UE Megaboom 3 Speaker

UE Megaboom 3 Review – Is UE’s latest speaker worth it?

Summary – UE Megaboom 3 Review

The UE Megaboom 3 is a powerful Bluetooth speaker that delivers high-fidelity sound performance in a portable setup. The Megaboom 3 blasts loud, crystal clear and immersive sound with 360 omni-directional waves which can fill up an entire room with rich sound quality. The bass output from the Megaboom 3 is absolutely stunning, and adds a layer of punch in music soundtracks that you might not have heard before. Furthermore, the UE Megaboom 3 is designed for enhanced portability, and is fully waterproof, shockproof and dustproof with a military grade exterior design. It also comes with one touch to music feature which allows you to access your playlist with Apple music instantly. We liked the fact that the Megaboom 3 supports Party Up feature which allows you to connect multiple UE Boom speakers together to create a much wider soundstage. If you are looking for a highly versatile portable speaker, the UE Megaboom 3 is definitely the one you should get.

Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 Bluetooth Speaker

The Pros

  • Loud, 360-degree omni-directional sound
  • Fully waterproof and shockproof

The Cons

  • Does not come with passive bass radiators
  • Not as loud compared to the JBL Boombox

Sound Performance

The sound quality from the UE Megaboom 3 speaker is extremely loud and powerful, and sounds really detailed straight out of the box. The highs and midranges are detailed and crystal clear, and you can adjust the treble ranges through the EQ settings on the UE app. Compared to the other UE Boom speakers, the Megaboom has crisp highs, clearer midranges and deep bass response. You can practically crank up the volume on the Megaboom speakers and hear virtually no distortion – the music quality remains consistent and clear. The Meagboom 3 pumps out deep bass that can literally shake the entire table; the bass feels deep and punchy and does not muddy into the midrange frequencies. We also liked the fact that the Megaboom 3 produces 360 omni-directional sound which radiates through the entire area. It is ideal for large outdoor open spaces or large rooms where you can blast music and hear every single beat of the music with loud thumping bass. The maximum sound pressure level of the Megaboom 3 is 90dB.

Design and Build Quality

The UE Megaboom 3 speaker has a sleek and modern design with a two-tone, high-performance fabric exterior. We really liked the design of the Megaboom speaker and its cylindrical shape which makes the speaker highly portable. The entire speaker is waterproof, dustproof and shockproof which means that you can take it virtually anywhere outdoors without any issues. The Megaboom 3 is fairly easy to operate and comes with a Magic button which allows you to play, pause and skip songs with a single touch of a button. You can also pair with UE Megaboom 3 speaker together with your smartphone app and adjust the EQ settings from there according to your music preferences. It also features a nice Party Up feature where you can connect multiple UE speakers together to create a much wider soundstage and larger volume output.

The Verdict?

The Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 is a powerful Bluetooth speaker with a portable and sleek design. The Megaboom 3 is specially designed to produce loud, clear and immersive 360 degree sound with deep bass performance. Music performances sound crystal clear through the UE Megaboom 3 speaker, and you can practically hear every single detail in the music with consistent sound quality. The volume level on the Megaboom 3 can get deafeningly loud, and you can crank up the volume to maximum without hearing any distortion. The bass performance on the Megaboom 3 is very good and has plenty of depth, although the Megaboom 3 does not come with passive bass radiators to further enhance the bass. That being said, this speaker is great for parties where it can blast disco or EDM music with crystal clear sound quality. The exterior design of this speaker is also very stunning, and is wrapped with a two-tone, high-performance fabric exterior. Overall, the UE Megaboom 3 is designed for high volume output and large outdoor parties, and we highly recommend it.

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