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iPod Docking Speaker Reviews

Updated: Jul 29, 2015 10:35
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Logitech UE Boom

The UE Boom earns our highest marks. It's super-portable, the battery lasts seemingly forever, and It sounds downright fantastic — especially for a small speaker priced at $200.

24 expert reviews | 2254 user reviews

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Bose SoundLink Mini

Portable speakers are known for being portable first, and sounding great...well, almost never. Bose is aiming to change that perception with the SoundLink Mini, a diminutive 1.5-pound speaker that connects to any device via Bluetooth. With seven hours...

37 expert reviews | 11930 user reviews

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JBL Charge 2

As we’ve seen year-over-year in the Bluetooth speaker genre, the competition has only gotten better since the original Charge was released. JBL obviously knows the terrain, and has made great strides to keep up with the crowd with the Charge 2. With...

6 expert reviews | 1813 user reviews

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Bose SoundLink III / 3

Whatever you may think of Bose, the company makes some excellent Bluetooth speakers. Its previous two models, the SoundLink Mini and SoundLink II, both earned our Editors' Choice in their categories for putting out a surprising amount of warm, clear...

15 expert reviews | 2584 user reviews

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JBL Charge 2 Plus / 2+

The Charge 2+ is protected by rubber-coated end caps. JBL doesn’t report an IP code for the speaker, but states in both its advertising and in the speaker’s user manual that it can withstand splashes of water and can even be cleaned with running water...

1 expert reviews | 146 user reviews

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Beats Pill XL

Like all things Beats, the Pill XL is a bass-heavy affair (so purists can stop reading now). Also like most products in Dr. Dre's audio gear lineup, it's well-designed. At $299.95, the Pill XL isn't an inexpensive portable Bluetooth speaker, and is...

8 expert reviews | 711 user reviews

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Sengled Pulse is the perfect way to add in-wall audio to your home by letting your light fixtures do double duty as speakers.

4 expert reviews

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JBL Charge

The JBL Charge is a decent portable Bluetooth speaker priced like a very good one.

23 expert reviews | 2395 user reviews

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Braven has positioned its 805 Bluetooth portable speaker towards high-end enthusiasts featuring some impressive feature claims.

2 expert reviews | 67 user reviews

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JBL Pulse

Bluetooth speakers can look cool, but they usually don't look very engaging. Even if a speaker's chassis is aluminum, or colorful, or angular, it's still just a motionless object that puts out sound. JBL plays with that concept with the Pulse, a...

20 expert reviews | 590 user reviews

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Libratone LOOP

The Libratone Loop is an attractive-looking AirPlay speaker, but at $500 it needs to do more than just look pretty, and it just doesn't sound as good as it should.

21 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

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Marshall’s Stanmore delivers satisfying sound in a package that is sure to turn heads.

9 expert reviews | 429 user reviews

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Logitech UE Mini Boom

At this size and price point, you’ll have a very difficult time finding a speaker that can outperform the UE Mini Boom.

14 expert reviews | 1360 user reviews

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JBL Flip 2

The Flip 2 is an affordable, portable Bluetooth speaker that gets plenty loud, but the fidelity won't wow you.

13 expert reviews | 2339 user reviews

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Harman Kardon Esquire

The Harmon Kardon Esquire delivers on style and build quality with its premium look and feel. It also provides impressive battery life and additional features like NFC pairing, controls and hands-free calls. However, sound quality isn't as good as even...

7 expert reviews | 122 user reviews

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Jabra Solemate Mini

Jabra's Solemate line of Bluetooth speakers has been a fairly dependable group in a crowded field, and the new Solemate Mini, at $99 (list), aims to keep the streak going. The ruggedized design is easily portable, and despite its very modest (but not...

16 expert reviews | 241 user reviews

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JBL Flip

Its clear dominance in sound and $100 price tag make it a serious contender for king-of-the-hill... Depending on how far you intend to travel from an outlet, the Flip could make a great choice.

26 expert reviews | 2936 user reviews

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JBL Voyager

JBL Voyager is a one-of-a-kind compact wireless home 2.1 audio system that gives you the flexibility & portability by detaching the pod so you can use it as a portable wireless speaker where ever you go. A Red Dot Design Award winner, the sleek JBL...

13 expert reviews | 27 user reviews

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Logitech UE Boombox

The aesthetics may be a bit retro, but the UE Boombox packs a punch, and offers fantastic sound quality for the money. Even Mr. Spacely would approve.

30 expert reviews | 539 user reviews

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Audio Pro Addon T10

The Addon T10 is the perfect accompaniment to your giant fly in a jar

1 expert reviews | 6 user reviews

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Sony SRS-BTM 8 Bluetooth

Sony's offering then, may not sound the best, but it allows an affordable (relatively, of course) means to own a portable Bluetooth speaker system. However, the lack of a rechargeable battery may be a deal-breaker for those who may not want to invest...

6 expert reviews | 585 user reviews

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Bluetooth Portable Travel Speaker For Iphone 6, 5s, 5c, iPod, iPad , Android...

This is great for hooking up to BBC radio on my computer or Spotify. The sound is okay too.

81 user reviews

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Majority Verb Rechargeable Portable Mini Speaker with HD Sound - Black

For such a small product, it really gives out a great sound. handy traveling case too.

144 user reviews



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