Luxa 2 GroovyR 360° Micro Wireless Wall Mount Speaker Review

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Introduction

Manufacturer: Luxa 2
Model: GroovyR 360
Price: $49.99 (Not available in UK at time of review)

Established in 2009, Luxa 2 is a sub brand of Thermaltake, who you might be more familiar with. The main focus of the Luxa 2 brand is to produce elegant lifestyle accessories that are of a high quality and have great aesthetics but also represent good value.

Luxa 2 say “…simplicity is the ultimate sophistication…” which in a world where everything seems to be getting more and more crammed with useless features is a nice sentiment, innovation doesn’t necessarily have to mean complication. 

Luxa 2 has a range of mobile/lifestyle accessories including car/bicycle phone holders, a variety of portable battery bank offerings and a range of audio solutions which brings us on to today’s review.

Today we have in for testing the GroovyR 360 wall mountable wireless speaker, having had our hands on a variety of Luxa 2 products now our expectations of quality and performance are high, so can the 360 live up to the standards set by its own siblings?

Not only that but does it have what it takes to stand out in an already crowded market of wireless speakers?

To find out, lets start by taking a look at what Luxa 2 have to say for the 360:

 

GroovyR 360° Micro Wireless Wall Mount Speaker

The GroovyR’s suave circular form factor designed body provides a truly immersive sound experience, and its unique dual function smartphone and wall mount holder ensures always on-the-go and on-the-spot musical enjoyment.
Roll to the beat with the GroovyR and give yourself the musical experience you deserve.

Visually stunning

The GroovyR’s upper circular band is made from diamond cut brushed aluminum to give it that premium look, touch and feel. The use of high quality material ensures that not only performance but aesthetic appeal are highlighted.

Play your music and do it in style at the same time. Why settle for anything less.

Immersive Sound Experience

Don’t let GroovyR’s minimalist look and size fool you, for it packs a whopping 6Watt (W) total audio output that is enough to fill your entire room with true immersive sound. A true little wonder with big heart.

Innovative Dual Function Holder – Smartphone

The GroovyR features a very unique holder feature that allows for horizontal and vertical placement of your device. This provides added convenience and style for a more user-friendly experience.

Innovative Dual Function Holder – Wall Mount

The dual function holder also acts as a wall mount bracket to allow hanging of the GroovyR onto any surface with hook. This includes home and office walls, to bedroom, bathroom and living room doors for fixed environmental playing.

Hang it and play it without compromise.

Long Lasting Playtime and Fast Recharge

With a 1050mAh li-polymer battery that provides up to 8 hours of playing time, and requiring only 2.5 hours (0-100%) to fully charge, the GroovyR allows you to maximize your musical enjoyment.

Speakerphone Capability

The inclusion of microphone and speakerphone function gives users hands free function for calls to friends and family and for that all important conference call.

Easy Accessible Control Functions

Clearly marked and accessible functions allows users to turn on/off, charge, adjust volume and use the aux-in functions with minimalist fuss

 

Lets also take a look at some specifications:

 

Product Name Groovy R 360 Micro Wireless Wall Mount Speaker
Dimension
Length: 120mm
Width: 120mm
Height: 32mm
P/N AD-SPK-PCGRSI-00
Bluetooth V2.1+EDR
Wireless range In 10meters(open area)
Capacity 1,050mAh / 3.7V Li-Polymer
Input 5V0.5A Micro USB
Audio output 3W+3W
Playing time Up to 8 hours
Others A2DP(Audio Sink only),
AVRCP(Remote Control only),
Hands free(Built-in Mic)
Wall Speaker
Holder function
LED indicator LEDx1
Pairing : Blue (flashing)
AUX-IN: Green(flashing)
Charging : Red
Material Upper Casing : Aluminum
Cabinet : Plastic
Weight 230g

 

Right, time to start the review proper. Lets begin by taking a look at the packaging…

 

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