Bluetooth technology has opened the door for a lot of interesting gadgets and convenient ways to connect our smartphones to various devices. Perhaps the most popular Bluetooth technology today is wireless speakers, which make it easy to take your music on the go or to set up a compact and lightweight home audio system.
Summer is officially over, but that doesn’t mean the cooler fall weather spells the end of outdoor parties, camping trips, and other activities where you can enjoy some tunes with your friends. We’ve picked out some of our favorite Bluetooth speaker deals available right now that can save you up to $232 off retail prices.
Anker is one of the top brands when it comes to high-quality but budget-friendly hardware, so its only fitting that we kick off our deal list with its aptly named Classic Bluetooth speaker. This palm-sized, 3-inch cube punches above its weight with its efficient 4-watt driver, while its internal lithium-ion battery lasts between 15 and 20 hours for all-day listening.
A 65 percent discount means you can score the Anker Classic Bluetooth speaker for $28 on Amazon, saving you $52 off the retail price.
The attractive and super-compact Rokono Sidewinder Bluetooth speaker measures in at just under 3.5 inches long and less than three inches tall and wide. This handy unit delivers 5 watts of power and up to 10 hours of battery life, but arguably its best feature is a handy slot that lets the speaker serve as a stand for your smartphone or tablet. This portable speaker can also be used with non-Bluetooth devices thanks to its 3.5mm input jack.
The Rokono Sidewinder portable wireless speaker is currently priced at $20 on Amazon after a 60 percent discount knocks $30 off the usual price.
This levitating Bluetooth speaker from Om/One boasts a truly unique design that makes it the perfect conversation starter. The speaker unit is a small orb housing a 75mm 3-watt driver that hovers roughly an inch above its base, rotating as it puts out music in 360 degrees. A built-in mic means you can even use the Om/One speaker for making phone calls, which will make you feel like a villain from a cyberpunk movie.
The Om/One levitating Bluetooth speaker can be yours for $100 from ThinkGeek, taking a whopping $100 off the normal price.
If you prefer futuristic aesthetics, then look no further than Mighty Rock’s sleek Miniboom Bluetooth speaker. The Miniboom utilizes dual acoustic audio drivers and a passive subwoofer to deliver impressive sound for a speaker this size. Its streamlined housing features swept angles with no square edges, and its sleek design makes it look great on any desk.
The Mighty Rock touch Bluetooth speaker is listed at $26 after a 63 percent discount.
Bamboo is becoming a big thing, and style-conscious buyers will appreciate the classic charm of the Comiso Bamboo Bluetooth speaker. This device looks awesome in any room and boasts dual 15-watt drivers, along with passive radiators, for crisp highs and punchy bass. The internal battery lasts up to 20 hours on a single charge, and the speaker is styled with dark bamboo wood and black wraparound canvas.
At just $68 on Amazon, the Comiso bamboo wireless speaker offers a solid savings of $232 off its retail price.
The Ultimate Ears Roll 2 is among the most popular wireless speakers out there and is one of our own all-time favorites. The Roll 2 is waterproof for 30 minutes at a depth of up to 3 feet, making it a great speaker to take on your outdoor adventures. It even comes with an inflatable flotation device so you can take it in the pool with you. The speaker also features a stretchable marine-grade bungee so you can easily strap it to your gear.
Currently on sale at a $35 discount, the UE Roll 2 waterproof Bluetooth speaker comes in at just $65 from Amazon for the black-and-orange “Volcano” model.
Waterproof tech is great for the outdoors, but devices like the VicTsing Bluetooth speaker are also perfect for use in the shower. You probably spend about 10 minutes or more in the shower every day, and that extra time is great for catching up on your favorite podcasts, listening to an audiobook, or just chilling with some music as you go about your morning routine.
The VicTsing waterproof Bluetooth speaker features a metal carabiner and a removable suction cup on the back, letting you mount it any way you like, and it even has a built-in mic for voice control and for making hands-free calls. This shower speaker comes in at $19 for a 24 percent savings.
If a “smart” Bluetooth speaker is what you’re looking for, then the Amazon Echo is hard to beat. This wireless device is a great choice for those who have a smart home ecosystem. The Echo features built-in Alexa capability that gives you hands-free voice control over the speaker as well as other connected smart devices that are compatible with Alexa. You can even use Alexa to perform internet searches, order food, and more. The Echo can play music from either your connected smart device or any number of streaming services such as Pandora and Spotify, and the 360-degree speaker fills the room with sound.
The Amazon Echo smart Bluetooth speaker normally sells for $165, but you can snag a certified refurbished model for just $80 on Amazon after a 52-percent discount of $85. All certified refurbished products are professionally inspected, cleaned, tested, and re-packaged, and are covered by Amazon’s excellent warranty and customer service.
Update: Added the Amazon Echo and VicTsing Bluetooth speaker deals. Removed expired offers and updated prices.
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