Boat Stone 650 Review: Since its inception in 2014, Boat has been developing some of the best Bluetooth speakers in India. In this article, we have reviewed the Stone 650 model of the brand. It is one of the top Bluetooth speakers available under a budget of 2000 rupees.
All the published content is managed after analyzing product features with user experience. We have tried to cover all the concerned queries and features that need to be looked for before purchasing a Bluetooth speaker.
Boat Stone 650 Review
|Battery Life||UP to 7 Hours|
|Output Wattage||10 W|
|Bluetooth Range||10 Meters|
|Audio Output Mode||Stereo|
|Driver Size||2 x 50mm|
|Charging Time||2.5 Hrs|
|Country of Origin||India|
|Signal To Noise ratio||65 dB|
|Ports||AUX, SD Card|
|Color Variants||Black, Blue, Red|
Feel the true immersive sound with a pumping dual 50mm driver providing 10W of audio output. The product delivers enough sound to fill a small to medium-sized of 150 square feet. The sound is pleasant up to 80% volume. The Bass and treble are adequately supported considering the size of the speaker and frequency response of 24Hz-20Khz. The Signal To Noise ratio of the speaker is 65 db.
The speaker has an inbuilt mic that allows hands-free calling. The quality of the mic is not top-notch, but fine for a Bluetooth speaker under 2000 price.
Cons Related Audio
- At higher volumes, the sound crackles and gets worse with deep bass music.
- The sound of voice notes is great but instrument sounds are not very impressive.
Design & Build
An attractive rectangular design makes Boat Stone 650 easy to store inside a backpack and gives it a distinctive look. The speaker is covered by diamond-shaped fabric mesh that’s supported with smooth silicon-coated finish on the sides.
The product is IPX5-rated, which means that it is resistant to low-pressure water. In addition, the product is dust resistant as some dust can get through; however, it won’t cause any damage. Thus, you can carry the device to dusty and water-spilling areas.
The robust design has a 650g weight, yes, it’s on the higher side because of the fabric mesh cover. Since it is heavy, it remains stable even at maximum volume with deep bass; otherwise, there would be thumping on the table with the bass.
Cons Related Design
The device does not have a string, so we cannot carry it while cycling. So a string should be provided to improve its portability.
The boAt Stone 650 comes with a 1800mAh lithium battery that provides 7 hours of playtime at 60% of its total volume. The charging time for the battery is around 3 hours and the device supports charging with a 5W or 10W adapter.
Cons Related Battery
- There is no clear indication of when the battery is fully charged, but thank God there is for low battery.
- The device continues to give battery low warnings as the charge reaches 30 percent, thus interrupting the playback, and to add to the misery it collapses with a 20 percent charge left.
- The product does not comes with a charger in the box.
Connectivity & Controls
The speaker supports the old Bluetooth chipset V4.2, but you will not encounter any connectivity issue within 10 meters of range.
Its integrated multifunction controls include buttons for volume adjustment, track change, power button, and a single button for play/pause. You can use these buttons to playback files from SD cards and Bluetooth-enabled devices.
You’ll find a slot for an SD card, an AUX input, and a micro USB port on the right side of the frame. You can also connect your Pendrive via OTG.
Cons Related Connectivity
The speaker uses an old Bluetooth chipset V4.2.
Boat Stone 650 comes with a one year warranty provided by the manufacturer from the date of purchase. To claim the contract, you can contact Boat at support.boat-lifestyle.com.
To get in touch with their customer support centre, You can call at +912249461882 or email at [email protected]
Customer Questions & Answers
Does boat Stone 650 have a mic?
Yes, the bluetooth features an inbluild mic for answering calls.
Is the speaker automatically shut down if any device is not connected to it?
Yes, If the speaker is on for 10 minutes and no device is paired with it, the speaker automatically shuts down.
Does the speaker support a mobile charger?
Yes, we can use a mobile charger, but the device supports charging only with a 5W or 10W adapter.
Does the device have FM available?
No, the speaker does not have any FM feature.
Does the speaker is shockproof?
Yes, you can use it while charging as the product is shockproof.
What is the purpose of the threaded hole of the speaker?
It is for a tripod stand and other stands with similar size and flat-bottom screw.
What is the procedure for asking the product replacement?
To register your complaint under warranty:-
Step 1. Visit the official site of the boAt and sign in with your Id.
Step 2. Upload a copy of your invoice
Step 3. Fill in your Pick and ship address if different from the registered address.
Step 3. Explain your issue and submit your complaint.
After submitting all the details with a correct invoice, the customer service team will initiate a pickup of your unit and inform you via SMS and Email.
We are wrapping up with the boAt Stone 650 Bluetooth Speaker review. Please share your suggestion for content improvement. Also, tell us about your experience with the product.
I believe boAt Stone 650 is a good purchase option for a speaker under 2000. There are few speakers under 2000 delivering 10w of audio output, and boAt Stone 650 is one of them. If you have some better options in your mind, then share them with us.