Portable speakers are an incredible invention if you are like me and just can’t live without music. It doesn’t matter where you go, the beach, the cabin, on vacation, work trips, while barbecuing or any other reasons there might be. What’s better then having some small speakers with you all the time so you can enjoy your music library. They come in various different types, shapes, power output etc. Here, we make it our mission to help you find the best portable speakers for your needs!
The following chart and the analysis will help you decide the best speakers for you.
Portable Speaker Comparison Guide
|Supertooth Disco 2||19.8oz||16W||10h||4.5||N/A||No||$$$|
|Logitech UE Boom||19.2oz (1.2lbs)||2.2W||15h||4.6||Yes||Yes||$$$$|
|JBL Charge||36.8oz (2.3lbs)||10W||12h||4.7||N/A||Yes||$$$$|
|Bose SoundLink Mini||24oz (1.5lbs)||N/A||7h||4.6||Yes||No||$$$$|
|Logitech UE Mobile Boombox||20.8oz (1.3lbs)||2.5W||10h||4.5||N/A||Yes||$$$|
|Philips SoundShooter Wireless||8.8oz||4W||8h||4.2||N/A||Yes||$|
|JBL Micro Wireless||8oz||3W||5h||4.7||N/A||No||$$|
- Speakers Name
- Power output (Watts)
- Battery Life
- Amazon Rating
- Are the speakers rated for outdoor use
- Is there a microphone for the speakerphone function
- Prices are average prices found on Amazon.com. The legend is as follow :$ = 50$ and under, $$ = 50$ to 75$, $$$ = 75$ – to 100$, $$$$ = 100$+.
So far, we have included 11 different models of portable speakers in our comparison guide. There are some many different portable speakers that we just can’t add them all to our website just yet. What we did is we grabbed the most popular and the best one and compared them in our guide. We’ve made an effort to choose speakers from different price tags to suit everyone’s budget.
Every week or so we will review a new speaker.
How to find the best portable speakers that will suit your needs
My best advice I can give you is know what you want to use it for. Will you be using it in your shed, will you have it on the go all the time, will it be strictly for barbequing on the deck or will it be a permanent sound system on your kitchen counter? Each of these activities would be better with different types of speakers.
If you want to use it in your shed or on your kitchen counter mostly. I would suggest something a little bigger for a better sound quality and bass. The bigger the room the more power output you will need from your speaker system, and what we are presenting here are more portable small low power speakers.
If you need your music all the time and you need to share your music with your friends, I suggest a small speaker like the X-minis, the Marley Chant or something very similar. Those little speakers do a great job, are small and can fir pretty much anywhere.
I hop we will make your decision easier on finding the best portable speakers. If you have any questions or comments, don’t hesitate to ask through the comment system or on the contact page.