- Portable wireless speakers support multiple connectivity options
- The speakers can be used in outdoor conditions
- You can buy speakers from brands like BoAt, JBL, Sony, and more
Bluetooth portable speakers have become a lifesaver for many people. You can use them at home, for listening to music as well as for receiving calls from your phone. And you can carry them outside and use them during holiday trips or treks. These come with rechargeable batteries that last you for over 6 hours and are loud enough to get the party started. You can buy the best portable speakers for under Rs 5,000, and here’s a list of the products in the market.
|boAt Stone 1401||Rs 4,799|
|Sony SRS-XB12||Rs 4,590|
|Infinity Fuze 100||Rs 1,199|
|Mi Outdoor speaker||Rs 1,199|
|Blaupunkt BT52||Rs 1,299|
1. boAt Stone 1401
BoAt Stone 1401 wireless speaker offers 30W sound output and supports multiple connectivity modes such as Bluetooth, AUX, and USB. The speaker gets IPX5 rating for resistance against water splashes. It features equaliser mode that can be tuned to outdoor or indoor settings. The speaker comes with a built-in microphone that can be used for music playback and receive calls. BoAt Stone 1401 packs a 2,500mAh battery that charges via USB Type C port. BoAt Stone 1401 speaker is priced at Rs 4,799 in India.
2. Sony SRS-XB12
Sony SRS-XB12 Bluetooth speaker comes with a passive radiator that works with the mono speaker for bass output. The speaker gets IP67 rating that makes it usable in outdoor conditions and even allows it to survive drops into the water. It offers a battery life of up to 16 hours and has a built-in mic for hands-free calling. The speaker features a compact design, making it portable to carry around. The Sony SRS-XB12 is available in India at Rs 3,490.
3. Infinity (JBL) Fuze 100
Infinity Fuze 100 is a compact Bluetooth speaker that is easy to carry around. It supports wireless streaming of music via Bluetooth has speakerphone to support voice calls. The speaker has dual equaliser modes for normal and deep bass output. It gets IPX7 rating for durability against water and you get playback support for up to 9 hours under maximum audio settings. The design of the speaker includes rugged and durable fabric material. In fact, you have this feature, wherein you can pair two of these Fuze 100 speakers with the dual speaker connect technology. The Infinity Fuze 100 speaker is priced at Rs 1,199 in India.
4. Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker
Mi Outdoor speaker offers Bluetooth 5.0 support for wireless music streaming. The compact design and lightweight nature of the speaker makes it easy to move around. It offers battery support for up to 20 hours. The speaker has mic which can be used to take calls and activate voice assistants. You can carry the Mi speaker to an outdoor party, and the IPX5 splash rating will make sure you do not have to worry about water playing spoilt sport. With Bluetooth 5.0 dual mode, you can enable one-time connect with multiple devices simultaneously. The Mi Outdoor Bluetooth speaker is available in India for Rs 1,199.
5. Blaupunkt BT52
Blaupunkt BT52 speaker has dual passive radiators that enhances the volume and quality of the sound with its 10W output. It has built-in mic which acts a speakerphone for you to take phone calls hands-free. It supports Bluetooth 4.2 version for hands-free music streaming. The design of the speaker includes mesh-like finishing on the outside which gives it a rugged looked. The built-in 1,500mAh rechargeable battery gets you through with music playback for up to 6 to 7 hours. It has USB port for charging which is a flexible way of doing it. Blaupunkt BT52 speaker is priced Rs 1,299 in India.
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