Trying to choose the right Bluetooth speaker is not an easy task with all the options on the market today. Before choosing one, you should first decide the main purpose you plan to use it for. Is it just for a small room, car, or apartment, or will you be using it poolside or at the beach? Here you will find our list of the top best Bluetooth speakers that you can buy in 2019.
Best speakers of 2019 - Comparison Table
UE Boom 3
JBL Charge 4
Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Bowers & Wilkins
Two 1.75" drivers and two 1.75" x 3" passive radiators
Two 1.7" drivers and two passive radiators
Two 1" Double Dome tweeters and two 3-1/2" midrange drivers, 6.5" subwoofer
UE Boom 3 is a portable, compact wireless Bluetooth speaker. It features balanced 360-degree sound, deep & accurate bass, water and dust proof, one touch to music controller. This speaker comes with a Lithium-ion battery which has a killer battery life. The battery can stay powered and pumping tunes for up to 15 hours on a single charge.
UE Boom 3 speaker is compatible with all smartphones and Bluetooth supporting devices. It offers 90dBA maximum sound level, 90Hz-20Khz frequency range. This speaker has a two 2” drivers and two 4” passive radiators for producing clear and balanced audio that you love at every volume level.
Dust & Waterproof
Ultimate sound volume
Light-weight and portable
wireless charging with POWER UP Charging Dock
The UE Boom 3 is a little more costly than some of the other options, but comes with great features and impressive battery life.
JBL Charger 4 speaker comes with a built-in Lithium-ion 7800mAH rechargeable battery that gives 20 hours of playtime and can charge your other devices through the USB ports.
This speaker is waterproof and very durable, so you can take it with you while doing water sports or lounging by the pool or beach.
You can also connect up to 2 smartphones with this speaker and enjoy its powerful sound.
Long battery life
Can charge your other devices
It takes a bit longer to charge but also allows you to charge other devices
Microphone is not present for phone calls
JBL Charger 4 has a very powerful sound but If you are looking for 360-degree sound, then this might not be your best choice. If you are looking for a waterproof speaker that is durable and has the option to charge your other devices, then this might be the one for you!
Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless speaker has it’s main focus on options for wireless connectivity. It allows connectivity via Bluetooth, Airplay, aptX. It also gives an expansive spread of sound.
This speaker comes with volume and playback controls on the top panel. Ethernet, power and auxiliary sockets around the rear.
It is easy to control this speaker with the B&W control app. But Android users can’t download and access this B&W control app, They can use Mac or PC version of the control app.
Another main feature of this speaker is Auto Standby. If there is no signal for 20 minutes, this speaker will automatically switch to the standby mode.
Expansive sound spread
No Android App
Limited stereo effect
Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless speaker gives room-filling audio with tight and well-defined bass. But You can’t control this speaker with the Android App and we would categorize this speaker as meant more for home use.
Bose SoundLink Mini IIspeaker produces full and natural sound with deeper bass. This speaker comes with a microphone for receiving calls. It is small in size and light-weight, that can be easily placed into your bag.The sounds quality of this speaker lives up to the Bose brand name.
This speaker is a good looking speaker due to its aluminum case and weight. If you see on the left side of it, you will find micro USB charging port and headphone jack and on the top, you will see all the speaker controls.
Comes with Microphone
Durable and ultra compact
Battery life is not very good
Bose SoundLink Mini II speaker’s small size and good look make it a great choice for a portable speaker. But If you are looking for NFC pairing, multi-point Bluetooth, and waterproof features, then this is not the option for you. However, the full range of sound for this speaker is quite impressive and you will not be disappointed in the quality of the device.
Anker Soundcore Flare Bluetooth speaker comes in a cylindrical shape and small size that can be easily placed into any bag. It is a very good looking and inexpensive Bluetooth speaker.
Anker Soundcore Flare speaker has a battery life of up to 12 hours But if you put the LED light on the entire time and keep 100% volume, then the battery life decreases to 5.5 hours. You can save battery by taking off the LED light from being on.
Despite the small size, It does have great sound and great bass. This is a great choice for people that are bass lovers but need a more compact speaker.
The top of this speaker includes a central playback button that controls track navigation and calls management for the speakerphone function as well. At the left and right side of the playback button are plus and minus button to control the volume. At the bottom of the playback button, there is a bass button for controlling the bass and at the top of it, a button for controlling the LED light.
Excellent sound quality
light-weight and durable
Built-in LED lights
Rubber flap on the back is flimsy
Battery life with LED Lights on is not very good.
This speaker is a great choice for people who love to bring music with them wherever they go and show off with the LED Lights displayed. This is a good portable and affordable speaker that will definitely catch peoples attention with the LED Lights and quality sound.
Sony SRS-XB501G speaker is a compact party speaker which is great for a group of people. It comes with a built-in Google assistant and offers excellent sound and a multicolored light show.
Sony SRS-XB501G features 16-hour battery life, Bluetooth and NFC compatibility, portability, waterproofing.
It is pretty easy to set up but required Google Assistant to be setup before using the other features. The top of this speaker houses all the buttons and controls like the power button, playback button, volume buttons, microphone button, lighting button, and more.
This speaker comes with a hefty handle on the back for easy carrying from place to place or even dancing with it.
Good Battery Life
Easy to Use
Voice detection is not very good
Two separate apps required for complete setup
This speaker gives high-quality sound and includes the built-in Google Assistant. It is portable and great for parties showcasing the LED Lights built in.