Which portable wireless speaker should I buy?

Big sound no longer means big expensive Hi-Fi systems. Now, you can get incredible audio from a compact Bluetooth speaker.

06 Nov 2019

Marshall Stockwell II Portable Bluetooth Speaker
 

Ideal for: Classic rock and big riffs

You’ve got a party coming up, and you’ve got the place looking fresher than fresh. Now all you need is a sound system to match.

Meet the riff-tastic Marshall Stockwell II: a perfect mix of Marshall’s timeless amplifier design and modern tech. With powerful Bluetooth 5.0 technology all wrapped up in a super-stylish package, this is a trendy tech-lover’s listening essential.

 

Why we love it:

  • Don’t want messy aux cables trailing across the dancefloor? Tuck ‘em away and connect your phone from up to 10 metres with Bluetooth 5.0 technology
  • Share out DJ duties with multi-host functionality – two users can take turns playing music
  • Impress your guests with crisp sound and authentic, slick design 
  • Party on, and on - the built-in rechargeable battery gives you up to 25 hours of playback

Check out our full range of Marshall speakers

 

LG PK7 XBOOM Go Portable Bluetooth Speaker
 

Ideal for: All-night parties

LG PK7 XBOOM Go

Ever had your great vibes ruined because of your speaker’s battery dying? Nightmare. Now, what if we told you you’d never have to go tune-less at an event again, thanks to the LG PK7 XBOOM Go?

With 22 hours of battery life and built-in mood lighting for the proper party effect, this nifty number – created in partnership with audio bigshot Meridian – will have you going all night.

Why we love it:

  • Choose from eight customisable lighting settings that respond to the beat of the music, so you can get the party going, whatever the vibe
  • Ditch the cables and connect up your phone to play high-quality, crisp ‘n’ clear tracks straight from your favourite apps thanks to high-fidelity Bluetooth
  • Dual passive radiators and Bass Boost technology mean your sound isn’t compromised when you go outdoors or into large spaces
  • Once your phone’s connected, you can change track, playlist or album using voice activation – it’s never been easier to keep the tunes pumping

Check out our whole range of LG speakers

 

Bose Home Speaker 300
 

Ideal for: The swish and sophisticated dinner host

Bose Home Speaker 300

It’s a cold winter evening and the guests are just beginning to arrive. Snacks expertly prepared? Check. Drinks ready? Check.

Discrete but powerful sound system with Alexa or Google Assistant to help you play co-host? Check. Say hello to the small but mighty Bose Home Speaker 300.

For such a compact system, the Bose Home Speaker 300 packs serious punch. With crisp, clear audio firing in all directions, your guests will go from quaffing to bopping in no time.

Why we love it:

  • Thanks to Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, you can switch track or album without taking your eyes off the hob – it’s as simple as saying “Alexa, play Adele!” or “Okay Google, put on chill music!”
  • Post-dinner, crank the volume to keep the vibes flowing – the six-microphone array will still pick up your voice if you want to change tracks
  • Move the party from the kitchen to elsewhere in the house – simply by connecting up other Bose speakers and soundbars
  • Timeless, simple design looks slick in any home

Check out our whole range of Bose speakers

 

JBL Charge 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
 

Ideal for: Partying from the poolside to the park

Let’s face it: When the weather’s finally good, you’re going to want to move from place to place enjoying the sun. So why leave your tunes behind?

The JBL Charge 4 makes the perfect companion, whether you’re relaxing in the garden or chilling in the park.

Why we love it:

  • Enjoy a fun-filled day out without the battery dying – it’ll go 20 hours on one charge. Plus, you can charge your phone or tablet from its charging port for added convenience
  • Hear the thumping bassline even when you’re outdoors. The Charge 4 has two bass radiators that deliver crystal clear low-frequencies, so your dance tunes will have incredible depth
  • Getting splashy by the pool? No problem. Thanks to its IPX7 waterproof rating, you won’t have to worry about your JBL Charge 4 getting wet
  • Make the party a big’un – connect with over 100 other speakers using the JBL Connect+ app

Check out our full range of JBL speakers

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