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Best Bluetooth Speakers in India - Review & Comparison 2021

We picked the 7 best bluetooth speakers in 2021 for your budget and use cases.

Bluetooth speakers have always been an exciting equipment to have at home. They have always enhanced the expereince of listening to music and grooving on the tunes due to the superb audio quality. The best part is that there are plethora of options in the market for bluetooth speakers to choose from. This best part can be overwhelming for some and if you are the one expereincing the same seek help from our buyer’s guide and reviews of top seven budgeted Bluetooth speakers in India.

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12/6/2021

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Rating

Battery Life

Weight

Battery Capacity

Pro's & Con's

Power Bank Capabilities

Frequency Response

Configuration

Connectivity

Water Resistance

Flip 5 20 W IPX7 Bluetooth Speaker

JBL

Flip 5 20 W IPX7 Bluetooth Speaker

JBLFLIP5BLK

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Our Rating

9.8 / 10

12/2020

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12 Hours

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726 g

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4800 mAh

Great sound quality
Easy to use
Fast charging
No 3.5mm input
No mic for hands-free calls
65Hz - 20kHz
Stereo
Wireless
IPX7 Waterproof

Sony

SRS-XB30/LC-IN5 Portable Bluetooth Speakers

SRS-XB30/LC IN5

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Our Rating

9.7 / 10

12/2020

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16 Hours

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1.4 kg

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4200 mAh

EDM
Supports Google Assistant and Siri
Party chain function
Sound quality falls with low battery
20Hz–20kHz
Stereo
Wireless, Bluetooth, NFC
IPX5 Waterproof

JBL

Charge 3 Portable Speaker

K950987

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Our Rating

9.6 / 10

12/2020

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20 Hours

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800 g

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6000 mAh

Superb bass performance
Waterproof
No distortion at high volume
Bulky
Exposed woofers
Cannot navigate backward
65Hz-20kHz
Stereo
Wireless, Bluetooth
IPX7 Waterproof

JBL

Flip 3 Stealth Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

JBLFLIP3STEALTH

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Our Rating

9.6 / 10

12/2020

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10 Hours

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450 g

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3000 mAh

Great battery life
Waterproof
Multiple speaker's can be linked with the JBL dedicated app
Distortion at higher volume
80Hz–20kHz
Stereo
Bluetooth
IPX7 Waterproof

Ultimate Ears

Wonderboom Bluetooth Speaker

984-000839

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9.5 / 10

12/2020

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10 Hours

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599 g

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4800 mAh

Compact
Great battery life
360-degree surround sound
Not portable
No speakerphone capability
80Hz-20kHz
Stereo
Wireless
IPX5 Waterproof

boAt Stone

170 Portable Bluetooth Speakers

Stone 170

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9.2 / 10

12/2020

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6 Hours

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499 g

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1800 mAh

Compact and lightweight
Good sound quality and durability
Aesthetic design
Low battery backup
180Hz-18kHz
Stereo
Bluetooth
IPX6 Waterproof

Infinity

(JBL) Fuze Pint Dual EQ Bluetooth 5.0 Speaker

Fuze Pint

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9.0 / 10

12/2020

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5 Hours

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65 g

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480 mAh

Good bluetooth connectivity
Mic compatible even for phone calls
Better grip
Sound quality falls with low battery
No volume adjustments
180Hz - 20KHz
Stereo
Wireless, Bluetooth
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JBL

Flip 5 20 W IPX7 Bluetooth Speaker


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Our Rating

9.8 / 10

12/2020

Pro's & Con's

Great sound quality
Easy to use
Fast charging
No 3.5mm input
No mic for hands-free calls

Features

Battery Life

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12 Hours

Weight

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726 g

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4800 mAh

Power Bank Capabilities

Frequency Response

65Hz - 20kHz

Configuration

Stereo

Connectivity

Wireless

Water Resistance

IPX7 Waterproof

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Chitransh Waghmare

Chitransh Waghmare

Buyer's Guide - Best Bluetooth Speakers in India 2021

Know all about Bluetooth speakers to buy the best one.

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Features: Most important purchase criteria for Bluetooth speakers

Here’s a sneak peek into the most significant features to consider before buying a Bluetooth speaker

2

FAQ: Learn more about the details

Any questions left? Here they are, including answers.

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How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for Bluetooth speakers

Best practices for Bluetooth speaker usage and care.

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Our Picks: How we picked the best Bluetooth speakers

Find out how we selected and ranked the products.

1. Features: Most important purchase criteria for Bluetooth speakers

1.1 Wireless technology and multi-speaker setup

Most of the good wireless speakers are equipped with multi-unit pairing, often referred to as daisy-chaining. It can have a secure connection with a device placed as far as 30 feet. Speakers like the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1, UE Boom (and Boom 2) are a few examples which offer stereo playback. And that's how a great wireless ability adds on value to a portable speaker.

Most of the good wireless speakers are equipped with multi-unit pairing, often referred to as daisy-chaining. It can have a secure connection with a device placed as far as 30 feet. Speakers like the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1, UE Boom (and Boom 2) are a few examples which offer stereo playback. And that's how a great wireless ability adds on value to a portable speaker.

1.2 Sound Quality

Sound quality is a feature of significance in a Bluetooth speaker. It's a no brainer that any speaker should serve the listener with superior sound quality above anything else. While buying a Bluetooth speaker go for options that have stereo sound and at least some bass. Most speakers can now be used alongside a subwoofer as well, you can take into account this also.

Sound quality is a feature of significance in a Bluetooth speaker. It's a no brainer that any speaker should serve the listener with superior sound quality above anything else. While buying a Bluetooth speaker go for options that have stereo sound and at least some bass. Most speakers can now be used alongside a subwoofer as well, you can take into account this also.

1.3 Weight

We have seen so many bulky, big, and roughly designed speakers that were an absolute pain not only to carry but also have them in the first place. However, in recent time, the manufacturers have developed ways to keep the design compact thereby achieving a significant reduction in the speakers' weight and incorporating relevant features in them to make your experience delightful. A smart buyer will go for a piece that is beautifully carved, compact, and lightweight. The weight becomes important to consider if you have the habit to hold the device while using it or you carry it while travelling.

We have seen so many bulky, big, and roughly designed speakers that were an absolute pain not only to carry but also have them in the first place. However, in recent time, the manufacturers have developed ways to keep the design compact thereby achieving a significant reduction in the speakers' weight and incorporating relevant features in them to make your experience delightful. A smart buyer will go for a piece that is beautifully carved, compact, and lightweight. The weight becomes important to consider if you have the habit to hold the device while using it or you carry it while travelling.

1.4 Battery life and Power Bank Capabilities

The battery is the lifeblood of any wireless device, be it speakers or anything else. There is quite a variation in battery capabilities among Bluetooth speakers viz, 5-6 hours, 10 hours to 12 hours of battery life, and some speakers even come with mammoth 24-hour battery life. It is worth considering the Bluetooth speaker which has at least a 10-hours of power back up in a single charge. Also, don’t forget to check for power bank capabilities in the speakers.

The battery is the lifeblood of any wireless device, be it speakers or anything else. There is quite a variation in battery capabilities among Bluetooth speakers viz, 5-6 hours, 10 hours to 12 hours of battery life, and some speakers even come with mammoth 24-hour battery life. It is worth considering the Bluetooth speaker which has at least a 10-hours of power back up in a single charge. Also, don’t forget to check for power bank capabilities in the speakers.

1.5 Water Resistance

Due to being electronic equipment, it is imperative that your Bluetooth speaker is water-resistance. Most fabrics that cover a speaker’s body nowadays have a water-resistant coating. The coating not only prevents the speaker from water but also dirt and sand. Additionally, the unprotected flip side of the speaker should also be taken care of.

Due to being electronic equipment, it is imperative that your Bluetooth speaker is water-resistance. Most fabrics that cover a speaker’s body nowadays have a water-resistant coating. The coating not only prevents the speaker from water but also dirt and sand. Additionally, the unprotected flip side of the speaker should also be taken care of.

1.6 Loudness and Distortion

The loudness is basically the level of sound at the maximum volume and its often observed that even good quality speakers emit distorts sound at high such a high volume. Therefore, it is a vital factor to look for especially for someone who is a great enthusiast of hard rock or metallic music.

The loudness is basically the level of sound at the maximum volume and its often observed that even good quality speakers emit distorts sound at high such a high volume. Therefore, it is a vital factor to look for especially for someone who is a great enthusiast of hard rock or metallic music.

1.7 Frequency Response

Measured in Hertz, the frequency response is a range of sound or audio generated by the speaker. Wider the range, better is the audio, However, a big range does not assure quality sound and it largely depends on how receptive the listeners' ears are to the sound. So it's subjective to decide as to which frequency response range is the most suitable.

Measured in Hertz, the frequency response is a range of sound or audio generated by the speaker. Wider the range, better is the audio, However, a big range does not assure quality sound and it largely depends on how receptive the listeners' ears are to the sound. So it's subjective to decide as to which frequency response range is the most suitable.

1.8 Bluetooth Version

The Bluetooth version is also pivotal in determining the audio transmission quality from a speaker. It is advisable to pick anything above Bluetooth 4 as it would be a great fit for a device with Low Energy profile, for better battery life, and if you want to use it in approximate 60 meters range..

The Bluetooth version is also pivotal in determining the audio transmission quality from a speaker. It is advisable to pick anything above Bluetooth 4 as it would be a great fit for a device with Low Energy profile, for better battery life, and if you want to use it in approximate 60 meters range..

1.9 Drivers

Drivers are essential for any speaker and it has a significant impact on the speakers' overall performance. It is a component embedded in a speaker which acts as converters to change electrical audio signals emitted from the speaker to sound waves. It is important to go for a good and medium to big size driver. However, a bigger driver implies a bigger speaker size as well.

Drivers are essential for any speaker and it has a significant impact on the speakers' overall performance. It is a component embedded in a speaker which acts as converters to change electrical audio signals emitted from the speaker to sound waves. It is important to go for a good and medium to big size driver. However, a bigger driver implies a bigger speaker size as well.

1.10 Charging Style

The charging style means is your speaker compatible with the charging ports. Most of the Bluetooth speakers have a micro USB charging port to be conveniently plugged in with the power banks.

The charging style means is your speaker compatible with the charging ports. Most of the Bluetooth speakers have a micro USB charging port to be conveniently plugged in with the power banks.

2. FAQ: Learn more about the details

2.1 How do portable Bluetooth speakers work?

Usually, speakers need a cable to hook them onto an audio playing device such as a stereo system and iPod. Bluetooth speakers, on the other hand, eliminate this hardware limitation by implementing Bluetooth protocol to link to audio systems. You need to enable Bluetooth on your audio device, connect to the wireless speaker, and have an immersive music experience..

Usually, speakers need a cable to hook them onto an audio playing device such as a stereo system and iPod. Bluetooth speakers, on the other hand, eliminate this hardware limitation by implementing Bluetooth protocol to link to audio systems. You need to enable Bluetooth on your audio device, connect to the wireless speaker, and have an immersive music experience..

2.2 How are Bluetooth speakers different from Wifi speakers?

Wi-Fi-based audio systems are significantly different from Bluetooth speakers due to two reasons. Firstly, Bluetooth speakers are wireless and are not limited to a particular spot. Wifi solutions, on the other hand, are installed permanently at one fixed location. Secondly, WiFi speakers need Wifi network connectivity between the audio source and your device, whereas portable Bluetooth speakers directly link to your phone or tablet.

Wi-Fi-based audio systems are significantly different from Bluetooth speakers due to two reasons. Firstly, Bluetooth speakers are wireless and are not limited to a particular spot. Wifi solutions, on the other hand, are installed permanently at one fixed location. Secondly, WiFi speakers need Wifi network connectivity between the audio source and your device, whereas portable Bluetooth speakers directly link to your phone or tablet.

2.3 What is the form factor?

The form factor is an important design element to consider while purchasing Bluetooth speakers. Form factor or the physical dimensions of the speaker, usually determine their portability and usage. Wireless Bluetooth speakers primarily have two size categories; ultra-portable mini speakers that could easily fit into a pocket or a small bag, and the semi-portable speakers that resemble a breadbox. Before selecting a speaker model, therefore, it is beneficial to consider some other features also to determine the trade-offs between different weight-classes of Bluetooth speakers.

The form factor is an important design element to consider while purchasing Bluetooth speakers. Form factor or the physical dimensions of the speaker, usually determine their portability and usage. Wireless Bluetooth speakers primarily have two size categories; ultra-portable mini speakers that could easily fit into a pocket or a small bag, and the semi-portable speakers that resemble a breadbox. Before selecting a speaker model, therefore, it is beneficial to consider some other features also to determine the trade-offs between different weight-classes of Bluetooth speakers.

2.4 Why should you consider wattage of Bluetooth speakers?

The wattage of the Bluetooth speakers determines its sound output and the overall playing time. Low-end Bluetooth speakers have low wattage as they usually have a single speaker. If you go for high priced speakers, they have twin-channel stereo or 2.1 channel sound with a subwoofer. The thumb rule is, larger speaker size and higher wattage deliver more volume. You must, therefore, go for a larger wireless speaker that has a high wattage, if you want to throw a party at home.

The wattage of the Bluetooth speakers determines its sound output and the overall playing time. Low-end Bluetooth speakers have low wattage as they usually have a single speaker. If you go for high priced speakers, they have twin-channel stereo or 2.1 channel sound with a subwoofer. The thumb rule is, larger speaker size and higher wattage deliver more volume. You must, therefore, go for a larger wireless speaker that has a high wattage, if you want to throw a party at home.

2.5 Is battery size important in a Bluetooth speaker?

The battery size of the wireless portable Bluetooth speakers is a key factor. Like all portable electronic devices, Bluetooth speakers also require power to function. The total mAh capacity of the battery, however, is not sufficient to drive your decision. The battery size is relative to the power demand of the speaker. You must, therefore, consider the total playing time rather than the battery capacity, while purchasing a portable Bluetooth wireless speaker.

The battery size of the wireless portable Bluetooth speakers is a key factor. Like all portable electronic devices, Bluetooth speakers also require power to function. The total mAh capacity of the battery, however, is not sufficient to drive your decision. The battery size is relative to the power demand of the speaker. You must, therefore, consider the total playing time rather than the battery capacity, while purchasing a portable Bluetooth wireless speaker.

3. How-To: Usage hints and care instructions for Bluetooth speakers

3.1 What are general caring tips for Bluetooth speakers?

  • In case of dirt, sand, and soil sticking to the base of the speaker, wash the base immediately with freshwater (preferably not under a running tap).

  • Similarly, immediate measures should be taken to clean up the speaker when it is stained by substances like oil, sunscreen etc.

  • Use a dry soft cloth to wipe off the moisture when the speakers get wet. Keep the speaker in an open, dry, and airy space to get rid of the moisture completely.

  • The sound quality changes when water sinks into the speaker. In such a case, put the speaker upside down on a soft dry cloth to drain the water out of the speaker.

  • Do not use detergent or hard washing liquids such as thinner, alcohol, etc. to clean the dirt from the speaker as it may affect the water-resistance of the speaker.

  • If moisture accumulates on the speakers' surface especially in cold areas, this may cause the speaker to freeze and malfunction. Wipe off the water droplets with a soft cloth.

  • Ensure not to keep the speaker directly on the sand, if the sand particles get inside the fabric part of the speaker, it will cause damage to internal parts of the speaker and affect the sound quality.

  • In case of dirt, sand, and soil sticking to the base of the speaker, wash the base immediately with freshwater (preferably not under a running tap).

  • Similarly, immediate measures should be taken to clean up the speaker when it is stained by substances like oil, sunscreen etc.

  • Use a dry soft cloth to wipe off the moisture when the speakers get wet. Keep the speaker in an open, dry, and airy space to get rid of the moisture completely.

  • The sound quality changes when water sinks into the speaker. In such a case, put the speaker upside down on a soft dry cloth to drain the water out of the speaker.

  • Do not use detergent or hard washing liquids such as thinner, alcohol, etc. to clean the dirt from the speaker as it may affect the water-resistance of the speaker.

  • If moisture accumulates on the speakers' surface especially in cold areas, this may cause the speaker to freeze and malfunction. Wipe off the water droplets with a soft cloth.

  • Ensure not to keep the speaker directly on the sand, if the sand particles get inside the fabric part of the speaker, it will cause damage to internal parts of the speaker and affect the sound quality.

4. Fun Facts: Interesting facts, figures and things to know about Bluetooth speakers

4.1 In the year 1877, ever since Ernst Siemens patented the first loudspeaker, speakers made quite a buzz around as sound carrying devices.

4.2 The speakers that are known in the modern world, has a magnetic field to move a magnet or coil that is connected to a diaphragm.

4.3 A stylus and diaphragm device was also invented by Thomas Alva Edison, which was said to be used in the first-ever talking movies in the world. This device was known as Wee Small Voice.

4.4 Speakers were first used in theatres by french cinema owners. These speakers were developed by french engineer and innovator Leon Gaumont.

4.5 Leon Gaumont is also credited to develop the Eglephone speaker in 1919, which amplified sound to reach an audience of four thousand.

4.6 Researchers from Bell Laboratories and General Electric developed the electrostatic and direct radiator speakers during the second world war.

4.7 Fantasound, a sound system that has three audio channels and used 54 speakers to function, was developed by Disney soon after the stereo sound was developed in the mid-1930s.

4.8 The woofers and tweeters made gramophones a bygone thing, and bookshelf speakers were launched for home users.

4.9 Philips launched a compact cassette tape in 1965, that had a low fidelity monophonic speaker.

4.10 In the 1990s, Dr. Jaap Haartsen, invented Bluetooth while working at Ericsson, and further incorporated in devices including speakers to share data, sounds, and media.

4.1 In the year 1877, ever since Ernst Siemens patented the first loudspeaker, speakers made quite a buzz around as sound carrying devices.

4.2 The speakers that are known in the modern world, has a magnetic field to move a magnet or coil that is connected to a diaphragm.

4.3 A stylus and diaphragm device was also invented by Thomas Alva Edison, which was said to be used in the first-ever talking movies in the world. This device was known as Wee Small Voice.

4.4 Speakers were first used in theatres by french cinema owners. These speakers were developed by french engineer and innovator Leon Gaumont.

4.5 Leon Gaumont is also credited to develop the Eglephone speaker in 1919, which amplified sound to reach an audience of four thousand.

4.6 Researchers from Bell Laboratories and General Electric developed the electrostatic and direct radiator speakers during the second world war.

4.7 Fantasound, a sound system that has three audio channels and used 54 speakers to function, was developed by Disney soon after the stereo sound was developed in the mid-1930s.

4.8 The woofers and tweeters made gramophones a bygone thing, and bookshelf speakers were launched for home users.

4.9 Philips launched a compact cassette tape in 1965, that had a low fidelity monophonic speaker.

4.10 In the 1990s, Dr. Jaap Haartsen, invented Bluetooth while working at Ericsson, and further incorporated in devices including speakers to share data, sounds, and media.

5. Our Picks: How we picked the best Bluetooth speakers

5.1 JBL Flip 5

Often considered as the overall best Bluetooth speaker in the under Rs. 10,000 range, the JBL Flip 5 is the jack of all trades. However, it has also been critiqued for having lesser features than its predecessors, especially for dropping the microphone (quite literally!) which was otherwise a great add on for hands-free calling and voice control.

A JBL Flip 5 is a Bluetooth (4.2) speaker with a USB-C charging port and cable. The charging port helps in reducing the charging time and charges the device in a little less than 3 hours despite a big sized battery of 4800mAh. The robust battery makes the charge last for 12 hours.

The Flip 5 features a 20W amplification and also has an IPX7 waterproof rating. The sound quality remains intact and utmost efforts have been put to keep it such. This highly portable device has easily accessible buttons. The bass performance is great and the elements included in the device shows that the manufacturers were more inclined towards making the sound performance a stunner.

It’s a great proposition for the money if you choose to look for the sound and can skip the greed of extras.

How is it affecting your pocket?

JBL Flip 5 is decently priced.

Often considered as the overall best Bluetooth speaker in the under Rs. 10,000 range, the JBL Flip 5 is the jack of all trades. However, it has also been critiqued for having lesser features than its predecessors, especially for dropping the microphone (quite literally!) which was otherwise a great add on for hands-free calling and voice control.

A JBL Flip 5 is a Bluetooth (4.2) speaker with a USB-C charging port and cable. The charging port helps in reducing the charging time and charges the device in a little less than 3 hours despite a big sized battery of 4800mAh. The robust battery makes the charge last for 12 hours.

The Flip 5 features a 20W amplification and also has an IPX7 waterproof rating. The sound quality remains intact and utmost efforts have been put to keep it such. This highly portable device has easily accessible buttons. The bass performance is great and the elements included in the device shows that the manufacturers were more inclined towards making the sound performance a stunner.

It’s a great proposition for the money if you choose to look for the sound and can skip the greed of extras.

How is it affecting your pocket?

JBL Flip 5 is decently priced.

5.2 Sony SRS-XB30

If you are looking for a waterproof Bluetooth speaker with extra bass, superb battery life and great sound quality (of course) then the Sony SRS-XB30 is the one for you. It has a robust 8800 mAh battery that can even charge your phone.

These Bluetooth speakers featuring electronic dance music (EDM) have superb sound quality. It is a 30-watt speaker with 8800 mAh battery. It has a built-in mic enabling hands-free calling and has a LED strobe light. It bears a Bluetooth and NFC connectivity and can pair with another speaker for stereo mode. It also has an IPX5 rated waterproofing.

This extra bass Bluetooth speaker supports Google and Siri.

How is it affecting your pocket?

It's not unfair to tag a product with a price close to ten grand if it's a sony product which is an epitome of excellence in the electronics market. However, you always have an option of the lower-priced model within the sony nexus as well.

If you are looking for a waterproof Bluetooth speaker with extra bass, superb battery life and great sound quality (of course) then the Sony SRS-XB30 is the one for you. It has a robust 8800 mAh battery that can even charge your phone.

These Bluetooth speakers featuring electronic dance music (EDM) have superb sound quality. It is a 30-watt speaker with 8800 mAh battery. It has a built-in mic enabling hands-free calling and has a LED strobe light. It bears a Bluetooth and NFC connectivity and can pair with another speaker for stereo mode. It also has an IPX5 rated waterproofing.

This extra bass Bluetooth speaker supports Google and Siri.

How is it affecting your pocket?

It's not unfair to tag a product with a price close to ten grand if it's a sony product which is an epitome of excellence in the electronics market. However, you always have an option of the lower-priced model within the sony nexus as well.

5.3 JBL Charge 3

This big fat speaker is though a bit bulky and may take some significant space in your bag, but it's equally loaded with magnificent features to redefine your listening experience.

This package of musical experience and robust amenities is designed to bring absolute delight to users. JBL Charge 3 has an IPX7 rated waterproofing and battery life of more than 20 hours. It has a superb sound quality that can be best experienced inside the room and you will not be able to ignore the outstanding bass of the speaker. It works perfectly when placed on a flat surface and horizontally.

On the downside, the sound seems to distract only at high frequencies in this speaker.

Talking of the power buttons, functionalities and add-ons, JBL Charge 3 features buttons for power, Bluetooth pairing, volume control, play/pause/skip. It also has a JBL Connect button that allows you to connect more than two JBL Connect speakers and lets you augment the sound. Furthermore, it is equipped with dual external passive radiators that enable you to see the radiators vibrate with bass-heavy tracks. Not just that, it also bears a built-in mic to be used as a speakerphone for calls.

How is it affecting your pocket?

Is might be another pricey JBL speaker but the features make it all worthy.

This big fat speaker is though a bit bulky and may take some significant space in your bag, but it's equally loaded with magnificent features to redefine your listening experience.

This package of musical experience and robust amenities is designed to bring absolute delight to users. JBL Charge 3 has an IPX7 rated waterproofing and battery life of more than 20 hours. It has a superb sound quality that can be best experienced inside the room and you will not be able to ignore the outstanding bass of the speaker. It works perfectly when placed on a flat surface and horizontally.

On the downside, the sound seems to distract only at high frequencies in this speaker.

Talking of the power buttons, functionalities and add-ons, JBL Charge 3 features buttons for power, Bluetooth pairing, volume control, play/pause/skip. It also has a JBL Connect button that allows you to connect more than two JBL Connect speakers and lets you augment the sound. Furthermore, it is equipped with dual external passive radiators that enable you to see the radiators vibrate with bass-heavy tracks. Not just that, it also bears a built-in mic to be used as a speakerphone for calls.

How is it affecting your pocket?

Is might be another pricey JBL speaker but the features make it all worthy.

5.4 JBL Flip 3

This Highly portable and splashproof JBL Flip 3 could be your choice due to a few factors like durability, great sound, decent hearing range and convenient pricing. While it still has the limitations of a budget Bluetooth speaker, it's not at all a bad pick if you usually listen to music in indoor spaces, kitchen or bedroom.

It has improved its battery life than most predecessor models of the same range. The battery life is extended up to 10 hours. Multiple Flip 3 speakers can be wirelessly linked using the JBL Connect app to amplify sound and can be used as a stereo.

Bass port from one end gets covered up a bit when the speaker is placed vertically, but when placed horizontal, it gives a whole new experience. The USB charging port and audio input are shielded with a splashproof cover.

Among the extras, it has a built-in noise and echo-cancelling speakerphone. Also, it utilises the Bluetooth 4.1 technology with a wireless streaming range of about 33 feet or 10 meters.

With an optimal listening range between 3 and 12 feet, the sound similar to most mid-budget speakers tends to distort on higher frequencies.

How is it affecting your pocket?

Truly a value for money JBL speaker. You will experience a premium quality sound at a much lower cost.

This Highly portable and splashproof JBL Flip 3 could be your choice due to a few factors like durability, great sound, decent hearing range and convenient pricing. While it still has the limitations of a budget Bluetooth speaker, it's not at all a bad pick if you usually listen to music in indoor spaces, kitchen or bedroom.

It has improved its battery life than most predecessor models of the same range. The battery life is extended up to 10 hours. Multiple Flip 3 speakers can be wirelessly linked using the JBL Connect app to amplify sound and can be used as a stereo.

Bass port from one end gets covered up a bit when the speaker is placed vertically, but when placed horizontal, it gives a whole new experience. The USB charging port and audio input are shielded with a splashproof cover.

Among the extras, it has a built-in noise and echo-cancelling speakerphone. Also, it utilises the Bluetooth 4.1 technology with a wireless streaming range of about 33 feet or 10 meters.

With an optimal listening range between 3 and 12 feet, the sound similar to most mid-budget speakers tends to distort on higher frequencies.

How is it affecting your pocket?

Truly a value for money JBL speaker. You will experience a premium quality sound at a much lower cost.

5.5 Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom is a perfect bunch of all useful features such as portability, thundering bass, 360 sound, waterproof design and connectivity. It's a great buy for people looking at multi-amenity products in an affordable price range.

With a premium feel and well-finished rounded design, the speaker boasts a 10-hour battery life, 100 ft range, and various colour options.

This shockproof, waterproof and floatable speaker is made of high-quality material which is incredibly easy to clean.

A device with a profound sound. Also, it has a multi-functional output and can be connected with another Waterboom speaker.

Bearing a frequency range of 80 Hz to 20 kHz, it offers crisp, clear and distinctive sound.

How is it affecting your pocket?

This Waterboom speaker could be a decent alternative pick for the JBL Flip 3 as the price is exactly the same.

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom is a perfect bunch of all useful features such as portability, thundering bass, 360 sound, waterproof design and connectivity. It's a great buy for people looking at multi-amenity products in an affordable price range.

With a premium feel and well-finished rounded design, the speaker boasts a 10-hour battery life, 100 ft range, and various colour options.

This shockproof, waterproof and floatable speaker is made of high-quality material which is incredibly easy to clean.

A device with a profound sound. Also, it has a multi-functional output and can be connected with another Waterboom speaker.

Bearing a frequency range of 80 Hz to 20 kHz, it offers crisp, clear and distinctive sound.

How is it affecting your pocket?

This Waterboom speaker could be a decent alternative pick for the JBL Flip 3 as the price is exactly the same.

5.6 BoAt Stone 170 Portable Bluetooth Speakers

A BoAt stone 170 is a one portable and handy sound partner that offers 6 hour-long battery back up. With an incredible 1800mAh Lithium battery, it helps you slip into the mood of music every time.

Bluetooth v4.2 with SD Card Slot allows enables wireless sound on your gadget with ease. Also, a BoAt stone 170 doesn't miss a beat in offering you a compact and stunning design.

With an integrated interface and convenient & accessible buttons, this device has a rugged structure during your desired longevity. And all of that - while remaining extremely lightweight!

Finally, with a power output of 5 watts, it has a profound bass to give you a rich listening experience. You can pair two Stone 170's and enhance your experience with better quality and better sound.

How is it affecting your pocket?

Very affordable BoAt Bluetooth speaker, though bearing the limitations of smaller speakers.

A BoAt stone 170 is a one portable and handy sound partner that offers 6 hour-long battery back up. With an incredible 1800mAh Lithium battery, it helps you slip into the mood of music every time.

Bluetooth v4.2 with SD Card Slot allows enables wireless sound on your gadget with ease. Also, a BoAt stone 170 doesn't miss a beat in offering you a compact and stunning design.

With an integrated interface and convenient & accessible buttons, this device has a rugged structure during your desired longevity. And all of that - while remaining extremely lightweight!

Finally, with a power output of 5 watts, it has a profound bass to give you a rich listening experience. You can pair two Stone 170's and enhance your experience with better quality and better sound.

How is it affecting your pocket?

Very affordable BoAt Bluetooth speaker, though bearing the limitations of smaller speakers.

5.7 Infinity (JBL) Fuze Pint Deep Bass Dual EQ Bluetooth 5.0 Wireless Portable Speaker

This Infinity (JBL) Fuze Pint is the cheapest on the list, but the sound character and the overall performance is nowhere lesser, in its price range. It has been a buyers' favourite for some very valid reasons.

These pocket-size portable Bluetooth speakers offer too much at an unbelievably affordable price, so much truth to the famous phrase of less is more. Coupled with wireless Bluetooth streaming, it has Dual Equaliser modes for normal & deep bass output.

With a 5 hours Music Playtime, it has a Speakerphone inside the box and offers voice integration with Google Assistant or Siri. This value for money and an all-time favourite mini-sized sound companion has a 1-year manufacturer’s warranty.

How is it affecting your pocket?

Surprisingly cheap and an absolute buyer favourite. Checkout reviews and comparison of best soundbars in India.

This Infinity (JBL) Fuze Pint is the cheapest on the list, but the sound character and the overall performance is nowhere lesser, in its price range. It has been a buyers' favourite for some very valid reasons.

These pocket-size portable Bluetooth speakers offer too much at an unbelievably affordable price, so much truth to the famous phrase of less is more. Coupled with wireless Bluetooth streaming, it has Dual Equaliser modes for normal & deep bass output.

With a 5 hours Music Playtime, it has a Speakerphone inside the box and offers voice integration with Google Assistant or Siri. This value for money and an all-time favourite mini-sized sound companion has a 1-year manufacturer’s warranty.

How is it affecting your pocket?

Surprisingly cheap and an absolute buyer favourite. Checkout reviews and comparison of best soundbars in India.