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Morel’s BIGGIE Portable Speaker Offers A Big Punch in Chic Colors

At $299, the Morel BIGGIE is a small but mighty 60-watt portable Bluetooth speaker that is only 7-inches tall and wide.

Morel Biggie portable Bluetooth Speaker Ruby Red Music Listening Lifestyle

Morel does not get a lot of coverage from the high-end audio press and that has always felt rather weird. Not only has the Israeli manufacturer of high-end loudspeakers and drivers been a fixture in the consumer A/V and car audio segments for decades, it has consistently made excellent drivers and tweeters for its own products and as an OEM supplier to other high-end brands. Its new BIGGIE wireless speakers promise the Morel house sound in rather chic colors.

Morel Biggie
Morel Biggie (without grilles)

BIGGIE Core Features 

Built on the foundation of Morel’s previously released Högtalare wireless home speaker ($398 at Amazon), the BIGGIE portable speaker ($299) incorporates the following features.

  • Precision Handcrafted Drivers: The heart of the BIGGIE is its speaker drivers. This includes a 4-inch custom-made woofer and a Morel 25mm soft dome tweeter. This is in combination with a front-mounted port. This 2-way bass reflex speaker system is designed to provide accurate bass and clear high frequencies. 
  • Bluetooth 5.3 with BLE: This allows users to wireless stream content from compatible smartphones, tablets, etc… to the BIGGIE. There is wireless freedom with a range of up to 50 meters, perfect for indoor/outdoor events and home use. 
  • TWS Pairing and Multi-Speaker Connection: The BIGGIE also provides TWS pairing to enable stereo sound. Pair two BIGGIE speakers wirelessly for a stereo soundstage (APP release in 2024), enhancing your listening experience.
  • Chic and Modern Design: Complementing any home décor, nine color options add a touch of personality, while the leather-like handle enhances portability.
  • Advanced DSP: Advanced DSP technology optimizes sound quality further. It optimizes sound quality, ensuring a well-balanced, natural sound without distortion or coloration.

 Morel BIGGIE and Högtalare Comparison

Morel Biggie vs. Hogtalare portable Bluetooth Speakers
NOT TO SCALE — Morel Biggie (left, 7″ tall) vs. Högtalare (right, 12.9″ tall).
BIGGIEHögtalare
MSRP$299$399
Use TypePortableStationary (table or wall mount)
Amplifier TypeClass DCustom-made 3-channel amplifier (1 x woofer, 2 x tweeter)
Power Output45W woofer + 15W tweeter
(60 watts total)
2 x 50 watts
(100 watts total)
Maximum Loudness (SPL)95 dB @ 1 mN/A
Frequency Range40Hz – 20kHz36Hz – 30kHz
Drive Units1 × 100mm (4-inch) Woofer
1 × 25mm (1-inch) Tweeter
1 x 152.4mm (6-inch) double magnet woofer
2 × 25mm (1-inch) Tweeters
Ports1 Front2 Front
Battery TypeBuilt-in, rechargeable Li-ion battery (28 Wh 11.1V 2600mAh)None – AC Power Only
Play TimeUp to 20 hours at normal volume levels (50% volume level)Not Applicable
Charging TimeFast charging with 2 hours full recharge
20 min charge will give about 4 battery hours
Not Applicable
Power Requirements (when used with AC)Dual Voltage 100-240V, 50/60HzDual Voltage 100-240V, 50/60Hz
Power InputUSB-CUSB-A + AC
Wireless ConnectivityBluetooth 5.3 BLE, Auracast-readyBluetooth 4.2 with AptX
WiFi Ready via optional WiFi Adapter
Bluetooth RangeUp to 50m (165 feet)Up to 50m (165 feet)
Wired ConnectivityAUX input 3.5mmAUX input 3.5mm
Control PanelPower
Volume up/down
BT pairing
TWS mode
Power
Volume up/down
BT pairing
Input Select
Dimensions (WxHxD)18 × 18 × 11.5cm 
7 × 7 × 4.5 inches
33 × 33 × 17mm
12.9 × 12.9 × 6.69 inches
Weight2.6 kg 
5.7 lbs
7.31 kg
16.12 lbs
ColorsGolden Yellow
Oak Wood
Denim Sky
Midnight Blue
Olive Green
Aqua Frost
Minimal White
Ruby Red
Cosmic Black
Red Statement
Blue Blend
White Minimal
Black Out
Morel Biggie Aqua No Grille Top
Morel Biggie

Initial Impressions

The portable bluetooth speaker market is very crowded and the BIGGIE will have to be very good to stand out in the segment. Morel designs and manufactures its own drivers and tweeters in-house and has considerable expertise integrating drivers into smaller enclosures and maximizing their sonic output.

If the BIGGIE delivers the house sound and proves to be a reliable performer — this could be a very interesting option in the portable category.

Morel Biggie Aqua Frost on Table with grille
Morel Biggie

Price & Availability

The BIGGIE is priced at $299 and is available through Morelhifi.com.

The Högtalare is available for $398 at Amazon.

Morel Biggie Colors
BIGGIE Colors

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