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March 14, 2018

Top 10 Bluetooth Speakers of 2018 in Australia

Tablet and smartphone speakers are not enough nowadays. You cannot get an excellent sound out of a small and flat device which is designed to fit in your bag or pocket. But now, you don’t have to fully rely on your smartphone or a tablet to get good sound whenever you are on the go. Thanks to the combined Bluetooth, these speakers normally work with iOS, Android and practically any Bluetooth-enabled device you have got. It includes your desktop and laptop too.

When it comes to buying a right Bluetooth speaker, there’re lots of things you should consider and learn before you get your hands on. Looking for some suggestions? Here’s our list of top 10 Bluetooth speakers of 2018. Some are stylish. Some are waterproof and some are rugged. So let’s begin.

1: UE Boom 2:

Key Highlights

  • Battery life: 15 Hours
  • Weight: 1.2 Pounds
  • Wireless Range: 30+ Feet
  • Frequency Response: 90 Hz – 20 kHz
  • Drivers: Two 1.75" Drivers and Two 1.75" x 3" Passive Radiators
  • NFC: Yes
  • Aux-in: Yes
  • USB Charging: Yes

If you are looking for your next or first Bluetooth speaker, look no further. UE Boom 2 has nailed everything a Bluetooth speaker should be. It’s portable, loud and astonishingly durable. Waterproofing is a great addition to UE Boom 2 portable speaker which turns what used to be the perfect Bluetooth speaker around for many occasions into the best one for every occasion.

But if you are hunting for a little more power, “Megaboom” is an exquisite choice to go for.

2: UE Blast:

Key Highlights

  • Battery life: 12 Hours
  • Weight: 1.4 Pounds
  • Wireless Range: 20+ Feet
  • Power Supply: Rechargeable Battery
  • Drivers: Two 35mm active drivers and two 81mm x 39mm passive radiators
  • NFC: No
  • Amazon Alexa Voice Control & Functionality Built-in
  • USB Charging: Yes

It’s much easier for UE Blast to earn its place as one of this year’s best Bluetooth speakers. Boasting a robust, waterproof design, built-in Alexa support as well as insane for its size max volumes. UE Blast also gives you all the smart features of an Amazon Echo, but with indeed listenable audio.

Are you looking for an indestructible smart speaker? It’s a great choice as it can be used everywhere from your lounge to the side of a pool.

3: Fugoo Style:

Key Highlights

  • Battery Life: Up to 40 Hours
  • Weight: 1 Pound
  • Wireless Range: 30+ Feet
  • Frequency Response: 60Hz - 20 kHz
  • Drivers: Two 28mm Neodymium Tweeters, Two 39mm Neodymium Aluminum Domed Mid/Woofers, Two 43mm x 54mm Passive Radiators
  • NEF: No
  • Aux-in: Yes
  • USB Charging: Yes

Fugoo Style is a durable and stylish Bluetooth speaker comprises a 40 hours battery life for the endless night. The Fugoo comes in your choice of jacket style, but no matter which one you choose, it’s just as suited for the factors as it’s your coffee table.

Besides its small size and best portable Bluetooth speaker offering amazingly good sound performance.

4: Bose SoundLink Mini II:

Key Highlights

  • Battery Life: Up to 10 Hours
  • Weight: 1.5 Pounds
  • Wireless Range: 30 Feet (10 m)
  • Frequency Response: N/A
  • Drivers: N/A
  • NFC: No
  • Aux-in: Yes
  • USB Charging: No

Bose SoundLink Mini II is a mini, but best Bluetooth speaker offers thundering bass for its size matched with coherent, lifelike mids you just wouldn’t suppose for a tiny portable speaker. It knocks way above what its size would suggest, generating deep bass, and sparkling highs and of course a lush midrange.

Interestingly, it won’t let you compromise on sound and other Bose conveniences like a charging pad.

5: Creative Muvo 2C:

Key Highlights

  • Battery Life: 6 Hours
  • Weight: 0.35 Pounds
  • Wireless Range: N/A
  • Frequency Response: N/A
  • Drivers: 1 x full-range
  • NFC: No
  • Aux-in: Yes
  • Weatherproofing: Yes-IP66

If you’re searching for the best Bluetooth speaker under 100 AUD, the Creative Muvo 2C is an excellent choice to consider. Its feature rich in terms of its inputs enables you to play music either over Bluetooth, a 3.5mm standard jack, USB or even you can insert a microSD card which allows playing MP3 files directly.

You can plug this speaker into your laptop over USB and it’ll work as an external soundcard as well as a speaker, thanks to Creative smarts.

 6: UE Wonderboom:

Key Highlights

  • Battery Life: Up to 10 Hours
  • Weight: 0.9 Pound
  • Frequency Response: 80 Hz - 20 kHz
  • Drivers: Two 40 mm Active Drivers and Two 46.1mm x 65.2mm Passive Radiators
  • NFC: No
  • Aux-in: No
  • USB Charging: No

UE Wonderboom is the best outdoor Bluetooth speaker available in a range of vibrant colors meaning you can find to your taste with less hassle. It can survive submersion to 1 meter for more than 30 minutes which means it’ll be great for poolside use. Isn’t it great? Moreover, it provides up to 10 hours of battery life as well as perfect sound quality along with plenty of basses to live up to the speaker’s name.

7: Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless:

Key Highlights

  • Battery Life: N/A
  • Weight: 14 Pounds
  • Wireless Range: N/A
  • Frequency Response: 44 Hz – 28 kHz
  • Drivers: Two 25W Tweeters, Two 25W Mid-Range Drivers, One 50W Subwoofer
  • NFC: No
  • Bluetooth Version: 4.1
  • Aux-in: Yes
  • USB Charging: No

Bowers and Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless Bluetooth speaker is one of the greatest pieces of design. It’s a solid and weighty wireless speaker delivers all the B&W audio heritage. Furthermore, offering clear, natural and room-filling audio with seriously punchy mid-range and controlled bass.

Though it’ll put a dent in your wallet, if you like audiophile that extends into the portable speaker pace, it’s the only speaker you should be considering.

8: JBL Charge 3:

Key Highlights

  • Battery Life: 20 Hours
  • Weight: 1.76 Pounds
  • Wireless Range: 30+ Feet
  • Frequency Response: 64 kHz – 20 kHz
  • Drivers: Two 1.7" Drivers and Two Passive Radiators
  • NFC: No
  • Bluetooth Version: 3.0
  • Aux-in: Yes
  • USB Charging: Yes

The JBL Charge 3 is equipped with a set of features and excellent sound quality to boot. It punches well above its weight, plays distortion-free and loudly.

Wait! There’s something more. You will enjoy an exquisite performance with well-controlled bass and a crisp, taut treble. Also, it’s perfectly balanced sound which might be lacking excitement at low volumes – this speaker is best served loud.

9: Bang and Olufsen Beoplay P2:

Key Highlights

  • Battery Life: Up to 10 Hours
  • Weight: 0.6 Pounds
  • Wireless Range: N/A
  • Frequency Response: 68 Hz – 21.000 Hz
  • Drivers: 2 x 15W Class D for Woofer and Tweeter (2 x 50W Peak Power)
  • NFC: No
  • Aux-in: No
  • USB Charging: No

It’s a great-designed speaker which is very easy to use. It’s loaded with a well-built companion app and it sounds perfect. If you’re about to buy a Bang and Olufsen Beoplay P2, we’re sure, you could get something a little bigger for the same price.

Most importantly, the smart gestures are an excellent addition too. No one would buy the device solely for that reason though.

10: Denon Envaya (DSB-250BT):

Key highlights

  • Battery Life: 13 Hours
  • Weight: 1.6 Pounds
  • Wireless Range: 100 Feet (30 m)
  • Frequency Response: N/A
  • Drivers: 2 x 40mm Full Range Driver, 1 x 53x135mm Passive Radiator
  • NFC: No
  • Aux-in: Yes
  • Bluetooth Version: N/A
  • Waterproofing: Yes
  • USB Charging: No

It’s the most durable Bluetooth speaker which will definitely blow us away in 2018. It boasts a powerful, room-filling sound that sounds great to most ears as well as comes with an IP67 rating, making it both dust and waterproof. Besides, it’s built like a tank, makes it one of the most durable speakers we have ever stick our hands on.

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