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The Best Wireless Speakers for Every Type of Environment

A Curated Collection of the Best Wireless Speakers

Best Wireless Speakers
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The best wireless speakers come in various sizes and price points. Some are just about the music, while others like to talk back. Here are the wireless speakers GearAdvice believes are the best for a wide variety of environments.

An Head-Turner For Your Living Room With Incredible Sound

This is one of the few wireless speakers that doesn't just sound good, but also looks great too. From one of the most iconic names in sound, the Zeppelin Wireless connects via Bluetooth, AirPlay, and Spotify. Enjoy your favorite streaming services and apps at the touch of a button.

Zeppelin Wireless
Zeppelin Wireless
  • Apple AirPlay technology and Bluetooth 4.1
  • Featuring five drivers: two 25mm double dome tweeters, a pair of FST midrange drivers, and a 150mm subwoofer
  • Compatible with Spotify Connect
  • Available in black and white
$699.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $699.99

With Sonos, There's Only One

The Sonos One is capable of supporting multiple voice services and playing music, podcasts, audiobooks, and other content from more than 80 streaming services. Sonos One, available in black and white, replaces the Sonos Play:1 as the company’s entry-level speaker. It can be used as a standalone speaker, wirelessly paired with another Sonos One for stereo sound, or used with PLAYBASE or PLAYBAR to create home theater surround sound.

One Wireless Speaker
One Wireless Speaker
  • Will eventually support Apple AirPlay 2, Google Assistant, and Amazon Alexa
  • Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Pandora, SiriusXM, and TuneIn support on Day 1
  • Use with the Sonos app
$199.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $199.99

An Amazing 360-Degree Bluetooth Speaker that's Waterproof

The UE Boom 2 has amazing sound quality, large buttons for volume, and an attractive and resilient exterior. The charging time is minimal compared to the battery life between charges. And, the app is handy to have for controlling everything needed, especially if the speaker is at a distance.

UE Boom 2
UE Boom 2 Blue
UE Boom 2
  • Insanely good, loud 360-degree sound with deep bass.
  • IPX-7 rated waterproof up to 30 minutes and a depth of one meter.
  • Connect with Echo Dot for hands-free voice control.
  • 15-hour battery life.
$129.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $129.99

The Speaker That Looks Like a Lava Lamp

The waterproof JBL Pulse 3 is a portable Bluetooth speaker that combines 360-degree sound with a 360-degree light show. Listen for up to 12 hours between charges.

Pulse 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Pulse 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
  • IPX7 waterproof housing
  • With JBL Connect+ technology, you can wirelessly link more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers to amplify the party
  • With the noise and echo canceling speakerphone you can take calls from your speaker with a touch of a button
$199.95
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $199.95

A Hefty Waterproof and Dust Proof Speaker That Can Withstand Almost Anything

Offering true 360-degree sound in a waterproof and dustproof case, the Tough XL by FUGOO is worth considering any time of year.

Tough XL
Fugoo Tough XL
Tough XL
  • Rugged, modern design
  • 360-degree sound
  • Weatherproof
  • 36 hours between charges
$329.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $329.99

A Light, Incredibly Durable Waterproof Speaker That's Great For The Outdoors

Designed for outdoor enthusiasts, the BRAVEN BRV-X booms with 12 hours of music playtime, which is perfect for rocky canyons, powdered slopes, raging rapids, sandy dunes or even backyard barbecues. The BRV-X is designed with an IPX7 certified waterproof, shock absorbent, portable body and features a powerful 5200mAh power bank to charge external devices.

Braven BRV-X
Braven BRV-X
Braven BRV-X
  • Wirelessly pair to a second speaker. Once paired, rock out in left and right stereo sound
  • Built-in microphone and speakerphone for handsfree calls.
  • Weighs 1.5 pounds.
$143.81
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $143.81

This Bluetooth Speaker Sounds Great and Even Provides a Dynamic Light Show

Oittm Real Sound Pulse Bluetooth Speaker is a powerful portable speaker that doubles as a LED light show. It brings the party wherever you go. Lightweight and about the size of a large travel mug, it’s easy to take anywhere.

Oittm Real Sound Plus
Oittm Real Sound Plus
  • Sports six colorful LED light modes .
  • Can provide up to 8 hours of music on a single charge.
  • Backed by a lifetime warranty.
  • Available in either black or silver.
$59.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $59.99

Loud, Small, and Waterproof

The UE Roll 2 is one of those wireless speakers that is suitable for indoor or outdoor use when it’s raining or snowing, or when there might be brief splashes of water. The shell is also dirt-proof and stain-proof, so you can get it muddy and then just rinse it off.

UE ROLL 2
UE ROLL 2 Volcano
UE ROLL 2
  • The speaker can be immersed in up to six feet of water for up to 30 minutes with no issues.
  • Music fans can connect two different sources at one time at up to eight total.
  • A built-in battery provides up to 9 hours of music before needing to be recharged.
$71.95
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $71.95

Turn Your Amazon Dot into an Echo

Did you buy an Amazon Dot, but then realized its limitations? Now there's VAUX, a cordless home speaker for Amazon's smallest Alexa-enabled device. With VAUX, you'll never have to worry about running out of battery life and best of all, you can take it with you too. Simply place your Dot into the top of the VAUX, plug in internal connectors and your good to go.

Vaux
Vaux
  • Enjoy up to six hours of portable run time with our rechargeable lithium ion battery.
  • Dual 52mm Drivers and a passive radiator for impressive sound and bass
  • Compatible with 2nd Generation Dot
  • Use Amazon Dot's Power Supply and Cable to Charge VAUX
  • 3.5mm Aux Input for use with external mobile players
$49.95
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $49.95

An Ultra-Portable Waterproof Speaker With Built-In Suction Cup For Shower Walls

Take your jams and phone calls with you in the shower so that you never have a dull moment. Seriously, you'll thank us later.

VicTsing Shower Speaker with Suction Cup
VicTsing Shower Speaker
VicTsing Shower Speaker with Suction Cup
  • 6 hours playing time per charge
  • Built-in mic so you can take calls while in the shower -5W speaker ensures you can hear your jams while cleaning up
  • Encased in silicon to provide extra protection against drops and damage
$19.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $19.99

Featuring a Built-In Carabiner, This Speaker is Meant For On-The-Go

With an outdoor-friendly design, improved battery life, and integrated AUX cable, the JBL Clip 2 is a perfect choice for listening to music anywhere.

JBL Clip 2
Brother Monocrome Laser Printer
JBL Clip 2
  • Waterproof and can be submerged in up to 6 feet of water for 30 minutes.
  • Offers an integrated AUX-in cable.
  • Battery can provide up to 8 hours of music playback before needing to be recharged.
  • Two speakers can be daisy chained together to pump up the volume.
$49.95
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $49.95

A Hands-Free Way To Control Your Home

Like it's bigger brother, the Amazon Echo Dot is all about Amazon Alexa. Use the built-in voice assistant to order pizza, answer questions, and, of course, listen to music.

Echo Dot
Amazon Echo Dot
Echo Dot
  • A hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, read the news, set alarms, and more.
  • Connects to speakers or headphones through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo cable.
  • Controls lights, fans, switches, thermostats, garage doors, sprinklers, and more.
  • Hears you from across the room with seven far-field microphones.
$49.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $49.99

A Voice-Activated Speaker Powered by Google Assistant

Google's answer to the Amazon Echo, the Google Home offers plenty of interesting features from answering pretty much any question to controlling your Home appliances. Think of it as a speaker that's tied directly to Google Search.

Google Home
Google Home
  • Play tunes from services like YouTube Music, Google Play Music, Pandora, and Spotify
  • Get answers to things you want to know including the latest on weather, traffic, finance, sports, and more
  • With your permission, Google Home can help you with things like your commute and flight information
  • Ask Google Home to stream videos to your TV with Chromecast or to turn up your Nest thermostat
$129.99
available
on Best Buy
* price at time of publishing was $129.99

Here's a speaker that packs a lot of punch in a small design

Offering 15-hours of play time between battery charges, the VG1 features a rugged design and is fully waterproof. Ideal at the pool, the gym, hiking or just hanging at a hotel.

VG1
VG1
  • True Wireless Stereo Pairing Feature
  • Shock-Resistant Waterproof Enclosure
  • Hands-Free with Siri
  • Long Life Built-In Rechargeable Battery
$149.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $149.99

Sono's Best Speaker Money Can Buy

If you’re looking for high-quality wireless speakers for your main sitting area, you can’t go wrong with the Sonos Play:5. The device is reasonably priced, compared to both the competition and other Sonos systems.

Play:5
Play:5
  • Mid-woofers do a great job at creating smooth mids and deep, powerful lows
  • Sounds balanced across all frequencies
  • Available in black and white
$499.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $499.99

The Speaker That Wants to be the Life of the Party

Featuring six color LED modes, the 808 CANZ GLO features dynamic sound with big bass. Play your favorite tunes from your smartphone or tablet.

CANZ GLO
CANZ GLO
  • Also includes AUX input
  • Lightweight, compact
  • Able to provide up to 6 hours of rechargeable battery life
$39.99
available
on Amazon
* price at time of publishing was $39.99