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The Best Bluetooth Speaker For Any Budget

Hundreds. Possibly thousands.

We tried counting all the Bluetooth speaker releases we've been peppered with in 2015, but our inbox ran out of room. 

But, in the interests of your ears, we persisted, testing out a range of noise makers to see which were up to the task.

Whether you're looking to annoy the masses on a bus or relive those festival memories, one of these speakers will fit your requirements.

Just try to keep it down after 11:00, yeah? 

  • The Best Bluetooth Speaker For Any Budget

    Mirtek

    • Great features for compact design and price
    • Solid steel build
    • Six-hour battery life

    £8.95

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    Jam Storm

    • Huge sound from tiny speaker (three inches tall, three inches wide)
    • 12-hour battery life
    • Voice control functions

    £49.99

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    Sony SRS-X11

    • Tiny, compact design
    • 12-hour battery life
    • Strong sound quality

    £69

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    Otone BluWall+

    • Three-inch subwoofer for deeper bass
    • NFC and Bluetooth connectivity
    • Impressive sound quality for affordable price

    £69.99

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    UE Roll

    • Slim, portable build
    • Waterproof design
    • 9-hour battery life

    £99

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    Denon Envaya Mini

    • Water resistant build (shower, yes, swimming, no)
    • Bluetooth and NFC connectivity
    • Brilliant for film and TV playback

    £99

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    Cambridge Audio GO

    • 18-hour battery life (and it can charge connected devices)
    • Fantastic sound quality
    • Bluetooth and NFC pairing

    £119.95

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    Fugoo Tough

    • Rugged, waterproof, shockproof design
    • 40-hour battery life (at half volume)
    • Impressive sound coverage (it throws noise out in six directions)

    £174

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    Bose Soundlink Mini 2

    • 10-hour battery life
    • Voice-prompt controls
    • Neat charging dock

    £169.95

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    UE Boom 2

    • 15-hour battery life
    • Waterproof, shockproof design
    • Neat tap-to-play function, so you don't have to be in control of the phone to move through a playlist

    £169

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    Sony SRS-X5

    • Generous bass for its size from dedicated subwoofer
    • NFC and Bluetooth connectivity 
    • Digital Sound Enhancement Engine improves compressed music tracks

    £169

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    Samsung M5

    • Multiroom wireless audio functions 
    • Wi-Fi connectivity (as well as Bluetooth and NFC)
    • Internet Radio tuner

    £179

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    Monitor Audio S200

    • Wall-mountable design
    • Beautiful sound
    • Bluetooth 4.0 (better than your average Bluetooth)

    £199

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    Libratone Zipp

    • Changeable woollen covers
    • 360-degree sound output
    • Active bass driver (it goes thump in a good way)

    £299.95

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    B&O Play A2

    • Gorgeous design (it's bloody lovely)
    • 1.1kg
    • 24-hour battery life

    £299

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    Bowers & Wilkins T7

    • Huge volume
    • Huge bass 
    • Clear, sharp sound quality

    £299.99

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    Geneva Model S Wireless DAB+

    • Impressive build quality (you get what you pay for)
    • Proper hi-fi sound
    • Neat LED display and DAB radio functions

    £329

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    Sonos Play 5

    • Five amplifiers powering five speakers for ruddy brilliant sound
    • Internet Radio connectivity
    • Connect up to 16 computers at once, for computer-free playback

    £349

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    HK AURA BLACK

    • AirPlay, Bluetooth, DLNA connective (it'll talk to any device you own)
    • Companion app for playback and sound balancing
    • Amazing sound (but it isn't portable)

    £399.99