Bluetooth speakers are digital speakers that rely on bluetooth technology to receive sound from other devices for playback. Typically, they are designed with built-in amplifiers that magnifies digital sound signals upon transmission from your smart device without the need for cable attachments. There are numerous kinds of Bluetooth speakers on the market and they are all rated differently depending on their portability, overall design, and most important of all, audio performance. The top rated bluetooth speakers on the market have an amazing balance of these defining qualities and set a high benchmark for performance, whether they are meant for indoor or outdoor use.
Here are the top 10 portable Bluetooth speakers you should consider.
- The DKnight Magicbox Bluetooth Speaker
Versatility, amazing sound quality and solid material construction are what make this one of the top rated Bluetooth speakers. The Magicbox relies on new Bluetooth v3.0 technology for wireless music streaming and delivers sound through two powerful 40mm 6 watt acoustic drivers that deliver s stellar audio spectrum. It features separate volume controls, a HD speaker for the phone, a micro USB plug and a gold plated audio jack. An in-built microphone facilitates hands free phone calling.
It is quite compact with a soft rubber design and is powered with built-in 1000 mAH rechargeable battery that allows for up to 10 hours of playtime. The sound is crisp and loud.
- The OontZ Angle 3 Bluetooth Speaker
The Angle 3 delivers crystal clear sound with distinct mids and highs from 2 precision acoustic drivers delivering 10 watts of excellent enhanced bass and excellent stereo. It is designed with a passive bass radiator located at the bottom of the unit. The result: louder volume and more bass which remarkably free from distortion at high volumes, and delivers room filling sound perfect for both indoor and outdoor uses. A built in mic facilitates hands free calling with iPhones and smartphones and you can easily connect this device with an iPad, iPod, iPhone, Kindle and Tablet devices.
The Angle 3 is designed to be water resistant up to IPX5, which means it is rainproof, splash proof, and proof and sand proof, making it perfect for beach, poolside and boat uses. At 7 hours, battery life is a little below average, but it is mainly due to the inclusion of a separate bass subwoofer. Overall, the Angle 3 offers one of the best ways to get great sound in a small package that weighs just above 9 ounces.
- The Beats Pill 2.0 Bluetooth Speakers
The Beats Pill 2.0 is powered by 4 premium drivers that produce crisp clear sound with clear highs and mids, but with an emphasis on lows and the bass impact. The unit is lightweight, small, and compact enough to fit your hand so you can enjoy hours of quality music without being tied down. The speaker has the NFC tap to pair feature which is very cool if you are using the new high end androids, and the Bluetooth connectivity allows you to take call with Bluetooth conferencing. You can control volume using your synced device, but the Beats Pill 2.0 is also designed with physical volume buttons for this function.
The battery can last 10 hours so you can enjoy your music at top volume without worrying about interruptions. Overall, you can expect the same sound quality as the same compact, high quality built quality of the Beats Pill 2.0.
- The Jawbone Mini Jambox
Few speakers can beat the Jambox’s combination of size, build quality and breadth of sound. The speaker is powered by one driver that produces clear, undistorted sound and allows you to connect two of them to get twice the sound by activating the multi-play function.
The controls are pretty standard – there are the value control buttons in the top as well as power and side paring buttons. The Mini Jambox is also designed with a micro-USB charging port, a microphone and an audio-out for wired use. The Bluetooth speaker has a remarkable 10-hour battery life and is as small as an iPhone so you can fit it in your pocket and enjoy music on the go.
- The Infinity One Portable Bluetooth Speaker
These are high quality Bluetooth 4.0 speakers that provide no distortion at high volumes and easily outperform mist contended the drivers are designed to give the overall sound an “ambience” feel, making the small Infinity One sound a little more open and spacious than comparable speakers. This is thanks to an array of 4 1.75 inch active speakers tuned with 2 custom passive bass drivers.
The Infinite One is equipped with NFC technology and pairs to all manner of Bluetooth devices, and remembers previous connected ones to reconnect automatically. The high performance rechargeable battery provides a whopping ten-hour playtime and can even be used to charge another device. The design is quite sturdy with the ceramic coated aluminum chassis that makes it look really sleek and classy. Overall, it is one of the outstanding Bluetooth speaker of 2016