Conclusion: The Klipsch Gig is a powerful, full-sounding portable Bluetooth speaker, but it distorts at top volumes on bass-heavy tracks.
Pros: Powerful audio performance at moderate-to-high volumes, especially on tracks lacking intense sub-bass content. NFC-enabled. Includes speakerphone functionality. Ships with wall charger and international outlet adapters.
Cons: Distorts on deep bass tracks at high volumes. Highly sculpted sound signature not for purists. Bulkier than most portable speakers.
Conclusion: With full, powerful sound, good stereo separation, and some impressive dynamic expression, Klipsch’s new Gig has a lot going for it. However, the audio-nut in us wished for more clarity and detail at times, especially with more intricate selections in which many sounds simply didn’t make the final...
Pros: Thick, warm sound signature, Firm, powerful bass, Surprising stereo separation, Attractive design, Full feature set
Cons: Low on detail, Inconsistent re-pairing with previously paired devices, Power switch and arm guard slightly awkward