- 1 Best Bluetooth Speaker for 2019 – Rated Gamer Gear
- 1.1 The Best Bluetooth Speaker for 2019 – All-new Echo Plus (2nd Gen)
- 1.2 Best Bluetooth Speaker by JBL – JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
- 1.3 Best Bluetooth Speaker on a Budget – TREBLAB HD55 Deluxe Bluetooth Speaker
Best Bluetooth Speaker for 2019 – Rated Gamer Gear
Here at Rated Gamer Gear, we review the latest technology and this article will look at the best Bluetooth Speaker for 2019. Our team at Rated Gamer Gear has provided a comprehensive breakdown of the best available on the market. We look at a number of headphones reviews and try to give you the best opinions we can.
We have selected a group of speakers that we think are going to be popular going into the New Year. The groups that we have collated have been brought together from a variety of buying points. We understand that people will look for the best Bluetooth speaker for a number of reasons and our team try their best to cover every ground when it comes to making a buying decision.
There are a number of factors to consider when shopping around for the best Bluetooth speaker and our team here at Rated Gamer Gear have tried and tested every one to ensure that you are getting the best opinion from us. Of course, the sound quality is going to be a priority and you want to be sure that you are getting the right bargain for your money but we also look at aesthetics, ease of use and other factors that come into making your buying decision.
Our team here at Rated Gamer Gear has a wealth of experience and come from a variety of technological disciplines. We test every product thoroughly and know a good product when we see one.
We know how important it is to make the right decision when it comes to buying a Bluetooth speaker and ensuring you do so is vital to getting your money’s worth. We break it down in terms of costs and other buying factors that come into making a decision. We hope that our guide can be helpful to you and we hope you like the products that we preview.
The Best Bluetooth Speaker for 2019 – All-new Echo Plus (2nd Gen)
The Amazon Echo Plus is one of the best Bluetooth speaker purchases that you can make in 2019. The Echo is not only a quality Bluetooth speaker but Alexa acts as a complete home management device. It allows customers to easily manage all of their devices in the home. The built-in Zigbee hub allows for the user to easily manage all of their compatible smart home devices and provides improved sound quality from the last model. It suits any home space and acts as a beautiful addition to the home that our team particularly loves here at Rated Gamer Gear.
The 2nd Gen model is equipped with upgraded premium speakers that are powered by Dolby and provide complete 360-degree audio. These upgraded speakers ensure crisp vocals and dynamic bass response and provide the user with an audio equalizer that can be tweaked using just your voice. Another cool feature is that this particular model can be paired with another Echo device and this means that you receive full surround sound and both work in synergy. This is a really cool feature that our team love and we were really impressed with how consistently the sound performed when delivering various voice commands. This really makes the Echo one of the best Bluetooth speaker purchases you can make in 2019 and we think that it is going to be a very popular purchase going into the New Year.
Alexa is a really cool feature that our team especially loves with the Amazon Echo. You can ask any question that you need answering, get news reports, plan your day and set alarms. These are just a few of the features that Alexa enables you to do; the possibilities are really limitless when it comes to organizing your home and we really love how versatile this particular Bluetooth speaker is. We have tested the Echo and here at Rated Gamer Gear, we were really blown away with the number of tasks Alexa could deal with and it really does come in handy when you are trying to organize your day. The way this device responds to commands is excellent and has really stepped up from the previous model.
Another fantastic feature with the Amazon Echo is the way it allows for the user to control their home. If you have compatible smart devices at home, you can ask Alexa to control your lights, switches, door locks. This means it not only acts as one of the best Bluetooth Speaker buys on the market but it also acts as a home security system that can ensure complete safety. Again, this is another feature that makes this particular Bluetooth speaker hugely desirable; it really makes it stand out from a number of speakers currently on the market. You can call and message with this device too, even if your mobile is away from you. It is equipped with seven microphones that can even hear your commands over music. This versatile feature is also one that our team loves and we were really surprised at how responsive it was whilst the music was playing.
This is honestly one of the best Bluetooth Speaker purchases you can make going into the New Year. At a fairly reasonable cost, you are not only getting a speaker that ensures quality sound but you are also getting a home management system that can add additional security to your home and improve the organization. We were really surprised at how many features the Echo came with and we highly recommend you taking a look at this particular model. Our team tested it in a number of environments and it performed on a consistent basis, being continuously responsive and never failed to deliver. This is already a hugely popular speaker and we think it is going to be an even more popular Bluetooth speaker for customers going into the New Year.
Bose SoundLink Revolve Portable Bluetooth 360 Speaker
The Bose SoundLink Revolve is another one of our favourites here at Rated Gamer Gear and we believe that this is going to a best Bluetooth speaker going into 2019. The beautiful white and grey design makes for a very modern looking addition to your home space and will brighten up any living space.
The design of this particular Bose model guarantees 360-degree audio coverage for users with the aluminium body also meaning that the SoundLink is a durable and water-resistant design. This versatile design means that it works in a number of environments and can withstand different conditions. Being a very durable design makes this perfect for the summer and outdoor environments. The way that this particular device picks up only the sound it needs to ensures it only picks up the sound from your voice commands. This prevents any annoying background noises being picked up. Our team tested this Bluetooth Speaker in a number of outdoor conditions and it consistently performed. Even with the loudest of winds, it still picked up our voices fantastically and this excellent feature really makes it one of the best Bluetooth speakers you can buy in 2019.
The battery life is also excellent with this particular Bose speaker. You can enjoy up to 12 hours of listening time with the SoundLink Bluetooth speaker and it is equipped with a rechargeable battery so you can be sure that you are getting more than enough time to enjoy your music and home entertainment experience for a sustainable amount of time. With a wireless range of up to 9m too, this means that there is more than enough coverage for the user to enjoy in your home space and is also great for outdoor spaces too. Our team were really impressed with the level of range in the home and worked excellently when we tested it around our office space.
The voice prompt function also means that you can take calls, plan your day and ask any questions that you may have. The Bluetooth pairing works excellently and our team tested it thoroughly to see how it performed; the responses were very prompt and we loved how intuitive the application was that comes with it. You can download the app for free and its simple interface means that you can easily switch between your compatible Bluetooth devices. This is a feature that our team found really handy and saves you time on having to go to the device every time to switch, which can be quite annoying on some of the other best Bluetooth speaker options on the market.
We think that this is going to be another Bluetooth speaker on the market that will cause a stir going into the new year. The beautiful aesthetic works in any home space and the responsive nature of the Bose Soundlink also makes it a very versatile speaker that you can be sure will perform on a consistent basis. It is made from high-quality durable materials that will mean that it will last for a long period of time and will be a very useful addition to your home space.
Best Bluetooth Speaker by JBL – JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
Here at Rated Gamer Gear, we have broken down a few of the best Bluetooth speaker options on offer from JBL; a huge name in this industry and are renowned for their quality speakers and home entertainment systems. The first model we will take a look at is the JBL Xtreme Portable Bluetooth Speaker. This particular model is the black edition, although it is also available in Blue, Red or Camo Print and all look spectacular. The cylindrical design looks beautiful and provides excellent audio results for the user, ensuring quality surround sound on a consistent basis.
The JBL Xtreme is also equipped with dual external radiators that enable the speaker to produce quality bass results for the user. The user can also fully adjust the bass levels based on how intense they want to make it. This adjustable option means that you can tweak it to how you wish and lets the user fully customize their sound. Our team was hugely impressed with this adjustable option ad it really helped to bring out the music when playing.
This model is also completely splash proof and means that you can use this speaker in a number of environments. You no longer need to worry about wet weather conditions or spillage and means that it works great in outdoor weather conditions. The splash-proof properties of this Bluetooth speaker mean that you do not have to worry about damaging the speaker and means that the sound will never be compromised. This was a feature that our team really liked and after testing, as long as you don’t submerge it completely, it will perform consistently even if you spill a drink on it or if it is put under weather testing.
When taking calls too, the sound is excellent. The echo cancelling speakerphone technology eliminates any external noise produced when taking a call. At the press of a button, you can be on the phone in an instant and with the guarantee that you will have a clear conversation. The clear sound produced combined with the adjustable audio levels means that you can get the perfect sound you need when taking a call and makes for a very useful addition to the home space.
The rechargeable battery that is also equipped with this particular model means that you can enjoy up to 15 hours of playtime. This enables more than enough time for the user to enjoy some quality listening experience and works excellently, especially for throwing parties. You can be sure that this particular Bluetooth speaker will last for the duration and not cut off at any point. Also, there are dual USB ports that mean the user can easily charge their devices and once the JBL Xtreme is fully charged, you can be sure that your device will charge efficiently. Our team was very impressed at how well and how quickly it charged devices without compromising the sound quality and this is something that makes it one of the best Bluetooth headphone purchases going into 2019.
JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
The JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker is another one of our JBL favourites here at Rated Gamer Gear. With a similar design to the previous JBL model that we reviewed, Flip 4 is another quality Bluetooth speaker that is sure to be a success going into 2019.
Flip 4 enables you to wirelessly connect up to 2 smart devices to the speaker and means you can simultaneously select songs and take turns at using the device as you please. The sound quality is excellent and this intuitive feature makes it very useful for friends and families under one roof. Our team at Rated loved how easy it was to switch from device to device and thought this was an extremely useful feature that could be used in homes.
This JBL speaker is also equipped with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that enables up to 12 hours of play time. This provides the user with more than enough time to enjoy a quality amount of listening time and performs consistently too with the sound quality uncompromised as a result. This makes this one of the best Bluetooth speaker options that you can get hold of currently and in terms of how long it takes to charge up, the amount of playtime you receive is excellent and makes it great for parties and events. The Flip 4 is also waterproof and means that you do not have to worry about spillage or bad weather and can even be submerged into the water so works great if you are by the pool. This feature really surprised our team because of how well it worked under these conditions and how the sound still performed so excellently.
There is another really cool feature with the Flip 4; using JBL’s BL Connect+ technology, it enables the user to connect more than 100 JBL Connect+ speakers that work together to really amplify your music. We tested this theory in our office and the sound that the speakers produced together was really spectacular and was quite deafening in truth! However, this excellent feature makes it great for parties and any events that you may be holding and it can really bring out the best in your songs.
Available in a number of colours, you have a huge variety to choose from and we think that this is one of the best Bluetooth headphone options that you can buy from JBL. The Connect+ technology is a really cool feature that can bring out the most in your music and speakers and we highly recommend this for customers looking for a reliable and fully waterproof speaker going into the New Year.
JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker
The JBL Flip 3 Splashproof Portable Stereo Bluetooth Speaker is another JBL model that we love here at Rated Gamer Gear. Another design that is available in a number of bright colours this simple yet elegant design has been made with pure sound quality and waterproof properties in mind.
The speaker is covered in a durable fabric and is cased in tough rubber housing that means that it will last for a lot longer than a lot of other speakers that you may have owned previously. It has been designed in a way that means you can take it anywhere you need to and the tough exterior of this particular model means that you can be sure that the JBL Flip 3 will be a reliable speaker and is one of the best Bluetooth speakers to buy if you are looking for a portable and durable option.
Not only is this speaker tough and durable but it is actually excellent in regards to its connectivity options. You are able to connect up to 3 smart devices simultaneously and mean that each user can take turns playing music. This works excellently for users not only on the move but works excellently in the home space. We really love this feature and like the previous JBL model, are inclusive to a number of users. We at Rated tested this feature and found it worked really well in terms of how it allowed multiple users to change songs and we think that this makes for a great feature in relation to the costs.
In regards to battery life, the Flip 3 enables up to 10 hours of playing time after every full charge. Although it is not as much as the previous JBL models, it is still a considerable amount of time and works great for when the users are on the move. Another great feature is how you can connect multiple JBL devices and create a home sound system that amplifies your music. This is a great feature that our team tested out and it really helped to lift songs and bring out the best in every Bluetooth speaker.
You can be sure that this is one of the best Bluetooth speaker purchases to make in 2019 in regards to how well it performs in a number of adverse conditions. This particular model is waterproof and means it works excellently outdoors and when you are on the move. As long as it is not fully submerged, the quality of sound will never be compromised and the sound quality remains crisp at all times. The sound quality when calling is also completely crisp and is a feature that our team found pretty incredible under testing.
JBL are a really reliable speaker producer and you can be sure that any of these particular models are going to be of excellent quality. They have a number of the best Bluetooth speaker options on the market and the tough exterior of each model makes them highly durable. We think that the Flip 3 is going to be hugely popular going into 2019 and we highly recommend this model in particular.
Best Bluetooth Speaker on a Budget – TREBLAB HD55 Deluxe Bluetooth Speaker
Here at Rated Gamer Gear, we have also taken a look at some of the best Bluetooth speaker options to buy on a tighter budget. We understand that some can be pretty expensive and it is key that we break down some of the best options to buy for consumers looking for a quality bargain. We try to find some of the best speakers available and for what we think are good deals with the features that they are equipped with. Yes, you are more likely to get a speaker of higher quality if you pay more but there are some gems out there that provide similar features for a much cheaper cost.
The TREBLAB HD55 Deluxe Bluetooth Speaker is one of the best Bluetooth speakers that you can buy currently on a tight budget. There are a number of features that make this especially desirable for customers looking to shop for a reliable Bluetooth speaker on a budget. In terms of aesthetic, the tough exterior is replicated with its tough features and the black speaker combined with the grey plastic adds to this durability.
The HD55 is equipped with 360 degree sound properties that provide you with surround sound quality that acts perfectly in the home. The adjustable bass levels and advanced Bluetooth speaker ensures top quality sound and after testing this, our team found the sound quality to be excellent in comparison to some of the more premium speaker options. This is achieved through the state of the art internal drivers and bass radiators that all accumulate to create the perfect sound. Our team was very impressed with how loud the sound actually was and we think this is an excellent deal in regards to the cost.
This Bluetooth speaker is also completely portable for its users and can be taken anywhere. The HD55 is actually equipped with both indoor and outdoor sound modes that change the bass levels whether you are inside or out. There is a significant bass increase if you are inside and more emphasis on the high notes when you are outside and both work excellently to eliminate any sort of background noise. Our team was impressed with both of these audio modes and was surprised at how well it helped to increase the sound.
The TREBLAB HD55 is also water resistant and works fantastically in outdoor environments. The splash-proof properties mean that you do not have to worry about people spilling drinks and works excellently in the rain and by the pool. Our team tested out how water resistant it was and worked well when we tried splashing it. The sound quality was never compromised either and for the cost, we think that this is a great deal in regards to the number of features that comes with it and with a lot of these features being available on some of the more expensive Bluetooth speakers.
With 10 hours of play time on a full charge, this is more than enough time to take it out wherever you feel without having to worry about the battery dying. This lets the user enjoy uninterrupted play time and makes it the perfect purchase for users on the move. In regards to value, we think that the battery duration is amazing in relation to how much you pay and we highly recommend for customers looking for a highly durable yet fairly cheap speaker. We think that this is one of the best Bluetooth Speaker deals of the year.
Photive M90 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker
The Photive M90 Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker is another one that we have picked out here at Rated Gamer Gear as one to look out for in 2019. This tough, rugged design is perfect for all occasions and can withstand a number of environments. The grey tough looking exterior combined with the gold trims makes for a very unique looking speaker that you can see is designed to take on the world.
This particular Bluetooth speaker is completely waterproof and has been designed to be shock absorbing so that you can play your songs as loudly as you want without the worry of killing your speakers. Both of these features make the Photive M90 the perfect speaker for both indoor and outdoor parties and you do not have to worry about people damaging the speaker because of how tough this particular model is. We tested the durability and our team at Rated Gamer Gear were shocked at how well it actually performed consistently when put to under a number of different environmental tests. The sound quality never dropped and remained excellent throughout.
The bass levels are excellent too and make this one of the best Bluetooth speaker deals you can get if quality, adjustable bass levels is what you look when picking out a speaker. The M90 picks out both high and low bass frequencies with the built-in subwoofer that really pumps out your music and provides the user with unprecedented levels of sound. Equipped with 20 watts of power, our team were deafened in fact by the levels of sound and bass that the Photive M90 could reach and is another reason as to why it would work excellently at house parties and big outdoor events.
The battery life is another reason why this is one of the best Bluetooth speaker bargains of the year. Lasting for up to 10 hours on a full charge, the user can enjoy a seamless playing experience without the worry of this speaker dying when you are out and about. This should give you more than enough time to enjoy your music and with the levels of bass and audio that this particular speaker produces; this is an excellent level of battery life that a lot of speakers cannot compare to.
The handle that goes over the top of the speaker makes this speaker very easy to hold and means that the user can take their music wherever they feel. Whether you are out on the road or with your friends and family, you can be sure that the Photive P90 can be with you anywhere you go. The tough looking exterior is actually very practical and is replicated with the number of durable features that it is equipped with. We think that this is also going to be a very popular buy going into the New Year and with the number of features that are equipped with it, you can be very sure that you are getting your money’s worth.
Sony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker
The Sony XB10 is another one of the best Bluetooth speaker options available to customers looking to shop on a budget. Available in a number of bright colours, the sleek cylindrical shape of this particular Sony speaker makes it a very desirable product for the masses.
For its size, the Sony XB10 produces excellent audio results. Our team were shocked by how loud it actually was because of how small it was. Sony has a reputation for producing quality technology and these speakers are no different. You can be sure that with the XB10, you are getting value for money in regards to the sound quality and our team were hugely impressed with this particular feature.
The Bluetooth connectivity options are another key feature with the Sony XB10 Speakers that really make this one of the best Bluetooth speakers to buy currently. You can connect and stream music very easily with the option to connect another speaker to provide complete surround sound for the user. Our team here at Rated Gamer Gear really loved how easily it connected and how well it performed when paired up with other speakers. It really helped to improve the audio performance and although it is still excellent on its own, it would work excellently when holding events and parties.
Not only is this small yet tough design excellent in terms of the audible results but it is also completely water resistant that means it works brilliantly when exposed to a number of outdoor conditions. The user doesn’t have to worry about any spills at parties or adverse weather and under testing, our team were overwhelmed at how much is could actually withstand. It actually performed much better than a number of the more premium speakers and we could recommend this wireless Bluetooth speaker enough.
In regards to battery life, the Sony XB10 is also excellent in this department and is another reason why we think this is one of the best Bluetooth speaker options for customers on a budget. It can last up to 16 hours a time after being fully charged and means that you can be positive that it will consistently produce quality audio. For how small it is and how well the music sounds, the battery life is really excellent and our team were blown away with how good it actually played. Another really nice design that we think will be very popular going into the New Year and makes for an excellent purchase in relation to how much it costs.
DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth V4.0 Portable Speaker
The DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is another one of our favourites here at Rated Gamer Gear. A very clean looking rectangular design with LED features, this particular Bluetooth speaker is available in a number of different colours and means you can tailor your home space as you please.
This particular wireless Bluetooth speaker is perfect for when you’re on the move or in the house and has a number of features that make it very easy to use when you are out. The rechargeable battery means that once fully charged, you can enjoy up to 12 hours of playtime. This gives you more than enough time when you are out to fully experience the musical quality with this particular Bluetooth Speaker. Our team loved how well it performed consistently and for what you pay, this is certainly excellent in terms of how long it stays on for. You can have it fully charged in just 3 hours and makes it one of the best Bluetooth speakers in regards to wireless performance.
Not only does it work excellently in regards to its power output but the DOSS Touch is also equipped with capacitive touch control that allows for the user to seamlessly control their Bluetooth speaker. Whether you are changing tracks or adjusting audio levels, this touching feature makes it almost effortless for the user and is a feature that our team found really useful. This is an ergonomic touch that makes this excellent value for money and under testing, we found it worked really well in whatever task you needed to carry out.
The sound quality is consistently excellent and works brilliantly for when you are making phone calls. Feel free to make calls by connecting your device by Bluetooth and enjoy crisp audio. There are a lot of speakers that are equipped with this feature but a lot do not deliver the same level of quality as these do, making it a best Bluetooth speaker and one that you should definitely be considering in the New Year if you are shopping around for one of similar value.
We were really impressed with this model and the previous best Bluetooth speaker options we looked at for customers on a budget. We understand you are looking for the best deal around and these particular models that we reviewed are some of the best deals you can get online. In regards to functions, the DOSS Touch is beautifully easy to use and we think that this works really well in the home and is a lot cheaper than the others we looked at but again, it is important to compare all of the options and features and really make sure that you are making the right buying decision.