Best Bluetooth speakers 2022

Best Bluetooth speakers Buying Guide: Welcome to What Hi-Fi?'s round-up of the best portable speakers you can buy in 2022.

Finding the best Bluetooth speaker for your particular needs can be a hard thing to do, unless you rely on our expertise here at What Hi-Fi?. Every brand from Apple to Sonos is vying for a bite of the Bluetooth pie (and many, specifically, are targeting the portable speaker market) and by association, your investment, but which model is most worthy of your hard-earned cash?

Not to worry, because we've rounded up our pick of the best portable speakers and best Bluetooth speakers across all shapes, sizes, and prices to make sure you find a product you'll love.

How to choose the best Bluetooth speaker for you 

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When choosing a Bluetooth speaker, the first thing you should ask yourself after setting a budget is what you want from it. Does the speaker need to be portable and versatile enough to use both indoors and outdoors? Or are you happy with a mains-powered wireless speaker that can fill a big room with brilliant audio?

If it's the former, you'll want to think about battery life and other aspects such as waterproofing, dustproofing and how rugged the design is. How durable a Bluetooth speaker is can quickly become a determining factor, especially if you want to, say, take one to the park and on holidays.

Generally, the more you spend the more features you get, such as multi-room functionality, higher-quality Bluetooth codec support (for aptX or aptX HD, for example), and the ability to answer calls hands-free. Some portable Bluetooth speakers even allow you to charge a smartphone or tablet using their own built-in battery. Naturally, you should only consider treating a buying decision as a box-ticking exercise based on the features you think you'd benefit from.

Once you've narrowed down your search, it's time to draw up a shortlist of contenders. To help you, we have a great selection of the best portable speakers and best Bluetooth speakers below that span a range of types and budgets. There should be something for everyone here...

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: JBL Flip 6

JBL's Flip 6 is an excellent Bluetooth speaker with great clarity, punchy bass, and a useful equalizer. (Image credit: JBL)
JBL continues an inspired run of form with the talented Flip 6.

Specifications

Dimensions: HxWxD (cm): 17.8 x 6.8 x 7.2cm
Power: 30W
Features: Bluetooth v5.1, PartyBoost for multiple connections to PartyBoost enabled JBL speakers, IP67 rated
Connections: USB-C

Reasons to buy

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Great clarity and sonic precision
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Punchy bass for size
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Useful equaliser feature

Reasons to avoid

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Critical of recording and source quality

The sixth-generation of JBL's Award-winning Flip Bluetooth speaker does not disappoint.

It sounds fantastic. Bass is rich and deep, and the tiny JBL has no problem filling a room with bright, clear and detailed sound. Whether you want to play something lively and full of energy, something soft and textured, or anything in-between, the JBL Flip 6 has no problem handling any music you throw its way.

The Flip 6 doesn't have a mic or a charging port for your phone but it does support Bluetooth 5.1 and it boasts an IP67 dust- and waterproof rating. Ultimately, it's largely the same Flip fans known and love but with some minor upgrades added. If you need a fantastic Bluetooth speaker and don't want to break the bank, the JBL Flip 6 is a fantastic five-star choice.

Read the full review: JBL Flip 6

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: JBL Charge 5

JBL's Charge 5 is an extremely durable Bluetooth speaker with detailed sound and an impressively wide soundstage. (Image credit: JBL)
Updated specs and subtle tweaks for JBL’s fifth-generation Charge

Specifications

Dimensions: HxWxD (cm): 22 x 9.6 x 9.4cm
Power: 30W + 10W tweeter
Features: waterproof, Bluetooth v5.1, power bank, voice assistant integration
Connections: USB-C, USB-A

Reasons to buy

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Clearer and more detailed sound
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Wider soundstage
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Updated dustproofing

Reasons to avoid

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Nothing at this level

The JBL Charge 5 is even more durable and better sounding than the four Charges before it. Its predecessor carried an IPX7 rating, meaning it could handle being submerged in water to a depth of 1.5m, but the IP67-rated Charge 5 builds on that durability by also being fully dustproof. Want a speaker roughly the dimensions of a bottle of wine that'll charge your phone and sound great? You've found it. 

Thanks in part to a new 10W tweeter and racetrack-shaped driver, the Charge 5 is currently as good a sound as you can get in a portable Bluetooth speaker design for under £200 ($200, AU$300). It boasts marginal improvements, both sonically and aesthetically, over its predecessor, the five-star Charge 4 (below). 

One day JBL may produce a Charge that can be outdone by a new and plucky rival, but rest assured, that has not happened with the rather splendid (and What Hi-Fi? 2021 and 2022 Award-winning) Charge 5.

Read the full review: JBL Charge 5

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 packs in an entertaining sound, robust bass, and strong battery life.
An affordable Bluetooth speaker with a weighty sound and good battery life.

Specifications

Dimensions: 10.4 x 9.5 x 9.5cm
Power: Battery
Features: waterproof, sandproof, dustproof
Connections: Bluetooth

Reasons to buy

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Punchy, entertaining sound
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Hefty bass
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Decent battery life

Reasons to avoid

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No wi-fi or smart assistant built-in
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No mic for hands-free calls

Ultimate Ears has really made a splash in the Bluetooth speaker market with a number of colorful, fun-sounding and portable models. One its most biggest hits? The impressive Wonderboom 2.

It's waterproof, sandproof, dustproof and is also designed to float, so it should withstand the most lively of pool parties. Battery life is 13 hours and a full charge takes just under three.

Sonically, the Wonderboom 2 is an exciting listen. Bass is impressive bass given its small dimensions and there's plenty of detail and a fine sense of attack. You also get a ‘boost’ button on the underside of the unit. When pressed, it restricts the bass frequencies, allowing the UE to play louder through the midrange, which in turn makes the sound easier to hear when the unit is used outdoors.

There's no built-in mic or app, but despite its relative age (it launched in 2019) the Wonderboom 2 is still one of the best sounding Bluetooth speakers you can buy for the money.

Read the full review: Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: JBL Xtreme 3

JBL's Xtreme 3 is an extremely versatile Bluetooth speaker with a hardy build and strong sense of timing. (Image credit: JBL)
JBL’s rugged wireless speaker serves up a sonic surprise

Specifications

Dimensions: HxWxD (cm): 13.9 x 29.8 x 13.4cm
Power: 100W
Features: Bluetooth v5.1, PartyBoost for multiple connections to PartyBoost enabled JBL speakers, IP67 rated
Connections: 3.5mm, USB-C, USB-A out

Reasons to buy

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Rugged build
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Impressive detail and dynamics
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Strong sense of timing

Reasons to avoid

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No smart features
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No hands-free for phone calls

The JBL Xtreme 3 is a versatile, talented wireless speaker that’s as happy chilling at home as it is being the life and soul of a party. Yes, it's rugged, it's IP67 dust- and waterproof certified and you’d be forgiven for thinking at first glance that it might be more preoccupied with the amount of bass it’s producing rather than musical quality. But let us reassure you: the JBL Xtreme 3 proves to be a careful and considerate performer from the lowest of lows to the highest highs.

Bassheads should be more than satisfied with the healthy low-end clout on offer, but there’s quality as well as quantity. The JBL Xtreme 3 gained five stars across the board during our rigorous in-house testing, never appearing out of its depth no matter how complicated the musical arrangement. 

Read the full review: JBL Xtreme 3

Flip 5

JBL's Flip 5 is an excellent all-around Bluetooth speaker with strong bass and great acoustics. (Image credit: JBL)
No frills and fantastic sound quality – this is the Best Bluetooth speaker for value.

Specifications

Dimensions: HxWxD (cm): 7.4 x 18.1 x 6.9
Power: 20W
Features: Bluetooth v4.2, PartyBoost for multiple connections to PartBoost enabled JBL speakers, IPX7 rated
Connections: USB-C charger

Reasons to buy

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Solid bass and timing
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Great sense of acoustics
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PartyBoost stereo pairing

Reasons to avoid

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No aux-in or microphone
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Not Connect+ compatible
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Basic app

If all you want is a portable Bluetooth speaker that sounds as good as you can currently buy for around £100 ($100, AU$119), you’ll be hard-pressed to better the fantastic Flip 5. JBL’s newest offering sounds great for the price and is rugged enough to cope with a day at the pool.

The Flip 5 is waterproof to an IPX7 rating, boasts a 12 hour battery life and has a USB-C charging port, meaning it goes from flat to fully juiced in just 2.5 hours. It's a pleasure to use and scores highly for portability, with a wrist strap that slips comfortably over our hand. There's also a PartyBoost button that helps you pair two PartyBoost-enabled speakers to create a stereo pair, or link over 100 PartyBoost-compatible speakers in mono. 

Sound is impressively weighty and agile, with a good punch of bass and a real sense of openness and texture. Assuming you don't mind the lack of an aux-in port or inbuilt microphone (as seen in the Flip 4), you'll almost certainly be wowed by this speaker's sonic chops. A superb performer.

Read the full review: JBL Flip 5

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: Tribit Stormbox Micro

Tribit's Stormbox Micro comes packed with a mature, musical sound alongside a surprisingly weighty bass response. (Image credit: Tribit)
A fun and bubbly Bluetooth speaker that's serious when it comes to sound

Specifications

Dimensions: HxWxD (cm): 9.8 x 9.8 x 3.5cm
Power: 9W
Features: water/dustproof, Bluetooth 5.0, stereo-pairing mode
Connections: 3.5 mm stereo

Reasons to buy

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Mature, musical sound
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Surprisingly weighty bass
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USB-C charger

Reasons to avoid

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Short battery life

It’s hard to imagine a home decor, backpack or personal taste that the Tribit Audio Stormbox Micro couldn’t merge in with happily. It's the size of a stack of drinks coasters, it's IP67 rated, there's a useful rubberised strap across the back of it and you can pair two of them in stereo mode. 

You'll be pleasantly surprised by the bass clout the Tribit is able to deliver. Although a speaker of such dimensions is obviously limited in terms of bass weight, it does remarkably well; close your eyes while listening and you’ll picture a bigger product. 

If your budget maxes out at £50 ($60), the Tribit is a splendid option. Similarly, if you only have a small zip compartment in the top of your backpack for a sonic travel companion, this speaker is worthy of that space. Take note, Ultimate Ears: a little-known brand called Tribit Audio has produced a budget belter of a Bluetooth speaker.

Read the full review: Tribit Audio Stormbox Micro

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd Gen)

Bang & Olufsen's Beosound A1 (2nd Gen) is an impressive Bluetooth speaker with an expansive sound and powerful, weighty bass. (Image credit: Bang & Olufsen)
The weightiest and most refined little speaker we’ve heard in a while

Specifications

Dimensions: HxWxD (cm): 4.6 x 13.3 x 13.3cm
Power: 2x30W
Features: Alexa inbuilt, water/dustproof IP67, Bluetooth 5.1, stereo-pairing mode
Connections: USB-C

Reasons to buy

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Expansive sound, weighty bass
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Competent Alexa integration
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Stunning build and finish

Reasons to avoid

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Expensive

Bang & Olufsen isn’t noted for following the herd. In the Danish electronics specialist’s catalogue you'll find a wheel-shaped wireless speaker, a TV that opens up like a butterfly, and an 8200-watt monolithic speaker comprising 18 drivers. Its output could reasonably be described as "premium" and "innovative" – and the B&O Beosound A1 (2nd Gen) wireless speaker is no exception.

It boasts similar dimensions to a large floury bap, but that's where any comparisons with baked goods end. The new A1 supports Qualcomm’s latest aptX Adaptive Bluetooth 5.1 codec, and of course, Alexa is built-in. 

It works a treat, too, delivering a pleasingly comfortable yet authoritative performance that you'd be happy listening to all day. Throw in its classy, well made design, easy to use operation and the bonus of Alexa, and you're looking at a Bluetooth speaker sequel that has very much been worth the wait.

Read the full review: Bang & Olufsen Beosound A1 (2nd Gen) 

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: JBL Go 3

JBL's Go 3 is a tiny Bluetooth speaker with an impressively big sound, sensible treble, and solid bass. (Image credit: JBL)
JBL’s newest soap-sized speaker sounds good – but the finish and battery life won’t wash with today’s class leaders

Specifications

Dimensions: HxWxD (cm): 8.8 x 7.5 x 4.1
Power: 4W
Features: Water/dustproof IP67, Bluetooth 5.1
Connections: USB-C

Reasons to buy

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Sensible treble
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Fuller bass
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More volume

Reasons to avoid

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Poor battery life
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Not very durable finish

The diminutive soap on a rope-styled Go 3 features Bluetooth 5.1 instead of 4.1 plus a maximum power output of 4.2W, up from 3W in the Go 2 (listed below). The one specification that hasn’t changed, though, is the Go 3's stamina. It takes 2.5 hours to charge fully, and you can still only get five hours of playtime from it from a single charge. 

If you can live with this, there's much to celebrate in the sound department for this money. The extra power and overhauled design have resulted in some solid sonic enhancements, and aesthetically it's perhaps even cuter than the original. We gave it five stars for sound. Will five hours get you through a day at the beach or a lazy picnic in the park though? Probably best to take a wireless charger. 

Read the full review: JBL Go 3

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

The Award-winning Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation sounds open, detailed, and expressive on top of coming with a ton of convenient features. (Image credit: Naim)
Just a few tweaks make for a superb second version of this premium Bluetooth speaker.

Specifications

Dimensions: HxWxD (cm): 21 x 22 x 21
Power: : 300W
Features: Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Roon Ready, Hi-res up to 24-bit/384kHz, remote control
Connections: 3.5mm aux, USB, optical S/PDIF, Ethernet

Reasons to buy

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Open, detailed and expressive
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Loads of streaming options
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Multi-room ready

Reasons to avoid

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Nothing at this price

At What Hi-Fi?, we know full well the value of revisions. Yet still, it was quite the surprise when first we heard about one made by Naim, with its second generation of the Mu-so Qb wireless speaker. The previous iteration was great, earning five stars when it was first reviewed. This version, however, is even better. 

You can now choose between an Olive, Terracotta or Peacock grille alongside the standard black, but the best tweaks Naim has made go far deeper. Remove whatever colour grille you've gone for and you'll be rewarded with upgraded and optimised midrange and bass drive units, all powered by a total of 300W of amplification.

You won't be short of streaming options, thanks to Chromecast Built-in and Apple AirPlay 2 alongside Bluetooth for streaming from a device, as well as Spotify Connect, Roon Ready, internet radio and Tidal.  You’ll also be able to access files up to 32-bit/384kHz anywhere on your home network via the updated Naim app 

With punchy bass and sparkling and rich tones across the frequencies, we had no hesitation in awarding the Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation our 2022 What Hi-Fi? Award for the best home wireless speaker over £500 – for the fourth year running.

Read the full review: Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation 

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: Audio Pro Addon C10 MkII

Audio Pro Addon's C10 MkII is a great multi-room buy and a great Bluetooth speaker with excellent clarity. (Image credit: Audio Pro)
Audio Pro adds Google Cast and AirPlay 2 to a winning recipe

Specifications

Dimensions: HxWxD (cm): 16.6 x 32 x 18cm
Power: 2x20W + 40W Digital class D
Features: wi-fi, multi-room, Bluetooth, Spotify Connect, Apple AirPlay 2
Connections: RCA, sub out

Reasons to buy

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Levelled-up streaming support
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Greater clarity
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Cleaner and tighter bass

Reasons to avoid

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Lacks the fun of the original

The 2021 update (sensibly titled MkII) to the three-time Award-winning Audio Pro C10 adds AirPlay 2 and Google Cast to complete a multi-room home run – and earn itself What Hi-Fi? 2021 and 2022 awards. 

When we tested its older sibling, we pitted it against models almost double its price and found it bettered them. We’re happy to report that it's still the case today – if £500 ($500) is your maximum budget, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a speaker that comes close to the Audio Pro C10 MkII. 

We miss the leather handle and fun, slightly rock'n'roll aesthetic and sonic presentation of the original, but we can't argue with three options for multi-room streaming (AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast and Audio Pro's own slick and functional app) or the levelled-up grippy bass and improved hi-fidelity performance. 

Read the full review: Audio Pro Addon C10 MkII 

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: Sonos Roam

Sonos' Roam is a small, portable Bluetooth speaker with a full-bodied sound and expansive featureset. (Image credit: Sonos)
A neat Bluetooth speaker with a punch of well-controlled bass.

Specifications

Dimensions: 16.8 x 6.2 x 6cm
Power: Battery
Features: IP67 rating, Wi-Fi, voice control, Qi, multi-room
Connections: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, AirPlay 2, USB-C

Reasons to buy

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Full-bodied sound
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Lots of features
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Portable

Reasons to avoid

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Clarity not exceptional
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Average timing and dynamics

Want a Sonos speaker you can drop in a backpack? Meet the Sonos Roam, the multi-room titan's first truly portable battery-powered speaker (the 2019 Sonos Move is technically portable but weighs a hefty 3kg to the Roam's 430g).

The Roam works perfectly well as a standalone Bluetooth speaker but it's also designed to be immersed in the company's burgeoning multi-room ecosystem. Features includes support for AirPlay 2, voice controls and Sonos' Trueplay tech, which uses the built-in mic to tune bass and treble to suit your surroundings.

Headed to the beach or the pool? You'll be pleased to note the IP67 rating, which gives it complete water and dust resistance. The built-in battery offers a pretty decent 10 hours playback and support for Qi wireless charging.

Sound is confident, bold and better than you might expect from an outdoor/party speaker at this price. Other Bluetooth speakers offer a more expressive and detailed sound but if you're invested in the world of Sonos, the Roam is a smart buy.

Read the full review: Sonos Roam

Best Bluetooth speakers 2022: Audio Pro Addon C3

Audio Pro Addon's C3 is a stylish, multi-room capable speaker with a mature sound, great timing, and tight bass.
Portability, multi-room skills and excellent sound quality in an impressive package.

Specifications

Dimensions: 11.5 x 21.5 x 13.5cm
Power: Battery
Features: Wi-Fi, Alexa, ethernet
Connections: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ethernet, 3.5mm

Reasons to buy

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Mature, refined sound
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Impressive timing
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Tight, textured bass

Reasons to avoid

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Control app could be slicker

The 2021 update (sensibly titled MkII) to the three-time Award-winning Audio Pro C10 adds AirPlay 2 and Google Cast to complete a multi-room home run – and earn itself What Hi-Fi? 2021 and 2022 awards. 

When we tested its older sibling, we pitted it against models almost double its price and found it bettered them. We’re happy to report that it's still the case today – if £500 ($500) is your maximum budget, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a speaker that comes close to the Audio Pro C10 MkII. 

We miss the leather handle and fun, slightly rock'n'roll aesthetic and sonic presentation of the original, but we can't argue with three options for multi-room streaming (AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast and Audio Pro's own slick and functional app) or the levelled-up grippy bass and improved hi-fidelity performance. 

Read the full review: Audio Pro Addon C10 MkII 

How we test Bluetooth speakers

At What Hi-Fi? we review hundreds of products every year at our state-of-the-art testing facilities in London, Reading and Bath. We have complete control over the testing process, and we also review products as a team as opposed to individually, ensuring no opinion goes unheard. Our team is filled with experts in the audio world with over 100 combined years of reviewing experience.

Besides the sound quality of a Bluetooth speaker, which we test with every genre of music from classical to pop, we also scrutinise other aspects of its design, including battery life, the robustness of its Bluetooth connection, how easy it is to use and set up, and finally how well built it is. Our review philosophy doesn't change whether we're evaluating a basic, budget Bluetooth speaker or a more premium model.

All products are judged on a performance-per-pound basis and, as part of the process, put up against the current class leader(s) at that price point to see how they compare and to help us settle on a star rating.

There's no input from PR companies or our sales team when it comes to the verdict, with What Hi-Fi? proud of having delivered honest, unbiased reviews for decades.

Frequently asked questions

What's the difference between wireless and Bluetooth speakers?

As you'd expect, Bluetooth speakers are wireless in that they don't require a wire to connect to an audio source; they use a Bluetooth codec. However, they don't necessarily also support wi-fi, which is a necessary feature of what we term 'wireless speakers'. A wireless speaker can connect to an audio source via the internet (i.e. wi-fi) – by way of Apple AirPlay or Google Chromecast, for example – whether or not it also has Bluetooth.

While this will depend on the kit you are using and your wi-fi limitations at home, transmitting audio over wi-fi rather than Bluetooth comes with certain benefits: wi-fi doesn't have as limited a signal range as Bluetooth, generally facilitates better sound quality and is capable of transmitting higher-quality audio (Bluetooth is not widely capable of transmitting CD-quality or above music).

However, Bluetooth-only speakers are generally more portable (as they don't require an internet connection to work) and often more affordable.

How many watts is good for a home Bluetooth speaker?

There isn't a simple answer here. Basically, you'll want a speaker that's going to be able to fill your intended space with sound. So, if you're looking for a small, portable Bluetooth speaker to use casually on the table outside when you're hanging out, a relatively low-powered speaker with a 30 to 50-watt output will get that job done for you without any problems.

However, if you've got a big, spacious room that you want to fill with sound at decent volumes, a bigger speaker with a higher watt output will likely serve you best.

How does a Bluetooth speaker work?

Bluetooth is like a short-range, low-powered, low-bandwidth version of wi-fi used to connect compatible devices together rather than to the internet. Bluetooth uses radio waves like wi-fi does but at a different scale.

A Bluetooth speaker relies on this short-range Bluetooth connection to connect to a Bluetooth-supporting audio source and accept audio data from it, while a wireless speaker operates similarly but instead relies on the internet to accept audio data transmitted from an audio source.

Pairing a Bluetooth speaker and Bluetooth device is easy: you simply put the speaker in 'pairing mode' (usually by pressing a button), go into a device's Bluetooth settings and 'scan' for available speakers and then select your speaker.

Is JBL a good brand? Better than Bose?

At What Hi-Fi?, we have reviewed many products from both JBL and Bose and find that many of JBL's offerings provide excellent audio quality and great value, earning them many five-star reviews. Bose speakers tend to satisfy on the features and stylings fronts, though are often pricier and don't always offer the same performance-per-pound value.

In the audio world, it is tough to compare how good one brand is to another on the whole, especially when it comes to big brands that have many products in their arsenal. While we do recommend many JBL speakers on the above list, don't assume that everything JBL makes is better than everything Bose makes.

Ruben Circelli
Staff Writer

Ruben is a Staff Writer at What Hi-Fi? and longtime consumer technology and gaming journalist. Since 2014, Ruben has written news, reviews, features, guides, and everything in-between at a huge variety of outlets that include Lifewire, PCGamesN, GamesRadar+, TheGamer, Twinfinite, and many more. Ruben's a dedicated gamer, tech nerd, and the kind of person who misses physical media. In his spare time, you can find Ruben cooking something delicious or, more likely, lying in bed consuming content.

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  • atkins14
    What is actually the best sounding speaker though? You don't actually seem to compare them to each other? Such as the Dali Katch to say the UE Megablast, Audio Pro C3 etc. Ignoring hardwired speakers and price.

    Also how do they hold up to say the Sonos Move, Bose home, Vifa Oslo, Beolit 17 etc?

    I had the Dali Katch but had to return as bluetooth connectivity was too temperamental.
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  • StevieDee
    No mention of the Soundcore Flare or Flare+ which are well regarded?
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  • Jmr1969x
    This article should say best bang for your buck. Best bluetooth speaker title makes me think best sounding and bose and UE don't come to mind for sound quality. Maybe do an best sounding or audiophile like sound. I would look for speakers like B&O, Harmon Kardon, Klipsch ? Mini Rig ? Not JBL and Sony. I come to What HiFi for audiophile info.
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  • RicherS
    StevieDee said:
    No mention of the Soundcore Flare or Flare+ which are well regarded?
    Looked around, read many pages, reviews, sites, ended up at Which, leaning towards the excellent Polk but then decided against as they don't pair up for stereo.. Next (reasonably priced) one on their list was the (Anker) Soundcore Flare. Have to say I'm blown away by the quality. Firstly, it has a feel & heft that suggests a quality of material & manufacture. The turn on 'greeting' has a nice depth & tone, it connected quickly & easily and as a starter, the embedded music on my phone sounded amazing. Even just listening to a few random tunes on steaming/video suggest that this is a superb piece of kit. Within 48 hours, I'd ordered a second & the stereo, timing, presence & soundstage are just wonderful. I haven't been so excited about sound for a long time, so much so that I was up half the night, going through a list of music returned by the search "music for testing speakers". It has not just been an enjoyable journey of discovery, it has added a lot of wonderful tracks to my library.
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  • QWales
    Jmr1969x said:
    This article should say best bang for your buck. Best bluetooth speaker title makes me think best sounding and bose and UE don't come to mind for sound quality. Maybe do an best sounding or audiophile like sound. I would look for speakers like B&O, Harmon Kardon, Klipsch ? Mini Rig ? Not JBL and Sony. I come to What HiFi for audiophile info.
    Yes suprised not to see Minirig
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