Apple's Discontinued Beats Pill+ Speaker Returning With Limited-Edition Model

While the Beats Pill+ was discontinued a few months ago, the portable Bluetooth speaker is making a comeback with a new limited-edition model.

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Beats has collaborated with fashion brand Stüssy on a limited-edition Beats Pill+ speaker featuring a skull-and-bones design and the Stüssy logo. An engraved message on the top of the speaker says "the only good system is a sound system."

The limited-edition model appears to have the same overall design as the original Beats Pill+ released in 2015, based on images shared on Stüssy's website.

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The speaker will be available worldwide on Stüssy's website for a limited time starting Friday, March 4 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. Pricing is set at $185 in the United States, $255 in Canada, £185 in the United Kingdom, €205 in the Netherlands, ₩230,000 in Korea, and ¥21,500 in Japan, according to an emailed announcement from Beats.

Top Rated Comments

kyjaotkb Avatar
26 months ago
poor timing for a death-inspired design...
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
aParkerMusic Avatar
26 months ago

poor timing for a death-inspired design...
Absurd criticism.

Terrible things happen all the time. But we’re not supposed to release a product because Ukraine was invaded?

If we didn’t do ANYTHING any time some terrible thing happened….we wouldn’t do anything. What is your criteria for allowing products to be released? What a weak attempt at looking virtuous.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheDailyApple Avatar
26 months ago
Oh, a representation of mangled skeletal systems. I always wonder if similar designs based on the muscular, digestive, or circulatory systems would sell.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Edgecrusherr Avatar
26 months ago
Great idea, let’s spent $180 on a discontinued project.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
satchmo Avatar
26 months ago

There's a war raging in Europe, hundreds of civilians are dead, and six days in Apple releases a product featuring a death motif.
Thousands of people have been killed in ongoing wars in Africa. But I guess it was okay for Apple to release new MacBook Pros.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Darth Tulhu Avatar
26 months ago
Love the design. I've always liked the whole skull and crossbones look.

Don't see the issue here (regarding the aesthetics of the device), given its subjectivity.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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