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Klipsch Gig

Klipsch Gig
alaScore 93

20 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other iPod Docking Speakers the Klipsch Gig is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: review summary for Klipsch Gig


alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Klipsch Gig from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other iPod Docking Speakers on

54% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Klipsch GiG Portable Wireless Music System with aptX Bluetooth (Black)

Expert review by:

Klipsch Gig


The Klipsch Gig is a powerful, full-sounding portable Bluetooth speaker, but it distorts at top volumes on bass-heavy tracks.

Powerful audio performance at moderate-to-high volumes, especially on tracks lacking intense sub-bass content. NFC-enabled. Includes speakerphone functionality. Ships with wall charger and international outlet adapters

Distorts on deep bass tracks at high volumes. Highly sculpted sound signature not for purists. Bulkier than most portable speakers

Klipsch's latest portable Bluetooth speaker, the Gig, is a well-designed $199.99 (direct) option that features a swiveling kick stand so you can angle the drivers to face various directions. The Gig can get quite loud for its size, and delivers a more...

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Klipsch GiG review


After holding out longer than many of its peers, hi-fi audio company, Klipsch, finally entered the Bluetooth party last spring, starting with its KMC 3 wireless speaker. The flagship of a full lineup of speakers in the Klipsch Music Center series, we...

Thick, warm sound signature ; Firm, powerful bass ; Surprising stereo separation ; Attractive design ; Full feature set

Low on detail ; Inconsistent re-pairing with previously paired devices ; Power switch and arm guard slightly awkward

With full, powerful sound, good stereo separation, and some impressive dynamic expression, Klipsch’s new Gig has a lot going for it.


Expert review by:

Klipsch Gig


While it doesn't beat the sound of some competing speakers in its class, the Klipsch Gig gets a lot of things right, offering a strong design and feature set along with comparatively deep bass for a speaker its size.

Compact ; Strong bass ; Good battery life

Sound is not detailed ; Somewhat pricey


Expert review by:

Klipsch Gig


The Klipsch Gig is a powerful, full-sounding portable Bluetooth speaker, but it distorts at top volumes on bass-heavy tracks.

The Gig employs digital signal processing (DSP), which typically ensures that there will be no distortion by limiting a track’s transient peaks at higher volumes. On the Gig, however, the DSP can’t quite restrain tracks with serious sub-bass content,...

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Klipsch GIG Review


Klipsch has recently come out with a portable speaker line that hits just about every price point you could want. There's the Klipsch KMC 3 - 399, KMC 1 - 299, and this one 199. At the 199 price point you have tons of options from various companies, so...

Audio Quality, Poratability, Features

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