The way in which we enjoy music has been completely revolutionised in the past 15 years. The Apple iPod was first released in 2001 and since then the industry has evolved enormously so. iTunes let users download music in just a few clicks of a button and then Spotify changed the game. The paid subscription, all you can listen to music service has led to this generation discovering new and old music on their phone in an instant. Thanks to Bluetooth, this music can be heard through the best quality speakers anywhere you go. Want to keep up with the evolution of music? Then check out this list of the best portable speakers on the market right now.
1. Creative Labs MUVO mini
This nifty little speaker has some great attributes at low price. Despite its size the battery life is strong, lasting around 10 hours, and the MUVO mini doubles up as water resistant. There’s no USB slot, so its Bluetooth all the way with this device.
2. JBL Charge 3
If there’s one reason why the JBL Charge 3 stands out from the other speakers on this list then it has to be the base. It’s a powerful device which can connect up to 3 smartphones at the same time and is a relative bargain when considering the features.
3. UE Boom 2
One of the most portable speakers on this list, the handy UE Boom 2 produces a staggering amount of volume for a device of this size. It comes in a variety of colours and will set you back around 90 quid.
4. JBL Flip 4
A great design at a reasonable price, the JBL Flip 4 has a fantastic base and can connect to lots of different devices. It’s worth mentioning that there isn’t much design different between older JBL Flips and the JBL Flip 4, but it’s certainly a great buy for first time JBl Flippers.
5. Bose SoundLink Revolve
This Bose model gives you complete 360 degrees of music which sounds incredible. A little pricey at almost 200 pounds, but if you’re a real music lover then this is the speaker for you.