Not only does this fully waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker (IPX7) have improved battery life and better sound than the Clip 2, it’s more durable, according to JBL, thanks to the integrated carabiner framing the entire perimeter of the speaker, acting as a bumper.
It delivers big loud sound for its relatively small size and links with other speakers in Bose’s Wi-Fi Home speaker line to create a multiroom audio system.
The Sonos Move is the company’s first portable indoor-outdoor Bluetooth speaker, complete with a built-in rechargeable battery that’s good for 900 charges or roughly three years and is replaceable.
The speaker can do just that — Ultimate Ears says it’s three times as loud and has six-and-a-half times the bass of Megaboom 3 — and has no trouble filling a fairly large room with sound. Read the CNET first take.
We took into consideration battery life, sound quality and more so if you’re in the market for great sound that you can take on the go, narrow down your choices with a look at our current contenders for the best Bluetooth speaker.
Bose’s new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth portable speaker is more compact and easier to carry around than the Sonos Move and costs a little less.
There’s a lot of variety — perhaps too much variety — to choose from in today’s Bluetooth wireless speaker market, including pocket-size micro models, compact mini versions and heftier models that put out some powerful sound.
It also has 30% better battery life — lasting up to 13 hours at moderate volume levels, according to Ultimate Ears — and you can link two together to create a stereo sound pairing by pressing a button on each speaker.
We liked Ultimate Ears’ original Wonderboom Bluetooth speaker, which sounded good for its compact size and was also waterproof.
Portable Bluetooth speakers continue to improve, with better sound and battery life.
Ultimate Ears reps told me the Hyperboom was created after the company got feedback from its customers looking for a bigger speaker that could play loud enough and have deep enough bass to power a party.
With so many speaker options, we set out to discover which portable Bluetooth speakers are the best of the best.
It has a long-lasting rechargeable lithium-ion battery and superior audio quality for a Bluetooth speaker.
It has a built-in rechargeable li-ion battery and is one of the best wireless Bluetooth speakers for its tiny size. It sells for $60.
Fully waterproof, it costs about $22 less than the JBL Flip 5 and produces bigger sound and has up to 20 hours of battery life to play music and more.
Besides sounding decent for streaming your favorite music and more, it’s also a fully waterproof Bluetooth speaker.
The best Bluetooth wireless speaker to buy for 2020 https://t.co/QJ8zjG0Cgr— CNET News (@CNETNews) September 2, 2020