There a lot of portable Bluetooth speakers available from lightweight portable boxes up to massive wireless boomboxes, so choosing the right one can be hard.

But whether you need a rugged waterproof speaker or just something that slips into your pocket we have you covered with our roundup of what we consider to be the best portable Bluetooth speakers of 2017.

Check them out below.

Skullcandy Barricade

The Barricade from Skullcandy is a great little Bluetooth speaker that is impact and water resistant up to an IPX5 rating, with a 6-hour battery life and great sound from a small device.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £32

JBL Charge 3

JBL also has a great Bluetooth speaker called the Charge 3, which provides stereo sound with up to a 20 hour battery life via a built-in 6,000 mAh battery that can also charge your smartphone or tablet, allow with an IPX7 rating and the JBL Connect system for connecting the sound of multiple JBL speakers.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £130

UE Roll 2

The UE Roll 2 is a circular Bluetooth speaker thaat features a sleek design that is available with a number of stricking designs that are waterproof for up to 30 minutes and a depth of 1 meter and stretchy to allow it to be tied up anywhere.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £55

Logitech X300

The Logitech X300 is a sleek Bluetooth portable speaker that has a great design and an awesome set of features including a 5 hour playback time and a connection distance of 30 feet.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £57

AmazonBasics BTV2

If you are looking for something that is cheap but usable, then the AmazonBasics BTV2 might be a good option, featuring a 30 feet connection, 5 hour battery and a small design that’s just 3.3 x 1.7 x .2.6 inches.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £21

Braven BRV-Pro

The Braven BRV-Pro is a Bluetooth speaker with a rugged design that is ready for a great experience outdoors, featuring a 15 hour battery life, an IPX7 rating, and charging for your smartphone and tablet.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £130

Skullcandy Air Raid

If you are looking for a new rugged speaker then you might be interested in the Skullcandy Air Raid, which is a Bluetooth speaker that has a 15 hour battery life, a rugged design, and 360-degree sound at 88dB.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £130

Logitech UE Boom 2

Logitech called the speaker the UE Boom 2 for good reason, it provides awesome 360-degree sound that booms, but is also pretty ultimate with a fantastic rugged design that can be immersed in water up to 1 m for 30 minutes.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £130

Bose SoundLink Mini II

The Bose SoundLink Mini II provides a little more sound than the rest, but it is a lot more expensive. But for that price you get a speaker that lasts for up to 10 hours.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £150

Riva Turbo X

The Riva Turbo X is the most expensive Bluetooth speaker in this list, but it has a lot of features for that with a 26+ hour battery life, and Riva’s TRILLIUM Sound Technology for great sound that goes up to 100 dB.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £200

Anker SoundCore

Anker’s SoundCore is an interesting speaker for the price, it is extremly cheap yet it claims to have a 24-hour playtime.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £30

Auna Thunderstorm

We mentioned boomboxes earlier and we did not want to disappoint. The Auna Thunderstorm is a great Bluetooth Boombox with a built-in battery and a total 120W of output via the 2 x 20cm Woofer and 2 x 7.6cm Tweeter modules. It also can be controlled via an app.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £185

ION Audio Spectraboom

ION Audio’s Spectraboom is another Bluetooth boombox that looks fantastic, featuring glowing 5 inch woofers and 1 inch tweeter on the front, it is sure to spark the attention of those around you.
BUY FROM AMAZON – £170

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