You can use portable speakers in many ways nowadays given their flexible nature, be it professionally or for personal use. We say this because portable speakers, especially Bluetooth ones, can be perfect for replacing or upgrading traditional speakers without causing too much of a drain on your finances. Technology-wise, it should be said that modern portable speakers are just as good as their wired counterparts if not better.
You do, however, need to pay close attention to what the market has to offer at the moment of your purchase because the technology gets better on a monthly basis. To give you a better idea of what the market has in store, we put together a list of the ten best portable speakers money can buy.
Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers 2017
10AYL Portable Mini Capsule Speaker System
This plug and play portable speaker system is one of the smallest out there, yet as powerful and reliable as they come. It is engineered to deliver exceptional sound clarity at a surprisingly loud volume thanks to a built-in amplifier capable of a 3-watt output audio of the highest fidelity. It also comes with a high-capacity rechargeable Lithium battery for up to 10 hours of continuous playback time, which is definitely something to look for when buying a portable speaker system.
9Portable Outdoor and Shower Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker
With this particular sound system, you get not only a reliable speaker system that can be reached from up to 33 feet away. You also get a portable speaker system that is 100% waterproof and guaranteed to withstand even the harshest weather conditions. At the same time, it benefits from a universal compatibility feature that enables it to recognize virtually any device you might want to use it with.
8ZENBRE Z3 Bluetooth Speakers
Equipped with a built-in rechargeable lithium battery for up to 15 hours of playtime, this portable speaker system will last you a lot longer than most speakers out there. Not only that but it also benefits from an elegant design that boasts a classic simplicity merged with a futuristic outlook, a sleek design that will fit nicely into any modern household. Furthermore, this sound system will connect to any computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone you might own.
7EasyAcc Mini Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Thanks to its compact design, this particular speaker will fit almost anywhere inside the house. Due to its plug & play nature, it also doesn’t require too much effort on your part when setting it up, as it is guaranteed to work with virtually any device. At the same time, it benefits from a cylindrical microphone design that can reduce background noise during voice calls, a feature most such speakers do not possess.
6DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Portable Speaker
As a result of its capacitive touch controls, the DOSS Touch portable speaker makes it easy for you to control its many features with the tip of your fingers. It is also a wireless portable Bluetooth speaker by design, meaning that it will connect to almost any device you may have as long as it has Bluetooth capabilities. Just as you would expect, this seemingly larger speaker is capable of much superior sound quality output than its smaller counterparts.
5JBL Flip 2 Portable Wireless Speaker
This high-end portable speaker has built-in Bluetooth streaming capabilities and a guaranteed 5-hour battery life. Needless to say, these are the type of features one should expect from a wireless speaker in this day and age, which may explain the device’s popularity in the first place. Furthermore, this speaker comes with an incorporated microphone, a rechargeable battery, a SoundClear echo/noise cancellation technology, and an Aux Connection that will connect to virtually any device.
4Anker SoundCore Bluetooth Speaker
It is a superior quality that makes this particular speaker stand out, a quality unmatched by many portable speakers out there. It also has an impressively long battery life that is guaranteed to last you up to 24 hours on a single charge. At the same time, the device benefits from Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, which makes it compatible with almost any Bluetooth-capable device out there.
3SoundBot SB571 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
Thanks to its high-quality output clarity, this portable speaker stands out as perhaps the best in this price range. We say this because it has a crystal-clear bass output of 6W + 6W HD via 40mm premium drivers for both active outdoor and indoor use. Not only that but it also has a built-in 3.5mm audio line, a 1,000mAh rechargeable battery, Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity, and a fashionable design to top it all off.
2DKnight MagicBox II Bluetooth 4.0 Portable Wireless speaker
This impressive portable speaker stands out as being one of the loudest out there yet one capable of delivering crystal-clear sound output at the same time. As you would expect from such a high-end device, it does come with Bluetooth 4.0 technology, which makes it compatible with almost any device out there. At the same time, this speaker uses a built-in 2.000mAh rechargeable battery that will guarantee up to 10 hours of playtime on a single charge.
1Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
There is perhaps no better portable speaker than the OontZ Angle 3 from Cambridge SoundWorks, a device that impresses not only through its technical capabilities but also through its sleek, compact design. It is designed to deliver a sound quality of the highest standard while being ultra portable and easy to install. It is also designed to connect you any Bluetooth-ready device in just a matter of seconds. Combine this with the fact that it is water resistant up to an IPX5 standard and you have yourself one of the best portable speakers money can buy.