The Harman Kardon Onyx speaker takes portable Bluetooth speakers to entirely different heights with its unique and modern design language, as well as its impressive sound performance. The Onyx sits at the higher end spectrum of portable speakers in a market that is flooded by a bevy of cheap offerings, but it does so with good reasoning. Read more below!
The Harman Kardon Onyx isn’t just any other portable Bluetooth speaker; it is the Bluetooth speaker for those who want to have the best portable audio performance possible. Leaving aside the rather flawless wireless connectivity, the Harman Kardon Onyx delivers an astounding amount of quality audio from a variety of genres into a room. Built into the circular monolith that is the Onyx is a pair of woofers with incredibly rich and tight bass.
Aside from the powerful bass response, the Onyx speaker also delivers fantastic crystal clarity in the higher frequency spectrum. Listeners will be able to truly appreciate all the great details in their favourite songs that they have previously not heard of before with the Harman Kardon Onyx speaker. All kinds of tones, from the powerful vocals from great singers to the pitchy tones from a great string orchestra – all replicated wonderfully on the Harman Kardon Onyx portable speaker. Those looking to get a very balanced tone with the Onyx speaker should look elsewhere however, as the Onyx portable speaker delivers a very warm sound signature.
The Onyx speaker also gets incredibly loud, filling up large rooms at home or in the office – making it a great choice for those looking to play music in a very noisy environment such as a party.
Being a portable speaker, the Harman Kardon Onyx speaker thrives on featuring an excellent set of connectivity features. The Onyx features Apple’s AirPlay for iOS devices, DLNA for Android and Windows devices, and of course the general all-rounder Bluetooth connectivity for every Bluetooth-enabled device. The Onyx also features a 3.5mm stereo input jack for those times where a wired connection may be desired instead. The Harman Kardon Onyx can be controlled and configured for its settings and connectivity through the Harman Kardon Remote App that is available for download on either iOS or Android devices.
Being a portable speaker, the Onyx has a built-in battery that is charged via a rear USB port. The battery is rated for up to eight hours of music playback from a single charge, enough for sessions of music enjoyment in whatever room you decide to put the speaker in.