VTin Relaxer Bluetooth Speaker Radio Review

The VTin Relaxer is a waterproof Bluetooth speaker with a built-in FM radio. It’s designed for using in the shower, but could also be used by the pool or on the beach. Let’s take a closer look.

Features

  • LCD display
  • Waterproof to IPX4 level
  • FM radio
  • Suction for sticking the radio to a wall or any other surface
  • Rechargeable lithium ion battery, offering up to 8 hours of playback
  • Built-in noise-cancelling microphone for hands-free calls
  • Bluetooth 4.0 APTX technology
  • Auto tune function that finds radio stations
  • Saves preset stations

Dimensions: 8.5 cm wide x 8.5 cm high x 5.4 cm deep

What’s in the box?

The speaker comes with a user manual, a micro USB charging cable and a suction cup for attaching the radio to a wall.

Pros

  • 12-month guarantee
  • Good sound quality with a decent amount of bass
  • Comes in a nice gift box
  • Easy to use with an intuitive design
  • Displays the time
  • Instructions are easy to follow
  • Attractive design

Cons

  • The built-in radio might not offer very good reception, and there’s no aerial to adjust
  • Volume is limited
  • When you switch it on, it always comes on at the default volume rather than remembering the volume you set it at before

Performance and use

This Bluetooth speaker is perfect for listening to music from your phone while in the shower. It’s easy to set up, and you can use the speaker up to 30 feet (9 metres) away from the device you’re streaming from.

The speaker takes about 5 hours to charge using the micro USB charging cable, after which it will give about 8 hours of playing time, which should last you a few weeks if you only use it in the shower.

The speaker is set to Bluetooth mode by default, so it you mainly use it for the radio you will need to switch it to radio mode each time. The speaker is loud enough for the shower, but might not be loud enough if you’re using it elsewhere. The sound quality could be improved, but you can’t expect much for a speaker of the VTin Relaxer’s price.

Verdict

The VTin Relaxer is great for streaming music or radio from your phone while taking a bath or shower. It has good sound quality and battery life.

It’s splashproof and can be stuck to a shower wall or tiled bathroom wall. Using Bluetooth, you can take calls from your phone without worrying about it getting wet.

If you’re just looking for a shower radio and don’t need Bluetooth, you might prefer one of these shower radios, as the VTin doesn’t offer great FM reception.

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