Bluetooth speakers have been around for a while and bring with them a number of features such as a built-in mic to answer calls, unique design, playback controls, and connectivity options such as aux input and more. A feature that has become quite popular in recent years is waterproof capabilities. Different speakers have different water-resistance ratings. Some can be submerged in water whereas others can withstand some splashes of rain. In this list, we present to you four water-resistant Bluetooth speakers available at an affordable price.
The JBL Flip 3 brings with it a waterproof rating of IPX7. This means that the speaker can be submerged in up to 1 metre of water for up to 30 minutes. The JBL Flip 3 Bluetooth speaker claims up to 10 hours of playback time and comes wrapped in a durable fabric material. It weighs 449 grams making it easily portable. It also has a built-in microphone to answer calls if you don't wish to resort to your phone.
The boAt Stone 200 is IPX5-rated for water resistance, which means you can spray water on it from any direction, but it is recommended that you don't submerge the device in water. The boAt Stone 200 Bluetooth speaker claims up to 10 hours of playback time. It weighs 322 grams and has a Bluetooth range of 10m.
If you are looking for an affordable waterproof Bluetooth speaker that delivers an impressive all-round performance, then the JBL Go 2 is a good option to consider. To start with, it has an IPX7 waterproof rating, which makes it ideal for you to use it even in light rain. This should make it a good travel companion for users who frequently travel to tough outdoor conditions. Thanks to the JBL Signature Sound technology used in it, you should expect to get good sound output. Also, you need not worry about charging it too frequently, as it is claimed to deliver a playback time of five hours on a single charge, under optimal audio settings. Another user-friendly feature of this speaker is that it comes with a built-in noise-cancelling speakerphone, enabling you to indulge in hands-free calling without worrying about whether the person you’re speaking to can hear you.
The boAt Stone 1000 is IPX5-rated for water resistance and it also claims to be shockproof. The boAt Stone 1000 Bluetooth speaker has a 14W dual speakers setup and is powered by a 3000mAh battery with a claimed battery life of up to 10 hours. It weighs 1.5kg and has physical controls on the side to manage controls like volume, next/previous track and input source.