Every year, the latest and greatest in technology is released – flooding the market with numerous options to choose from. With so many options comes uncertainty. Most people want to feel secure knowing they are purchasing a quality product that will meet their needs. We took a look at some of the highest rated Bluetooth speakers available in 2015 and listed them here to help take the guesswork out of shopping. Whether you are looking for the highest quality available – or just something you can take on the run to the beach – we’ve listed an option for you. Arranged by budget – you are sure to find a device that meets your needs.
$$$$ – Harman Kardon Onyx Studio
Harman Kardon brings the power with their Onyx Studio speaker. This award winning device houses 4 speakers and dual passive radiators – creating deep bassy lows and crisp clear highs. Not only can you connect via Bluetooth, but the Onyx also has line-in capability, NFC capability and AirPlay for Apple capability, creating one of the most versatile portable speakers on the market. While it does come with a hefty price tag of nearly $500.00, it is guaranteed to not disappoint. This speaker will fill any large space with premium quality sound. Enjoy up to 4 hours of Bluetooth streaming or 5 hours of line-in play.
$$$ – Bose Soundlink Mini II
This small speaker packs a huge punch. Bose is known for it’s high quality products for audio, and this portable speaker is worthy of it’s namesake. This speaker has the longest play time of any of the devices on our list – 10 hours – and promises deep bass sound. It features a built-in speakerphone and voice prompts will walk you through setup. You have multiple style options with it’s changeable, colorful covers. Your Soundlink Mini II will remember up to 8 devices, making connection fast and easy for everyone in your family. The Soundlink Mini II can be found online for roughly $200.00.
Made by audio titans JBL, this compact speaker provides clear, full range Bluetooth audio for enjoyment of your favorite music. This speaker can remember up to 3 devices and connect to other JBL devices to provide a stereo surround ecosystem. Also featuring a noise canceling microphone – this device allows you to take calls via speakerphone. Its waterproof design makes it an ideal choice for listening to music at the pool, beach or even in the bathroom. A JBL Flip 3 Splashproof will set you back $95.00.
$-HMDX Jam Audio – Classic Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This lightweight speaker may be priced at only $20.00 – but don’t let the price tag fool you. It can provide you with up to 4 hours of decent quality sound. This small 3” speaker also features a line-in to connect to devices without using Bluetooth. Weighing in at 9.6oz, this speaker is great for anyone wanting a super-portable device on a budget.