The Beats Pill speaker is back — now with 24-hour battery life and USB-C audio

A marketing image of the Beats Pill speaker with someone holding a coffee mug in the background.
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After several months of leaks and public sightings, the Beats Pill speaker has returned. Available to order beginning today for $149.99, this portable Bluetooth speaker looks very similar to past versions, but it now offers IP67 dust and water resistance and USB-C wired audio and supports native software features like Find My / Find My Device across both iOS and Android.

The new Pill — available in black, red, or gold — will be in stores as of June 27th. Like many speakers in its price category, it’s a mono speaker, though Beats claims the redesigned tweeter and woofer combo is sonically superior to the very old Beats Pill Plus. Other specs include battery life “up to 24 hours,” speakerphone functionality, and the ability to pair two…

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