When it comes to portable speakers, not only does it need a built-in battery, Bluetooth and/or WiFi connectivity and on some, NFC for ease of pairing; we are seeing some manufacturers go further. With water resistant and/or waterproof feature, pairing with another speaker for stereo and ability to pipe commands and responses to and from Siri or Google Assistant, these compact and stylish portable speakers are making your money go further.
But what is most important to us is the sound quality that it produces. Will these portable speakers be able to offer great quality sound? The limited sound chamber, small tweeter and woofer (if there is one) may have a bearing on the audio performance so do not expect audiophile level sound quality but advances in portable speakers has allowed manufacturer to push the limits of small speakers.
It is now possible to enjoy room filling music from these small speakers at a push. You can use it to stream music directly with WiFi enable models, or stream from your mobile device such as smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth and enjoy your favourite online radio or music from your streaming service such as Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Google Play Music, Tidal, Deezer and more.