We know how difficult it can be to make a choice on a Bluetooth speaker especially with the market being so flooded with tons of speakers. The typical individual is usually in search of a speaker that provides amazing sound and can keep up with technology. In modern times, pretty much everyone wants a speaker that can connect to their phones, computers or tablets wirelessly so they can listen to their music.
For ease of understanding when purchasing high-quality speakers with Bluetooth, we have put together the top 3 speakers currently on the market for 2017. These speakers are known to deliver high-quality sound. The audio drivers are specifically engineered to deliver grade A sound with little to no distortion for utmost listening pleasure.
Apart from a sound quality that is bound to leave you amazed, the prices of some of these Bluetooth speakers are at a steal this season. Let this list guide you to the speaker that is right for you.
3) Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3XL
The sound on the Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3XL is specifically engineered to deliver large sound. This is aided by the powerful 40W driver and AMP of 20 Watts RMS. The sound quality of the speaker is strong enough to deliver sound to large rooms and fill it. This speaker is good for events and can be used outdoors.
It features three bass radiators that are passive, one of which faces the rear with its grille. The other two are located on the side, and they push the bass. Another feature of the speaker is that it is waterproof. It has no sharp edges but a very stylish design. The IPX5 specification of the speaker makes that it cannot be fully or partially immersed in water but can withstand sprays and splashes from the water.
The speaker also doubles as a good USB power bank. Who wouldn’t like to charge their device while playing music? You get to kill two birds with one stone with this speaker. With the volume boosted to 70%, the speaker’s battery life can last for up to 8 hours. Also included on the speaker is a mic for phone calls. The Bluetooth capability makes it easy for you to connect your device; turn on the speaker, go to the Bluetooth settings on your phone and connect to the device. Another means to connect with the Cambridge SoundWorks speaker is with a 3.5mm auxiliary cable that comes with the speaker.
- Comes in a stylish design
- It acts as a USB power bank for smartphones
- Battery life lasts for more than 10 hours on average volume
- Great sound compared to other devices of the same price
- To charge, you need an AC adapter
- Sound volume is rather average
2) Sharkk Boombox
In comparison to the size to weight ratio of the Sharkk Boombox, it delivers high-grade sound. For its size, the audio performance of this speaker is outstanding. It comes with two 5W loudspeakers which produce 10 watts of pure, clear sound. The design of the Sharkk Boombox is very sleek and easily adapts to any environment.
The weight of the speaker is 1.8 pounds which make it easily transportable. Another feature of the Boombox is its sensors that illuminate the buttons on the speaker. The Bluetooth capability of the speaker allows you to connect your mobile device or tablet to the speaker within a range of 30 feet. It has an extensive battery life which can last for up to 18 hours while in use of moderate volume.
The Boombox delivers great bass sounds alongside crisp highs and rich mids. The quality is outstanding and would leave you amazed. The sound delivery on classic rock is smooth and clean with pure clarity. The sound is so clear that each lyric, each bass, each drum is heard and the end result is a sound that will leave you awed. The speakers produce a sound that is loud and can fill a medium sized party with pure entertaining sound for your guests. In general, for its price the sound quality on the Sharkk Boombox is spectacular.
- Stylish design with a firm build
- Relatively small in size
- Easily connects with Bluetooth devices
- Long lasting battery life
- Clear and pure sound production
- The volume can get really loud
- It charges rather quickly
- The bass sound falls short
- When the volume is at the highest level, the sound ends up slightly distorted
Our Top Pick for Loudest Speaker: Anker Premium 4.0 Bluetooth Speaker
The Anker Premium 4.0 Bluetooth speaker produces high-quality sound for the price it is sold at. The presence of two 10 Watt drivers on the speakers delivers clear-cut and crisp stereo sound with a loud volume. Compared to other speakers on the market at its price, the Anker Premium 4.0 is the only speaker that delivers a 20 Watt output.
The speaker also comes with two in-built passive subwoofers that increase the performance of the bass and MaxxBass technology. The enhanced quality of the sound allows you to hear all the highs and lows of tracks. The only device that can be compared to the Anker is the Bose Mini SoundLink, but this speaker is much more expensive than the Anker. The appearance of the two devices is similar with the curved design, but the Anker is an inch wider but still lightweight.
The functionality of the Anker is good with a user-friendly setup. Its Bluetooth connectivity is easy, and it connects to other devices easily. The battery life lasts for 12 plus hours playtime. It comes with a USB cable and 3.5mm jack which allows you to charge the speaker from a USB socket. The Anker comes in an eco-friendly plastic case that is stylishly designed.
- Easy to transport and carry about
- Relatively small size
- Operates on a wireless technology
- Compared to other devices the battery life is poor