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Altec Lansing InMotion IM4 review

A compact, foldaway speaker system that offers good-quality sound, but without any great ability to go to loud volumes Tested at £70.00

Our Verdict

Compact with good sound, but not a party pumper

For

  • Impressive sound delivery for a small unit
  • looks great

Against

  • Doesn’t go particularly loud

What Hi-Fi? Verdict

Compact with good sound, but not a party pumper

Pros

  • + Impressive sound delivery for a small unit
  • + looks great

Cons

  • - Doesn’t go particularly loud

This is a more compact system than most, but it's very capable. The speakers fold away for neat storage, but the sonic presentation is anything but slimline.

Detail, bass definition, expressive midrange, and sweet treble are all there, and with an iPod sat on top of the kit, it looks good, too. It won't blast your barbecue with sound, but it will provide ample, good quality sonics for smaller picnics and the like.

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