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Oct
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Remember the Philips Fidelio AS851 we reviewed last year? Well, it's smaller counterpart, the AS351 is once again on sale, this time for the crazy-low price of $24.99 from CowBoom. For reference, the AS351's list price is $129.99, and Amazon's price is $81.57, a little over $56 more expensive than CowBoom's offer.

While, unlike the AS851, this dock doesn't offer a remote control, this little speaker is Bluetooth capable and only a little less powerful than its more expensive counterpart, and at $24.99 is a complete steal. Something else to note about this speaker dock is that it can be powered by AA batteries, making it easy to take the sound outside.

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If you've been looking for a super-affordable Bluetooth speaker/dock for your Android device, now's your chance to get a great deal. The discount only lasts one day, so follow the link below to take advantage of the deal while you can.

Source: CowBoom.com

Liam Spradlin
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  • Laurence

    I bought this speaker at full price. So even though it's slightly irritating to see it so heavily discounted now (well, not really, since I don't live in the US and wouldn't be able to take advantage of it anyway), I just want to say to anyone who is considering this: buy it!

    This is absolutely one of the best gadgets I've ever purchased. At first I was a bit iffy about the fact that it uses bluetooth, and jealous of iPhone owners who can just plug their phones into their docks and get a direction connection. But actually, the fact that it uses bluetooth is kinda awesome. It means you can unplug your phone and use it as a remote control. It also means that it can work with other types of phones - iOS, Windows Phone, whatever - and not just Android. At times when I've brought it to social gatherings, I can just share it with my friends and we can take turns to control the music, irrespective of what type of phone everyone has.

    Also, the bluetooth pairing is incredibly easy. You really don't need the official Philips app in the Play Store (in fact I advise you not to use it). Just turn on bluetooth, switch on the speaker, and it's paired.

    Also, the sound quality is decent. The volume is loud enough that you could throw a party using it. The design is compact. It can run on batteries, at least for a while. And it can charge your phone when it plays. I can't think of a single other speaker that can do all of those things.

    My only criticism is the performance on batteries. Unfortunately it runs on AAs which you have to charge yourself, the volume is much lower on battery power, and even so it tends to die after about 2 hours use or so. I primarily use it plugged in, so this isn't a huge problem for me. But if you want something primarily to run on battery power, get something else.

    Otherwise, this is an awesome speaker dock.

  • jusatin

    Another US only deal/news/post.. Give us a hint of the EU deals as well? :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1562156908 Guillermo Herrera

    Wow it's already sold out; damn it

    • http://twitter.com/misterE33 Mr E

      Seriously guys, PM me before you post these articles! I want something like this! :)

  • Dan

    mwah-wah..... sold out. :(

  • Wolf M

    How is it compared to the AS140 dock? I don't require portability, per se... but which has better sounds quality?

    • Laurence

      I can't comment on the AS140 sounds. But the AS351 certainly *looks* a lot nicer. The AS140 looks and feels like cheap plastic, more like a glorified alarm clock than a premium speaker dock.

      • Guillermo Rascon

        do I have to connect via bluetooth for sound?

  • Robert Jakiel

    Sold out! Damn!