Our Picks: Best Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers That Don’t Sacrifice Sound Quality
February is upon us and the next thing you know it’s summer already, bathing us with sun and calling us from the sea waves. Before you jump into swimming pools and eat and drink all the coolers you want, what about some tunage? Nothing beats the summer heat with some music to shake off the feeling and before you say anything, we know what we’re doing! Gadgets and water don’t mix together so we’ve scoured the Internet for the best waterproof bluetooth speaker to fill your summer with nothing but good vibes.
Floating waterproof bluetooth speaker, anyone?
From getting fully submerged to a floating waterproof bluetooth speaker, we’ve rounded up these high-tech gadgets that will not fail you this summer. The top offerings will not only play your favorite songs but also charge your mobile phones and even provide extra functionalities when accessed with a mobile app.
The recently launched MEGABOOM 3 by Ultimate Ears is a certified favorite of ours with its sleek design, great audio quality, long lasting battery life and a host of awesome features you can enjoy via a smartphone app.
With an IP67 rating, you can entirely submerge it underwater with no worries of ruining it. Also, Ultimate Ears designed the MEGABOOM 3 to float in water, a perfect must-have for pool parties this summer!
And we say, LED there be lights!
If you’re opting for a more flashier look, well search no further with Soundcore Flare Waterproof Speaker! Watch a halo of LEDs pulse and dance to the rhythm of your music for a completely immersive audiovisual experience from a portable waterproof speaker that has great design, intuitive controls and excellent audio quality.
Soundcore Flare also has an amazing 12 hours worth of battery life and a duo of passive bass radiators on board that makes it so much of a deal for its price tag.
If you want to invest on something that’s much more, maybe you’re looking for Sony SRS-XB41 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker. In addition to delivering great sound, you can listen all day and night with up to 24 hours of battery life.
The SRS-XB41 speaker is also able to turn into a customizable percussion instrument. You can control the volume by changing the force of your taps. Connect and add more speakers (up to 100) with wireless party chain. Plus, it can charge your mobile devices. Talk about functionality!
Splash and splurge!
Really want to splurge on that waterproof bluetooth speaker? The quality that Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker delivers is top notch so you won’t have to worry where every dime goes because, we assure you, every dime counts and is totally worth this waterproof bluetooth speaker.
Aside from its really cool design, the gadget can deliver high quality sound with True 360-degree coverage for up to a pretty incredible 16 hours on only one charge. There’s also the option to connect with the Wireless Bluetooth pairing with voice prompts and easily take calls and access Siri or Google. Plus, link up multiple speakers through the smoothly operated Bose app.
Several reviewers and critics love this waterproof bluetooth speaker with its clever design and top-notch features. Although, they also pay regard to the fact that the optional charging dock will cost you some extra $$$ on top of the already pricey speaker.
Itsy bitsy teenie weenie waterproof bluetooth speaker
From moderate sized waterproof bluetooth speaker with sleek designs, we’re going to our next options which are compact waterproof bluetooth speakers that are just packed with features you’ll really love.
Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker, the super portable waterproof bluetooth speaker has multitudes of color combinations and blasts 360 degree sound with excellent quality, courtesy of two active audio drivers and two passive radiators for deep lows.
Play your music around water with no worries whatsoever with this speaker’s IPX7 rated waterproofing. The battery life on this one lasts for up to 10 hours so you don’t even have to think about recharging or something while you’re at a pool party!
If you’re still thinking about the battery life of compact waterproof bluetooth speaker, then maybe Sony XB10 Waterproof Wireless Speaker is for you. This gadget delivers thumping bass for up to 16 hours of battery life. Add an extra speaker for extra decibels to achieve that more immersive stereo sound.
Heads up, though! The speaker only has an IPX5 rating for water resistance which means that it can survive rain, splashes and direct exposure to running water but other than that, the XB10 can’t be fully submerged underwater.
Runner up to round it up
Last but definitely not the least on our list of the best waterproof bluetooth speaker, we have the JBL Boombox Portable Bluetooth Waterproof Speaker. Like most JBL products, the Boombox also delivers rich stereo sound via four active transducers and two bass radiators. The battery life of the waterproof bluetooth speaker is up to 24 hours so you can enjoy it all day for parties and whatnot.