To choose the right portable speaker, you need to consider several things. And below you will find those facts to consider before choosing or buying a portable speaker.
Connectivity is one of the most important points for a portable speaker. You must choose a portable speaker with standard connectivity option, which means Bluetooth Connectivity, Wi-Fi, NFC or Aux input connectivity. This will help to connect your music playing source like a smartphone or tablet to the speaker easily and quickly. Let’s check below about different connectivity options with their advantages and disadvantages.
Bluetooth – Bluetooth connectivity technology is one of the conventional wireless connecting technology. Almost all smartphones, tablets and music playing devices come with this wireless connectivity technology. So a portable speaker with Bluetooth is the best option to connect and play music from any devices. Generally, most of the portable Bluetooth speaker comes with 33 feet wireless range.
NFC – Well known as Near Field Communication, this is another advanced wireless communication technology and most of the premium portable speaker comes with this connecting feature. With the NFC-enabled portable speaker, you can easily connect your smartphone with the “tap to pair” features.
AirPlay – The AirPlay is another wireless technology that developed by the Apple for their devices. So you can play music or video to the AirPlay enabled speaker from any Apple device only. As most of the expensive portable speakers come with this connecting technology, so it might not be a good idea to buy a portable speaker with AirPlay technology.
Another important fact to choose the best portable speaker. You must check the sound quality of a portable speaker before buying it. Generally, most of the small to medium size portable speaker comes with 10 to 20W powerful speakers. And these speakers are good enough for home, pool, and beach or indoor party uses.
People like to buy a wireless portable speaker so that they can carry it anywhere. That means, they can play music anywhere loudly. So you must choose a speaker that is comfortable to carry anywhere. So it will be a great idea to pick a small to medium size portable speaker with 1 to 3-pound weight. These size portable speakers are comfortable to carry and store in your handbag or backpack.
Outlook means the design of the portable speaker that you want to buy. Nowadays, most of the portable speaker comes with an attractive design and various colors. As of color options available in most of the models, so you can easily get the right speaker with your favorite color. And the rugged, heavy duty, shock resistant, sand resistant and waterproof design also important to choose the right portable speaker.
Nowadays, almost all small, medium and even large size portable speaker come with a powerful built-in battery. So you can play music directly without any power source. These portable speaker comes with 8 to 20 hours music playing time. Some large size portable speaker like Ion Audio Block Party Live comes with more than 50 hours music playing time. So these portable speakers are good enough to enjoy a long beach, pool or outdoor party.
We want to buy a portable speaker so that we can use it anywhere. And a waterproof speaker is the best solution to use it anywhere. You can play and listen to music on the beach, pool or while taking a shower. You can also use a waterproof portable speaker to listen to music while traveling, hiking or bicycling. And the waterproof portable speaker comes with reasonable price. So you don’t need to spend extra money for the waterproof feature.