Altec Lansing iMT237 Orbit – Reviews And Ratings

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We Like

  • IP67-rated waterproof
  • Atractive design
  • Good sound

We Don’t Like

  • Sound distorts at higher volumes

NechGear Score – 75 %

based on 5 expert reviews

User Score78% 

based on user 1703 reviews  

The Altec Lansing Orbit MP3 is a good budget portable speaker designed for listening to music on the go. A good battery life, acceptable sound quality, and low price make from it an interesting device.

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Expert reviews


By Trusted Reviews – 80%

Altec Lansing claims that the iMT237 Orbit Portable Speaker provides a 360 degree sound field due to its cylindrical shape, but what you’re getting is essentially a mono speaker. After all, for under £30, you can’t expect any fancy surround sound virtualization technology. All the same, as long as your expectations are realistic, the sound it produces is quite reasonable.


By Gadget Speak – 80%

Although built to be robust, there’s still a chance of a knock when traveling at the bottom of a bag full of all and sundry so Altec Lansing has provided a neat grey zip-up carry case for additional protection.


By Pocket-lint – 70%

It’s not the prettiest speaker out there, nor is it the loudest, but as a way of increasing the sound on your MP3 player, mobile phone or any other device it works simply and effectively.


By CNET – 67%

The understated Orbit iM237 now features an on/off button that lights when the speaker is on. On the earlier model, some people complained that without a light it was easy to forget that the unit was on and the batteries would run down.


By iPhoneSpeakerReviews – 77%

You don’t name an iPod speaker system Orbit without a cool design. The Altec Lansing Orbit speaker’s compact and unique round shape fits the bill. It’s small, the circular shape reminds you more of a planet in solar space than an iPod stereo with 360 degrees sound.


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