There are so many Bluetooth speaker options to choose from and it can be hard to narrow down the best ones to meet your specific needs in this video we break down the top five best Bluetooth speakers on the market this year based on portability sound quality build quality and more we’ll be taking a look at products in every budget range so regardless of whether you’ve got a few bucks to spare and want the best value or are looking for the best of the best we’ll have an option for you .
the JBL Xtreme to our pick for the best rugged bluetooth speaker loud rugged and portable if that’s what you’re looking for in a Bluetooth speaker then the JBL extreme 2 is top in this arena it’s loud enough to host a party yet still portable enough to take on a trip to the beach the JBL extreme 2 is built like a tank and has a waterproof rating of ipx7 measuring 8 by 12 by 18 inches and weighing in just over 5 pounds this is one of the most rugged and durable Bluetooth speakers on the market the portability of this speaker is in the beauty of its clever design with two metal loops on top of the speaker and a detachable shoulder strap you can just sling it over your shoulder and it’s ready to go lining the top of the speakers where you’ll find all the buttons including playback controls and power while the ports are hidden underneath a waterproof flap on the back in sound the extreme 2 handles the lows nicely with just the right amount of emphasis while the thumping bass kicks through without getting in the way of the vocals and can be plainly felt the extreme 2 has bluetooth 4.2 connectivity with a range of 30 feet however it does not have codec compatibility so you might experience a slight delay if you’re using this as a speaker for your YouTube videos or movie viewing on the plus side JBL connect plus lets you connect the speaker to up to a hundred other JBL speakers but for average use one extreme 2 speaker rocks plenty loud enough still it’s nice to know that option is there if you need it the extreme to gives 15 hours of continuous playback so you can enjoy a full day of music on a single battery charge if you want a rugged portable bluetooth speaker that’s loud sounds good and will last you a full day of music playback then the extreme 2 is hard to beat and nails most important aspects required in a tough Bluetooth speaker .
2.NS sound boom mini
the NS sound boom mini our pick for the best budget Bluetooth speaker the NS sound boom mini proves that good things do come in small packages if you are in the market for a compact bluetooth speaker that won’t break the bank then the sound boom mini may just be up your alley this is a relatively new offering from northern solutions and with a price tag under $50 it is fast becoming one of the best budget Bluetooth speakers in its class this little 2.75 inch cube speaker sports a silicone outer casing that not only gives it a nice feel but also helps to shock protect the speaker from accidental drops since it is smaller than a palm the sound boom mini fits easily into your bag or your pocket the simplistic and unobtrusive design makes the NS sound boom mini perfect on-the-go or as a home edition small compact and easy to use a drawback is its 5 hour battery life but that is understandable given the sound boom minis tiny size the ipx4 rating means the sound boom mini will survive small water jets from any direction so light rain won’t damage it but it can’t survive full submersion and water the dual channel passive bass driver pumps low end bass from either side allowing the sound boom mini to produce decent bass levels you can’t expect the strong and punchy bass or crisp clean highs found in the Sonos move or other high-end Bluetooth speakers but at a fraction of the price the sound from the sound boom mini is relatively well-balanced with only a small amount of distortion at high volume for a budget mini bluetooth speaker the anna sound boom mini performs remarkably well it’s small size keeps it extremely portable and the Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity makes for a more stable higher quality connection overall this is one little speaker that performs well above its price point if you’re looking for a cheap Bluetooth speaker that offers great value per dollar the newly released ms sound boom mini might be a perfect option for you.
the Sona smooth our choice for the best high-end Bluetooth speaker at four hundred dollars its pricey but for those looking for a top-of-the-line Bluetooth speaker the portable Sonos move justifies every penny with its smart connectivity and living room worthy sound standing nine and a half inches in six and a half pounds the Sonos move is portable but it’s not small the heavier weight is caused by the large driver magnets in place which is a fair trade-off for the excellent audio quality that’s delivered this speaker comes with an elegant docking base that functions like a little stand giving the move a home when it’s not mobile the move also works in a stereo pairing or as part of a sono system in
a multi room group allowing music to play in multiple locations without missing a beat if you move out of range of a Wi-Fi connection there’s Bluetooth to fall back on however features such as voice assistant and the Sonos app only function over a Wi-Fi network by far the single most standout feature of the move is the new Sonos true play tuning technology that enables the speaker to self calibrate by analyzing its own sound output against how the surroundings are affecting it the speaker will automatically rework the audio output to suit its current environment what also sets the Sonos move apart from other portable Bluetooth speakers is the sound the move gets surprisingly loud and is able to fill even the largest of rooms the mid-range driver offers forceful and space-filling low-end even when competing with the acoustics of a wide open space and there’s no drop-off in vocal clarity that can often occur with lesser portable speakers with its powerful driver and full access to the sono software ecosystem the move is really a full-blown Sonos home speaker which just so happens to be portable few portable speakers on the market have as rich a feature list as the Sonos move although the higher price tag is going to sting initially with the Sonos move offers in both features and sound makes this speaker well worth the investment for those who are looking for a top-of-the-line Bluetooth speaker if you’re interested in updated pricing on any of the items mentioned in this video be sure to check out the links below prices update on these products almost daily with sales and general price drops and tell us which product caught your eye in the comments below.
4.Ultimate Ears mega boom 3
the Ultimate Ears mega boom 3 our pick for the best overall Bluetooth speaker the 200 dollar Ultimate Ears mega boom 3 makes a strong case as the one to get striking an excellent balance of portability power and sound quality the 8.9 by 3.4 inch 2 pound mega boom 3 is a cylindrical shaped Bluetooth speaker with a durable weatherproof finish that feels indestructible yet still remains light enough to carry around in a backpack and can be held in your hand just like a water bottle a notable feature is the top button called the magic button that can play in pause songs with a single tap skip tracks with a double tap and with a long press instantly access your playlist the magic button can be programmed to launch playlists on Apple music or Deezer streaming services but it’s more useful for controlling playback the DJ mode lets you invite up to 2 other friends to help in controlling the mix this utilizes the speaker’s multi-point bluetooth pairing and it can all be controlled via the free mega boom app one minor caveat to mention is that there is no three-and-a-half millimeter or other port for a wired connection the 20 plus hours of music playback on the mega boom 3 is one of the best battery runtimes for a portable bluetooth speaker in this class unfortunately you still have to use the dated microUSB connector for charging the speaker but if you don’t want to deal with cables at all an optional $40 powerup wireless charging dock is available the 360 degree dispersion of sound is impressive easily filling up a room push it too hard and you’ll clearly hear its limits but otherwise the overall sound is satisfyingly solid with a nicely balanced space mid and treble tones the mega boom 3 is a relatively small waterproof speaker that can pump out enough sound to fill a patio features a portable rugged design that can handle the elements place for a long time on a single charge and compared with other UE speakers for stereo sound at its aggressive price point there really isn’t much to rival it making the Ultimate Ears mega boom 3 hands-down one of the best all-around Bluetooth speakers out there finally we have the Bose Soundlink micro our pick for the best micro portable Bluetooth speaker while the Soundlink micro may not be a bargain at just under $100 boses smallest and most affordable wireless speaker is arguably the best sounding pocket-sized bluetooth speaker that is able to play louder and produce richer quality bass sound that puts it a cut above competing models in size class at just over half a pound the Soundlink micro maybe a tad heavier than some others but still extremely portable thanks to its 3.8 inch small form factor and is durable enough to keep up with nearly every pace of your life the micro uses a semi elastic silicone strap that can loop around almost anything with a diameter of under two and a half inches not only is the Soundlink micro impervious to spills but it’s fully waterproof and can endure full submersion for up to thirty minutes .
its ipx7 rating singing in the shower has never been easier as far as the sound goes this little speaker has impressive base for its size it doesn’t offer the sound quality of Bose as larger more expensive bluetooth speakers but it delivers significantly more bass and volume than other pocketable speakers the Soundlink micro also has a built in microphone for speaker phone calls but there are noticeable latency issues where the audio may lag behind the video with a one-second delay the same goes for skipping tracks or using voice commands this isn’t a deal breaker but can be annoying at times the six hours of playback time is a bit short but on the flip side the Soundlink micro can simultaneously play
music while charging this isn’t ideal but it’s an acceptable compromise that helps to offset the shorter battery time if you’re after maximum portability the well-built and travel-friendly Bose Soundlink micro is arguably the best sounding Bluetooth speaker in its tiny size class making it a solid purchase that you cannot go wrong with alright guys subscribing we our best to keep you up to date with the best products on the market with us.