Buying Guide: Choosing Portable Bluetooth Speakers

Buying a portable Bluetooth speaker will allow you to enjoy your favorite music without headphones. Bluetooth speakers are perfect for outdoor gatherings with friend, music for tailgating parties or just listening at home alone in your room.

The challenge is simply how to choose the best sounding Bluetooth speaker to suit your needs.

In order to buy the best wireless Bluetooth speakers to give as a gift or for your own personal use, there are a few key features that you must consider.

Check out our tips below to help you make the right decision when choosing portable Bluetooth speakers:

Waterproof or Splash-proof – There are a range of different Bluetooth speakers that offer different levels of water resistance from some simply being splash-proof through to others which will still be safe even if you drop them in the water.

Compatibility – If you purchase a recent model portable Bluetooth speaker then it will most likely be compatible with the latest technologies including smartphones, iPods and tablets.and other models that are equipped with NFC technology for quick and instant pairing and streaming for sharing videos and music.

IP Ratings – It is important to check the status of the IP ratings, the higher the IP rating, the better protection from any liquids. Some models are also shock proof, splash proof, sand and dust proof and the IP ratings will help you identify these models.

Battery Life – Depending on the model and brand of portable Bluetooth speakers that you choose, each will likely offer a different battery life. Some of the best wireless Bluetooth speakers can allow you to play up to 40 hours of music while other cheaper Bluetooth speakers may offer less than 10 hours battery life.

Acoustic Drivers – The sound quality of portable Bluetooth speakers will depend on how efficient and powerful the drivers are in producing sounds of music. High performing audio drivers help with delivering an amazing sound without any distortion even when being played at full volume.

These are just a few factors to consider when choosing portable Bluetooth speakers and should be considered in line with your budget and other features and benefits you want from your portable Bluetooth speakers.