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X-Mi X Mini II 2nd Generation Capsule iPhone / iPad / iPod / MP3 / Laptop Speaker - Red

by XMI
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,345 customer reviews)

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  • Compact size
  • High quality sound, with clear bass resonance
  • 11 hours of continuous playback from one charge
  • Integrated 3.5mm audio lead
  • Matte red finish
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XMI X-Mini Uno Portable Mini Speaker for iPhone/iPad/iPod/MP3 Player/Laptop - Red XMI X-Mini Uno Portable Mini Speaker for iPhone/iPad/iPod/MP3 Player/Laptop - Red 4.5 out of 5 stars (207)
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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 10.2 x 8 x 8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 454 g
  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Item model number: XAM4-R
  • ASIN: B002XNO7FQ
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 18 Nov 2009
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,345 customer reviews)

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  • Warning: Not suitable for children under 5 years. For use under adult supervision

Product Description

Manufacturer's Description

The X-mini II Capsule Speaker introduces a larger 40mm driver to project richer and fuller sounds resulting in superior end-user experience from its innovative capsule design. Be it for individual or group entertainment, the X-mini II is the perfect audio enhancement for any music or video player of your choice.

To eliminate cumbersome audio cables dangling from the speaker XMI has designed a connecting audio cable that can be tucked neatly into the base for a cleaner and sleeker look; whilst the high capacity rechargeable battery capable offers sustained output for up to 11 hours.

The X-mini has a patented extendable vacuum that mimics the resonance of a sub-woofer (Bass Xpansion System) capable of producing explosive volume and bass over ten times its physical size.

With the modular Buddy-Jack design you can connect a row of X-Mini IIs for jaw dropping audio, capable of forming an almost endless daisy chain of self-powered, bass-enhanced portable speaker system. With this new feature, you can now combine your X-mini II together with your friends to hold a spontaneous party anywhere.

Winner of the prestigious Red Dot Design Awards (Germany) and the Infocomm Singapore Awards, which is the top innovation award in Singapore. The X-mini capsule speaker is revolutionary in the world of portable audio technology, striking the perfect balance of pocketsize portability and uncompromising sound quality.

NB: contains one X-mini II Capsule Speaker

Product Description

Retaining all of the best features from the groundbreaking first generation unit, the second generation comes with a number of innovations that combine to create a greater audio experience for the user. A brand new feature to the X-Mini II is the "Buddy Jack" system. This allows you to connect one X-Mini II to another and another and... well, you get the picture. Capable of forming a near endless "Daisy Chain". Combine your X-Mini II with your friend's for quite simply jaw dropping audio! Built In 3.5mm Audio Connection.

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737 of 756 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars X-Mini II Speakers 13 Jan 2010
Colour Name:Black|Verified Purchase
As someone who does a lot of travelling around the country, I find it very useful to have a set of portable speakers that can be plugged into my MP3 player so as to listen to music without headphones. Unfortunately the sound quality you get from most portable speakers is very poor with the bass in particular, failing to impress.

When I ordered my x-mini, I did so because of the size and design rather than any expectation of performance. However, these portable speakers are a very impressive piece of kit, so impressive in fact that as soon as I had seen my first one in action, I went straight online to buy a second.

The speakers are powered by an internal battery which can be charged through an included usb cable. The sound quality is so good that I use my speakers as replacement for my laptops speakers when listening to music and thus running low on charge hasn't been a problem for me so I can't comment on battery life further than what the official statement has to say. The sound quality as stated before is very good, the speakers can't quite cope flawlessly with the loudest parts of some songs when everything is turned up to full volume, but I think to expect that may be unrealistic for a portable speaker in this price range. Even saying that the volume these guys can produce without any distortion is amazing. The bass is far superior to any of the other portables I've used and the size is perfect for just throwing in a bag when you're on the road. There is also a system in place which means you can "buddy jack" numerous x-mini's thus further increasing their sound output. All the equipment required for this, as well as charging comes included so you don't need to worry about buying extra cables or peripherals.

All in all these are a great purchase and I've already recommended them to some friends. They should be seriously considered if you're looking to invest in some portables. I honestly think they would be cheap at twice the price.
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269 of 285 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another 5 Star Review 13 July 2009
Colour Name:Black|Verified Purchase
There's a good reason this product has so many 5 star reviews.

One of the most impressive buys I've made in a long time. Eventhough this is possibly a 'gimmick' it works as a decent enough speaker in it's own right and is highly useful for a number of different situations.

Incredibly small and convenient to transport, the XMI Mini pops open it's accordian centre to allow it to work similarly to a subwoofer. The punchy bass produced from such a small effect is genuinely impressive. The highs and mid-range are not too bad, with the former being much more dependant on the direction the speaker is pointing. After testing it out on multiple genres, electronic music is probably the most impressive - but anything with decent bass is going to show what this speaker can do.

No these are not replacements for a hi-fi, that's so obvious it almost doesn't need mentioning, but for 'small convenient speaker soloutions' these will really impress. Do you need something to use with your laptop? they'll do the job. Need music for a picnic? These are perfect.

One of my first thoughts after plugging it in for the first time was: I want to buy another one. Sure enough, the subsequent day my second speaker came. Unfortunately, here come my only gripes: when you have two on full volume, the imperfections of each are significently magnified. Just one speaker on full volume doesn't sound too distorted even when tested on a variety of music, but two on full volume and thee's a massive reduction in quality. This means you'll have to lower the volume and then it's worth wondering whether the increase in sound is worth having two. It's definitely louder, but I can't help but feel more impressed with them on their own for some reason.
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97 of 104 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars X mini 2, and stereo 9 May 2009
Colour Name:Black
Great little speakers - plenty of sound and staying power - tiny and easy to transport bought two of these and use a left/right splitter lead to obtain true stereo (e.g. Maplin L39BA)
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309 of 335 people found the following review helpful
Colour Name:Black|Verified Purchase
Saw a good review of this on the net and i'm going backpacking this summer so it seemed perfect. It's much smaller and louder than i expected it to be, and really good value for money. in diameter its roughly 6cm and about 4cm in height. the built in audio lead means you don't need anything extra and even comes with its own little pouch for packing. Plus as for audio quality i couldn't ask for more in one speaker and the bass is impressive.

i'd reccomend getting the usb-plug charger too which means you can charge your ipod and this and save individual charger space. Overall thoroughly impressed.
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187 of 204 people found the following review helpful
Colour Name:Black
I have just bought an X-Mini II and am very impressed with it. Really, very impressed. It has provided an improved sound to all of my various portable devices that I have plugged it into (Palm TX, Nokia, iPod, netbook computer, CD player, LCD projector - the list goes on). It is really portable, and I love the way it is rechargeable. Now I have a couple of suggestions to get the best out of these little marvels:

1. Take care when setting them up. When I first plugged mine into my computer (the first source I tried) there was heavy distortion even at a low volume. I thought the X-Mini II was to blame, but then I looked over the volume adjustment options of my computer and found that all the volume controls were up High. So, I adjusted the Wave slider down to mid-way avoid the risk of the signal there getting over-loaded and adding distortion, then I adjusted down the Master volume control to mid-way. After that I played with the level on the X-Mini volume control itself and then went back to play with the Master control. That way I got a MUCH better sound at the volume I wanted. Obviously the volume level available from the X-Mini is so high that it easily makes input distortion audible, and worse. The same control issue applies to any other source - be careful to NOT wind up the volume from the source to full - e.g. the volume control of an MP3 player - as then the output to the speaker will probably be distorted and the speaker will just then amplify distorted sound, sound terrible, and give the impression that it is the speaker at fault when it's not, it's the input signal.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars brilliant
I lost my original speaker and bought another one. The xmini is an excellent travel speaker, mind bogglingly loud for what it is and it,s even OK for listening to music through. Read more
Published 21 hours ago by T. Mullan
3.0 out of 5 stars It's a nice speaker but not as loud as it used to be.
I had the same model as this about a year or two ago and it was a loud speaker but yet wasn't distrorted it was a great little speaker but due to water damage it broke. Read more
Published 1 day ago by Lewis Doughty
3.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Speaker But Has One SERIOUS Design Flaw
When I first got this speaker (or rather when I got my first of these) I was in love with how it was designed - how you could compress it down and seal it for transport and there... Read more
Published 1 day ago by Crazy Fox Machine
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazed by this
Been using this for quite a while now and really can't recommend it enough.

Compact with a great sound.

Good battery life too.
Published 2 days ago by Powpow
5.0 out of 5 stars Tiny but powerful
This tiny ball pops open and plugs in to provide amazing sound for my iPod nano. So neat and very good value
Published 3 days ago by Pippa M
5.0 out of 5 stars You will not regret buying one
These are amazing little speakers especially if you have a few and daisy chain them. I've been using this with my iPad Air and it's great
Published 3 days ago by Luke Barnett
2.0 out of 5 stars Not really that good
Cheap is usually that, gimmicky design, small and compact, thats about it...sound is below par, would recommend using headphones! Read more
Published 3 days ago by Mr Percival
3.0 out of 5 stars Saw a lot of positive comments but was not what I expected
Lot of positive comments but the sounds is not very good. It a mix of very high and low sounds but it seems that the in the middle waves does not exist. Read more
Published 3 days ago by L Scott de Martinville
5.0 out of 5 stars Great piece of kit
Amazing sound quality at a fantastic price from such a small item. Like the idea of linking it up to other devices.
Published 3 days ago by Pixie
4.0 out of 5 stars Its really good... But there are other with better sound
Good price quality... Really useful to go out with friends... The cons is only that it is not too loud
Published 5 days ago by Manuel Tinoco Sanchez
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