The Beats Pill speaker has up to 12 hours of battery life to stay charged on the go. Get a quick charge in 3 hours with the Lightning cable and even charge your phone or external music device with extra power from your Beats Pill . The LED fuel gauge lets you know how much battery is left. Beats by Dr. Dre is a leading audio brand founded in 2006 by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine. Through its family of premium consumer headphones, earphones, and speakers, Beats has introduced an entirely new generation to the possibilities of premium sound entertainment.