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alaScore 90

236 reviews

Sep, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 236 reviews of JBL ON BEAT Extreme. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the reliability and design. The size and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the JBL ON BEAT Extreme is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for JBL ON BEAT Extreme


alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 user reviews of JBL ON BEAT Extreme from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other products in the same category on Comments about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, design, size, reliability

94% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : David Carnoy (

JBL OnBeat Xtreme review


JBL's OnBeat Xtreme is pretty easy to sum up: this is a really good-sounding iPhone/iPad speaker dock that also boasts an impressive feature set, which includes Bluetooth wireless streaming and speakerphone capabilities. The truth is there isn't too...

The JBL OnBeat Xtreme offers excellent performance for an iPhone/iPad speaker dock, with detailed sound and good, tight bass that can fill a fairly large room. It also has built-in Bluetooth for wireless streaming, speakerphone capabilities, a video...

At $500, it costs as much as an iPad. The eye-catching design may not appeal to some people.

While it's on the expensive side, JBL's OnBeat Xtreme is one of the best-sounding iPhone/iPad docks we've heard--and it has built-in Bluetooth and speakerphone capabilities.

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

JBL OnBeat Xtreme review


Awards 2012 Product of the Year - Speaker Docks. A fun-looking, fun-sounding dock that's worth every penny

Sounds great ; lovely design and build ; feature packed ; wireless works well

Midrange can become hard at high volumes ; flimsy device clamps

Awards 2012 Product of the Year - Speaker Docks. A fun-looking, fun-sounding dock that’s worth every penny of its asking price

Feb, 2012

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Awesome in every sense !


These are awesome sounding speakers,the first thing that surprised me was that this thing gets loud ,seriously loud for a speaker of this size,and eve1n and full volume there isn't a single hint of distortion (trust me!). The sound is superbly balanced...

+Superb and Punchy Bass +Clear And soothing Mid Range +Crytsal Clear Treble +Refined And insanely balanced Sound +Catchy Looks

+None So far +what is bad is the Cnet review for this product.

Apr, 2013

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Best product for docking iPads


Sound quality throughout entire main floor is amazing. Have wood floors, so it fills each room.

None yet, I will check back if this changes.

Dec, 2012

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Solid, Classy and crystal clear sound quality


Buy it now, I waited long enough and it has arrived finally.

Solid build, classic design, great clarity in sound

Nil, don't care much for air play

Jun, 2012

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hardware constantly faulty


lucky for me ive got 3 years worth of free replacements with PC world. i wonder why they offered it to me? this is my 2nd xtreme in a week. 1st one didnt hold a charge. this 2nd one turns itself back on as soon as you turn it off. ill be taking this...

Jun, 2019

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Excellent product used it today at a meeting fab


Am so happy with it used at a meeting today fab xx

Jun, 2019

Consumer review (

Jbl extreme


Amazing product fab device great sound awesome base great to carry round plus can charge your devices love it

May, 2019

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Great sound


I should have give it a 5 but it doesn't have the latest firmware. Bought this one for a christmas present and we love it so much, the low and high, very easy to pair with my iphone 8+, but wont pair with my ipad and macbook air. I download the JBL...

Jan, 2019

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Amazing product my little girl was so happy defo recomend

Dec, 2018