The Tech Tribune staff has compiled the very best portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy right now. In doing our research, we considered several factors including but not limited to:
- Proven track record of user satisfaction
- Market penetration
- Not discontinued by manufacturer
- HIGH QUALITY CRYSTAL CLEAR SOUND: Distinct mids and highs from our two precision acoustic drivers; delivers excellent stereo sound and enhanced bass from our proprietary passive bass radiator design
- LOUDER VOLUME & MORE BASS: Distortion-free at maximum volume; room filling sound, perfect for home, dorm room, kitchen, bathroom, car, parties; streams music or internet radio services such as Pandora and Spotify from your smartphone, iPhone, or audio device
- WATER RESISTANT IPX5: Splashproof, rainproof, dustproof, sandproof; outdoor shower speaker, perfect for the beach, poolside, car, boat, & golf cart; IPX5 rating speaker can resist gentle water spray & splash but cannot be partially or fully submerged
- STYLISH & PORTABLE: Under 10 ounces; 5 inches long; 2.8 inches tall; high-capacity rechargeable 2200 mAh battery for up to 12 hours of playtime at 2/3 volume on a full charge; designed to be comfortable to carry with no square edges (much better for travel & hiking); super-light and easy to fit in your bag or backpack
- CONNECT OVER BLUETOOTH IN SECONDS TO: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, smartphones, tablets, laptops, computers, and Chromebooks. To play from TVs and non-Bluetooth devices, use the included 3.5mm audio cable connected through the AUX-IN jack; Built-in mic for hands-free speakerphone calls from smartphones and iPhones; includes micro-USB charging cable and 3.5mm audio cable; official OontZ Angle 3 carry-case available sold separately on Amazon
- Clear, full-range sound you might not expect from a compact speaker
- Voice prompts make pairing your devices easier than ever
- Up to 8 hours of music from rechargeable lithium-ion battery
- Wireless connection to your smartphone, tablet, or other Bluetooth-enabled device
3. Amazon Tap
- Just tap and ask for music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn. Enable hands-free mode to control music and more from a distance.
- Uses the Alexa Voice Service when connected to Wi-Fi or a mobile hotspot to play music, read the news, provide weather reports, and even order a pizza
- Provides up to 9 hours of continuous playback (up to 8 hours when in hands-free mode); charging cradle included
- Streams all your music via Bluetooth from your phone or tablet
- Delivers crisp sound powered by Dolby, with dual stereo speakers that provide 360º omni-directional audio
- Always getting smarter and adding new features and skills
4. JAM Classic
- Incredible sound quality in a small footprint
- Connects wirelessly up to 30 feet away
- Works with all Bluetooth-enabled devices: smart phones, tablets, and more
- Rechargeable for up to 4 hours of wireless play
- Experience your tunes in high definition and surprising fullness realized through a 4W, 2 inch driver and bass port, outclassing other similar-sized portable speakers.
- Unrivaled 15 to 20-hour playtime powered by a built-in rechargeable 2100mAh Li-ion battery.
- Automatically connect to the last-connected device when turned on – enables one-step music streaming. Compatible with all Bluetooth-enabled devices (2.1 and over). 3.5mm audio port for non-Bluetooth devices.
- Outstanding connection range of up to 33 feet. Built-in microphone with a 2-foot pickup range allows the speaker to double as a speaker phone.
- Package contents: Anker A7908 portable Bluetooth speaker, micro-USB cable, 3.5mm audio cable, travel pouch, instruction manual. 18-month warranty and free lifetime technical support.