JBL XTREME2 Portable & Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - BlackJBL XTREME2 Portable & Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Black

JBL XTREME2 Portable & Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - Black

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Unleash powerful sound everywhere. JBL Xtreme 2 is the ultimate portable Bluetooth speaker that effortlessly delivers dynamic and immersive stereo sound. The speaker is armed with four drivers, two JBL Bass Radiators, a rechargeable 10,000mAh Li-ion battery supporting up to 15 hours of playtime. On top of these, the speaker carries a convenient USB charge out. The speaker is IPX7 rated, featuring a waterproof design, with rugged fabric in exclusive colors complementing the Xtreme 2. Together with JBL Connect+ it can wirelessly link more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers to elevate your listening experience and making the party even bigger. The speaker carries integrated hooks, a durable metal base, and an added bottle opener to the carrying strap adding to the consumer convenience level whilst on the go. Not to forget it’s just as well a perfect audio solution for any home. Whether in the living room, poolside, or tailgating for the big game, the JBL Xtreme 2 brings bold sound, wherever!
Product name:JBL XTREME2 Portable & Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker - BlackProduct dimensions:5.2" H × 11.34" W × 5.35" LShipping dimensions:5.2" H × 11.34" W × 5.35" LShipping weight:5.28 lbs.Requires:Lithium - Primary 1 Batteries - IncludedUPC:050036345460

Appropriate for ages: 5 - adult

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good All Around Speaker This speaker is 5 stars for sound quality and battery life but the volume level while loud indoors could be louder for outdoor use. It is not a big jump up from the smaller version.
Date published: 2019-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Greatest Grandson Gift I bought this a month ago for my grandson's 18th birthday present and was rewarded on my visit staying with the family to see him carrying it with him every day after school and his friends gathering around to admire it and then enjoy listening to it as they carried on with their various activities!
Date published: 2019-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I work third shift (overnight) and this speaker powers me through my shift! Wish it were louder but it does the job!
Date published: 2019-09-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great design great bass good battery life I love this speaker i use it To play music all day
Date published: 2019-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Okay features Extreme 2 is a wonderful speaker. Wasn’t to happy to find out that the Extreme 2 wasn’t able to link up with the Charge 3 because one has connect and the connect +. I guess I’ll have to ask more questions the next time.
Date published: 2019-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beach Must Bought this two weeks ago to take to the beach and it lived up to our expectations. Battery life is fantastic.
Date published: 2019-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome speaker. I bought this speaker through the advice of my brother. I am quite happy of what a choice. It’s sounds awesome. Loving it!!!!
Date published: 2019-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Am so happy 100% beautiful speaker ...............
Date published: 2019-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound !! I purchased two of these for Stereo to play in my Classic 67 DeVille because I didn't want to disturb original Radio and I Love them !! Excellent Sound !!
Date published: 2019-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jbl 2 i like the red style...n the strap easily to walk with...
Date published: 2019-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You can strap it on and take it anywhere! I really like the sound. Strap it on and take it for the road.
Date published: 2019-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Im so sorry if u bought a speaker......I got JBL!! simply......THE BEST EVER!!!!!!!!!! I cannot define how hapy Im !!!!!! It looks I'm super lucky person ever!!!!
Date published: 2019-08-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bad product, bad quality and bad perfomance in all aspects
Date published: 2019-08-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not what I was thinking I got this a week ago. It’s not what I was thinking it was gone be. I really not happy with it.
Date published: 2019-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent speaker Ive had it for 2 days and Im completely satisfied. Amazing bass to vocals ratio. The price is a little on the high side but its worth it 100%
Date published: 2019-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Epic sound and battery THis is an amazing speaker. The sound is huge and the battery never dies. my only concern is with the rubber rings on both ends getting bubbles of air underneath them.
Date published: 2019-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound Great portable speaker, great sound, easy connectivity.. wish it would pair with older jbl speakers and the tv. I have not tried it in the water yet. Overall I am very happy with it!
Date published: 2019-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from JBL XTREME 2 I bought the Extreme 2 a few weeks ago and I'm very happy with the sound, durability, the look. Don't sleep on JBL quilty.
Date published: 2019-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Is very good. I think it has no rival in its size.
Date published: 2019-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i was doing house projects and my flip 4 wasn’t loud enough to play through out the house, so i bought this and it works great. just wish i could get different a different color strap. but it’s a great product and i would totally recommend to anyone looking for a speaker
Date published: 2019-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Eargasm!!!!!! nice product and sound very clear. the battery so good tho
Date published: 2019-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bye, bye boom box Last summer I heard a JBL Charge 4 that this guy had down on his boat. I was looking for something small to replace a pretty large old Sony boom box that was taking up too much space in my boat. I decided to try the Extreme 2 since I was looking for a little better sound than the Charge 4 but didn't want the bulk of the Boombox. Sounds good outside but really shines in an enclosed space. Perfect for a cruiser or yacht.
Date published: 2019-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible sound! I bought my xtreme 2 , 1 week ago and i can say this speaker is awsome.
Date published: 2019-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great speaker! I have had several JBL speakers before this one, and this Extreme 2 is by far the best yet. Fantastic sound and the peace of mind that it is waterproof is awesome. I’ve gotten nothing but compliments about it.
Date published: 2019-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sounds fantastic! I bought the JBL Xtreme 2 from JBL as refurbished item. I was a little skeptical but it had a warranty, so I figured “what do I have to lose”. The wife thought I was crazy spending that much on Bluetooth speaker until she heard it for the first time. It has exceptional sound. I was worried that it wouldn’t be loud enough around the pool but there is nothing to worry about. We find ourselves turning it down because it’s too loud, and that’s at just over 50% volume. I can’t comment on the battery life or how well it holds up over time because we’ve only had it for about 10 days. With that said, I am very impressed and so happy that I chose this speaker. Well done JBL! Quality speaker and fantastic sound!!
Date published: 2019-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect birthday gift! Within seconds of unpackaging, amazing sound was coming from the speaker which made for a very happy birthday boy!
Date published: 2019-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sounding speaker Awesome sound while on the go. We take it to Campbell's hole when we swim and hang out. The sound is fantastic! We even use this around the house.
Date published: 2019-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from JBL Xtreme 2 I bought this to take it on my vacation trip. I loved the product but I just wish that it was a louder. Overall I do like the product. Good buy!
Date published: 2019-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Sound, very tough and durable. I bought this product because I needed a speaker that I could take to the beach that was loud and could last all day. I had a smaller speaker for the beach but every day, someone with a louder speaker would set up right behind my chair and play the same song over and over again all day as loud as they could. It was so rude! On top of all of that, my old speakers battery wouldn’t last that long. All of my problems are solved with this speaker! Glad I made this purchase!
Date published: 2019-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So versatile! Rather than installing an audio system in my boat, which would have been several hundred dollars... I bought the refurbished JBL Xtreme 2 and hang it on my boat. The battery lasts all day and it's waterproof! Now I have a speaker I can take elsewhere, for way less than the dedicated audio system in a boat.
Date published: 2019-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful sound ! Sound is good, a bit bigger than I thought but robust figure and strong sound !
Date published: 2019-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Whomping good sound for a portable speaker. The only improvement I could possibly suggest would be more EQ control.
Date published: 2019-06-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Sound. Battery wasn’t so great. I bought this a month ago and I I love it. However the battery doesn’t last as long as I’d like it to. Turned my JBL speaker all the way up for 6-7ish hours and it was on one bar. I also don’t like that I can’t charge it in my car, if I’m camping or at the lake. Over all it’s a great speaker that puts out some amazing sound.
Date published: 2019-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent sound! I got this speaker as a Father's Day present from my kids. The sound is actually better than I had expected and the volume is quite decent as well.
Date published: 2019-06-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall amazing speaker Sound is super clear, bass is great, overall very pleased with my purchase. Only con is that the loudness is a little underwhelming. Besides that, very pleased!
Date published: 2019-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as expected - very satisfied Bought this to play outdoors. Took it on a recent beach trip and it worked very well. Bluetooth connects quickly and has good range. Sound quality was terrific. This meant I never really was able to turn it up very loud as you could hear everything at reasonable volumes, particularly tough in a noisy beach environment. Used it to charge our cell phones while out so that’s a great feature as well. 10 hours on the beach never tested the battery life. Overall very satisfied.
Date published: 2019-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good speaker! I bought my Extreme 2 on 5/13/2019 and after having it for about 2 month now, I can recommend this product. It’s good enough to be taken to the beach and jam in the water (water proof phone needed) great for the pool. Great battery life, I played mine for about 10 hours at 85% to 100% volume and the battery at the end was still about 35%. I do wish it was I little louder because in open spaces is needed, but in comparison to another speaker I own the Sonos One the Extreme 2 it’s just as load. I also wish I could be charge with a USB C changer to make charging easier on the go (maybe the upcoming model). I Bought another Extreme 2 for my mother and when pair to mine using the JBL connect app is a game changer, you can easily have a beach or pool party. I definitely recommend Spending the extra dollars for the Extreme 2. My brother has a JBL Flip 4 (great for the size) and a JBL Charge 4 (good)
Date published: 2019-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Xtreme 2 By JBL I bought the same 10 days ago and I'm happier than a fat kid at a cupcake factory
Date published: 2019-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome! I got this about... 2 weeks ago. I have used it everyday since. I have played it from low to high volume for long periods of time. I like this speaker it's a huge step up from a flip 4. I wanted to black version but I somehow got the blue one. I still like it. I think it looks better than black. In my opinion.
Date published: 2019-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfectly Imperfect I bought the speaker for when I want to take the mood with me, And the hospitality of the speaker never let's me down. The Speaker held it's own the other day, I took it fishing and I started to rain and the music never stopped. Didn't even think about it and to be honest about it, it made the pack up and clean up go so smoothly it was well worth it. To top it off its waterproof, I love this idea no matter what you can enjoy yourself with it.
Date published: 2019-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Portable Bluetooth Speaker I really enjoy this Xtreme2 speaker. I use this speaker while out on my deck and am amazed by the great sound. Hopefully my neighbors enjoy the music too. Yes I play it loud!
Date published: 2019-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing!! i love it !! great sound good bass exelent for outdoor an indoor
Date published: 2019-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blyatiful speaker I happy! .
Date published: 2019-06-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Purchasing and shipping was perfectly fine, but I just felt that the bass could have been a bit more deep and noticeable. Also some songs I play it seems that there’s a bit distortion, but then others would be completely fine. but out of 10, I give it like an 8.
Date published: 2019-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Boat Speaker I have had the speaker for 3 weeks. I have charged it once and have enjoyed it for the last 2 week-end. Great sound
Date published: 2019-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeded my expectations Powerful and extremely clear sound I will be purchasing another Linking must be breath taking
Date published: 2019-05-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Waulity The sound is really clear without drowning out all of the noise around you. I can have it at full blast and still hear where the cars are on my bicycle but don’t be confused, this does not mean that it is quiet. My only real complaint is that the Bluetooth leash is FAAAAAARRRRR to short. Shorter than an Aux Cord. What’s up with that JBL ??
Date published: 2019-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tiny and mighty! I bought two of these 2 weeks ago, and I'm very pleased with my purchase so far.
Date published: 2019-05-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from No JBL Same song like the Xtreme 1 and I’m so disappointed
Date published: 2019-05-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cannot pair with Xtreme first version Bought it to use in pair with older version of Xtreme but cannot be paired since Connect+ does not recognize older generation
Date published: 2019-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound and Deep Bass at all Volumes Bought it a while ago and it sounds great and goes with me everywhere!!
Date published: 2019-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best bang for your buck Other people say they expected more but it exceeded my expectations and is an overall sounding jbl speaker
Date published: 2019-05-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice overall product! Great sound quality,nice aesthetics, seems like it should have much more volume and bass compared to the much smaller charge 4 I also have
Date published: 2019-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive Though the price of this speaker is nothing to blink at, I’m happy with my purchase and I’ve used it pretty much nonstop since I got it! The bass is incredible and I like that the speaker won’t shake the table it’s sitting on even if the bass is booming.
Date published: 2019-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bass radiator I am extremely happy with the sound quality.The only problem I face is passive base radiator in the side do not have any protection. It is vulnerable to damage very easily.the remain areas are rugged and safe,but you missed the side areas.This makes a drawback for a brand which offers great quality products.Is there any help you can provide on this.I want mine to be safe.Do any of upcoming speaker have corrected this.
Date published: 2019-04-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good speaker Speaker sounds great, doesn't bottom out like the older version, but it will not connect to an older JBL speaker. They need to come up with an update where the the Connect + can pair with the older versions.
Date published: 2019-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loud! I bought this about a month ago and it works perfectly
Date published: 2019-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound, perfect for camping We bought this to use in our van and camping. The sound is so much better than the vehicle's speakers. Plenty loud, clear sound with great base. We have purchased an 12 volt inverter so that we can charge the unit while driving.
Date published: 2019-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tight Work! Very happy with my purchase! Love my camo special edition!
Date published: 2019-04-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Thought it would be louder. Features are nice, but for the money it isn’t much louder than my Charge 3. It’s nice, but I was kinda disappointed.
Date published: 2019-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I Love it! I bought this speaker around 2 months ago and its very good! The bass is blowing me away. Its very loud for its size and maybe its quieter than xtreme 1 but the sound quality and lower bass frequency is recompensating it. Only issue i have that when its connected to jbl flip 4 by connect+ the flip4 is soo much distorted, like the Low Frequency mode was turned on but its not. Or only i have this issue...
Date published: 2019-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Crystal Clear Sound Sound is clear and tremendous clarity even on high volume. Bass is deep enough to really round out music. Max volume isn’t as loud as you would think given the size, but I couldhave people over, put the speaker in my backyard at full volume and have a good time
Date published: 2019-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound, works very well, the only down side is that the water gets trapped somewhere inside and after it needs to dry a couple of hours.
Date published: 2019-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! I loved the first one. I used it every day. The more I use this one the more JBL products I want just to connect them
Date published: 2019-03-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible I took it to work and it was right next to my phone but it was cutting in and out like as if I was far away from the Xtreme 2. I’ve been sick hopefully I’ll be better soon so I can return it! I don’t want nothing to do with this JBL company.
Date published: 2019-03-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The volume is not enoug,i can't update Hi,i have a problem with the firmware 2.0 When downloading reach 55 %,and then frezze,snd dont finish,jbl dont says step by step,what can i do ? How can i get it at the jbl connect ?
Date published: 2019-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound, excellent battery life! Bought a speaker of the "other" brand, which had uninspiring sound. Took that back and got the JBL Xtreme 2 and was blown away! LOUD and bassy, with excellent battery life, and so easy to use. Well done JBL.! :)
Date published: 2019-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It’s awesome I want to buy another one ! I got two flip 3s as well but couldn’t connect them to the extreme ..so I sent them back and. Ow I’m going to buy anuther extreme !
Date published: 2019-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good al around speaker This speaker is good all around. I take it everywhere and it plenty loud enough for everyone.
Date published: 2019-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing bass and sound I was gifted the xtreme 2 for Christmas and before then I was using the clip 2. JBL in general has great speakers overall. My experience so far with the xtreme 2 is great but like most speakers that are waterproof the sound is going to be limited. If your looking for a good, loud, and portable speaker with good bass buy the xtreme. The price is very worth it but my only gripe is the clips for the lanyard scratch and makes what looks like bronze or brass dust everywhere in the crevice of the clips. Other than that this speaker has been the best for the price.
Date published: 2019-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound The bass is amazing and the battery lasts forever.
Date published: 2019-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ourstanding great offering JBL! Easy to use, great sound pairing with multiple charge 4 Speaker’s was a breeze. Wish I could use it more often... always having to hunt through my teenagers room to find it! A auto lock or finder tone like Apple phones have would be nifty!
Date published: 2019-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the sound I bought the Extreme 2 from Harman Audio about three weeks ago and am loving the full sound that really fills the room. I recommend!
Date published: 2019-01-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Its almost perfect! I purchased my xtreme 2 months after searching for the best available outdoor portable BT speaker. After watching youtube reviews i made up my mind to purchase it. It looks nice, the case is strong and durable. The sound is clear my only problem which is the biggest dissapointment is the max volume. The speaker just dont sound loud at all. I looked on the web and youtube and found that if i update to the new firmware it would increase volume which i did not think so. It did however sound really nice and clean just not as loud as i expected.
Date published: 2019-01-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from connect + I can’t connect my extrim 2 speaker, via jbl connect + (((to the speakers of my friends who bought speakers early with jbl connect. And on vacation and parties I’m with my new speaker, Strongly upset, I can’t listen to no music together
Date published: 2019-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bough the jbl extreme 2 about 4 weeks ago and it is the best speaker ...
Date published: 2018-12-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from less bass and volume than previous model Bigger and heavier than previous model while having less bass and less volume. Looks like you have to get the more expensive and less portable boombox if you want the volume and base now. On the positive side, the build quality is excellent and it does have good clarity.
Date published: 2018-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Grand fun I bought this product on thanksgiving and have so much fun..
Date published: 2018-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome look and fantastic sound! I bought this a few days ago from Best Buy and I was debating on what speaker to buy and this one is hands down imo the best one.
Date published: 2018-12-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Jbl Extreme 2 So I bought this a few days ago and everything is nice and sounds so good but the volume doesn’t go high at all so I had to return it. Built so nice but if you can’t put the volume high plus for the price I can just buy a smaller wireless speaker and get the same quality and volume for much cheaper
Date published: 2018-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from connect plus can jbl xstreme 2 and jbl flip 4 connect togetherr
Date published: 2018-11-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from best quality price great built quality, long battery life, very good sound quality. volume on battery very low compared to its size. it should be louder! u need to buy 2 of them and link it up to get an adequate volume. apart from that its a 5 stars product
Date published: 2018-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing sound I’m so in love with the quality of this speaker!!!
Date published: 2018-11-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I expected more I bought this two months ago, and with the last firmware it become better but I think that he need another update because it doesn’t sounds enough for the size that he has. For the reast: the best Bluetooth speaker that i’ve ever had.
Date published: 2018-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Sound for it's size I love music. I surround myself in it. When I bought my Side x Side, everyone else spends $1000+ for stereos to run Bluetooth. I bought a Fire Extinguisher mount, mounted this to the underside of my roof above my rearview mirror. Works great! Strap it in the mount and I can ride all day listening to tunes and sounds amazing. Plenty loud over Can Am X3 engine noise. I can take it out anytime to charge it or to use it elsewhere. Amazing little speaker. CONS: I am disappointed that it doesn't charge also through 12v. That would have been helpful to keep it plugged in while riding. I wish there were grated covers on the ends or some type of cover. I don't need to see the mini sub flex. I'd rather have it protected.
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Disappointed with the xtreme 2.... they should’ve made the bass louder and better. Xtreme 1 very satisfied!!
Date published: 2018-10-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Sounds terrible after update Speakers doesnt sound as good after the update. What happened to the crisp treble and punchy bass?? Highs used to be the same as my Fender Newport. Now it sounds muddy like the jbl charge 3... Pls do something about it.
Date published: 2018-09-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great sound a even after paired for some time, still will not play beginning of song, processor slow. b has feature to charge other USB devices, if you use it, it ruins the battery life down to 15 minutes at high volume and 45 minutes to one hour low volume, that is disgraceful and the main reason rating is so low. If I do recommend this product it comes with a warning, HOOK NOTHING TO IT. c Sound is awesome d paring of another speaker works well most of the time.
Date published: 2018-09-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great Sound With Not So Great Options. i am a die hard JBL fan! i have 2 sets of headphones, and JBL Xtreme 1 and Xtreme 2. i even have JBL car speakers. I have had the Xtreme 1 for over a year and it is so amazing i use it everyday! my wedding is coming up next weekend so i went and got the xtreme 2 hoping i could pair them and have one speaker outside and one inside but they dont pair together. why would a company like JBL (HC) make speakers that are not compatible, especially speakers with the same name? i cant find a JBL xtreme 1 to buy so i am stuck with 2 speakers that dont connect, and no music for outside at my wedding :(. Sound Quality is great like always, Build Quality is great like always also with the wireless speakers. if you have 2 Xtreme 2's or this is your first purchase it will be great, but do not get it thinking it will pair with older models because it wont.
Date published: 2018-09-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great speaker before the 1.9 update! With the 1.6 update, the speaker was louder on battery mode, have better sound and bass! It was the perfect speaker. But unfortunately, I was updated to the 1.9. Now the speaker is less loud and sound like a little speaker. Please fix it, or give back the 1.6 update!!! Thanks a lot!
Date published: 2018-09-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Speaker was brilliant before update. I was running firmware 1.6 and the sound was terrific, huge bass and punchy mids. I since updated to 1.9 and the update failed on the last few percent and my firmware went to 8.8.8. The speaker is now terrible. The bass is lacking badly and the mids seem to be muffled. The overall sound is now quite poor. I don't know what has happened but I am very unhappy with my speaker now. I just want 1.6 firmware back now, but there is no way of reverting to it. Buyer beware!
Date published: 2018-09-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Whats xtreme about it I have a charge 3 and an xtreme 2 and they sound the freakin same. Only plus side about it is that i can pair it with my charge 3..i cant recommend, just but another charge 3
Date published: 2018-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This little(ish) speaker rocks and kicks it. I have owned a few higher priced devices and can truly say "WOW" this thing is great. Strong Base, Good Volume, Clear Sound. Love it!
Date published: 2018-09-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great sound (until I upgraded to firmware 1.9) I originally was looking forward to the new xtreme2 speaker, but then I found out it’s only 20 watts on battery?!!?? WHAT IS JBL THINKING?? And now since I supposedly upgraded to firmware 1.9. (Don’t do it) 1.6 is better.. on 1.9 the bass is weaker on battery, the compression algorithms are worse(speaker looses bass at higher levels, treble is also slightly cut down) but the WORSE is the speaker now compresses audio on AC!!! Are the engineers at JBL losing it? I wish I can go back to Vers 1.6! That actually was better, they still need to enhance the the sound, increase the power to at least 30 watts on battery, we can sure handle losing some battery life for better performance... I might sell this thing if JBL doesn’t make this speaker louder and more powerful than the Xtreme 1 which has boomy bass and harsh treble at higher volumes.
Date published: 2018-09-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A background hissing/noise in the speaker Hello I purchased recently xtreme 2 and noticed on very low volumes or even when playing something on the device by bluetooth or AUX cable and down volume to 0, you can hear a background hissing/noise if put your ear next to the speaker. Is that normal? How can I fix that? Best regards
Date published: 2018-09-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great speaker, but.. I’m impressed how convenient and easy to use and move around this device is, the USB outport it’s a huge plus in my opinion! It easily fills up a room, the base it’s punchy and overall quality of the sound it’s impressive. It’s not perfect though! Outside performance it’s average, base noticeably less pronounced, not as loud as it’s competitors but still good mids and highs. I updated to 1.9.0.0 and it’s like I ended up with a different device!! Do not update to this firmware, better stick with 1.6.0.0!! The sound it’s now muffled and distortion appear above 60% volume. Huge difference between on-battery and AC mode! You’re not supposed to keep this speaker on an office desk. If JBL solves the firmware problem it may be a decent speaker, until then, I wouldn’t recommend it. The performance it’s colse to my friend’s Charge 3 at half the size!
Date published: 2018-09-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from great sound bought this 2 week ago sound is amazing but missing volume outside my new sony xb41 is alote louder but less clear then my sony xb41 update help for 1,6 db but still not loud enough but the sound quality is amazing waiting for the next update with impatience
Date published: 2018-09-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointing loudness compared to xtreme I bought this a few days ago and although the speaker does have good sound overall, I bought it because it advertised to be louder than the original xtreme. Not only is the speaker not as loud as the xtreme, there is a marked difference in loudness between battery mode and AC mode which was never an issue with the original xtreme. If it is a party outdoor speaker why would JBL make the AC mode so much more superior. If they could make the battery mode similar loudness to AC mode I would have rated the speaker higher but at this point I can't help but feel disappointed considering the increased size and weight compared to the older xtreme. The UE megaboom is less than half the weight and plays at similar loudness to the xtreme 2 on battery.
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from JBL JBL just shut the game down...Bose, and all the rest need to step their game up and fast.
Date published: 2018-08-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Updates Are there any firmware updates out for the Xtreme 2?
Date published: 2018-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the sound! It's been over a month and the sound is awesome, seems to be getting better with time.
Date published: 2018-08-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Better buy Boombox Well, it’s good but overall sound quality gets worse if you turn the volume above 80% (bass reduces seriously). Oh yeah, it’s also not as loud as I expected. For indoor usage it’s good but for pool party or something... just forget about it. I used it once at pool party (14 persons) and I was asked several times to increase the volume when speaker was already at 100%. Would I recommend it? For indoor usage yes.
Date published: 2018-08-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nerfed I love the aesthetic/design and clearness of the speaker, however Im very displeased that the day my Xtreme 2 arrived in the mail, the 1.6 update that increased max volume and bass was pulled. Youtube reviewers stated that the update fixed most of the problems with volume, yet It was still removed. Now anyone who works in support is acting as if there never was an update. JBL, please end this long time trend of matching great hardware, with terrible software/firmware
Date published: 2018-08-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Update We want 40 watt at DC not 30 I buy this speker and it super quit please do a update all the cmounntiy withing for this
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Speaker This is a great sounding speaker. The directions on how it operates are poor at best. The web site also has the same directions.
Date published: 2018-07-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great Speaker -But not work with MacBook Pro This speaker sound very excellent!!!! many people even mention that this speaker is not loud, but for me sound come from this speaker is very very comfortable to ears, as per my understanding this is called Professional sound!!! Even-though why I put two stars??? Just after I bought this speaker I update firmware to 1.6.0 (that is the latest one so far. However I can't connect this speaker vis bluetooth to my MacBook Pro. I mean even it connect ,it does not apper under setting --->sound (output) section. JBL: Please resolve this issue with next firmwear upgrade. Then ill give 5 Stare.
Date published: 2018-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely Excellent!! EXTREME 2" So far I'm very happy with unit and features!! Clear, Crisp and Clarity...Despite what "You Tube" Reviews say That could be based on the First Version This is on The "Extreme 2".... Lets see what Happens with Battery Life....
Date published: 2018-07-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not xtreme I am a bit disappointed to say that it sorta sounds like a charge 3. They are both the same loudness, have close to the same amount of bass and both play at 20w. The xtreme 2 has better sound quality but that’s not enough.
Date published: 2018-07-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not bad This is like an iPhone (s) update to be honest the small features that come within the speaker if you really want a change you will have to wait for the next speaker with actual improvement or the only way to enhance your experience with the Xtreme 2 would be by buying another for louder sound.People will favor the quality of when it is plugged in rather than unplugged..due to the quality sounding like a refined Xtreme 1 so that's my response
Date published: 2018-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Speaker I owned the Flip 3 until the battery gave out (3yrs). I decided to wait on replacing it until this speaker came out. I ordered and received the Extreme 2 very promptly. While it wasn't fully charged it had enough juice to used immediately. The sound did not disappoint, Rich full bass, crisp high notes and good volume. I took it camping and had to turn down the volume out of respect for the fellow campers in the camp ground. Did not test the water proofing nor do I ever really want to. Hopefully they put a decent battery in it so it will last and not fail to charge like so many other speakers do, but only time will tell on that.
Date published: 2018-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Improves on a great speaker Although not as loud as the original "Xtreme", the 2nd version improves on sound quality, water proofing, connectivity to other speakers and design. Wish it had more oomph on battery.
Date published: 2018-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than ever! Well I just got my Xtreme 2, it’s been such a great experience so far, the only thing is that at high volume I could hear some sort of static sound, which is weird because I barely got it. I had some problems with my Charge 3, as soon as the bass hits, very loud static sound would be released, I made some research and I found out that one of the cables of the left speaker was loose. That cable was the cause of the static sound. I don’t want that to happen to my brand new Xtreme 2. But so far, this speaker has been the best, I am very satisfied with my purchase!
Date published: 2018-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound and function Sound can fill the room. Works great outside as well. Happy with purchase.
Date published: 2018-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Stero Sound I bought this a month ago and when it arrived I was completely blown away by its size plus when I turned it on the impressive sound had no match all in all I give it a 5/5.
Date published: 2018-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! Everything as advertised. Excellent battery life, incredible sound, just all around great.
Date published: 2018-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall great speaker Great speaker, not as loud as I expected but the sound quality is fantastic. Also super durable
Date published: 2018-06-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Sounds great just why rely on ac power Awesome speaker just why do you rely on ac power for full potential of speaker its dumb you get half its output in battery mode for the price you pay I'd get the xb41 or bose revolve plus they dont rely on ac power to get its potential
Date published: 2018-06-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Where is the camo? The ad boasts camo more than any other color, but I still can’t find it anywhere. Will it be listed here ?
Date published: 2018-06-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Xtreme 2 Sound Doesn't Compare to Boombox The Xtreme 2 does sound really good, but it doesn't come close to the Boombox.
Date published: 2018-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome bass my kids love this very much , they use this everyday
Date published: 2018-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my Xtreme 2 I preordered it a month ago no regrets it's all I expected great features and quality sound. Love it
Date published: 2018-06-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Returning my Xtreme 2 Having never purchased the previous Xtreme model, I was very excited to buy version 2. It sounds great! Very balanced sound with great bass response. My biggest problem is the max volume. We bought this speaker to play outside by our pool. The volume is maxed out and it’s unfortunately not loud enough. Reading other reviews and it appears I’m not alone in my volume complaints. It’s a shame because I really wanted to like this product.
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Sound Quality The sound is great and have quality, very good materials. I have the Xtreme 1 and now the Xtreme 2, the old one is louder than the new one!! This is a fail, the new one should be louder. Im very disappointed about this, I prefer to use the old one, please do something to correct this.
Date published: 2018-06-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from extrime 2 not so cool I thing its got + and - but more - then + yes full water proof and beter sound balance but they sed will be 50 db sound loudnes its sound in real lik 20-30
Date published: 2018-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Speaker!! I bought this recently and i'm very happy that i did, great sound quality, great bass too, looks really great, big plus is that it very portable, also its very good that its waterproof, very handy for pool parties and the beach, also it once started rianing while i was using it so the the fact that it was waterproof helped a lot there too.Also its very very durable, this was very good because i droped it lots of times but it still plays perfectly.The battery is awesome lasts for a looong time without having to recharge it.Definitely a big upgrade the regular Xtreme. Overall a very good speaker would DEIFINITELY recomend to anyone.
Date published: 2018-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It’s the best Portable Bluetooth Speaker in 2018 . Although JBL Xtreme has a lot of good features , JBL Xtreme 2 has the best features.
Date published: 2018-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awsome I love it i want it so bad I have the first one awesome speaker
Date published: 2018-05-05