Summer is almost here, and you’re bound to spend much of your free time outdoors to enjoy the sights, sounds and feels of the season. From barbecues to beach parties to days spent in the park, it’s important to have a great playlist to set the mood and vibe. To that end, you’re going to need a quality, portable speaker to bring the tunes, something that’s small and compact, but boasts tremendous power. Here are the best portable speakers to fuel and soundtrack your summer escapades.
The Anker Ultra Portable Bluetooth Speaker fits almost anywhere except your shirt pocket. Full high definition sound comes from this tiny cube and plays for 12 hours non-stop on a single charge thanks to its ultra-high density battery. About the size of a ring box, this speaker fits into pretty much any pocket or bag, so you can take your sound literally anywhere you want.
Harman Kardon’s Esquire Mini is an excellent solution for the on the go millennial. Premium materials, master craftsmanship and urban styling show that the attention to detail for this speaker has not been missed. With two high performance drivers with an enhanced bass port, this speaker delivers tremendous sound. The Esquire Mini is thin and durable – built to go everywhere you go – and to places you’ve never been before.
The Sony SRS-X11 delivers big sound in the form of a tiny cube. At 10W, one SRS-X11 has as much power as three other speakers its size. Connect to another unit to form a stereo pair and have ultra portable high quality sound, thanks to dual passive radiators that create a well-balanced, party fueling bass. Take all your music with you, thanks to a lightweight design and 12-hour battery life.
The Ultimate Ears Roll delivers insane sound in every direction, everywhere you go. This powerful Bluetooth speaker brings your music to all of your activities in a compact design. UE ROLL pumps out loud, crisp, 360-degree sound that shouts through the air with deep bass that busts out incredible beats. Oh yeah, and it’s waterproof.
This robust Bluetooth speaker boasts dual drivers for stereo sound that most other speakers this size cannot deliver. It’s super durable, being both water-resistant and able to withstand drops up to 10 feet. The clip on the back of the speaker truly makes Boombot Rex as portable as it comes – attach it to your bike, gear or bag to take it wherever you desire.