Chances are that you are looking for a portable wireless speaker to bring along with you on your next outdoor adventure trip OR you just need one for convenience sake/ during your music and singing rehearsals sessions, dance classes and anything else that requires a playable audio device, but just don’t know which Bluetooth speaker you should go for.

Top 10 Bluetooth Speaker

Bestseller No. 1
OontZ Angle 3 (3rd Gen) - Bluetooth Portable Speaker, Louder Volume, Crystal Clear Stereo Sound,...
33545 Reviews
OontZ Angle 3 (3rd Gen) - Bluetooth Portable Speaker, Louder Volume, Crystal Clear Stereo Sound,...
  • HIGHER QUALITY CRYSTAL CLEAR STEREO SOUND - The OontZ Angle 3 (3rd Gen) is Designed and Engineered by...
  • LOUDER VOLUME - Surprisingly loud, the Volume Booster 10+ watt power AMP pumps out more volume and plays your...
Bestseller No. 2
Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker with Loud Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, 24-Hour Playtime, 66 ft...
14367 Reviews
Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker with Loud Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, 24-Hour Playtime, 66 ft...
  • ASTONISHING SOUND: Breathtaking stereo sound with deep bass is delivered with exceptional clarity and zero...
  • 24H WORRY-FREE BATTERY LIFE: Anker's exclusive, long-life battery technology provides 24 hours of sublime...
Bestseller No. 3
OontZ Angle 3 Ultra : Portable Bluetooth Speaker 14-Watts Deliver Bigger Bass and Hi-Quality Sound,...
3489 Reviews
OontZ Angle 3 Ultra : Portable Bluetooth Speaker 14-Watts Deliver Bigger Bass and Hi-Quality Sound,...
  • SUPERIOR SOUND QUALITY WITH RICH FULL BASS - Our digital audio processor pumps up the bass and enhances the...
  • 100 - FOOT BLUETOOTH RANGE - Play up to 100 feet away from your device; our advanced antenna design with...
Bestseller No. 4
DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Portable Speaker with HD Sound and Bass, 12H Playtime, Built-in...
10076 Reviews
DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Portable Speaker with HD Sound and Bass, 12H Playtime, Built-in...
  • Capacitive Touch Control: DOSS touch portable speaker makes it easy to control the mood and energy of any...
  • Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker: Enjoy a high definition stereo sound with an impressive volume whether...
Bestseller No. 5
JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
2567 Reviews
JBL Charge 3 JBLCHARGE3BLKAM Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker (Black)
  • Bluetooth - Wirelessly connect up to 3 smartphones or tablets to the speaker and take turns playing powerful...
  • Battery type : Lithium-ion Polymer (22.2Wh)2) 20 hours of playtime(varies by volume level and content)
Bestseller No. 6
AOMAIS Sport II Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers Waterproof IPX7, 15H Playtime, 20W Bass Sound,...
5471 Reviews
AOMAIS Sport II Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers Waterproof IPX7, 15H Playtime, 20W Bass Sound,...
  • Waterproof IPX7: AOMAIS Sport II has designed and provided fully waterproof of highest protection degree of...
  • 20W powerful sound, stereo pairing function: crystal clear balanced bass, connect two AOMAIS Sport II...
Bestseller No. 7
Vtin Q1 Shower Bluetooth Speaker, Waterproof Speaker with 8W Louder HD Sound,10H Playtime Portable...
475 Reviews
Vtin Q1 Shower Bluetooth Speaker, Waterproof Speaker with 8W Louder HD Sound,10H Playtime Portable...
  • ADVANCED HD SOUND: 8W high-performance driver delivers a crystal-clear stereo sound with rich bass, Vtin...
  • EXTENDED 10H PLAYTIME: Built-in li-ion 1000mAh rechargeable battery guarantees up to 10 hours playtime in 70%...
Bestseller No. 8
Tribit XSound Go Bluetooth Speakers - 12W Portable Speaker Loud Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, IPX7...
2238 Reviews
Tribit XSound Go Bluetooth Speakers - 12W Portable Speaker Loud Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, IPX7...
  • KILLER AUDIO: With crystal highs, crisp mids and rich bass, XSound Go creates an immersive listening...
  • EXTREME WATERPROOFING: Pool parties? Definitely. Lounging on the beach? Absolutely. Singing in the shower? You...
Bestseller No. 9
[LED Touch Design] Bluetooth Speaker, XLEADER Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers with HD Sound/...
2875 Reviews
[LED Touch Design] Bluetooth Speaker, XLEADER Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers with HD Sound/...
  • [★NEW Accessories★ : XLeader Brand Travel Pouch,From 20th Mar 2019]★Excellent Design in 2018: It...
  • ★Full, High-Def Sound with a small body: Super compact design ,40mm 3 W driver, with subwoofer resonator,...
Bestseller No. 10
Bose soundlink Mini II Limited Edition Bluetooth Speaker
462 Reviews
Bose soundlink Mini II Limited Edition Bluetooth Speaker
  • Voice prompts for easy Bluetooth pairing
  • Up to 10-hour battery life per charge

Cut the Cord

Wireless speakers are everywhere these days. Big, small, portable, expensive, cheap, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi… the sheer amount of choice can seem overwhelming. But our top picks are sure to have at least one speaker that’s right for you. Before anything else, though, you need to decide how you want to go wireless.

Bluetooth or Wi-Fi?

Bluetooth is the most common wireless music streaming standard, but it isn’t the only one. Bluetooth is a point-to-point wireless system, pairing a transmitter (your phone or computer) with a receiver (your speaker) to play music. It’s very direct and easy to set up and can stream pretty high-quality music thanks to technological advancements that have greatly improved audio fidelity over what it was a few years ago. Bluetooth generally doesn’t have any multi-room tricks in itself, though some speakers can set up stereo pairs with the help of an app, while others can create a wireless mesh among multiple speakers for multi-room audio. It isn’t quite as high-fidelity or as powerful as Wi-Fi multi-room audio, however.

What Kind of Speaker?

Besides the type of wireless connection, you need to think about what style of speaker you want. Smaller, battery-powered speakers (usually Bluetooth) are useful because you can take them anywhere, but they don’t get particularly loud. Larger speakers generally offer fuller sound and richer bass, but they can be more expensive and are often not portable.

Besides single speakers, you can also find stereo pairs designed for desktop computers and home theater speaker systems like soundbars, round plates, and home-theaters-in-a-box. These speakers are obviously not portable at all, but if you want a centerpiece sound system for your living room or office they’re likely your best choice.

Portability

For a speaker to be portable, it needs to both be small and light enough to easily carry around, and be equipped with a battery so it can run without being plugged in. Of course, “small” and “light” are relative; tiny speakers with carabiners let you clip them to your backpack and take them on hikes, while much bigger and heavier speakers might be intended only to be taken from room to room in your home.

Bluetooth speakers are usually portable, but they don’t have to be. If a Bluetooth speaker is too big to easily carry around or doesn’t have a battery, it won’t be portable.

Durability

Not all portable speakers are built to be carried around outdoors, or used by the pool. Rugged speakers can handle splashes, dunks, drops, and gunk and keep running. If you try that with the non-rugged speakers on this list, however, you’ll find yourself with a brick instead of an audio device. Look for speakers with IPX ratings and guarantees of water and shock resistance if you want to carry them around to the beach, the lake, the slopes, or the sewers. Our guide to IP ratings explains what those numbers mean, so you can know whether your speaker can handle getting dunked in the pool, or if it simply will stay intact in a light drizzle.

Audio Quality

Unless portability is at the top of your priority list, sound quality is paramount. Plenty of speakers don’t offer much in the way of features but produce top-notch audio. Big bass isn’t for everyone, but unless your speaker is downright tiny, it should be able to reproduce low frequencies accurately without distorting at high volumes. Clarity is more important than sheer power, and a balanced, clean sound should be your goal when shopping for a speaker. If you want a sound system that can drive a whole party instead of just fill a small room, keep the size of the speaker in mind; generally, the bigger a speaker is, the louder it can get while still sounding good.

Voice Assistants

Voice assistants let you simply tell your speaker what to play instead of looking through your smartphone. They were initially very limited, closed systems only available on first-party devices, like Alexa on the Amazon Echo and Google Assistant on the Google Home, but that’s steadily changing. More and more third-party speakers are integrating some form of voice assistant, either Google Assistant or Alexa.

Price

Speakers come in a wide range of prices. Don’t assume, however, that the most money always buys the best overall product. Generally speaking, higher-end models do sound better, but sometimes they lack the features you might expect for the price. The trick is to get the best sound, along with the features you want, at a price you can afford. And, of course, if you want to know about all of those things, you can read our reviews of each speaker.

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