The Beats by Dr. Dre Pill XL is a bigger, louder version of the Pill Bluetooth wireless compact speaker for iPhone, iPod, or iPad. It delivers enough sound to fill a large room or power a backyard barbecue.
Even though it's larger, Beats by Dr. Dre Pill XL is still lightweight and has a built-in handle for maximum portability. The Pill XL gives you the freedom take high-quality audio anywhere.
Tap, pair, and play
Sync two Pill XLs by tapping them together to play the same song. You can also tap them together twice to hear your music in stereo, making one Pill XL the left output and the other the right.
Change tracks from your iOS device
Pair the Pill XL to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or any other Bluetooth-enabled device to change tracks and adjust the volume from up to 30 feet away.
Visible fuel gauge
A visible battery fuel gauge lets you always know how much power is left. Pill XL's rechargeable battery gives you 15 hours of continuous play and it automatically shuts off after ten minutes of no signal detection to save power.
Not only does Pill XL deliver music power for hours, it has plenty of extra juice to charge your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
- Bigger size means bigger sound
- Tap-to-pair with NFC technology for easy and instant Bluetooth 2.1 audio and supports SBC and AAC Codecs for high-quality streaming
- Provides clear, full-range sound delivered in a portable package
- Use the Aux input for any device with an analog output for optimal sound
- Wirelessly connect with another Pill XL speaker for stereo audio
Did you notice?Wireless and cord free, the Pill even has a built-in handle for easy carrying.
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What's in the Box?
- Beats by Dr. Dre Pill XL Portable Stereo Speaker with Bluetooth
- 1.5 m audio cable (3.5mm to 3.5 mm)
- AC power adapter
- Quick start-up guide
- Connections: Bluetooth
- Power Source: Battery Power
- Batteries: Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
- Height: 10.4 cm/4.1 in.
- Width: 33.8 cm/13.3 in.
- Weight: 3.3 lb./1.5 kg
- Length: 10.4 cm/4.1 in.
- Mfr. Part Number: MH842AM/A
- UPC or EAN No.: 848447009848
- Warranty: One-year limited
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Ratings & Reviews
Beats VS Bose VS Big Jambox
I love the Pill XL. I have owned the Big Jambox and Bose Soundlink, but by far the Pill XL is my favorite. It has the Volume and B I love the Pill XL. I have owned the Big Jambox and Bose Soundlink, but by far the Pill XL is my favorite. It has the Volume and Bass of the Big Jambox and clarity of the Bose. It also has many features that the other two do not have. You can charge other devices using the Pill XL and you can also connect multiples pills together for a surround sound feel. It is so far a Perfect device. Don’t walk to buy it, RUN. …
- Written by David G from Austin
114 of 129 people found this useful
Best Bluetooth speaker you can buy!
I compared and tried lots of Bluetooth speakers. Beats PillXL is the best you can get! I have high
End Audio at home but for on I compared and tried lots of Bluetooth speakers. Beats PillXL is the best you can get! I have high
End Audio at home but for on the go Beats PiLLXL blows Bose soundlink 3 and other portables out the water. …
- Written by Eric C from Clarkston
96 of 107 people found this useful
Not A Beats Fan But This Is AMAZING!
This beats pill is amazing!! I got a full 24hr use with it before writing this review. First thing i used it for was hooking up to This beats pill is amazing!! I got a full 24hr use with it before writing this review. First thing i used it for was hooking up to my TV as a Sound bar.. it was perfect for movies. Next, i used it in my garage for my workout, perfect for outside even, sounded like i had the doors open on my vehicle and had the music KrankED! Also i should say i listen to Hip Hop, Rock, all sorts of music and this did well with anything you pump through it!
Don't waste your time with other portable speakers. Bose makes a nice one too but if you want to FEEL your music. buy the BEATS!!!!!! …
- Written by Don B from Dickinson
80 of 91 people found this useful
Great sound on this speaker. It really does amplify the bass in music just as it advertises.. The re chargeable battery is long Great sound on this speaker. It really does amplify the bass in music just as it advertises.. The re chargeable battery is long lasting. It's got a built in carry handle that is also a stand. Works well. The control buttons are are the back with the handle. The power button is all I use because I control everything else from my device, in this case my iphone6. I do wish that the bass and treble were adjustable. I like a little less bass and more treble, but it does exactly as advertised. If you like bass, this is the speaker for you. …
- Written by Joanne V from Farmersville
27 of 29 people found this useful
All Brand and Low Value
I purchased this from the Apple Store as I have been looking for a great bluetooth speaker for summer. Sadly, though the PILL XL, I purchased this from the Apple Store as I have been looking for a great bluetooth speaker for summer. Sadly, though the PILL XL, like its' little brothers, makes a great appearance but, severely lacks in the sound department. The PILL XL while certainly loud, doesn't provide clean or clear sound. The treble is flat and the bass sounds, in a word, raggedy. I returned the product thinking it was perhaps the one unit, but after testing both the Beats Pill XL and Beats Box in store, it seems to me the device is all brand and provides little value. I'm all for "sexy" products, but at a retail price of $300 it better'ed have superior functionality as well. If you want a flashy noise box that produces something that resembles actual music, be my guest. I'll hold out for a truly superior product. Hopefully Beats will show up with one. …
- Written by Sean N from Chicago
28 of 40 people found this useful
I AM Impressed! This little speaker blows away other portables.
I am impressed! I've bought and returned several other portable boom boxes and this one is by far the best. The sound is great. I am impressed! I've bought and returned several other portable boom boxes and this one is by far the best. The sound is great. The Pill XL has crisp clear high and mid range along with a surprisingly good bass. It's small and feels well built and durable. The internal battery, (Lithium-Ion) lasts hours and charges fairly quickly. I've listened to my Beats Pill XL all day at the beach, volume up and still had 1/4 battery at the end of the day. I'm planning on buying a second one, they can be used together, both streaming from my my bluetooth at the same time to fill a large area with my music. It can also be used while plugged into a wall plug to save the battery. I'm looking forward to a summer filled with crisp clear music. …
- Written by Robyn D from rancho cucamonga
14 of 17 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Can you sync the pill XL with any other beats speakers? i.e. Small pill, beatbox?
- Asked by Jason D from Whittier
- Oct 23, 2014
No.Only with another Beats Pill XL
- Answered by Ilya R from Moscow
- Oct 27, 2014
Where can I buy the carrying strap that is advertised as an accessory? I see the care instructions for it, but can't find the strap anywhere!
- Asked by Bryan W from Fpo
- Nov 13, 2014
what are the buttons on the side of the pill xl? [if they're buttons?]
- Asked by Javier R from Oakland
- Nov 20, 2014
Can I charge it via usb or do I have to use the ac adapter
- Asked by David M
- Aug 10, 2014
Yes it can be charged via USB.
- Answered by Valentino S from Miramar
- Aug 21, 2014
Is there a car charger available for the Pill XL?? I can't seem to find one anywhere.
- Asked by Michael Y from Elkton
- Aug 16, 2014
If you get a car adaptor for USB plug-ins then you can charge this in the car using the USB cable.
- Answered by Anathan D
- Sep 4, 2014
Will this work with the Pioneer Wego2 deck?
- Asked by Nathalie S from West Malling
- Sep 9, 2014