JBL PowerUp Speaker

We’ve seen the JBL PowerUp speaker featuring NFC, wireless charging and Bluetooth streaming for you Windows Phone 8 device before, and we’ve even seen it go on sale too (last time was back in May).

Well, if you have an extra $149 to spare, you can head down to your AT&T Store (or order online) to pick one up in black as it is discounted again. That’s a “savings” of 50% as the device normally retails for around $300 (even though it often sells for much lower).

JBL PowerUp Speaker

So how is the JBL PowerUp? It’s surprisingly pretty awesome. Windows Phone Central writer Seth Brodeur and I each have one as does Jay Bennett. Reviews have been consistently very high for the device, though we think $150 is a lot fairer for it than paying $300.

Overall, it makes a solid addition to any room where you may want some tunes e.g. bedroom, college dormitory, your study, etc. and where you can put your phone down to wirelessly charge.

If you have one, sound off in comments. Or watch our unboxing video below.

Source: AT&T; Thanks, Kaylin B., for the tip!