* These are the best portable wireless speakers of 2019 (so far)
* Each speaker has numerous positive reviews
* Includes options from top brands like Bose, JBL and Ultimate Ears
When it comes to choosing a portable wireless speaker, it’s not an easy job. Why? In short because the speaker market has boomed over recent years. There are now hundreds of competing products flooding the marketplace, leading to an often head-spinning buying process.
Fear not! We’re here to help. We’ve put together a list of the top 10 portable, bluetooth speaker options for 2019 so far. Each product is well reviewed, loved by users and tried and tested, allowing you to buy with confidence.
Instead of spending hours and hours sifting through the hundreds of possible options, check out our list and find the speaker that’s right for you. We’ve included options for beach lovers, sound quality enthusiasts and travelers who can’t adventure without a soundtrack.
1. VicTsing Shower Speaker
If you aren’t enjoying in-shower music to wake you up in the morning, then you’re definitely missing out. But don’t worry. With this VicTsing Shower Speaker, it’s quick and easy to rectify the situation. The device is rated IPX5 waterproof and includes a handy suction cup to attach it to your glass or tiled shower walls. And, if in-shower phone calls sound like something you want to try, it also sports a built-in microphone for handsfree calling.
2. AOMAIS Sport II Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
With its IPX7 waterproof rating, the AOMAIS Sport II Bluetooth Speaker is capable of joining you on any kind of water-filled activity, including being fully submerged to one meter for 30 minutes! On top of its impressive in-water credentials, the AOMAIS can also withstand a car driving over it (if that’s what you want to do with it?). It can also easily connect to Amazon Alexa for a simple wireless, voice-controlled experience at home. This speaker is available in 3 attractive color options.
3. COMISO Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
The COSMISO Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker’s bottle-like design makes it great for hiking trips and other outdoor activities as it can slip into any bottle pocket. It’s also IPX4 rated and delivers impressive 360-degrees of high-quality sound. When ordering, you get to choose between 6 different color options, including mint, dark grey and green, and you’ll enjoy up to 24 hours of playtime from a full charge of the built-in lithium-ion battery.
4. Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker
If sound quality is what you value most, the Anker Soundcore Bluetooth Speaker may be right up your alley. The stylish design fits in with modern interiors. Plus, battery time is no worry with the advanced power management technology, which provides up to 24 hours of play time. The portable size makes it great for on-the-go use and with over 10,000 (Yes, you read it right… 10,000) 5-star reviews on Amazon, you can rest easy that this speaker is a safe investment for your money.
5. OontZ Angle 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Using its unique triangular design to its advantage, the OontZ Angle 3 Portable Speaker is able to generate impressive bass and sound quality that helps this speaker stand out from competitors. It’s also IPX5 rated making it great for shower time, pool time, beach time or general travel, and it can deliver up to 14 hours of playtime from a single charge. The OontZ Angle 3 also sports an impressive connection range, which maxes out at 100 feet when unobstructed.
6. DOSS Touch V4.0 Portable Speaker
Another heavy hitter when it comes to 5-star reviews, the DOSS Touch Wireless V4.0 offers impressive sound quality, Bluetooth 4.0 technology, up to 12 hours of playtime and outstanding durability all wrapped up in a simple yet stylish rectangular package. In addition to Bluetooth connectivity, the speaker also allows you to play your music through the aux-in or by inserting a music-filled Micro SD card. Plus, you’ll get the choice of some outright bright colors for your device, including red, blue and unmissable pink.
7. JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Portable Stereo Speaker
The JBL Flip model has been a popular wireless speaker choice for years. And in the JBL Flip 4, you get everything you’ve come to expect from this well-established wireless speaker brand, including high-quality sound (JBL Signature), impressive playtime (12 hours), waterproofing (IPX7) and an eye-catching, stylish design. And if you were wondering whether JBL have managed to maintain their high wireless speaker standards, the nearly 5000 5-star reviews may provide the answer you’re after.
8. Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Waterproof Speaker
Sporting a more compact design than the majority of the options on our list, the Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Speaker is built to come with you, wherever you are going. The tough little device boasts IPX7 waterproofing, up to 10 hours of battery life and is drop proof. But don’t think the small size sacrifices audio quality as the WONDERBOOM delivers 360-degree, crisp and high-quality sound along with connectivity that can stretch up to 100 feet. You’ll also have the choice of 12 color options when ordering ( including unicorn?!). And you’ll enjoy the ability to link your device to other WONDERBOOMs to provide a wider sound field.
9. Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker
Bose is a brand that has become synonymous with quality sound. And in the Bose SoundLink Micro Speaker, you’ll find just that along with unmatched bass. This speaker is also IPX7 rated and includes a tear-resistant strap, which allows you to attach your music to any pocket, handlebars and more. There are 3 color options to choose from: blue, black and a more outlandish bright orange. The device provides 6 hours of playback time and includes a built-in speakerphone for easy calling.
10. Sbode Waterproof Wireless Speaker
The Sbode Waterproof Speaker is another bottle-shaped option which means it fits in many backpack pockets for easy transport. The design is also covered in a woven, mesh-like material and durable fabric, which gives it dustproof, sandproof, rainproof and waterproof qualities. Of course, those features are all ideal for days at the beach, the pool or just general, unpredictable travel. In addition, the Sbode delivers high-quality, crystal clear sound using advanced noise and wind reduction as well as the built-in bass radiators found at either end of the device.