Every travel journey requires music at the back while you bond with your travel mates. With wireless Bluetooth connection creating the hype as well as the ease to blast your music anytime on the road, there are a vast variety of speakers available in the market today.
Speakers are often heavy on the wallet depending on the brand, features and that sort of details. Also in the process of achieving portability, the quality of sound is compromised. Here are the eight best picks trending today that are good to the ears, light on your wallet and most importantly suitable for travel.
1. JBL GO
Packed in a pocket size body, the JBL GO weighs just about 132 grams taking the load off your backpack. However, in such a small body this speaker can deliver high-quality audio making it a good option for carrying it along for outdoor walks as well as indoor hangouts. Once charged completely, the JBL GO can deliver for five hours straight. To top it up, this product comes with a wireless Bluetooth connection and all this comes at a very affordable price of Rs 1, 834.
2. Philips BT50B Speakers
The Philips BT50B is a compact travel-friendly pocket speaker with an audio output of 2 watts. It contains a powerful woofer for quality sound and the wooden enclosure adds to the clarity of the sound. It can be accessed by wireless Bluetooth connection or simply by connecting the audio jack. This extremely light speaker weighing just 291 grams also has a very user friendly control panel. This product fits right into your budget costing Rs 1,119 and delivers six hours of entertainment in one charge.
3. Portronics por-280 soundpot
This speaker is all about the bass, as it has in-built bass reflex speakers delivering deep and powerful bass. The portronics por-280 looks just as good as it sounds and has a shape which complements the grip of one’s hand. Contains Bluetooth connectivity, 2.1surround sound and one can blast music for around five hours in one charge. Weighing just about 249 grams and costing as low as Rs 1,196, the por-280 soundpot is best suited for travel lovers.
4. Zoook ZB box
The ZB box is compact and lightweight weighing about 322 grams, truly making it easy to travel with. The Zoook ZB box ‘small is big’ is a compact speaker that gives an audio output of three watts with high bass output. Apart from sounding good it also has a good battery life of six hours and fits right into your pocket. It contains the wireless Bluetooth feature and all of this fits right into your budget costing Rs 1,045.
5. Max Pi C5
Equipped with the latest Bluetooth technology the C5 can connect to your device within three seconds. Enjoy high definition audio delivered by the C5 with an output of three watts for over nine hours non-stop. This 299 gram lightweight speaker is easy to carry around and also connects via NFC. This is a very robust model and is also water proof making it a must for monsoon trips. The Max Pi C5 comes at a very affordable price of Rs 1,299.
6. SoundBotA SB571
This one is comparatively a larger model, having an even larger output of a stunning 12 watts. Weighing about 522 grams the Soundbot SB571 can fit into a backpack and plays like a beast. It has an impressive battery life of 12 hours and plays crystal clear audio with deep and powerful bass. The performance of this model gets it on this list and its cost of Rs 1,990 which is what gets it into a travellers’ backpack.
7. Logitech X50
With a battery life of six to seven hours, the Logitech X50 keeps the party going. Moreover with a weight of just 145 grams and a compact pocket size you can take the party with you on the road. This model is best suited for those who like their music clear and peaceful. It contains wireless Bluetooth function and can also be accessed via a 3.5mm jack. With the ability to fill an entire room, the X50 comes at a very reasonable price of Rs 1,396.
8. Music Bubble POR 161
Small, lightweight and extremely portable, this speaker by Portronics is a best buy for frequent travellers. It is available in five vibrant colours and apart from looking good, its audio alignment technology provides audio correctness for crystal clear audio. Can be accessed using Bluetooth technology or simply via a 3.5mm jack and weighs just 190 grams. This product is also light on your wallet costing only Rs 635.
Text By- Roshan Pinto
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