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Harman Kardon AURA

Harman Kardon AURA
alaScore 94

144 reviews

Dec, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 reviews of Harman Kardon AURA. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The usability is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the reliability, and some have doubts about the price.

design, usability, size

price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Speakers the Harman Kardon AURA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Harman Kardon AURA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Harman Kardon AURA from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability and design, but many are critical about the reliability.

design, usability

reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Harman Kardon Aura Wireless Home Speaker System - BlackHarman Kardon Aura Wireless Home Speaker System - Black

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Harman Kardon AURA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Harman Kardon AURA from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Speakers on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the size. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the price.

design, usability, size

price

70% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Harman Kardon Aura Wireless Stereo Speaker System (Black)Harman Kardon Aura Wireless Stereo Speaker System (Black)

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

Harman Kardon Aura

 

The Harman Kardon Aura is a great-looking, great-sounding, one-piece wireless speaker system.

Powerful, clear sound. Attractive design. Lots of connection options

Awkward touch controls on the speaker itself

The Harman Kardon Aura looks more like a work of art than a speaker, but it can do the job of both. While the $399.95 device looks striking, with a clear, curved dome and subtle lighting, it's also a functional and powerful wireless speaker that...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Jonathan Knoder (toptenreviews.com)

Harman Kardon Aura Review

 

The Harman Kardon Aura is a sleek wireless speaker that produces strong bass. We weren't partial to listening to acoustic or jazz music on this speaker, as it doesn't have the treble clarity to make that type of music sound crisp. It mostly shined...

This speaker has a simple setup and is ready to use right out of the box.

The sound quality wasn't as clear as other speakers in our review.

This attractive speaker can be a good choice for those who prefer listening to bass-heavy music.

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Harman/Kardon Aura wireless speaker

 

An interesting design is just the start; this thing can produce sound that will turn your cap back

Interesting design ; Easy to use ; Very good overall sound quality ; Impressive low-frequency response

Bass tended to be too strong for trance ; Rock could've use more mid-range

Jan, 2015

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Harman Kardon Aura review - Pocket-lint

 

Space-age design looks great, excellent sound quality at all volumes, loud output warm bass sits perfectly in the mix, great separation, omni-directional output produces all-encompassing sound

Occasional erratic volume behaviour after turning on, always seeking Wi-Fi network can interrupt Bluetooth connection, design won't suit all

Space-age looks deliver a sound that's grounded in the here and now: the Harman Kardon Aura is an immensely capable wireless home speaker, whatever genre you throw at it.

Mar, 2014

Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

Harman-Kardon Aura

 

A stunning looking speaker, but one that doesn't have the ‘wow' sound or usability to boot

Creative design ; well built ; Tonally balanced ; Room-filling sound

Lacks detail and dynamics of rivals ; Loose bass ; No dedicated remote ; App lacks features

Had this test been all about looks, this speaker would have bagged five stars – no problem.

Expert review by: Jonathan Margolis (howtospendit.ft.com)

Harman Kardon Aura

 

A futuristic wireless stereo speaker that packs an unexpected punch

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Siddharth Parwatay (digit.in)

Harman Kardon Aura

 

It's refreshing when beauty isn't just skin deep

Great design ; Minimal footprint for a single enclosure speaker ; Room filling sound ; Great connectivity options

You don't get extreme precision or detail

The speaker is quite a sight to behold and quite the conversation starter. If these factors and the connectivity options appeal to you what you get is a nice sounding speaker thrown in. Besides if you buy it straight from the company you get the Aura...

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: (channel5.com)

Harman Kardon Aura

 

Meet the Karman Kardon Aura, a speaker system that looks more like a NASA-designed deep-fat fryer than a high-end audio product, but we can assure you it's very much the latter. Harman Kardon is known for its tip-top sound quality and extravagant...

Space-age looks make for equally epic sound, and the Harman Kardon Aura delivers on both fronts, making it a very attractive speaker system for your home. It'll surely be a conversation starter, but its price and lack of decent buttons might not be...

May, 2014

Expert review by: (pcquest.com)

Harman Kardon Aura

 

A cylindrical dome shaped powerful standalone speaker that delivers excellent sound

Expert review by: (gadgets.ndtv.com)

Harman Kardon Aura Review: Beautiful on the Outside

 

The box price of the Harman Kardon Aura is Rs. 34,990 but it is selling for a discount of Rs. 5,000 on Harman's official website. We don't think its performance warrants even that price. The

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Product Specifications

Audio

Speakers RMS power:15

Loudspeakers

Multi-Room Streaming (MRS) support: No