* Sweet speakers at an affordable price
* Small and portable designs that offer surprisingly loud sounds
* Great for your next pool party or backyard BBQ
Looking for an easy and affordable way to help take your summer soiree to the next level? We’ve rounded up our five favorite portable speakers. From tiny models that pack a powerful punch to full stereo-equipped designs and more, these speakers were made to be played outdoors. Whether you’re heading to a pool party or a simple social gathering, these Bluetooth speakers are sure to make a splash.
1. ULTIMATE EARS WONDERBOOM 2
This small wireless speaker offers some incredibly loud sounds. With a patented 360-degree sound boost, it’s meant to be played outdoors. It also features a durable waterproof design and offers a 13-hour battery life.
ULTIMATE EARS WONDERBOOM 2/
2. JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Stereo Speaker
It may look like a compact speaker, but the JBL packs a serious punch. With a 12-hour battery life, built-in bass radiator and waterproof design, it’s a great portable option for summer. It’s also able to connect to two smartphones or tablets simultaneously.
JBL Flip 4 Speaker
3. DOSS SoundBox XL 32W Speaker
Slightly bigger than the previous models, the Doss SoundBox features a powerful 20W driver and DSP technology for enhanced stereo sound—something you don’t always see with portable speakers. It also comes with a 12W subwoofer to help accentuate those booming bass sounds.
DOSS SoundBox XL 32W Bluetooth Speakers
4. AOMAIS Sport II Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Designed for use outdoors, this waterproof speaker is both mud- and dust-proof and features 20W of powerful sound for crystal clear audio in any setting. As an added bonus, you can connect the Sport II to other AOMAIS speakers for an enhanced audio experience.
5. Anker Soundcore Motion+ Bluetooth Speaker
Last but not least, the Anker Soundcore is the go-to choice for when you want those extra smooth speaker sounds. Equipped with Motion+ high-res audio, it’s optimized to play via Bluetooth without any excess static or loss in sound quality. It also comes with two ultra high-frequency tweeters and includes 30W of pure power.