Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker for Bluetooth-Enabled Devices Review

Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker for Bluetooth-Enabled Devices ReviewThe Skullcandy company is well known for their earphones and headphones that are not only cool-kid fashion statements, but also incredible audio gear. Up until now, their speakers have pretty much been off the radar, not strong enough to compete with other brands on the market. However, with the latest introduction of the Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker, they are now a company who is being taken a little more seriously!

Read our Review and find out why this speaker is a must have!

Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker for Bluetooth-Enabled Devices Review

 

 

Portable or Bookshelf

The Skullcandy Air Raid is a fully functional portable speaker. Weighing only 1.1 pounds, this speaker can be taken with you anywhere you go! Just pack it away and enjoy your music. This speaker can also fill up a room with music so the bookshelf is an option as well.

Power Source/ Battery Life

This speaker contains a rechargeable battery, promising hours of music stream. At the highest volume, you can get a full 5 hours use out of it! Mid to high volume gives you 10 hours, and at standard mid volume, get a full 14 hours!

Wireless Standard: Bluetooth

The Skullcandy Air Raid is Bluetooth compatible. It’s the only portable Bluetooth speaker both loud and rugged enough for those who don’t tread lightly. Air Raid delivers easy integration with any Bluetooth-enabled device; this means you can pair it with your iPhone, iPod, or iPad!

Controls

Controls on this speaker are easy to find and press. The two front-facing 2-inch, 5-watt drivers are covered by round, plastic mesh grilles. The center pairing button also acts as a battery status indicator and it also can control track skipping forward or backward when pressed at the same time as the + or – volume controls, or Play/Pause when it is pressed on its own.

Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker for Bluetooth-Enabled Devices Review

Speakerphone

There is no speakerphone capability on the SkullCandy Air Raid.

Ease of Set-up

Set-up is quick and simple. Simply press the power button, and the device comes on within a few seconds. Press the center pairing button in the middle of the speaker, and then search for it in your Bluetooth enabled device. Once you pair them together, you can instantly stream your music.

Stereo Separation

Stereo separation is merely the separation of sounds through the right and left speaker. When listening to the music you may hear the drums through the right speaker and the guitar from the left, this separation mimics the spatial separation within the studio where the music was recorded. This speaker brags 360 degree immersive sound, so the separation you hear is not just right vs left but “all around”.

Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker for Bluetooth-Enabled Devices Review

Wireless Range

Most Bluetooth devices pick up range up to 30 feet. This one is no different. You must be within 30 feet of the speaker in order to properly stream your music. Most would recommend not going any further than 20 feet away, to ensure maximum listening experience.

Skullcandy Air Raid Design

The Skullcandy Air Raid offers a unique design. This stereo was built with the traveler in mind. It contains a shell which protects it from snow, dirt, and water, thus allowing you to take it virtually anywhere that you go! It is protected by steel and rubber and is make to take a beating and keep on playing…..loudly! The controls are very well marked and easy to use. There is a carrying handle on one end and on the other a spot for a carrying strap if you wish. The color options are awesome and hunters, fisherman alike will like the real tree/dark tan/orange model as it will fit right into camp life.

Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker for Bluetooth-Enabled Devices Review

Sound Quality

The sound quality on this speaker is excellent, but it does lack in some areas. Don’t expect a deep bass response, or you will be disappointed. However, the speakers themselves are extremely loud and powerful, beating out a lot of other speakers in the same category. The unit comes with two 2″ drivers and deliver 5 Watts per channel. The music is clear and very pleasant until you max out the volume, but more perhaps because it is so loud. Overall very pleasing…nice!

Dimensions

5.8 x 3.4 x 8.9 inches

1.1 lbs

Skullcandy Air Raid Features 

Track Functionality: Switch tracks directly from your Air Raid speaker device!

360 Degree sound: Point the speaker up, and enjoy a 360 degree immersive sound!

14 hours of music: When on mid range, this battery lasts longer than you will!

Rugged Design: Drop it, get it wet, or just play rough! This speaker can handle it all.

Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker for Bluetooth-Enabled Devices Review

Accessories

Speaker

Quick-start guide

Micro USB to AC Adapter

Pros

Good audio performance with rich lows at moderate level.

Unique Design

Can withstand any type of weather, including water, dust, dirt, heat, cold, spilt beer etc.

Can charge device while listening

Very Loud Volume 88 decibals

Offers several colors- gray/black/hot blue, all black, and real tree/dark tan/orange

Cons

no speaker phone capability….and honestly the customers who have purchased this speaker love it….in fact I mentioned the no speakerphone capability, the customers so far have not.

Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker for Bluetooth-Enabled Devices Review

Skullcandy Air Raid Speakers Customer Reviews

This speaker has excellent reviews. Most users rave about the unique, rugged design, compact style, and good sound quality. For the price, it is a good portable speaker to have. Most are happy with the fact that the speaker is actually loud, for something that is so light and compact.

To see real customer reviews of the Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker CLICK HERE

Price

Priced at around $150, this speaker offers some stylish choices and it is built like a little tank. It’s outperforming a lot of other speakers in the price range, proving to be a top of the line in It’s class. If you are in need of a new wireless bluetooth speaker, the Skullcandy Air Raid is a solid choice overall. We loved it too and give it a 5 rating. This speaker is the perfect choice for camping or any outdoor activity.

Skullcandy Air Raid Bluetooth Speaker for Bluetooth-Enabled Devices Review

 

 

 

 

 

 

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