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9 Portable Bluetooth Speakers for Streaming Your Favorite Music

Super-sleek designs from Sonos, Bang & Olufsen and more.

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9 Portable Bluetooth Speakers for Streaming Your Favorite Music

Super-sleek designs from Sonos, Bang & Olufsen and more.

Whether you’re lounging around at home or sunbathing on the beach, blasting your favorite music with a portable Bluetooth speaker just hits different. If you’re looking to upgrade your gadget, below, we’ve rounded up 10 sleek, high quality speakers suitable for all budgets.

Our selection includes Beats‘ latest collaboration with L’art de L’automobile on the Pill+, which draws inspiration from vintage cars, with a red and black design that features the phrase “KAR AUDIO SYSTEM” on the front. If you’re looking for a speaker with long battery life, consider picking up House of Marley‘s Get Together Duo Bluetooth Speakers, or Sony‘s SRS-RA5000 Premium Wireless Speaker. For those who would like to invest in a more refined piece, Bang & Olufsen‘s Beosound Emerge reaches every corner of a room with its ultra-wide, 180-degree sound. It also arrives in an elegant and ultra-slim silhouette, doubling up as a home decor piece.

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House of Marley Get Together Duo Bluetooth Speakers

House of Marley
Get Together Duo Bluetooth Speakers
$150 USD
House of MarleyHouse of Marley 

BATTERY LIFE: Up to 20 hours.

BLUETOOTH VERSION: 5.0

House of Marley’s Get Together Duo features a right portable speaker with 20 hours of playtime, as well as a mains-powered left speaker. Indulge in full-range crisp sound, and enjoy USB-C charging and Bluetooth connectivity that allows you to pair the right speaker with your phone, TC, laptop or wireless turntable.

Sonos Roam

Sonos
Roam
$170 USD
SonosSonos 

BATTERY LIFE: Up to 10 hours.

BLUETOOTH VERSION: 5.0

Powered by a built-in rechargeable battery, the Sonos Roam boasts up to 10 hours of playtime. Providing premium sound quality is the device’s automatic Trueplay™ tuning, which makes the Roam smartly adapt to your surroundings. Additionally, the speaker is drop-resistant and waterproof up to three feet for 30 minutes.

L’art de L’automobile x Beats by Dre Pill+

L’art de L’automobile x Beats by Dre
Pill+
€200 EUR (approximately $240 USD)
L’art de L’automobileL’art de L’automobile 

BATTERY LIFE: Up to 12 hours.

BLUETOOTH VERSION: N/A

Inspired by vintage automobiles, the L’art de L’automobile x Beats by Dre Pill+ arrives in a sleek black hue printed with “KAR AUDIO SYSTEM” on the front in red. In terms of specs, the device is equipped with Stereo Bluetooth, which allows you to sync two Beats Pill+ speakers together for left and right playback. You can also play, pause, skip tracks and control your phone calls with the multifunctional “b” button.

Marshall Kilburn 2

Marshall
Kilburn 2
$300 USD
MarshallMarshall 

BATTERY LIFE: Up to 20 hours.

BLUETOOTH VERSION: 5.0

Despite its small size, Marshall‘s Kilburn 2 produces multi-directional sound with a clear midrange and deep bass. Featuring Bluetooth 5.0 aptX technology, you can play your tunes with any Bluetooth device up to 30 feet away from the speaker. You can also customize the way your music sounds with the bass, treble and volume control knobs.

Belkin SOUNDFORM™ ELITE Hi-Fi

Belkin
SOUNDFORM™ ELITE Hi-Fi
$300 USD
BelkinBelkin 

BATTERY LIFE: N/A

BLUETOOTH VERSION: 5.0

The Belkin SOUNDFORM™ ELITE Hi-Fi comes with acoustics and Speaker Active Matching (SAM®) technology engineered by French company Devialet. Thanks to the “Push-Push” dual woofer configuration, the speaker cancels vibrations for better quality sound. It can also be paired with Google Assistant, and boasts fast wireless charging for iPhone and Android.

Transparent Light Speaker

Transparent
Light Speaker
€300 EUR (approximately $360 USD)
TransparentTransparent 

BATTERY LIFE: Up to 10 hours.

BLUETOOTH VERSION: 5.0

The Transparent Light Speaker boasts an unconventional lantern design, acting as a source of light with the subtle glow that appears when music plays. In terms of sound, the Light Speaker arrives with a 2.5-inch full-range driver and passive radiator, which provide rich bass and crisp details.

Sonos Move

Sonos
Move
$400 USD
SonosSonos 

BATTERY LIFE: Up to 11 hours.

BLUETOOTH VERSION: 4.2

Sonos’ weatherproof and drop-resistant Move is the ideal speaker for any type of activity. Equipped with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, you can play music, set alarms, check the news and more, all hands-free. With the automatic Trueplay™ tuning, the device adapts your music to your surroundings.

Sony SRS-RA5000 Premium Wireless Speaker

Sony
SRS-RA5000 Premium Wireless Speaker
£500 GBP (approximately $690 USD)
SonySony 

BATTERY LIFE: N/A

BLUETOOTH VERSION: 2.0

Sony’s SRS-RA5000 features 360 Reality Audio2 and the brand’s Immersive Audio Enhancement algorithm to deliver ambient room-filling sound. The model is designed with three up-firing speakers and three side speakers, allowing your music to reach every corner of the room.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Emerge

Bang & Olufsen
Beosound Emerge
$900 USD
Bang & OlufsenBang & Olufsen 

BATTERY LIFE: N/A

BLUETOOTH VERSION: 5.0

Bang & Olufsen’s Beosound Emerge delivers ultra-wide, 180-degree sound. Inspired by books, the speaker boasts an ultra-slim silhouette, making it the perfect decor piece in any room of your house. For a premium stereo listening experience, you can pair two Beosound Emerges by merging them through the Google Home App.

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