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iFrogz Boost Plus Near-Field Audio Amplifying Speaker Review

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THE BOOST PLUS

 

 

 

 

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The Boost Plus features a nice (yet thin) rubber layer at the top and measures 161mm in length, 40mm in height and 71mm in width while weighing a total of 270g.

 

 

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It may not be as small as the Sandberg X3 but it's half the size of the Jabra Solemate (as seen above).

 

 

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There are three small drivers behind the front grille however this time over i was unable to remove it (without ruining the unit that is).

 

 

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In order to use the Boost Plus you need to place the lower end of your smartphone (facing upwards) on the Sensor Here note placed ontop of the speaker.

 

 

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I don't really know why (especially since I’d like it all to be black) but half of the speaker is black and half is gray.

 

 

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The on/off power button, micro USB port (used for power) and the 3.5mm mini-jack audio input are placed at the rear of the unit.

 

 

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I was surprised to see that iFrogz has placed green feet at the bottom of the unit (i guess because of their logo).

 

 

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The thing i didn't like most with the Boost Plus is that instead of having an built-in rechargeable battery (like most portable speakers out there) you will need to either use 3xAA batteries or connect it with a USB battery (or a computer) via the micro-USB port at the rear.

 

 

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A tiny blue LED lights up once you press the power on/off button and that's that, you just need to place your phone on the device to use it.