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High Snobiety logo

High Snobiety - Friday 3rd July 2015

"Hang it from a tree in the park, and bask in its delicious 270-degree sound" 

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Mail on Sunday EVENT - Sunday 21st June 2015

"They pair without any fuss, hair tearing or effort... press 'Link' and the job is done" 

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Sunday times logo

Sunday Times Drive & Technology - Sunday 21st June 2015

"As you'd expect with such a big speaker, the bass is impressive"

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Phonecruncher logo

Phonecruncher - Wednesday 21st January 2015

"fairly priced and offers a very strong listening experience in a portable, robust package."

Sunday Mirror logo

Sunday Mirror, Notebook Magazine - Sunday 18th January 2015

"In three colours, this looks slick and was pretty knock and shock proof"

PC Advisor logo

PC Advisor - Monday 24th November 2014

"An incredibly well-rounded little speaker."

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Computer Shopper logo

Computer Shopper - Wednesday 19th November 2014

"...the Go put out a large amount of bass for a small speaker"

Hi-Fi Choice logo

Hi Fi Choice - Wednesday 5th November 2014

"Build and design quality are both excellent"

Men's health logo

Men's Health - Wednesday 5th November 2014

"Swipe your iPhone across the logo on these Bluetooth speakers for the scientifically proven benefits of listening to music while you exercise, without having to untangle yourself from the apparatus afterward"

Hi-Fi World logo

Hi Fi World - Monday 3rd November 2014

"Produces a nicely balanced, detailed and surprisingly loud sound for its size"

The Times Magazine logo

The Times Magazine - Saturday 18th October 2014

"Whacks out a very acceptable sound"

The Sun on Sunday logo

The Sun on Sunday - Sunday 12th October 2014

"The Soundbook GO sounds great"

iCreate logo

iCreate - Thursday 9th October 2014

"An affordable Bluetooth speaker that packs a punch despite its portable size"

Expert Reviews logo

Expert Reviews - Tuesday 30th September 2014

"We were pleased by the sound of the Soundbook Go, certainly for a speaker of its size"

Custom PC logo

Custom PC - Wednesday 17th September 2014

"Soundbook GO should be on your shortlist"

iPhone life logo

iPhone Life - Tuesday 16th September 2014

"I recommend the Soundbook GO without hesitation!"

TechRadar logo

TechRadar - Tuesday 2nd September 2014

"A brilliantly smart and slick little speaker, with some nice features and great portable design"

Android Magazine logo

Android Magazine - Monday 1st September 2014

"It feels well made and small enough to be portable"

Cnet logo

Cnet - Sunday 31st August 2014

"The Beatles showed us Yanks that musical goodness can come at us from across the pond"

Q Magazine logo

Q Magazine - Thursday 28th August 2014

"An impressibly light and portable speaker, with a beefy sound"

Web User logo

Web User - Wednesday 13th August 2014

"Sound reproduction was powerful and detailed"

AV Forums logo

AV Forums - Tuesday 12th August 2014

"The signature of the Soundbook GO is warm and lively"

Mail on Sunday Event Magazine logo

Mail on Sunday EVENT Magazine - Sunday 10th August 2014

"It's NFC enabled, which means it's super-easy to connect to your smartphone"

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Media Mixture logo

Media Mixture - Thursday 19th February 2015

"Design and features are very well executed"

Twin Geeks logo

Twin Geeks - Friday 3rd October 2014

"The sound quality is superb"

T3 logo

T3 - Tuesday 9th September 2014

"It has an impressive sound with plenty of bass"

AV Forums logo

AV Forums - Tuesday 12th August 2014

"the audio quality was excellent"

Hi Fi World logo

Hi Fi World - Wednesday 30th July 2014

"A superbly designed and great sounding Bluetooth speaker"

Coolsmartphone logo

Coolsmartphone - Wednesday 30th July 2014

"A meaty speaker which is styled brilliantly and is soaked in quality"

Digital Spy logo

Digital Spy - Sunday 6th July 2014

"a stylish front panel that pumps out a high quality sound"

Q Magazine logo

Q Magazine - Tuesday 1st July 2014

"The X3 has a sleek design and a good, beefy sound"

Ideal Home logo

Ideal Home - Tuesday 1st July 2014

"Forgotten your radio? It doubles as an FM radio too"

Know your mobile logo

Know Your Mobile - Wednesday 11th June 2014

"Portable, sexy as hell and capable of producing one hell of a racket"

The Gadget Consultant logo

The Gadget Consultant - Saturday 31st May 2014

"A balanced, engaging sound"

Sunday Times Drive and Technology logo

Sunday Times Drive and Technology - Sunday 18th May 2014

"Room filling sound from a large device"

PDA Club logo

PDA Club - Wednesday 30th April 2014

"Bayan Audio Soundbook X3 is pretty, unconventional and sounds good"

Conowego logo

Conowego - Friday 25th April 2014

"This is undoubtely the best mobile speaker we've tested so far."

Btekt logo

Btekt - Monday 31st March 2014

"Best-in-class sound for most genres of music"

iCreate logo

iCreate - Wednesday 26th March 2014

"Combines unique design features with great sound output - 5/5 stars"

Daily Express Saturday Magazine logo

Daily Express Saturday Magazine - Saturday 22nd March 2014

"Boasts excellent sound quality"

Android Magazine logo

Android Magazine - Thursday 20th March 2014

"The X3 is a classy product - 5/5 stars"

Mobile Choice logo

Mobile Choice - Wednesday 5th March 2014

"We like how easy to use the Bayan Audio SoundBook is"

Recombu logo

Recombu - Sunday 2nd March 2014

"Bayan's latest Soundbook sounds fantastic."



Technology X logo

Technology X - Saturday 10th May 2014

"Built well, looks very clean, has great features and sounds great!"

Antyweb logo

Antyweb - Wednesday 30th April 2014

"It's good enough to fill a middle-sized room with sound"

Recenzator logo

Recenzator - Wednesday 9th April 2014

"Bayan Audio Soundbook is a reliable, mobile product"

What Hi-Fi logo

What Hi Fi - Thursday 13th February 2014

"The Bayan Audio SoundBook is a neat little Bluetooth speaker

Wired logo

Wired - Saturday 1st February 2014

"There's an on board FM radio and you can connect to an external amp or hi-fi"

Know your mobile logo

Know Your Mobile - Thursday 16th January 2014

"Superb design, excellent sound quality and tons of connectivity - 4.5/5"

The Times Magazine logo

The Times Magazine - Thursday 19th December 2013

"Aluminium and ballistic nylon casing make it feel substantial despite its small size"

Evening Standard logo

Evening Standard - Friday 29th November 2013

"It looks great and connects to your iPhone or similar by Bluetooth"

What Hi-Fi logo

What Hi Fi - Tuesday 19th November 2013

"Neat, compact design; smart finish, easy to use; clear and snappy sound. 4/5 stars"

The Sun logo

The Sun - Monday 18th November 2013

"For a small device it packs a punch. 4/5 stars"

Mobile Choice logo

Mobile Choice - Friday 15th November 2013

"The Soundbook delivers a powerful sound for something so dinky"

The sun logo

The Sun - Saturday 9th November 2013

"It's wireless, it's portable and it looks smart - all aluminium shell and LEDS, like a tiny sexy musical robot."

Gay Times logo

Gay Times - Monday 28th October 2013

"A mixture of genuinely appealing design and the latest tech specs"

Tech Radar logo

Tech Radar - Friday 20th September 2013

"One of the best portable wireless speakers on the market"

Geekanoids logo

Geekanoids - Friday 13th September 2013

"The build quality is absolutely superb"

Coolsmartphone logo

Coolsmartphone - Tuesday 10th September 2013

"A very, very nice product producing extremely good sound"

Hi Fi World logo

Hi Fi World - Sunday 1st September 2013

"One of the best portable Bluetooth speakers/radios on the market"

Macworld logo

Macworld - Sunday 1st September 2013

"Could come in handy on a trip to the park or the beach"

Tech Strike logo

Tech Strike - Thursday 22nd August 2013

"A grand sonic experience"

Irish Tatler Man logo

Irish Tatler Man - Monday 5th August 2013

"Proving that small is indeed beautiful, the Soundbook belies its compact size and packs a serious aural punch. A must-have for the music lover on the move"

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Engadget logo

Engadget - Tuesday 9th September 2014

"You'll be able to stream music from your mobile device or laptop without being tethered down."

eTeknix logo

eTeknix - Saturday 20th July 2013

"I am very impressed with the Streamport Universal"

Gizmodo logo

Gizmodo - Monday 8th July 2013

"You can be wirelessly streaming your audio to your surround sound system in seconds"

Belfast Telegraph logo

Belfast Telegraph - Saturday 4th May 2013

"Worth a look. Plug your hi-fi into the 21st Century."

Gadget Speak logo

Gadget Speak - Sunday 28th April 2013

"The sound quality is fine"

The Independent logo

The Independent - Friday 26th April 2013

"So, if you own a great-but-analogue hi-fi, or a nice dock without wireless capabilities, here's your answer"

My Reviewer logo

My Reviewer - Tuesday 23rd April 2013

"It is brilliant. The sound quality is very good. If you've been searching for a solution to free your digital music, this is it. Can solve your digital music conundrum in seconds."

Tech Radar logo

Tech Radar - Friday 19th April 2013

"Sound-wise, we have no complaints... It's nice to finally have a use for NFC... This is the one to get."

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Flush the Fashion - Saturday 13th April 2013

"Bayan Audio really have done a great job here. A top piece of kit. A big thumbs-up."

Irish Independent logo

Irish Independent - Friday 12th April 2013

"You'll be pumping out decent-quality audio in seconds"

Families online logo

Families Online - Thursday 11th April 2013

"Fulfils a real need and does exactly what it says"

Latest Gadgets logo

Latest Gadgets - Thursday 11th April 2013

"More than enough for listening to music around the home"

Burton Mail logo

Burton Mail - Wednesday 10th April 2013

"THIS tiny little box of tricks is in danger of becoming one of my all-time favourite gadgets Its brilliance lies in its simplicity The sound quality is, as you'd expect from Bayan Audio, spot on"

Micro Mart logo

Micro Mart - Monday 8th April 2013

"This device does what Bayan Audio claims, and in a trouble free fashion"

AltSounds logo

AltSounds - Monday 8th April 2013

"An impressive, tiny yet tardis-like box of tricks"

Micro Mart logo

Micro Mart - Thursday 21st March 2013

"A well made and designed device."

Twin Geeks logo

Twin Geeks - Sunday 17th March 2013

"I absolutely love it. I love the fact that it's so small, and so light and so portable. It just works. And it just works really, really well."

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The Gadget Show logo

The Gadget Show - Friday 11th January 2013

"It's not just B&O that can do stylish audio in the home. The Bayan Audio 7 is a slick and powerful iPod, iPhone and iPad dock that belches out all your tunes and playlists with a beefy 120W of sonics."

Hi-Fi Choice logo

Hi-Fi Choice - Sunday 1st July 2012

"The Bayan reveals itself to be a solid piece of kit. It feels like a hi-fi experience."

Windows Magazine logo

Windows Magazine - Tuesday 1st May 2012

"We can't fault the sound this machine produces We were really impressed with the audio experience on offer"

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The Gadget show logo

The Gadget Show - Friday 11th January 2013

"As sub £100 speaker docks go the Bayan 3 is one of the best you'll find. It sounds just as good as speakers costing up to three times as much."

Pride Magazine logo

Pride Magazine - Monday 18th June 2012

"Looking for a small speaker but a big sound? The Bayan 3 will give you just that."

Home Cinema Choice logo

Home Cinema Choice - Friday 1st June 2012

"A well engineered device."

Bent logo

Bent - Tuesday 1st May 2012

"Sounds small delivers big"

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Burton Mail logo

Burton Mail - Friday 25th May 2012

"...The effect is astonishing At £300 any iPod dock needs to deliver...and that's exactly what this impressive bit of kit does very well"

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Tap! - Tuesday 1st May 2012

"Wonderfully flat-out mental The industrial styling is matched with gutsy speakers. Like that then you'll love these"