As summer is upon us and we are spending more and more time by the water (pool/beach), so you are going to want to have with you a great water-resistant portable bluetooth speakers. Getting the right outdoor speaker may seem like a daunting task, however, there are options to get that sound quality that you are seeking. Imagine you are at a pool party with your friends, your boombox needs to have great sound, portability and the most hours of battery life.
There are a plethora of situations where you want the best waterproof bluetooth speakers. For example, sitting poolside with your friends and your wonderful new wireless bluetooth speaker, which may fall under the party speaker instance. Which is tying two stereo speakers together via bluetooth and creating an outdoor stereo sound with exceptional audio quality. This is typically found on anker soundcore models such as the boom plus which allows multiple bluetooth outdoor speakers tie into one another to create that “PartyBoost”.
So, are you looking for the best waterproof speakers providing that high quality sound, or perhaps you are on a budget. Do you want voice assistant capability such as Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant or possibly even Siri? You will need to make an informed decision on whether to purchase the best budget waterproof providing good sound or go for that high quality bluetooth speaker providing powerful sound.
There are other factors to consider when purchasing a smart speaker, such as battery life providing a god amount of playtime, functionality, Bluetooth 5.0 at a minimum, Wi-Fi, IP rating for waterproofing, preferably USBC charging which would allow for fast charging. Although many models, even today come with micro USB charging port.
There are also several great models like the Sonos Roam from Sonos Speakers, outdoor bluetooth speakers from Marshall, Sony SRS and for example the budget Tribit Stormbox and Stormbox Micro, and the JBL Charge 5 and economically priced JBL clip among others. These models including our recommendations below will assist you in choosing the best waterproof bluetooth speaker for your needs.
Choices for Great Outdoor Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers
Let’s examine some fantastic options for the best waterproof speakers.
We will begin with what we feel is a top option for waterproof speakers, and that is the JBL Flip 6 from JBL Speakers. What makes this great little speaker a top choice for pool parties and beach time?
- Booming Powerful 20 Watt sound output
- Compact size (4-8 in) so you can take the music anywhere you go (makes for great portability).
- 12 hours of music play time per charge, therefore you don’t have to worry about long music sessions being played on this speaker.
- The JBL Flip 6 2-way speaker system, is engineered to deliver booming, loud, crystal clear, powerful sound. Its delivers tremendous low frequencies and midrange, while a separate tweeter produces precise, clear high-frequencies.
- The Flip 6 also comes with optimized dual passive radiators for deep bass, fine-tuned with using Harman’s advanced algorithm.
- The JBL Flip6 provides water proofing and dust sealing of your speakers. Takin the JBL FLIP 6 to the pool, the beach or even the park will ease your mind due to the IP67 rating for waterproof and dustproof.
- PartyBoost allows you to pair two JBL PartyBoost-compatible speakers together for stereo sound up from a mono output of the sound, or link multiple JBL PartyBoost-compatible speakers for a surround sound experience that will take your pool party to the next level. Adjust the EQ with the app and make adjustments to the treble, mids and bass.
- Aux port to insert a 3.5 mm jack for listening.
- When paired with your smartphone, this wonderful bluetooth speaker makes for a great speakerphone when conducting phone calls.
- Can connect up to two smartphones or tablets to the speaker at the same time. That way you can easily alternate between listening choices from yourself and the other individual who’s phone is attached.
- Nice upgrade over the previous JBL Flip 5
Another great option for a great outdoor bluetooth speaker is the Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker.
Here are some of the great features and specs for this portable speaker:
- A powerful, portable wireless speaker, with loud, clear 360 degree sound and booming bass, MEGABOOM 3 is the ultimate party starter redefined.
- IPX7 for waterproofing and dust resistance.
- The Ultimate Megaboom3 features carefully produced immersive sound. Featuring Ultimate Ears unique sound processing, audio is produced that’s precisely balanced and perfectly clear, even at high volumes
- In MEGABOOM 3, Ultimate Ears has perfected the iconic cylindrical design which will produce deliver immersive, stereophonic audio that radiates evenly in all directions. Spatial audio for the user.
- Or program and navigate custom created one-step playlists for Apple Music and Deezer Premium (Android).
- MEGABOOM 3 is built tough and ready for adventure. You can drop it, hit it, even headbang and dance with it, the MEGABOOM 3 is rugged enough to handle all of these situations.
- Featuring a industry leading standard of IP67 water and dustproof rating. The MEGABOOM 3 can be completely submerged in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30-minutes. Amazing!!
- The killer sound of MEGABOOM 3 is contains a powerful battery rated for an astounding 20-hour battery life. Using the latest cell technology powering many of the high-performance electric cars you will see, it will last almost a full day on a single charge.
- Use PartyUp on the Ultimate Ears app to pair 2, 3, 4…and over 150 speakers for the ultimate surround experience. You can pair any generation of BOOM and MEGABOOM together which will you can use as a stereo pair of speakers with 2 or multiple speakers beyond 2, to get that fantastic sound during playback.
- The power up charging dock is sold separately, however if purchasing it you can expect to be able to fully charge the device and head out to your outdoor party.
A third option which is a great little portable bluetooth speaker is the Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker.
Let’s delve into some of the great specs and features from this awesome mini best portable bluetooth portable speaker.
- The microphone supports noise cancellation.
- Wired connectivity for charging with the included one port Micro USB for charging the boombox.
- Rated with IP67 quite a jump from IPX4 standards for water proofing. Use it in the pool, the beach or as a shower speaker. This is a very versatile speaker.
- The WONDERBOOM 2’S bigger sound and additional bass will make your party thump. Activate Outdoor Boost for audio that’s specially tuned for the outdoors.
- If you purchase two of these speakers, and pair them together you can achieve true wireless stereo sound quality
- This speaker can work with the latest smartphones, tablets and other devices that support Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart wireless audio profile. So you can even control the speaker from across the room or if you choose you can utilize the controls directly on the speaker.
Feel free to also try out the superb Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 3. This indoor and outdoor speaker is loaded with fantastic bass and outdoor boost for all of your party sound needs. Manufactured to handle 5 foot drops and with IP67 waterproof rating, this portable speaker is built to last. The LED light on the top will show you power and bluetooth connections, while the LED light on the bottom of the speaker will show when Outdoor Mode is activated.
Availability and included in Packaging
The JBL Flip 6 is now available at a discounted rate for purchasing. Don’t miss out on the potential one time availability at this price point. Included in your packaging will be the JBL Flip 6, 1 x Type C USB cable, 1 x Quick Start Guide. 1 x Warranty Card/Safety Sheet.
The Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker is available now for purchase. Included will be your speakers, charging cable and warranty information.
The Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2 packaging contains your Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Micro-USB charging Cable and a Limited 2-Year Warranty
So head to the beach, your nearest favorite pool or just hang out in your backyard, possibly while grilling or just relaxing in the summer sun. While doing so, can enjoy any of these wonderful outdoor speakers that are portable bluetooth speakers with waterproofing and advanced bluetooth technology and great companion apps. Don’t be afraid of the water and your speaker. Enjoy your summer!!!