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The Best Bluetooth Speaker under $50 in 2022

Being portable and small in size, the majority of us are expecting Bluetooth speakers to be fairly priced. However, the issues many of us face are quality, reliability, and durability, especially since when it comes to tech products, it seems like an expensive product means a better quality product. In this article, I’m going to share the best Bluetooth speakers on the market right now that are under $50. They have excellent sound quality, are durable, have good battery life, and are so portable you can carry them in your bag and listen to music on the go.

01 JBL

Even though the battery doesn’t last as long as many would like it to (5 hours), the JBL Go 2 offers great sound quality for the price. Apart from the sound quality, the Go 2 comes with features like a full waterproof IPX7 rating, so you can play it near your pool or bath. There’s also an aux-in and micro-USB port on the speaker’s right. This Bluetooth speaker has five small buttons across the top, and at 0.2 kg, it is so light you can carry it in your backpack. With its built-in noise-canceling speakerphone, the GO 2 also offers a crystal clear phone call experience.

Pros

  • Decent sound and bass
  • Aesthetically pleasing

Cons

  • Poor battery life

Specification

  • Price $39.99
  • Connectivity Technology Bluetooth
  • Item Dimensions 3.39 x 1.24 x 2.8 inches
  • Item Weight 6.49 ounces

02 Anker Soundcore 2 Portable

Anker is known in the tech world as the maker of quality cables and portable batteries, and now the company is expanding into the speaker market. The Soundcore 2 offers decent sound for its price, and it’s waterproof. Its IPX7 waterproof protection defends it against rain, snow, mud, and more. Weighing 12.6 ounces, the Soundcore 2 feels a little heavy, but it is still light enough to throw in your bag and head outdoors with it. Available in a range of colors, it comes with features like a 12 W stereo with balanced high tones; the speaker has customized dual drivers and a Digital Signal Processor with dynamic range control to ensure high volumes are distortion-free and low levels produce rich bass. The speaker also has a Bluetooth range of over 60 feet. Compared to the first speaker, Anker’s leading power management technology and a 5,200 mAh battery combine to power up to 24 hours of non-stop music. There’s also an aux port if you want to play music from a Bluetooth-incompatible device. With this speaker, you won’t miss a beat thanks to its ultra-stable Bluetooth connection. In addition to that, you can pair two Soundcore 2 speakers via a single device for double the volume or bold stereo sound.

Pros

  • Decent sound and balanced tones
  • Waterproof

Cons

  • Not the best aesthetic design

Specification

  • Price $39.99
  • Connectivity Technology Bluetooth
  • Item Dimensions 6.5 x 2.2 x 1.8 inches
  • Item Weight 12.6 ounces
Anker Soundcore 2 Portable

03 DOSS SoundBox Touch Portable

The DOSS Soundbox is small enough to take along on a trip, and it is also attractive enough to keep on display on a desk or at home. This Bluetooth speaker has basic IPX5 waterproofing, which can handle minor splashes and liquid spills; however, the real appeal of the DOSS SoundBox 12 Watt speaker lies in its ability to deliver full sound with dramatically deeper bass. This speaker is portable, has a long-lasting battery, and metallic design that make it the perfect audio companion for both indoor and outdoor. The Soundbox comes in a range of colors, and its dual 12 W stereo speakers are loud enough to fill a room. Its capacitive buttons on the top need just a light touch to switch modes or control playback, including a ring that you circle with your finger to turn the volume up or down. This speaker is equipped with advanced technology and is compatible with all Bluetooth devices. With this speaker you will enjoy up to 20 hours of seamless music powered by a high-efficiency Lithium-ion battery; after that you can recharge in 3-4 hours with the included micro USB cable.

Pros

  • Dual 6W speakers
  • Great capacitive controls

Cons

  • Not ideal for phone calls

Specification

  • Price $34.99
  • Connectivity Technology Bluetooth, Mirco-USB, USB, Aux
  • Item Dimensions 7.6 x 3.3 x 3.1 inches
  • Item Weight 1.4 pounds
DOSS SoundBox Touch Portable

04 OontZ Angle 3 Ultra

OontZ Angle 3 Ultra uses an advanced antenna design with Bluetooth 5.0 that provides a fast connection to your Bluetooth-enabled devices. With an incredible wireless Bluetooth range of up to 100 feet unobstructed, you can listen to your music, e-book, or news, even when moving around the house. This portable speaker is compatible with any phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer. The triangular design of this speaker makes it easy to fit into your bag, and there’s a surprising amount of bass response from such a small device. OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA (4th Gen) combines 14+ Watt peak output power, Volume Booster from two precision neodymium drivers, and proprietary bass radiator to pump out top quality, full-range, crystal clear, high and mid sound as well as bass beyond its size. This speaker is distortion-free even at maximum volume, so it is the perfect home or travel speaker. You can also connect up to 4 OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA 4th Gen speakers together and play your music with incredible left and right stereo via the OontZ app. OontZ Angle 3 ULTRA Bluetooth Speaker is IPX7 rainproof, splash-proof, and dustproof, so you don’t need to worry about listening to it near water. The speaker features a built-in rechargeable battery with an excellent battery performance of up to 20 hours of playtime when fully charged.

Pros

  • Great bass
  • Awesome Bluetooth range
  • Handy triangular design

Cons

  • Few color options

Specification

  • Price $33.99
  • Connectivity Technology Bluetooth
  • Item Dimensions 6.4 x 2.8 x 2.8 inches
  • Item Weight 1.06 pounds
OontZ Angle 3 Ultra

05 iFox Premium

A few companies make models designed to be used specifically in the shower, and this speaker is one of them. The speaker is very low priced, and it’s still completely waterproof, even fully submerged. The speaker’s front consists of a set of large buttons, which are easy to use. You can pause, play, and skip tracks, or (if you want to) answer and end a call directly from the speaker, so you don’t have to touch your phone at all. The speaker comes with a strong suction mount that lets you securely attach the iF012 pretty much anywhere you want to stick it, shower walls, windows, and more. With this speaker, you will enjoy up to 10 hours of use between charges and fully recharge in just 3 hours. With more than enough volume to be heard over running water, this is the ideal way to enjoy your favorite music in the shower. The iFox mini BlueTooth speaker is compact with a little extra depth, allowing for more robust sound quality. With HD audio performance and 5-watts of powerful sound, the iFox shower speaker gives you bigger bass without distortion, even at maximum volume. This loud Bluetooth speaker rocks the latest Bluetooth technology and pairs easily to any electronic device in less than 6 seconds. With a 33-ft range, you can enjoy hands-free calls and tunes. With this speaker, you can activate true wireless mode by syncing two iFox portable Blue Tooth speakers through any device to create a dynamic right and left channel effect that provides an immersive surround sound experience like no other.

Pros

  • Clear, crisp audio
  • Long-lasting battery

Cons

  • Button controls take some time to get used to

Specification

  • Price $32.90
  • Connectivity Technology Bluetooth
  • Item Dimensions 3.4 x 3.4 x 2.6 inches
  • Item Weight 7.00 ounces
iFox Premium

06 AXESS

Even though its tubular design doesn’t make this the most portable Bluetooth speaker, it is only 2.9 pounds, making it pretty lightweight, and it also has a strap that can be attached for easy portability. This speaker comes in your choice of red, blue, black, yellow, green, pink, or gray, and it’s also finished with rubber protection to protect the speaker from falls so long as it lands in the appropriate position. The SPBT1031 Portable Bluetooth Speaker has an A2DP Stereo Bluetooth playback. It connects and wirelessly streams music from any Bluetooth-enabled device such as your mobile phone, notebook, or other portable audio device. The speaker has a large 32-foot range that allows for maximum mobility. If Bluetooth isn’t an option, the 3.5 mm Aux Jack can be used to plug directly into your speaker, so you will always be able to play your favorite music no matter what media device it is on. The speaker has a built-in 3 inch, 5 Watt subwoofer and two 2 inch, 2 Watt horns, so it delivers incredible sound and produces a deep bass that can be easily packed up and taken anywhere you want. This makes it the perfect choice for camping trips, sporting events, tail gaiters, or just hanging out in the backyard. 

Pros

  • Plenty of power for such a tiny package and its price
  • Great battery life

Cons

  • Not the best design

Specification

  • Price $34.99
  • Connectivity Technology Bluetooth, Auxiliary, USB
  • Item Dimensions 11.5 x 6.3 x 6.7 inches
  • Item Weight 2.9 pounds
Eunice Tossy

Mar 11, 2022

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