Soundcore Icon Mini (Orange)

Soundcore Icon Mini (Orange)

Review for Soundcore Icon Mini (Orange).

This is my review for Soundcore Icon Mini, from the Icon Series, Soundcore Icon Mini initially came in 2 colors - Black and Orange, now these are also available on Blue and Red.

The package was in a plastic stiff case with Icon Mini, quick start guide, Micro USB cable, safety guide, Happy card with Soundcore support.

Icon Mini has a size of a fist or more like a flat fish or a medium sized pebble with soft rubberized feel main body and metallic front.

The buttons are at the top-side edge, have a nice feel.(OnOff, Vol ±, Soundcore Icon button).

Paired this with my iPhone, it with initial battery charge of 60%, charged it to 100% before my testing and use ( I usually charge new products before I put them to use - pro tip).

Soundcore mentions mini has a battery life for 8hrs of music playback, I used it for a week with about an hour worth everyday, had to recharge it on 8th day. Full recharge took about 2:45 hours. One good power saving feature is Mini will auto turn off in 30 minutes when there is no audio input to it.

The power port is at one corner with a stiff cap for water protection, comes with IP67 rating, can be fully submerged into water. There is a physical audio input in the form of a 3.5mm AUX jack.

The music sounds good with lot of punch and bass, due to improved drivers implemented by Soundcore. For testing, had a heavy bass song playing and submerged in to a small fish bowl :slight_smile: could see the thumping.

Phone Calls -
Icon Mini also has built-in microphone which doubles as Hands-free speakerphone. Tested 2-3 voice calls via Bluetooth to iPhone, call quality was excellent, use it from time to time for calls.

Some scope for improvement in terms of reduce plastic usage, change the power charging to USB-C, Soundcore App support and let this Icon Mini stereo pair with other Soundcore Products such as Flare, Flare Mini, Zero, headsets …

Overall this a nice portable, mini speaker with lot of punch and bass, with Aux 3.5mm input which helps to couple with older devices which support audio jack output. Lot of power packed into the mini fist sized device.

Finally, below is the Picture of Soundcore Icon Mini for which I won the Photography award on Anker Community - check it here


Well done, but I expect nothing else from you :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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another great review :slight_smile:

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Really? Come on guys…


I agree. Doubling up on the point systems is sketchy, and scandalous. Points don’t matter that much :crazy_face:

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It says clearly in the rules the reciew cant be more than 3 days old… Why are people violating site T&C but thinking its okay?!?

I wanted to upload the review in profile which is not allowed for other sites… wanted to explore options for which I posted it here.

Check this post

This was primarily intended for Anker community but due to limitations of Soundcore community, had to use it.

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I get it and all, but the rules state clearly and can be punishable up to including banning, I am working on new reviews in a “1 year later format” but others do this. Its just irking me, nothing personal.


Can you point to the rules, I better get reading those…

There are posts / article reviews from CNET on Soundcore Collective (I think I saw one today) how does that work out?

@Loz Can you please guide on what needs to be done. Also if we can upload reviews from our social media and personal blogs.

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Took me a little to find it too

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Believe you were referring to the Review in Profile section.
It is my review, not more than 3 days old, first posted on Soundcore Community for Review to cater to

After the above fact, Linked my Personal Blog to Anker community - no Cross linking to Soundcore community.

Whatever I followed looks within the rules ( May be I am missing something here) Not trying to justify anything here…

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loved the photo’s and great review!

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Thank you @Macblank @element321 :pray:

Thank you @OliviaGeorge :+1:

Glad you liked it :blush:

Had completely forgotten to thank the members who liked this review, your message reminded me !

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I think everyone liked the review, it was more a misunderstanding of the rules on multiple peoples parts :wink:


Thank you @TechMan

looks like I got burnt on this review for everyone’s misunderstanding :joy::rofl: … some comments were very demotivating… :roll_eyes:

End of the day, if reviews are posted anywhere… Anker or Soundcore… It benefits Soundcore!

Bottomline is Soundcore brand awareness… Whichever ways it comes.

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I honestly don’t see a problem sharing the review on both places. Until Anker splits Soundcore completely (I don’t think they will) then its ok to share the review in both places. Maybe rework the content, share different images, mention/link that the review to the Anker community. Not everyone on here is part of both community or spend a lot of time on each. I generally check Anker once or twice a day but I check here 3 or 4 times a day (I may not always communicate on here). Until @Loz or another Soundcore rep says we can’t share it both places.

When I share my reviews, I will post them on Anker if required, share them here. Both are summary reviews with links to full reviews to my website. In future, I will mention if I shared them to both communities.

Also keep in mind, if you see a review posted in both places and like it, then don’t open it and read something else. There’s no need to point it out or flag it (until its a rule that we can’t).


Great points there @element321 :ok_hand:

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