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Top 6 Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speakers Under 200 in 2016

Updated on February 24, 2016

Spend Less. Buy More

For all audiophiles on a budget, Here is the list of Best portable Bluetooth wireless speakers ideal for indoor and outdoor from $94 to $199 reviewed and compared. What feature do you give importance to? Sound quality, speakerphone capability, waterproof and weather resistant, portability, high bass levels or treble? Key features listed with pictures. Choose according to your need.

It is hard to rate these speakers in this list because each of them are unique at some levels. It may be certain feature or the sound quality. So as I said above, choose the best for you need. Good Luck!

If you can spend a 100 bucks more on the portable speakers here is the Top 5 Bluetooth Wireless Outdoor Speakers Under 300

All prices and discounts are subject to change. Prices given here were valid at the time of writing. Consider "amazon price" for the exact amount.

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TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker
TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker
TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker

#6 TDK Life on Record A33

The best wireless weatherproof speaker under 200. The rugged, weatherized chassis make it ideal for indoor and outdoor sound system. It’s highly portable and delivers great sound performance. A waterproof and weather resistant cover is provided for extra protection. You can stream from any Bluetooth devices. TDK’s Signature Sound Technology ensures distortion free sound and artificial tuning. The two 1.5 inch drivers and two 3 inch passive radiators provide full range accurate sound reproduction and the 2 inch sub woofer deliver improved bass. It holds IP64 rating for ruggedness. The speaker protects itself against dust and splashy water. With the Li-ion battery, you get 6 hours playback. It also has Aux input for wired connection, USB port and built-in mic for speakerphone. The speaker is ultra portable and produce high fidelity distortion-free authentic sound. If you are looking for a rugged wireless Bluetooth speaker, this one is apt for you.

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TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker
TDK Life on Record A33 Wireless Weatherproof Speaker

A review: "Waste your money on Bose if you love brand names but if you want the best sound from a portable speaker get the A33."

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#5 Jabra SOLEMATE Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker

Jabra Solemate features 3 front facing speakers (2 tweeters and 1 subwoofer) for crisp and uncompromised sound performance. The passive bass radiator delivers quality bass levels. The connections available are Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jack and USB. The LI-ion battery provides 8 hours playback. The durable sound bag accessory (included) offers extra protection from sand, sun and moisture. USB cable and 3.5 mm cable (located in the sole) are also provided.

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JBL Charge
JBL Charge
JBL Charge

#4 JBL Charge Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

JBL Charge offers 12 hours of playback with the 6000mAh LI-ion battery. The two 1-5/8 inch full range drivers and built in bass port deliver full range audio with exceptional bass. You can stream from any Bluetooth enabled device and you can charge your source with the provided USB port. There is a Digital Signal Processed LED indicator. The speaker is highly portable and cute. Comparing to the MINI Jambox, JBL Charge has better bass response and battery life. The sound quality is way better than Bose SoundLink II comparing the price. If you like treble, choosing MINI Jambox would be better. Overall JBL Charge is very good choice as a Bluetooth speaker and serves its purpose exceptionally well.

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JBL Charge Portable Wireless Stereo Speaker and Charger with Bluetooth (Gray)
JBL Charge Portable Wireless Stereo Speaker and Charger with Bluetooth (Gray)

A review: "I highly recommend JBL for the sound quality and functionality. very happy with my this bluetooth portable speaker."

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#3 Jawbone MINI Jambox

This is one tiny and portable Bluetooth speaker with single aluminum enclosure and cute design. I personally love the MINI jambox. It sounds better and louder than the original jambox. It comes in two colors. Purple snowflake and Graphite hex. Both are visually stunning. It also features a built-in speakerphone and USB port to charge the source. The LiveAudio sound processing mode widens soundstage delivering better loudness and clarity. You can toggle LiveAudio by holding both volume buttons on the speaker at the same time. The LI-ion battery offers 10 hours playback. The sound clarity is not good as UE BOOM and Creative ROAR but it is good for its size. If you are looking for a lightweight and compact wireless speaker, this is the right choice.

For $88. This is perfect bang for the buck.

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Ultimate Ears BOOM
Ultimate Ears BOOM
Ultimate Ears BOOM

#2 Ultimate Ears BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

The 360 degree speaker design provides immersive sound in any party with excellent loudness and impressive bass. This one here boasts of long 15 hours continuous playback on one charge. It is water resistant and stain resistant so you don’t have to hesitate going a picnic with UE BOOM. There are several features in this little speaker that are way ahead of its price. With the UE BOOM app, you can connect 2 BOOMs together to pump up the volume. You can clip to anything using the D-ring provided. The plasma coated skin offers water and stain resistance. It also features a rubber cover for extra protection to USB and Aux ports. There is an alarm feature also to wake you up to your favourite music. It supports iTunes, Spotify, Padora etc. You can take phone calls up to 50 feet away with the speaker phone function. It can pair up to 8 bluetooth devices. The speaker is NFC supported. It features two 1.5 inch drivers with two 2 inch passive radiators. UE BOOM is highly portable and is nicely designed. If you want more battery back up, this is the right choice.

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UE BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black
UE BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Black

A review: "Great sound quality, amazing volume for such a little speaker."

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Creative Sound Blaster Roar
Creative Sound Blaster Roar
Creative Sound Blaster Roar

#1 Creative Sound Blaster Roar

Our winner and the best among the best portable wireless speaker @ such a low price. Creative ROAR features 5 drivers and 2 separate set of amplifiers. The compact and powerful 1.5 inch drivers have an active 3 inch high excursion driver. The driver is individually driven from its two-side firing passive radiators (bi-amplified design) which account for the uncompromising clears and impressive bass. The ROARTM features additional power that boosts loudness and depth. The built-in sub woofer produces extra bass. The speaker is portable and compact. The 6000mAh Lithium ion battery offers 8 hours playback on one full charge. ROAR supports aptX and AAC for high quality Bluetooth audio. You can connect any Bluetooth devices as the source. To connect with PC, use USB connection and you can access SBXPro studio technologies from the PC. The beautiful speakers here sports more features than any other in the range and outperforms speakers that is twice its price.

The features include

  • NFC technology to pair your devices easily
  • Built in mp3 player
  • Voice recorder
  • Speakerphone
  • Battery bank
  • Bedtime listening mode
  • Aux input for wired connection


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    • Penelope Cruz profile image

      Kai Alabi 

      3 years ago from Washington, DC

      Nice hub! I am in the market for a bluetooth, portable speaker and this article was very helpful as a buying guide, maybe even a gift guide as well. Well done.


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