What to do?
Date published: 2014-01-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from EXCELLENT PRODUCT but............... Hands down.. Its a wonderful product! I'm having a great time with this new bluetooth speaker! Yes Its eyecandy and I really like that. Sound wise, the speaker sounds really good! No low bass but thats fine. There is a negative portion about this product. Its that JBL/Harmon Kardon chose NOT to include a case or protective sleeve. That's a bit mind boggling because the $150 JBL CHARGE comes with a protective case/sleeve. Come on guys really?? $200 for this and you can't even include a cover for this???
Date published: 2014-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it. And the app is on google play. I got this delivered today, and haven't stopped playing with it. I hope they add more light patterns to the app though. You can only get the color pink when it's set to certain patterns. I wish I could get a pink/purple effect. It's loud enough that I think I'll be able to hear it over loud hot tub jets. I feel bad for anyone that bought that junky pill. Everything works with my note 2 just fine. Please add Pink as an option! It also sounds clear at max volume. I'm very happy with it.
Date published: 2014-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing and fun What a fun music companion. Good sound and design built. 
Date published: 2014-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound !  After listening to other portables speakers the Pulse has the best sound quality, with great range. I listen to a ton of different music,and the Pulse has great range!  
Date published: 2013-12-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Visual colors aren't customizable. I received this as a Christmas gift. iPad set-up was quick and easy. The speaker is loud enough to be heard throughout the house. The sound quality is good for its size: I wasn't amazed by it, but it's definitely a nice little package. The quick start guide is very Ikea: it's image based and doesn't answer many questions, which is a shame as it's the Pulse's only manual. The disappointing aspect of the speaker is its colors. The visuals could be nice, but the colors are generic. You can only choose a solid block of color or a pre-programmed color set. We spent an hour trying to put Christmas colors on it, to no avail. We could make the Pulse green or red, not both at once. (Pre-programmed color sets included yellow and green or red and blue.) Forget putting favorite color combinations on it, or sports team colors on it, until they give users the option. That oversight lessens the visual quality of the speaker, and I would wait to purchase until they add the functionality.
Date published: 2013-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Freaking Awesome! All around an awesome product! Great sound, innovative light-show you can change with iphone app, and this thing is quite durable. 
Date published: 2013-12-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Something Special I purchased the JBL Pulse after a side by side comparison to the Bose Soundlink Mini. While the Bose bests the Pulse in Bass, JBL delivers an overall experience. Quality sound at any volume whether streaming music or watching Netflix. The light show is one of the best gimmicks currently on the market.
Date published: 2013-12-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sound is good, lights ok Just got this JBL Pulse. Sound is good for bluetooth speaker, and the LED lights are cool, but they don't really pulse completely to the music. Sort of a steady color shift. Not a 100% as advertised.  It's still cool, but missed the mark in synchronization with the lights, which is it's main draw/appeal. 
Date published: 2013-12-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is WAY cool, BUT REALLY, NO Android LED APP? After 2 weeks use EVERY night I can report truthfully this: The battery life is GREAT (w/ the LED lights on the battery life is OVER 6.5 hours, not 5). It re-charges in about 6+ hours. The sound is clear, with a nice tonal quality at all designed sound levels. Finally, the LED lights are WAY COOL & fun too look at, they are bright, responsive, with the actual product in the box being as good as, or better than even the YouTube ads seen online. BUT... Here is where praise ends... WHY is there No ANDROID App to custom set the LED lights to MY personal liking? Why is it that you ONLY offer this APP to APPLE customers? Just what makes them so special here when the APP is just a thing FREE for them get? THIS IS ALMOST THE MAIN FEATURE FOR THE PRODUCT! I'm going to clue you in OK JBL... Ask yourselves this question: What is the ratio of Android phones to Apple ones? I'll tell you what it is so you can get to fixing this issue NOW: It's 81% Android phones TO ALL OTHER types of Smart Phones out there. 81%! Not 35%, or even 45% to Apple's 50%, no, the Apple ratio is FAR lower... and this info is for Q3 2013 so it's not old news here. Apple (Smart) Phones are just a scant 13.4% to Android's 81%! With all the rest being either Microsoft or other type bringing up the rear. Think for a moment, who is going to use this product? A laptop user? A "Big Screen TV" user? No, it's going to be used by a Smart Phone (or Tablet) user because the speaker on their phone is really just there to make phone calls. And this ratio works about the same for all Tablets too (Android to Apple etc.). So, JBL you got a pretty big problem here. You have something really special with the Pulse, SO don't blow it by neglecting your BIGGEST Smart Phone (Tablet) market(s) just before the holidays are here! Sprint, along with many other carriers, are selling the JBL Pulse RIGHT NOW (Nov 2013) IN STORES all across globe and ONLINE. BUT, when asked about the APP for their Android Smart Phones they have NO ANSWER as to why you are selling this product to the public with one hand tied behind their (and our) backs. So please, get with the program here while this wireless speaker is still HOT and people are buying them for holiday gifts for others (and themselves). OK...
Date published: 2013-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing quality and sound I bought this speaker a few days ago. Its sound is amazing and so are the light effects. Just like the other person here, I tought it was a shame it only has an app for apple products. But now I just found out here, there will be an android app! What can I say? That's amazing service from JBL. I love it :) Thank for listening to us android users, we'll keep listening to our music with JBL!
Date published: 2013-11-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It's an amazing product with one personal flaw I love it! It's LOUD and the visuals are just amazing. ONLY reason no 5 stars is because I want the app on the Play Store. No Android really? Whole reason I went with this is because I hate the Beats and all Apple stuff so I thought JBL was different because my Samsung laptop has JBL speakers. Come on be cool with Android please. Otherwise, it's an awesome product!
Date published: 2013-11-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product, but... I really love this speaker and its capabilities. Unfortunately I have an android phone and can't use the app. 
Date published: 2013-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT! Only had it since this afternoon, still playing with it, I can change settings, colors, brightness, patterns... and it's a great wireless speaker too!
Date published: 2013-10-23

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