Gone are the days where speakers come in a wired, deskbound variety. With the emergence of portable speakers, you can bring them wherever you want regardless of indoors or outdoors. You are also free to play your favourite music wirelessly from your mobile devices using its integrated Bluetooth connection.
Excited? Here are several portable speakers that might suit your respective needs.
1. Anker Soundcore Mini
This budget-friendly portable speaker may be small in size but big on features. It supports Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity up to 66 feet of signal range. The speaker runs on a lithium-ion battery, which can last up to 15 hours of extended music playback! It even comes with a built-in FM radio, allowing you to switch different stations.
2. Bose SoundLink Revolve+
Enjoy an immersive 360-degree sound coverage with the Boss SoundLink Revolve+. It boasts a unique cylindrical design that helps spread out the sound evenly, delivering more distinctive clarity between the beat of the musical instruments and the voice of a singer or band.
The speaker also supports Bluetooth connectivity which allows you to pair up to eight mobile devices. You can even connect the speaker with two additional sources using either 3.5mm AUX or micro-B USB inputs.
3. Creative MUVO 2c
For a portable speaker within the SGD 100 price range, the Creative MUVO 2c is no slouch when comes to features. It carries an IP66 rating, meaning the speaker is both water and dust-resistant.
You don’t have to worry about the audio inputs either since it supports Bluetooth, USB and even a micro SD card, which has a slot located on the side of the speaker. And despite its compact size, the speaker is also included with a Sound Blaster control panel that allows you to adjust your preferred audio setting.
4. JBL Xtreme Portable Bluetooth Speaker
No party would be complete without some great music playing in the background. But great music alone isn’t enough because you need a speaker that gives you a deep, powerful bass quality.
You might want to check out the JBL Xtreme Portable Bluetooth Speaker, featuring two JBL bass radiators that produce amazing sound clarity loud enough for outdoor or indoor parties. Best of all, it boasts a long-lasting lithium-ion battery that is able to sustain up to 15 hours of playtime, making it more than enough for an all-night party session.
5. Cambridge Soundworks OontZ Angle 3
The Cambridge Soundworks OontZ Angle 3 is a versatile speaker made suitable for indoor or outdoor uses and even for your car. It supports Bluetooth connectivity, allowing you to play your favourite music wirelessly by pairing with your mobile device. Light in weight, it's also portable enough to place on the car dashboard easily.
Despite its compact size, the speaker is able to produce crisp sound quality using the combination of dual precision drivers and a passive bass radiator.
6. JBL Charge 3
Not every portable speaker is outdoor-friendly. But the JBL Charge 3 happens to prove otherwise, largely thanks to its IPX7 rating that is both resistant against water immersion of up 1 metre, minor rainfall and accidental spills. This also makes it ideal enough to be used at the beach.
The speaker has Bluetooth connectivity that able to pair up to 3 mobile devices, while its built-in lithium-ion battery is made to last for over 20 hours straight on a single charge - one of the more reasons why JBL Charge 3 is one of the highly-recommended portable outdoor speakers.
7. Dali Katch
The Scandinavia-based Dali is no stranger to producing high-quality speakers since 1983, with one of them being the Dali Katch product line. Winners of the prestigious What Hi-Fi? Awards for two consecutive years in 2016 and 2017, the speaker boasts a crystal-clear audio clarity that makes it suitable for jazz and classical music.
Not to mention it has a Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity that supports aptX technology, offering you lossless audio as close as a CD-like quality. The speaker runs on a built-in 2,600 mAh lithium-ion battery, that is good enough to last you all day long up to 24 hours on a single charge.
8. JBL Flip 4
This tube-sized JBL portable speaker packs a wealth of features. There’s Bluetooth connectivity for pairing with your smart devices and a built-in microphone for taking hands-free calls. It is also rated IPX7 water-and spill-resistant and has a long-lasting battery life of up to 12 hours on continuous playback.
The JBL Flip 4 is also big on sound, thanks to its dual 1.5-inch passive radiators located on both ends along with an 8-watt amplifier. Finally, the speaker’s compact and lightweight design allows you to store into your backpack easily.
9. Anker SoundCore Boost 20W
The Anker SoundCore Boost 20W portable speaker offers the best of both worlds for your Android phone. With a minimalist, all-black design, it’s classy enough to match any décor while its compact build makes it easier to slip into your bag or backpack. It also boasts an IPX5 rating, which is decent enough against minor water splashes and jet spray.
10. Amazon Echo (2nd Generation) - Gray Fabric
More than just your average portable speaker, the Alexa-enabled Amazon Echo 2nd Generation is versatile enough for plenty of uses. Set it to play your favourite music, control your smart home devices such as the TV, and make hands-free calls - all by just using your voice commands. Pretty cool, right?
The Amazon Echo 2nd Generation is also blessed with a sleek-looking aesthetic; a minimalist, cylindrical design alongside a decorative fabric shell (in this case, heather gray fabric) that complements well with any interior.
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