Products from the likes of Sonos and Bose might have been largely responsible for popularized the wireless speaker market, but they also did something else. These pricey speakers pushed other manufacturers to compete the only way they really could: on price. Over time, however, price wasn’t enough and people wanted the same great sound quality they heard on more expensive speakers, so the market shifted yet again. Now, you can get some pretty great sound out of Bluetooth speakers that cost next to nothing.
In this post, you’ll find our picks for the five best Bluetooth speakers currently available on Amazon that cost less than $50 each. Definitely check them out before you spend three, four, or even five times that amount on a big-brand speaker.
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3
- HIGH QUALITY CRYSTAL CLEAR SOUND distinct mids and highs from our two precision acoustic drivers delivers excellent stereo sound and enhanced bass from our proprietary passive bass radiator design —— THE OONTZ Angle 3: THE NEXT GENERATION OF ULTRA PORTABLE SPEAKER DELIVERS THE SOUND & FEATURES THAT DISTANCE IT FROM THE COMPETITION:
- LOUDER VOLUME & MORE BASS distortion-free at maximum volume; room filling sound, perfect for home, dorm room, kitchen, bathroom, car, parties; streaming music or internet radio services such as Pandora and Spotify
- WATER RESISTANT IPX5 splashproof, rainproof, dustproof, sandproof; outdoor shower speaker, perfect for the beach, poolside, car, boat & golf cart — IPX5 rating speaker can resist gentle water spray & splash but cannot be partially or fully submerged
- ULTRA PORTABLE Under 10 ounces, 5 inches long, 2.8 inches tall; High capacity rechargeable 2200 mAh battery for up to 12 hours of playtime at 2/3 volume on a full charge; designed to be comfortable to carry with no square edges, so much better for travel & hiking, superlight and easy to fit in your backpack, baggage
- CONNECT OVER BLUETOOTH IN SECONDS to: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, Smartphones, Tablets, Windows 10 —- To play from Chromebooks, Windows 7-8 systems, TVs and non-Bluetooth devices use the included 3.5mm audio cable connected to the AUX-IN jack — BUILT-IN MIC for handsfree speakerphone from Smartphones and iPhones — includes Micro-USB charging cable and 3.5mm audio cable — Official OontZ Angle 3 Carry Case available sold separately on Amazon
Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 PLUS
- Cambridge SoundWorks Engineers designed the OontZ Angle 3 PLUS to deliver the Quality, Features, Ease of Use and Style that make it the Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker of choice — Richer Bass output — Exceptional 30 Hour Battery play time — High Quality Sound — Splashproof IPX5 Water Resistant — Loud Playing Volume with No Distortion — Fast & Easy Bluetooth Connection — Sleek & Stylish Design comfortable to carry and hold
- RICHER BASS & HIGHER QUALITY HD SOUND — Dual 1.7” Precision Drivers crafted with Neodymium deliver Clear Mids & Highs for excellent Stereo Sound, carefully matched to 10+ Watts Output Power for surprisingly Loud Volume without distorting; proprietary Passive Bass Radiator faces downward to enhance the Bass Output without interfering with the Clarity of the Stereo Drivers
- WATER RESISTANT IPX5 — Splashproof, Rainproof, Dustproof, Sandproof — Outdoor Shower Speaker, perfect for the beach, poolside, car, boat and golf cart — IPX5 rating speaker can resist gentle water spray & splash but cannot be partially or fully submerged
- EXCEPTIONAL 30 HOUR BATTERY PLAYTIME — 4400MaH battery capacity provides up to 30 hours playing at 2/3 of max volume — Ultra Portable Design just 13 ounces, and 6.5” long and 2.8” high, perfect for travel and long weekends trips — Stylish Design and High Quality Audio make it an ideal home speaker
- CONNECT IN JUST SECONDS to Bluetooth devices, perfect speaker for your iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, All Smartphones, Tablets, Windows 10 computers — play from Windows 7 systems, TVs and non-Bluetooth devices with the 3.5mm audio cable to the AUX-IN jack — BUILT-IN MIC for handsfree personal speakerphone from Smartphones and iPhones — comes with 3 foot Micro-USB charging cable and 3 foot 3.5mm audio cable — Official OontZ Angle 3 PLUS Carry Case available sold separately on Amazon
Photive Hydra Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
- WATERPROOF BLUETOOTH SPEAKER – Enjoy your Favorite Music, Podcast, Radio show or Audiobook while taking a Shower, at the Pool, or enjoying Patio Barbecue with Friends! With IP 66 ingress protection, the Photive Hydra is Dust Tight and can Endure a Downpour of Rain without Damage!
- ENJOY UP TO 8 HOURS UNINTERRUPTED SOUND – Advanced Bluetooth Technology ultra-optimized to consume Less Energy and maintain Crystal Clear Sound. Lithium Ion Rechargeable battery brings 8 hours of Uninterrupted speaker Playtime with a single charge.
- RUGGED WIRELESS SPEAKER – Take your Portable Bluetooth Speaker wherever you go! Suitable for Outdoors and Indoors. Set up with your smart phone, laptop, and Echo Dot or play in the Car, outside at the Beach or at your Campsite.
- JAW-DROPPING SOUND QUALITY and VOLUME – Passive Subwoofer + Two 40mm Drivers deliver unbelievable clarity, High and Low Frequencies, and crystal clear sound.
- ADD TO CART NOW – Includes 1 FULL YEAR no-questions-asked warranty and BONUS Step-by-Step Instructions for Connecting Your Bluetooth Speaker to your Echo!
TaoTronics Stereo 20W Wireless Portable Speaker
- Dynamic, crystal, clear and very good sound: Our exceptional sound quality is provided by 2x 10w speakers and 2x passive radiators. Whether you’re partying, working out, or just lounging around the house, enjoy superior bass and Hi frequency sound for price. Moreover, Boom X is the only single speaker in the market that has the premium sound quality of JBL/Creative/Sony speakers at just half the price.
- Elegant portable design : Our portable Bluetooth speakers have versatile portable design with aluminum out case and sturdy body, so you can place the Boom X Bluetooth Speaker in a variety of locations and can easily take the Boom X Wireless Speaker from one place to the next
- Bluetooth-enabled device from up to 33 feet (10 meters) away. Connect the Boom X Bluetooth Wireless Speaker to music, games, movies, your TV, smartphones, tablets, and so much more – life is booming
- Rechargeable battery plays up to 6 hours: Built-in 5200mAH rechargeable lithium battery provides up to 6 hours of playback and can be easily recharged. Please kindly noted that the standard charging power of this speaker should be DC 5V. And actual playtime may vary according to sound volume and audio content
- What you get: TaoTronics Premium Stereo Bluetooth Speaker (TT-SK06), Micro USB cable, 3.5mm audio cable, user manual, our fan-favorite 12-month warranty and friendly customer service.
Anker Classic Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
- Experience your tunes in high definition and surprising fullness realized through a 4W / 2in driver and bass port – outclassing other similar-sized portable speakers.
- Unrivalled 15 to 20-hour playtime powered by a built-in rechargeable 2100mAh Li-ion battery.
- Automatically connect to the last-connected device when turned on enables one-step music streaming. Compatible with all Bluetooth-enabled devices (2.1 and over). 3.5mm audio port for non-Bluetooth devices.
- Outstanding connection range of up to 33 feet. Built-in microphone with a 2-feet pickup range allows the speaker to double as a speaker phone.
- Package contents: Anker A7908 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, micro USB cable, 3.5mm audio cable, travel pouch, instruction manual. 18-month warranty and free lifetime technical support.
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