Micro portable speakers are the best audio devices for many audiophiles who value portability and convenience. There are many micro portable speakers offered in the market nowadays including the JBL Micro Wireless Ultra-Portable Speaker, JBL Micro II Ultra-Portable Multimedia Speaker, DKnight Magicbox Ultra-Portable Speakers, among others.

The list goes on and on that it just doesn’t end on the micro portable speakers we have mentioned. If you want additional options you can consider, especially if you are looking for a micro portable speaker, then the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker would be an absolute inclusion.

The Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker is an undoubtedly considered as a micro portable speaker because of its compact and slim design that just fits perfectly into backpacks and pockets. Considering its size, this portable Bluetooth speaker features a relatively decent sound quality, easy connectivity options, as well as a speakerphone capability.

Philips BT2500B Compact Wireless


Be more familiar with the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker by reading the full review below.

Philips BT2500B Compact Wireless

Philips BT2500B/37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker – Performance

It is very surprising and impressive to hear the sound coming out from the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker.

For its sound quality, the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker delivers an exceptional sound, being very clear, crisp, and detailed, even from the last part of any songs we streamed with it. Although it only has a single channel speaker, it really has an enhanced sound, a sound that has no distortions.

Maybe it didn’t produce any distortions at all because of its Anti-Clipping feature where distortions are being reduced when it comes to producing sound. Despite its micro, compact, and slim design, we observed it to have a considerably loud sound. We really enjoyed listening from this portable Bluetooth speaker!

Indeed, the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker has an impressive sound quality. When it comes to bass, do not expect a lot from it. Well, testing out the bass output, we observed minimal production only. If you’re one who plays music that demands a large amount of bass output, maybe you could try including other options such as the Bekhic 3DV9 3D Hi-Fi Bass Wireless Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker or the JBL Charge 2+ Splashproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker.

When it comes to battery, the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker packs a built-in rechargeable battery that power up this micro portable speaker for up to 5 hours. For us, this battery life may somewhat be lacking so you need to always bring with you its standard micro-USB cable for recharging purposes.

Philips BT2500B/37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker – Design

We see the design of Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker to be plain and simple. It looks minimal but at least, for us, it still makes a lot of impression.

The Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker is very slim and compact when it comes to its size, measuring a dimension of 4 x 4 x 1.3 inches. Since it is perfect for portability and convenience needs, this portable Bluetooth speaker is also very lightweight at 7.8 ounces. We love how slim this portable speaker is that it really can fit easily into anything, from our backpacks to even our pockets!

When it comes to build, the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker is made of an all-plastic material. Though it is made from this component, the speaker does not feel cheap at all. On the front part, you can see the speaker grille with the Philips logo embedded on it.

On its top side part is where the slider switch for Power Off/Bluetooth Pairing/Aux Input as well as the dedicated button for Bluetooth and Speakerphone are placed. While on the left side part is where the ports for the micro-USB cable and 3.5mm Aux/Audio input are positioned. What we also liked with the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker is its aluminum knob placed on the upper right hand corner of the speaker that serves as a volume adjustment control. This knob adds a lot of retro vibe to it, making the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker more attractive and impressive.

The Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker only come in one color which is Black.

Philips BT2500B Compact Wireless

Philips BT2500B/37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker – Connectivity

There are two connectivity options available for the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker. You can either use the Bluetooth connection of this micro portable speaker or just use the 3.5mm Aux/Audio input for wired connections.

For Bluetooth connection, pairing our devices with this Philips speaker was really fast and easy. All you need to do is slide the switch to Bluetooth pairing mode, press the dedicated button, search for the connection in your device’s Bluetooth setting, then pair. What’s good also is the convenience when reconnecting with the portable speaker because once the pairing was all set up, the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker can remember your device instantly, thus easily pairing with your device for the next connection.

Lastly, the Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker also doubles as a speakerphone. So answering and handling phone calls with this micro portable speaker is made better and easier. The quality of its speakerphone capability was also decent. The sound was very good and the quality from the other line of the call was also really impressive as well. This one is really worth it for a micro portable speaker!

Summary

PROS CONS
Decent sound quality Minimal bass output
Good product design Short 5-hour battery life
Speakerphone capability  
Affordable  
The Philips BT2500B-37 Compact Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker is a micro portable speaker that offers a truly worth it value for any audiophiles looking for convenience and portability. Aside from a very compact and slim design, this micro portable speaker also features a fairly decent sound quality as well as speakerphone capability, all at a very affordable price of $36.17 only.