A couple of days ago, Xiaomi introduced another new gadget — Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker. Aren’t you tired of the news about Xiaomi products yet? You may have the feeling that we only write about Xiaomi. But that’s not true, of course. We write about different devices on our blog Wovow.org, and you can check it out by clicking here.
Let’s go back to the new Bluetooth speaker. Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker is a compact and stylish wireless speaker with IP55 water resistance. It has Bluetooth 5.0 and battery life up to 8 hours on a single charge.
In my opinion, it’s perfect for outdoor or beach activities, because the speaker is not afraid of water.
In this article we’ll make first review of Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker, and talk about its main features. Why did we pay attention to it, and what makes it better than other wireless speakers? Let’s find out.
Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker: Design
As you can see from the photos, the new wireless speaker from Xiaomi has a cylinder shape. The main material is ABS plastic, but the speaker is covered by seamless fabric.
Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker comes only in matte black with orange rope. By the way, the rope is a great idea. Using it, you can hang the speaker on the steering wheel, tree branch, door handle or anywhere else. But it’s also pretty convenient to hold the speaker in one hand.
Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker is quite a compact device. The size of the speaker is 7.30 x 7.30 x 14.70 cm. It’s a little bigger than Coca Cola jar, though at first glance it looks more like a small thermos.
The weight of the speaker is 380 grams.
At the top of the speaker there are three control buttons: +/- volume control and play/pause.
On the reverse side, where the rope is located, there is a small oval plug. Under it you will find USB-C port to charge the wireless speaker. By the way, this rubber plug prevents dust and moisture from getting inside the speaker.
As we already said, Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker is IP55 protected from water and dust. This means that you can use the speaker in rain or high humidity. The speaker can also be taken with wet hands.
However, you should note that Xiaomi Bluetooth speaker is not fully waterproof, so you cannot throw it into the pool or river.
Also new speaker from Xiaomi has a shockproof body. In theory, it should be able to withstand strong impacts, such as a fall from a height.
Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker: Specifications
The new Bluetooth speaker from Xiaomi brings surrounding 360-degrees sound. It means you don’t have to rotate the speaker for the better sound, because it is equally loud and quality from any direction.
Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker also has two acoustic drivers for higher and mid range frequencies.
As you can see, Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker is designed for listening to music outside. The speaker offers powerful sound with good bass and bright sound. Indoors, the sound is deeper and more intense.
The speaker supports Bluetooth 5.0 technology. The recommended distance between the speaker and a connected device, such as a smartphone, is 10 meters.
By the way, Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker has two built-in HD microphones. They allow you to answer calls and talk over the phone via a Bluetooth speaker. Also, the wireless speaker is equipped with noise reduction and echo cancellation technologies to make your interlocutor hear better.
Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker: Battery
As for battery life, this is another advantage of the new Xiaomi speaker. Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker is equipped with a large 2600mAh battery.
The single battery charge is enough for 8 hours of listening to music at maximum volume. Of course, the battery life may vary depending on the volume and usage conditions.
It takes about 2 hours to fully charge the speaker, which is quite fast. All thanks to USB-C port.
The new Bluetooth speaker Xiaomi 2019 is compatible with Android, iOS or Windows devices. Using Bluetooth connection, you can connect Xiaomi XMYX02JY to your smartphone, tablet, laptop, computer or PC.
Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker: Price and buy
As our first review shows, Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker is another useful device from Xiaomi. Thanks to its compact size and good specs, the new Bluetooth speaker can be used in any environment. It is protected from water and dust, and also brings 360 degrees surrounding sound.
Bluetooth 5.0 provides a stable connection, while two built-in microphones allow you to answer phone calls via speaker.
Another advantage is the large battery, which provides 8 hours of uninterrupted music listening time.
What about the price? The price of Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker is the last advantage of it. You can buy Xiaomi XMYX02JY Mi Outdoor Speaker for only $38. It’s a great deal!