Bluetooth speakers were once like jelly beans: They were cheap, they all looked the same, and they were invariably of dubious quality. Times have changed. Every major audio manufacturer has at least one model on the market today, and most have several. And you’ll find some incredible deals from companies you might never had heard of.
If you haven’t listened to a Bluetooth speaker lately, you’re in for a very pleasant surprise. Read on for our top picks.
That said, the industry’s progress doesn’t mean that every Bluetooth speaker justifies its price tag, no matter how inexpensive it might be. There’s still plenty of dreck floating around. Don’t worry, we’re here to help you steer clear of the junk and point you to the best speakers at the price range that fits your budget.