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Speedo Aquabeat

alaTest has collected and analyzed 777 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the headphones and value for money. The performance and usability also get good opinions. There are some negative reviews about the connectivity and reliability, and there are some mixed views about the battery.

sound, usability, performance, price, headphones

reliability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Speedo Aquabeat is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 204 user reviews of Speedo Aquabeat from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other MP3 & Media Players on

sound, usability, headphones, performance, value for money

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Consumer review by: review summary for Speedo Aquabeat


alaTest has collected and analyzed 211 user reviews of Speedo Aquabeat from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on

sound, usability, performance, value for money, design

reliability, build quality, battery

56% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Speedo Aquabeat Waterproof MP3 Player (Black)Speedo LZR Aquabeat MP3 Player

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Speedo Aquabeat


The Speedo Aquabeat is a waterproof MP3 player with many fitness features that make it great for swimming and other sports activities.

The Speedo Aquabeat MP3 player is waterproof and plays music under water

It lacks games and extras like apps and Wi-Fi connectivity

The Speedo Aquabeat is waterproof so you can use it when swimming. You can take this MP3 player places other devices cannot go. It works well for water enthusiast and athletes who spend a lot of time in the pool.


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Speedo Aquabeat


It's a long time since jog-proof CD players were the gym accessory of choice. Today's Flash-based MP3 players are the ideal exercise companion, whether you're running, weight training or cycling. And with the Aquabeat, Speedo are planning to bring...

Floats like a butterfly, swims like an MP3. For music while you work out, this neat little player is a great way to take your tunes underwater.

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Speedo - AquaBeat


Do you get bored in the swimming baths? Of course you do, which is why Speedo - of skimpy trunks fame - has come up with this waterproof MP3 player that easily meets its, err, brief. ...

Not an advanced MP3 player by any means, the AquaBeat's simple operation and waterproof design is welcome in the water though 1GB is exceptionally small for the money. Slightly cumbersome to strap-on to goggles it might be, but the AquaBeat does its...

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Speedo Aquabeat


The perfect music player for any aspiring Duncan Goodhew or Steve Zissou, just make sure the use you plan to get out of it justifies the outlay.

Listed at around £75 for the 1GB version and £100 for the 2GB LZR swimsuit-styled incarnation, the Aquabeat is not cheap. Do some astute on-line shopping for better prices and the outlay is probably worth it to put the finishing touches on a decent...

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Speedo Aquabeat 1GB


Have been researching for ages for something like this - the design is awesome, especially the way the bits go behind your ears, and clip onto the back of your goggles - you dont really know you have got it on. The sound is awesome - and it is very...

Today is only the second day that I have used it - hopefully will get better at putting it in my ears correctly after a few more uses - had trouble getting a good seal, so once water gets in between the ear bud and the canal - the sound becomes quite...

Product Specifications

Speedo Aquabeat MP3 Player is waterproof up to 3 meters making it perfect for listening to your favorite music during all water activities. Its compact design with a sleek sophisticated look features ergonomic easy-to-use buttons no matter what the activity and includes multiple sizes of ear buds for a comfortable, custom fit. It attaches easily to swim suits, goggles, board shorts, bikinis, wetsuits, athletic apparel or winter clotting. It supports MP3 and WMA files and stores up to 250 MP# and 500 WMA files with its 1GB memory. The Aquabeat is so well designed it even floats making for an easy recovery in a pool, river, lake, or ocean. Due to its superior design and construction, it has a full one year warranty.


Built-In Microphone: No
Built-In Radio:No / Yes
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Direct Radio Recording: No
Direct TV Recording: No
Radio Function: No


Bluetooth: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Display Technology:Monochrome STN Display / Not Applicable
Number of Display Colours:Not Applicable
Touchscreen: No

General Features

Operating System:Proprietary
Product Type:Audio Player
Storage Medium:Built-In Memory
Type:Audio Player

Playback / Recording

AAC Playback: No
AVI Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
H.264 Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
MPEG 4 Playback: No
MPEG2 Playback: No
MPEG4 Playback: No
OGG Playback: No
WAV Playback: No
WMA Playback: Yes
WMV Playback: No

Power Supply

Battery Type:Li Polymer
Replaceable Battery: No