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Active Bluetooth Speaker: The Beats Pill 2.0 by Dr Dre is a
self-powered Bluetooth speaker. It features four 1" full-range drivers and a
built-in amplifier. Despite its compact size, the Beats Pill 2.0 speaker
produces good sound with clear highs and adequate bass.
Bluetooth Technology: The Beats Pill 2.0 by Dr Dre is ideal for your Bluetooth-enabled devices,
such as your Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Blackberry,
Windows PC, Mac computer, or other Bluetooth compatible devices. The Beats Pill
2.0 supports Bluetooth audio streaming with basic control (A2DP/AVRCP) and
Bluetooth hands-free communication (HFP), as well as a simple pairing procedure.
- Wireless Audio Streaming: The Beats Pill 2.0 Bluetooth
speaker streams stereo music wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices such
as your smartphone, tablet, computer, laptop, or other device. You'll be
able to listen to stored music and music apps on your Bluetooth-enabled
device through the Beats Pill 2.0 speaker. You'll also be able to control basic
music playback functions, such as Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track from
Pill 2.0. You
will continue to use your Bluetooth-enabled device for advance music
navigation and to view song/artist information.
- Hands-Free Communication: The Beats Pill 2.0 has a
built-in microphone and Answer/End button, so you can use it as a hands-free speakerphone
to answer, reject, and put on hold incoming calls. Use the
Pill 2.0 to answer phone calls, talk on Skype, or with Facetime. You will continue to use your
Bluetooth-enabled device to view video calls, manually enter phone number,
and control advanced phone functions.
- Simple Pairing (w/ NFC): A single button press pairs
your Bluetooth-enabled device with the Beats Pill 2.0 by Dr Dre. The speaker
also supports NFC (Near-Field Communication) technology for pairing; simply
tap your NFC-enabled Android smartphone (OS 4.0+) to the NFC tag on the side
of the speaker for instant pairing with the Pill 2.0 (not available for all
phones). The Pill 2.0 can remember up to eight devices, but can only pair
with one device at a time. Once paired, the Beats Pill 2.0 will automatically re-connect with
your device when in wireless range (up to 33').
Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some
Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may
not support all features when used with the Beats Pill 2.0 by Dr Dre.
Beats Bond: You can sync two Beats Pill 2.0's by tapping them together
to play the same song in two different rooms of your home. You can also tap two
Beats Pill 2.0's together twice for stereo music listening, making one Beats
Pill 2.0 the left output and the other the right.
Aux Input: In addition to built-in Bluetooth, the Beats Pill
2.0 is fitted with a 3.5mm auxiliary input for connection of almost any portable
audio player with a headphone output.
USB Charging Port: The Beats Pill 2.0 is capable of recharging the
battery of your Bluetooth-enabled device from the speaker's built-in USB
(type-A) port. Simple connect your mobile device to the Bluetooth speaker with
the USB cable that comes with your device. Now you don't need to carry an extra charger to keep your devices
powered up. This USB port does not support audio playback.
Rechargeable Battery: The Beats Pill 2.0 Bluetooth speaker
has a built-in, rechargeable battery that provides up to 7 hours of playback
time on a single charge. The battery is easily recharged from the speaker's
built-in microUSB (type-B) port, using the included microUSB-to-USB cable and AC power adapter, or a free USB port on
your computer. The AC power adapter can also be used to power the speaker.
Carrying Case: The Beats Pill 2.0 by Dr Dre comes with a soft carrying
case with zipper closure.