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Griffin Journi

Griffin Journi
alaScore 81

26 reviews

Dec, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Griffin Journi. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Griffin Journi is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Griffin Journi from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Griffin Journi Portable iPod Speaker System

Dec, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Griffin Journi from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on

87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Griffin Technology Journi Portable Speaker for iPod

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Leslie Ayers (

Griffin Journi


This speaker is not your ticket to a bon voyage.

Portable. Wraparound cover doubles as a stand. Remote has a built-in magnet. Adjustable pad keeps iPod face flush with speaker front. Handy battery-life meter.

Anemic sound overall. Terrible distortion at high volumes. No treble or bass controls. Can't work onboard controls one-handed. Expensive.

We like the Journi's shape, but not its sound. We'll take a hard-bound book on the road.

Sep, 2007

Expert review by: Tim Gideon (

Griffin Journi


Griffin, maker of all manner of Apple iPod accessories, has created a speaker dock that's good-looking, portable, and easy to charge. That is great, but the Journi's sound quality is pretty disappointing. Audiophiles can stop reading now, and anyone...

Excellent design. Very portable. Magnetic remote is hard to lose. Depth-adjustment wheel secures iPod in dock.

Speakers easily distort. Not much low end.

Those seeking excellent sound should steer clear of the Griffin Journi, but folks looking for a stylish, well-designed, very portable iPod dock to travel with could settle for worse.

Jul, 2007

Expert review by: Consumer Guide (

Griffin Journi Review and Prices


When one considers the plethora of iPod speaker systems available, few of them are truly portable. But one such system is the Griffin Journi, which generally impressed us with its ease of use and design touches, despite lacking a solid sound range. ...

Stylish looks, portability, adjustable iPod dock

Lack of full bass sound

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: Grizzle (



A removable battery would be nice.

The speakers have good sound quality and can get quite loud. I have kept them at max volume for quite some time and I can say tat there is no risk of blowing the speakers. I'm sure the battery will start to shorten in life, but so far I have been...

The casing while nice and beautifully made has problems standing in its designed place. It Works fine but may take a tiny bit of fiddling because the only thing holding it in place is a slot on the back and a few weak magnets

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Griffin Journi 6141-PRTSPKR


Sound quality and range. Robust design. Aesthetics. Battery life

Heavy (ish)

Aug, 2009

Consumer review by: Angeldelight34 (

Fantastic product!


Fantastic ipod speaker dock. Perfect for travelling and a bargain price. Excellent quality and extremely stylish. My ipod Touch fits perfectly.

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: Smirff (

Journi Excellent bit of Travelling Kit


Bought this for a holiday, it comes with adaptors for anywhere in the world.

Oct, 2007

Product Specifications

Journi, Griffin's personal mobile speaker system, has great sound wrapped up in a rugged, go-anywhere package. Charge Journi up, slip your iPod into the Dock, and hit the road. Journi evolved from a simple idea. Apple's go-just-about-anywhere iPod deserves a set of portable speakers that don't sound like they ran your music through a meat grinder. Journi rises to the challenge with great-sounding portable speakers in an ingeniously designed, easy-to-use form factor. Journi's innovative Wrapstand exterior protects your iPod when you're on the go, then flips open to create its own stand. High-efficiency internal Lithium-Ion batteries recharge with the included AC adapter or through your computer's powered USB port (so-called Dual Fuel technology). Your iPod sits center stage on the adjustable Dock connector. You control the iPod with the included remote. SRS Labs' SRS WOW digital signal processing pumps shimmering highs and deep, rich bass response through Journi's two-way speaker system. Wherever you and your iPod are headed, Griffin's Journi is the perfect travel companion. (It even shares your taste in music.)

Dimensions & Weight



Manufacturer:Griffin Technology
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Griffin Journi

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Speaker System

Amplification Type:Active
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speaker System Type:Portable speakers