Top 7 Bluetooth Speakers of 2018

Krishanu Dutta

A good Bluetooth speaker comes in handy if you want to listen to your favorite song by the pool or take your music to the beach. Apart from being portable, Bluetooth speakers are perfect for outdoor parties as they have a rugged design and are made to survive a quick dip in the water.

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As of now, there are many portable Bluetooth speakers available in the market that offer many interesting features and we have handpicked the best seven for you. Take a look!

1. Ultimate Ears BOOM 2

Ultimate Ears has won the hearts of many audiophiles around the world with their array of amazing products. The newest in the line is the UE BOOM 2. With a powerful audio playback, unmatched design, and decent battery backup, the UE BOOM 2 is a Bluetooth speaker you will surely enjoy.

Ue Boom 2
SpecsUnits
Weight544g
Battery Backup15 hours
Wireless Range30 feet
NFCYes
Aux InYes
ChargingMicro USB

2. JBL Charge 3

A trusted name in the audio world, JBL has brought out their latest product for all to drool over. We are talking about the JBL Charge 3. With a perfect balance, excellent battery performance and a brilliant audio output, this Bluetooth speaker is what the JBL fans were waiting for. 

What's more? The JBL Charge 3 also acts as a power bank. Yes, you heard that right. You can charge your phone with this speaker while listening to your favorite tunes.

Jbl Charge 3
SpecsUnits
Weight798g
Battery Backup20 hours
Wireless Range30 feet
NFCNo
Aux InYes
ChargingYes, Power Bank Support for Phones

3. Creative Muvo 2C

One of the best budget Bluetooth speakers in the market, the Creative Muvo 2C is a pocket-size powerhouse. This tiny Bluetooth speaker packs its own bass radiator, producing much better dynamic range than most other speakers at this price bracket.

You can, of course, use Bluetooth for playing music but the speaker also has support for 3.5-mm Aux input, and a slot for microSD cards.

Creative Muvo 2 C
SpecsUnits
Weight158g
Battery Backup6 hours
Wireless Range10+ feet
NFCNo
Aux InYes
ChargingMicro USB

4. Bose Soundlink Revolve

If you are looking for a true 360° audio experience at a reasonable price, the Bose Soundlink Revolve would be the best option. This cylindrical speaker is the perfect solution if you are organizing a party and want every one to chip in with their playlists.

With crystal clear sound quality and great design, Bose continues to keep its reputation as one of the best audio product manufacturers.

Bose Soundlink Revolve 2
SpecsUnits
Weight680g
Battery Backup12 hours
Wireless Range30 feet
NFCYes
Aux InYes
ChargingMicro USB

5. Fugoo Style

The hidden gem of the Bluetooth speaker market, the Fugoo Style may seem a little unfamiliar but it will surprise you with its amazing features. Despite the small size, this Bluetooth speaker gives you brilliant sound performance up to 40 hours of battery life. Yes, our jaws were also dropped. 

Even at the highest volume, the Fugoo Style will offer almost 20 hours of quality audio playback.

Fugoo Style
SpecsUnits
Weight440g
Battery Backup40 hours
Wireless Range30 feet
NFCNo
Aux InYes
ChargingMicro USB

6. UE Wonderboom

If you're looking for a waterproof Bluetooth speaker, the Wonderboom from the house of Ultimate Ears would be the best option for you. It's the best speaker for a pool party as it as a huge wireless range of around 100 feet. 

With quality sound output and a unique form factor, the UE Wonderboom is a must-have for audiophiles who like to party.

Ue Wonderboom
SpecsUnits
Weight425g
Battery Backup10 hours
Wireless Range100 feet
NFCNo
Aux-inNo

7. JBL Flip 4

Another gem from the reputed house of JBL – the Flip 4 - is a rugged Bluetooth speaker made specifically for outdoor use. The rough and tough design is easily portable and has been weatherproofed to tackle harsh conditions.

However, if you compare the sound output to high-end speakers, you'd be a bit disappointed as JBL has put much more emphasis on the portability part. But don't be taken aback. The JBL Flip 4 packs a mean punch at a frequency response of 70Hz to 20kHz with decent bass output and up to 40 feet of wireless range.

Jbl Flip 4 2
SpecsUnits
Weight515g
Battery Backup12 hours
Wireless Range40 feet
NFCYes
Aux InYes
ChargingMicro USB

Turn Down for What?

When it comes to music, there should be no compromise. Add some zest to your life with these awesome Bluetooth speakers. 

Let us know in comments which one you'd want to buy.

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Krishanu Dutta

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Krishanu Dutta

A proud grammar Nazi, Krishanu swears by his love of books and football. A black coffee-addict, he keeps his sugar intake low and the quality of tech content high.