Jelly Comb Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker with LED Lantern Lamp & FM Radio
This Jelly Comb Speaker functions as an mp3 player, a lantern, and a Bluetooth speaker. Notice I didn’t say radio. I live where FM reception is good, but I rarely get a signal from this radio. Even when I do, I can’t tell what channel I’m on (no display) and there’s lots of static.
The mp3 player works with a micro SD card. It was a little scary inserting it because I didn’t feel a spring, but there is a spring after all. Controls work as expected, except for volume. I tried to get the sound to turn way down low, but it doesn’t turn as low as I’d like before muting. Oh well.
Bluetooth speaker is good for personal use. No one expects a lantern to have high end audio, but the sound is clear and the volume good enough to satisfy most casual users. On the other hand, phone call quality is extremely poor. The caller is far too soft, and they can’t hear me, either.
Pairing is easy, reconnection is automatic, and the range is good. The stern female voice telling me Bluetooth is pairing is accented. I’m used to foreign accents on my devices. I usually find them pleasant, but this one is particularly strong and grating. If I didn’t understand English, I’d think she was scolding me. It needs a sweeter voice.
The speaker unfolds into a lantern with two brightness settings. For its small size, it puts out a lot of light. My daughter actually complained about how bright it was when I brought it to her room at night, and that was on the low setting. I don’t think it’s as bright as she claimed, but it is bright enough for me to find my way in the dark. I could read by it if I had to.
This combination of lantern/mp3 player/Bluetooth speaker makes it ideal for camping and other outdoor activities.
This product was provided for review by Jelly Comb Corp.