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JBL ON AIR Wireless

JBL ON AIR Wireless
alaScore 93

70 reviews

Sep, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of JBL ON AIR Wireless. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Computer Speakers for all reviews. People really like the design. The size is also appreciated, whereas there are some negative views about the reliability and price.

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price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Computer Speakers the JBL ON AIR Wireless is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for JBL ON AIR Wireless

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of JBL ON AIR Wireless from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Computer Speakers on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the design. The usability is also mentioned favorably, whereas opinions about the size and price are mixed. There are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

usability, design

reliability

74% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Jeff Bakalar (cnet.com)

JBL On Air Wireless review: JBL On Air Wireless

 

JBL On Air Wireless

The ; is a $350 Internet-connected FM radio alarm clock that features Apple AirPlay functionality. Its odd round speaker sounds great and can handle a wide variety of music.

At $350, the JBL On Air Wireless is too expensive. We also wish it were a bit more mobile and practical for outdoor situations. The remote control is flimsy but functional, and the menu has a tendency to lag from time to time.

While we think it's overpriced, the JBL On Air Wireless speaker dock is a great-sounding device with the luxury of Apple AirPlay built right in.

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Tim Gideon (pcmag.com)

JBL On Air Wireless

 

The streaming AirPlay functionality is a nice feature, but a $350 iPod dock should sound far better than the JBL On Air Wireless does.

Cool design. Streams audio from iPods, iPhones, and iPads wirelessly via Apple AirPlay. Useful remote. Alarm clock capabilities.

Overpriced. Audio distorts even at moderate volumes. User interface can be pesky to navigate, feels out of date.

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May, 2011

Expert review by : Taimoor Hafeez (tbreak.com)

JBL On Air Wireless AirPlay Dock Review

 

Easy on the senses, hard on the wallet.

Seamless connection using AirPlay; Very easy setup; Good sound; Screen displays album art in high-res

Lags whenever new song is played; Slow menus; External FM antenna attachment is ugly; Expensive for this range of iPod docks

At any time if you change the song, there’s still going to be this small lag between the On Air and your iPhone or iPod. And while you’re playing songs when your device is plugged into the dock, I would rather go through the iPhone’s menu on the phone...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : Rossi Fernandes (tech.firstpost.com)

JBL On Air Wireless review

 

Portable audio docks have been around and docks designed specially for Apple's iPod, iPhone and iPads have been in plenty. JBL has a ton of these docks

The price of the JBL On Air Wireless is Rs. 17,500 in India. This isn’t exactly affordable. For its compact size, it’s got a lot of power, but it’s not necessarily great sounding.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Jeff Bakalar (cnet.com.au)

JBL On Air Wireless review: JBL On Air Wireless

 

JBL On Air Wireless

The ; is a $350 Internet-connected FM radio alarm clock that features Apple AirPlay functionality. Its odd round speaker sounds great and can handle a wide variety of music.

At $350, the JBL On Air Wireless is too expensive. We also wish it were a bit more mobile and practical for outdoor situations. The remote control is flimsy but functional, and the menu has a tendency to lag from time to time.

While we think it's overpriced, the JBL On Air Wireless speaker dock is a great-sounding device with the luxury of Apple AirPlay built right in.

Sep, 2011

Expert review by (macworld.co.uk)

JBL On Air Wireless review

 

There's a lot to like about JBL's good-looking AirPlay speaker

May, 2011

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Good Purchase

 

Bought as a christmas present for my partner who was thrilled with it.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

best purchase

 

very good and enjoyed!

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

JBL On Air Wireless

 

Looks cool and has great, clear audio. The album artwork display is a nice touch, especially if it's being used with Airplay, rather than as an iPod dock.

Sometimes loses connection to WiFi and to rejoin I have to turn it off and on again, which takes a while.

Jan, 2012

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