Top 10 Best Bluetooth Stereo Gadgets of 2017

best Bluetooth Stereo Gadgets 2017

Looking for a good Bluetooth speaker or one that meets the need of every modern audio gadget seeker? Our friends over there at PhoneTipsandTricks.com came up with a list of the 10 best Bluetooth stereo gadgets that came out this year.

Bluetooth speakers were already around during the last decade or so, and they are popular for being portable and wireless-free. With just a cellphone or laptop nearby, you can easily blast out your jams anytime and anywhere – whether that be in your living room, bedroom, by the poolside or on your backyard.

Different brands have already come up with new features to go with their own line of Bluetooth stereo gadgets. Nowadays, we get a whole range of bluetooth stereos with good sound quality, waterproof ability, and longer battery lifespans.

Below are just ten of the best Bluetooth speakers released from 2016 up to this year:

 

Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III (SRP: $250)

top Bluetooth speaker gadgets of 2017

Bose’s SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is known for its great sound quality and sleek design. It also remains to be one of the most portable bluetooth speakers in the market, and has a longer lasting battery life too.

The disadvantage with this model however is that it cannot be charged via USB cable since it only has a dedicated AC adapter.

Quick Specs:

Dimensions:      1.9 x 10.1 x 5.2 inches

Weight:                3 pounds

Amplifier:           Integrated

Connectivity:     wireless, bluetooth

Battery:                Rechargeable Li-ion battery

 

UE Megaboom (SRP: $300)

UE Megaboom

The UE Megaboom is relatively pricey, but it does make up for its size and loud sound quality – making it perfect for both indoor and outdoor use. It also has great battery life, and is completely waterproofed.

UE megaboom or UE Boom as many may call it is designed to blast out louder bass and freakish sounds with its performance drivers, dual passive radiators and advanced digital signal processing.

Key Specs:

Dimensions:              22.6 cm X 8.3cm (3.3 inches)

Weight:                       877 g

Max Sound Level:    90dBA

Frequency:                 65Hz – 20 kHz

Connectivity:            wireless, Bluetooth, NFC, USB

Battery:                       Li-ion battery – up to 20 hours

 

JBL Charge 2+ (SRP: $99)

JBL Charge 2+

Considering the price-tag, JBL Charge 2+ is considered a great bargain as far as bluetooth stereos are concerned. It has great sound quality, a sleek design, plus USB ports where users can also charge their smartphones and other digital devices. On top of that, it is water-resistant (though its ports are not covered).

Specs/Features:

Dimensions:             8.5 x 4 x 6.8 inches

Weight:                       about 2.3 pounds

Connectivity:            Bluetooth, USB

Battery:                       Integrated Li-ion battery (rechargeable)

Misc:                              Memory card port and 3D surround enable

 

Amazon Echo (SRP: $140)

Amazon Echo

Unlike your usual bluetooth stereo, the Amazon Echo can play music from a variety of apps such as Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora and more.

It also has a unique voice assistant which can be instructed to play your favorite music or call up your friends and family.

 Amazon Echo Quick Specs

Dimensions:             9.25 X 3.27 inches

Weight:                       about 1.68 pounds

OS compatibility:    Android, Apple iOS

Connectivity:            Bluetooth, MIMO, Wireless N

 

Libratone Zipp Mini (SRP: $299)

Libratone zipp

This bluetooth stereo is known for its good sound quality and deep, full bass. Like the Amazon Echo, it can also play music from other apps such as Spotify and Apple AirPlay (for iOS users).

Libratone Zipp Mini comes with a superior battery under the hood which can last for as long as 10 hours.

Libratone Zipp Mini Key Specs:

Dimensions:             8.8 X 3.9 inches

Weight:                       2.4 Ibs

Amplifier:                  Full Digital Class (Integrated)

Drive Units:               360o reflector, double 3.5” low frequency radiators.

Connectivity:            Bluetooth, DLNA, Wi-Fi

Battery:                     Rechargeable battery that can last for as long as 10hrs.

 

UE Wonderboom (SRP: $100)

UE Wonderboom

Despite its small size, the UE Wonderboom has a fairly good bass sound quality. It also rocks a shock-resistant waterproof body (it can float and play in water) and claims to last up to 10hrs or more while on usage.

Key Specs:

Dimensions:             4.2 x 4.6 x 5.2 inches

Weight:                       425 g

Amplifier:                  Full Digital Class (Integrated)

Sound System:         360o Circle sound.

Connectivity:            Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Battery:                       Li-ion (rechargeable)

 

Bose SoundLink Mini II (SRP: $179)

Bose SoundLink Mini II

If you really like Bose’s sound quality but you cannot afford the SoundLink III, then you might want to consider their SoundLink Mini II. It’s a portable and compact wireless speaker which gives loud and quality sound, plus, it has a sleek elegant build that’s made out of aluminum.

Key Specs:

Dimensions:             2 x 7.1 x 2.3 inches

Weight:                       1.5 Ibs

USB:                              Micro-B USB port

Connectivity:            Bluetooth, Wireless network

Battery:                       Li-ion (rechargeable), up to 10 hours usage.

 

JBL Flip 3 (SRP: $79)

JBL Flip 3

If you are looking for something more compact and portable, the JBL Flip 3 is also a great choice. You can connect this speaker to 3 different phones at same time and enjoy turn by turn music party with friends and colleague.

It has a 3000mAh rechargeable battery under the hood and claims to last up to 10 hours. However, its sound quality can get a bit distorted if the device is blasted up to full volume.

JBL Flip 3 features a splashproof technology, which means it can be used for outdoor purposes even while its raining and can even be washed with water.

Key Specs:

Dimensions:             3.88 x 4.75 x 7.5 inches

Weight:                       1 Ibs

Connectivity:            Bluetooth, Wireless network

Battery:                       3000mAh Li-ion (rechargeable), up to 10 hours steady usage.

 

JBL Clip 2 (SRP: $50)

JBL Clip 2

JBL Clip 2 is a compactible and very portable bluetooth stereo, it is way smaller than the Flip 3. Despite that, it can still last playing for up to eight hours, and is waterproof!

Its sound quality however is not that great, as it could produce distortions when it plays very loud music.

JBL Clip 2 specs

Dimensions:             1.65 x 3.7 x 5.55 inches

Weight:                       184

Frequency:                 120Hz – 20kHz (-6dB)

Connectivity:            Bluetooth

Battery:                       Li-ion polymer (rechargeable), up to 8 hours usage.

 

JLab Block Party (SRP: $150)

JLab Block Party

The JLab Block Party bluetooth stereo boasts of giving a 3D, fully immersive sound quality that is capable of filling up a whole room. It can also be connected to up to 8 speakers, and can play non-stop for at least 9 hours.

Key specs

Dimensions:             12.6 x 9.6 x 7.1 inches

Weight:                       6.3 pounds

Connectivity:            Bluetooth, Wireless

Battery:                       Yes

 

In Summary:

These are some of the best bluetooth speakers in 2017. If you’d love to get a good bargain, you can browse around online and explore Bluetooth stereo models from the earlier years that may have been marked down, but still has great audio quality and good battery life.

Credits: This post research is made possible by Jessica Radburn who is a seasoned writer at phonetipsandtricks.com and an aspiring entrepreneur. The images, specification and features is sourced from the product pages hosted on Amazon Inc. official website.

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  1. henry says:

    Interesting Bluetooth gadgets list. I did not know about it before. keep it up.

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