Jacob Osborn
14 Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers to Bring the Noise | Man of Many
The one, the only: UE Boom 3. Touted as one of the best portable Bluetooth speakers ever, it delivers high performance for impressively long stretches of time. Meanwhile, that cylindrical architecture is waterproof, drop-proof, and military-grade. Connect it to other wireless speakers like the Boom or Megaboom to get the party really going.
1. UE Boom 3
When it comes to superior design and reliable audio, Bose is often the brand to beat. It’s then no surprise that this versatile smart home speaker is one of the best in the game. Serving up 360 degrees of deep bass and clear sound, it integrates with a host of peripheral platforms, including Alexa, Google Assistant, Spotify, and more.
2. Bose Portable Home Speaker
According to some experts, Sonos Move is currently the best home Bluetooth speaker money can buy. It projects formidable sound from its sleek and robust body. Use Bluetooth or AirPlay 2 when outdoors and your WiFi connection inside. Set up takes mere minutes and various functions are just a voice command away.
3. Sonos Move
Streamlined, sturdy, and affordable, JBL’s portable Bluetooth speaker connects with up to 2 mobile devices at a time. Its Lithium-Ion battery charges in 4 hours and then runs for up to 20 hours. Take those already solid sonics to the next level by bringing in other JBL connect+ enabled speakers, of which there are over 100.
4. JBL Charge 4
No list of the best Bluetooth speakers is complete without at least two UE entries, if not more. That brings us to the Wonderboom 2, which generates big surprises out of its adorable little body. Palpably portable, it features a new outdoor boost button to crank up the loudness and clarity alike. As with all the best UE models, this one is waterproof and dustproof. It even floats!
5. UE Wonderboom 2
Bring in this wireless speaker for effortless portability, long-lasting performance, colourful lighting, and a blast of extra bass. Google Assistant is ready to go and so too is Bluetooth connectivity. It’s also quite affordable.
6. Sony SRS-XB501G
Denmark’s Bang & Olufsen always brings a signature touch and this Bluetooth speaker is no exception. Resistant to dust and splashes, it cranks up to 24 hours of pristine sound out of its dome-like aluminium body. Choose between a variety of colours and prepare to party in true style.
7. Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1 (2nd Gen)
When only the biggest and loudest Bluetooth speaker will suffice, accept nothing less than the UE Hyperboom. Supermassive, super smart, and super dynamic, it uses adaptive EQ technology to read the room and respond accordingly. Expect the most intense levels of party-pumping sound. Boom!
8. UE Hyperboom
This slightly older model comes from Bose and that means you get 360-degree audio, amongst other things. Lightweight, sleek, and balanced, it carries with ease and delivers richly detailed sonics.
9. Bose SoundLink Revolve+ II
For those on a budget, here’s the best Bluetooth bang for your buck. Powerful and portable, the Anker Soundcore Flare touts an IPX7 waterproof rating and the ability to sync with over 100 Flare 2 speakers. Set the mood by taking advantage of 6 built-in lighting modes.
10. Anker Soundcore Flare
Taking an iconic shape, this wireless speaker covers all the basics in superior style. It utilises Blumlein stereo sound and three class D amplifiers to blast multi-directional music indoors and out. A handy carry strap dives home the portable vibe.
11. Marshall Stockwell II
Built like a lightweight brick, this ultra-durable wireless speaker matches its robust construction with expansive sound. Dustproof and waterproof, it delivers a respectable Bluetooth range of 100 ft.
12. Denon Envaya
Compact in size but big on sound and durability, the Bose SoundLink Mini II continues to stay the course after five years of success. It weighs about a pound and a half, lasts for up to 10 hours on a single wireless charge, and costs less than most counterparts. Sometimes, that’s exactly what you need.
13. Bose SoundLink Mini II
Don’t be fooled by the ridiculously affordable price tag, as the Tribit MaxSound Plus punches well above its proverbial weight class. Equipped with advanced amplifier modules and audio processing tech, it produces articulate sound. Throw in an IPX7 waterproof rating, 20-hour playtime, and wireless range of 100 feet, and you start to wonder why you’d bother with costlier alternatives.
14. Tribit MaxSound Plus
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