Five Bluetooth-enabled portable speakers for casual listening


Through: Technical office | New Delhi |

Nov. 22, 2020, 3:28 p.m.

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom and Tribit StormBox Micro (Image: Amazon India)

Bluetooth speakers have become very popular in recent years. Almost all urban households have at least one Bluetooth speaker in their home. The reason they are becoming a must-have option is its portability. People just like to place them anywhere in their home, whether it’s relaxing on the balcony, listening to music in the room, or tapping into a laptop for a movie session for a few people. They don’t take up much space and can also be useful for a short trip. There are many Bluetooth speakers available these days. Here are some options you can consider depending on your budget.


Starting with the most affordable Bluetooth speakers on the list, JBL Go is as portable as it gets. The square shaped bluetooth speaker is available in several colors. It has five physical buttons on the top, including volume up / down, for receiving calls. Users will get a total of five hours of playback on a single charge. It can be used as a home work companion and people can also participate in calls with it. You can also invoke Google Assistant or Siri by long pressing the play button. It is available for Rs 1,699 on Amazon.

Sony SRS-XB12

Sony The SRS-XB12 might not be as light as the JBL Go, but it’s just as compact with a cylindrical shape. The compact Bluetooth speaker provides 16 hours of battery life on a single charge. It has an IP67 protection rating which makes it resistant to water, dust and rust. The bass is not too much but it is balanced considering the size of the device. On the back, there are a few buttons to play / pause, increase / decrease the volume or pair a new wireless device. You can also make calls with him in HD and summon a voice assistant. It is currently priced at Rs 3,490 on Amazon. There are also a few color options.

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Ultimate Ears Wonderboom

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom might not be an easily recognizable name when it comes to audio products in India, but it does offer one of the best bluetooth speakers in the line. It is the heaviest on the list with a weight of 599 grams. He has no purchase option. There are two big buttons on the front to increase / decrease the volume. It offers 10 hours of playtime on a full charge. It is water resistant and can be considered an outdoor speaker because of the loud music it offers. If you have two, you have the option to connect the two for better sound experience. It is currently available for Rs 5,061 on Amazon, just a little more than the Rs 5,000 mark.

Samsung Level Box Slim

Samsung Level Box Slim is a fairly simple bluetooth speaker at Rs 3,990. You don’t get the option to buy or a heavily amplified bass. It has a simple tablet-like design with four physical buttons on the top. It is water resistant and offers a balanced sound signature. It is available in blue color on Amazon at Rs 3,990.

JBL Go and Samsung Level Box Slim

Tribit StormBox Micro

Tribute StormBox Micro is a Bluetooth speaker option that delivers more in a compact form factor. It’s extremely portable, which means you can mount it on your bike, backpack, or just carry it in a slightly larger pocket. It offers a large amount of bass, eight hours of playback, has an IP67 rating. The two additional features are that it has Bluetooth 5.0 and a USB C port. You can also connect two of these two to get what the company calls TWS (Truly Wireless) stereo sound. Despite the packaging so much under the hood, it is currently available for Rs 3,679 on Amazon.

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