Portable music speakers have become a great piece of accessory for all those outdoor party goers and the ones who want to hear their favorite music tracks where ever they are, be it during a celebration, in the swimming pool area where it can resist water splashes, or during a weekend party with friends and family at a park in Dubai. Since there are a lot of portable wireless speakers to choose from, we have listed some of the best portable Bluetooth speakers that you can buy in the UAE.
Over the years, the name Sony has been synonymous with unmatched quality and superior sound, particularly for music lovers around Dubai. Following this golden tradition of the brand (Sony has some of the best wireless speakers in the market) is their new wireless speaker XB 20. The XB 20 has a sleeker look with nice smooth edges and compact circular buttons which gives it a trendy appearance. With two dedicated drives and a passive radiator up front, this speaker is louder than your ‘loudest’ expectations. XB 20 is available in four different colors: blue, red, white and black. One of the impressive things that stand out the most in XB 20 is the LED band that wraps around the edge of the speaker which adds a very futuristic look to the product. Volume, track selection, and the play/pause function all have their own dedicated buttons. There is also a large extra bass button that turns the bass boost on or off, and a button that allows you to answer calls. The speakers are very bass heavy which provides the bass a tight and designed feel. With an incredibly sleek and stylish case, a vibrant sound signature, and a durable body, this just might be one of the best affordable Bluetooth speakers on the market.
One of the top names that rise to your mind when you think of buying a wireless speaker, JBL has one of the best waterproof speakers and is here with its Charge 3 edition which also doubles up as a charger for your portable devices. The JBL Charge 3 looks similar to its famous predecessor JBL Charge 2+ and delivers an impressive battery life of 20 hours. Using the JBL Connect app, you can wirelessly link the speaker to other JBL Connect enabled speakers to magnify the sound for a live-concert like an experience. JBL Charge 3 is not merely water-resistant but entirely waterproof, which means you can rock it at your next pool party. JBL Charge 3 looks cylindrical and also has bass radiators on either side of the speaker. You can easily this speaker with your smartphone, tablet or any other Bluetooth-enabled device. There is a small stand built into the design of the speaker with five small indicator lights which give you signs of its battery status. With super cool button options, you can easily pause or play music, control the volume, and also skip to the next song if you double-tap the play button. The high-capacity 6,000mAh battery of JBL Charge 3 provides 20 hours of playtime and can charge your smartphones and tablets via its USB output.
The King of Sounds, Sony again cracks the speaker world with its new entrant, SRS XB30! The Sony SRS XB30 is not only one of the biggest Bluetooth speakers, but it also delivers powerful sound and great performance. The battery life is quite impressive that lasts for 24 hours of continuous playback. There is also a microphone built-in so you can have a hands-free conversation or a conference call using the XB30. The Sony SRS-XB30 speaker features great sound, a multi-color LED light ring and easy pairing for NFC-equipped phones. A quick press of “Extra Bass” button substantially increases lows and adds a great bass effect, especially considering the size of this speaker. You can answer incoming calls on this speaker by tapping the phone button and can also call up Siri or Google Assistant by tapping the phone button and speaking a command. Another unique feature is the ability to pair this Bluetooth speaker with another similar Sony Bluetooth speaker. Other enhancements include Extra-Bass which is meant to amplify up the bass further in case you're not happy with the sound. Overall, the sound quality and built-in lights of the Sony SRS-XB30 Bluetooth speaker are sure to keep you entertained.
When it comes to top Wifi speakers with great audio quality, BOSE has some of the best in the market. Delivering true 360° sound consistently and constantly, Bose Soundlink Revolve is sure to hit your ears and senses at the first sight itself. The Revolve is crafted out of aluminum and without saying it looks pitch perfect. This wireless speaker is durable, water-resistant and enjoys up to 12 hours of play time from a rechargeable battery. Designed to be portable, the Revolve is compact enough to be carried in a backpack. For such a small speaker, the Bose Revolve delivers a surprisingly big and bold sound. The sound from the Revolve is detailed and spacious, which makes it a hot favorite for your next house party. The Revolve can also act as a USB speaker when connected to a PC or Mac. The Revolve is IPX4 certified which means it can handle a light rain shower or splashes of water but isn’t meant to be submerged for extended periods of time. The Revolve can connect to two Bluetooth devices simultaneously and can remember up to eight previously connected ones. When using a paired iOS device, increasing the volume from the device boosts the speaker’s internal volume level in steps. Premium design combined with impeccable sound quality makes Bose Soundlink Revolve one of the best Bluetooth speakers around.
When it comes to selecting Bluetooth speakers that promise you great quality along with sheer clarity, the Skullcandy Shrapnel would definitely feature well up there and one of the best small wireless speakers! As a budget Bluetooth speaker, Skullcandy Shrapnel has plenty going for it. The Shrapnel can get impressively loud for its small frame, but most of its sound signature is focused on the mids and highs. The affordable Skullcandy Shrapnel Bluetooth speaker offers good audio performance, a rugged design, and a strong feature set. Beyond its portability and eye-catching design, it has speakerphone functionality and an exterior that is highly water-resistant. The rear of the speaker has a 3.5mm auxiliary port if you want to use the speaker with a non-Bluetooth device with a Micro USB charging point. As for sound quality, the Skullcandy Shrapnel speaker delivers more volume than you will get out of your smart phone’s built-in speaker. The battery inside is good for about 10 hours of listening, which is impressive for the size. The Shrapnel can be considered as a good buy for its build quality and sheer volume alone.
With functional features like device charging and speakerphone, the compact looking JBL Charge 2+ is highly impressive and easily one of the trendiest and affordable wireless speakers that you will ever come across anywhere in UAE. The rejuvenated JBL charge 2+ is a powerful Bluetooth speaker with high-quality stereo sound. Revamped with fresh styles and a water proof design, the Charge 2+ helps you take the party everywhere and amplifies the excitement JBL bass radiators. The speaker is powered by a 6000mAh battery that provides an incredible 12hours of playtime and can charge all your devices like your Smartphone or tablet, via USB. Charge2+ also comes with a built-in noise and echo-cancelling speakerphone that helps you to make calls without any disturbance and interruption. If you need a quick charge, you can simply plug your smartphone or tablet directly into the unit's USB port. The built-in microphone allows you to answer calls without skipping a beat. JBL Charge 2+ allows you to wirelessly stream music from any Bluetooth enabled device. This speaker charges your device so you can listen longer and be ready to go at a moment's notice. For a relatively compact, battery-powered speaker, the JBL Charge 2 really does impress with the quality of the audio it delivers.
The speaker feels very luxurious and the quality feel is phenomenal. The effort to dress up the back in genuine leather feels a little odd considering that you never really get to see it, but it's a nice detail that contributes to the whole visual appeal. When we connect the sound source, there are plenty of options. It features Airplay for Apple-thingies, DLNA and Bluetooth with NFC pairing.
If you want a Wireless Speaker that fits into both your budget and preferences, Logitech X300 will leave you quite cheerful. Logitech X300 is a well-built, good looking speaker matched with an array of interesting features. Logitech X300 has just 3 buttons on top, which is the volume up, volume down and Bluetooth buttons with the Power button placed underneath. When there is an incoming phone call to your smartphone, you can answer directly with the speaker by pressing the Bluetooth button. The Logitech X300 makes a real impression thanks to its bright colors and eye-catchy designs. The X300 is built with a sturdy and attractive design that seems suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Only 150mm long, this powerful compact speaker delivers deep bass response and detailed mid and high range sound. The Logitech X300 boasts of a rubberized body to give it a better grip on most surfaces and the buttons on top are well placed and easy to operate. A micro USB port for charging the device is located just across the power button on the rear along with a standard 3.5 mm port. The battery life- of this device is quite impressive and offers 5 hours of non-stop playback once fully charged.
Regarded as one of the leading speaker manufacturers worldwide, Creative Muvo 2 Bluetooth Speaker has a solid build and soft-touch finish. Easily one of the lightest speakers with stereo capability, Creative Muvo 2 is a smart looking compact speaker with dimensions of 67 x 190 x 38 mm and weight of just 340g. The connections on the back include a microUSB port, a 3.5mm audio port, and a microSD card slot. The Creative speaker is powered by a 2,200 mAh Li-ion battery helping the battery life to clock at around 10 hours. Muvo 2 has equipped itself with an IP66-rating, making it splash-proof but not waterproof. You can connect two MUVO 2 speakers to enjoy a wider soundstage and bigger audio performance. Creative Muvo 2 Bluetooth Speaker is mighty impressive with great features such as the capability to play music from the inbuilt micro-SD card player, connect your speaker directly to your computer via USB and the capability to add another additional speaker. The 2200mAh Li-ion battery is quite capable and doesn’t weigh the speaker down much either.
Already a hit with the music connoisseurs all around Dubai and UAE, JBL Clip Series announces its new version with Clip 2. The JBL Clip 2 is an ultra-light, ultra-rugged and ultra-powerful portable speaker. Completely waterproof, the JBL Clip 2 provides 8 hours of playtime, allowing you to take your music wherever you go. You can also wirelessly connect two Clip 2 speakers together to enjoy the amplified sound. Like the JBL Clip’s previous editions, Clip 2 also has an integrated cable and a built-in speakerphone. The speaker sounds relatively impressive particularly when one considers its tiny size. As a well-rounded portable Bluetooth speaker, the JBL Clip 2 can be considered a winner with its understated compact design, handy features like carabiner, integrated 3.5mm cable, and appreciable battery backup. With improved sound quality, ruggedness and battery life, the Clip 2 is the best inexpensive speaker available now. The Clip 2 improves on the already impressive audio quality of the original Clip, delivering impressive treble, midrange and bass for a small speaker. Its wireless daisy chain functionality lets you connect two speakers for more audio output. The left side of JBL Clip 2 features the power and Bluetooth pairing button, along with a micro USB port for recharging the battery.