Portable speakers nowadays are sold in different prices. Start from a premium portable speaker with a really high price to a simple portable speaker sold in a very cheap price. If you are an audiophile or someone who loves listening to music, what portable speaker are you going to choose? Are you going to the one with the premium price or the one with a very cheap price?
If you choose to go with the portable speaker in premium price, then good for you. If you choose to go with the portable speaker with a cheap price, are you sure you made the right choice?
Many misconceive a portable speaker with a cheap price to have a low quality. Well, we cannot deny that there are some with compromised quality, but many portable speakers with these low prices are still worth it.
If you’re looking for a portable speaker and only have 50 dollars in your pocket, then it’s great that you’re here because we made a list of the 2015 best portable speakers under $50. Before making this list, we did some few screenings, from identifying portable speakers under $50 to testing and reviewing each one to come up with the worthy ones.
So here’s our list of the best portable speakers under $50 that we know would absolutely help you in choosing and deciding your portable speaker with a very cheap price.
1. DKnight Magicbox Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker ($27.99)
First in this list is the DKnight Magicbox Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, a compact portable speaker that offers a lot to the table, from its design, performance, to its affordable price.
If performance is talked about, the DKnight Magicbox doesn’t disappoint at all. Actually, if you will consider its size and price, the sound quality of this portable speaker is not compromised at all and the sound coming from it is really great! Thanks to its two 40mm 6W drivers that help it produce clear, crisp, and loud sound with bass. In terms of power, the DKnight Magicbox stays for up to 10 hours.
The connection capability is also impressive because DKnight Magicbox Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker supports Bluetooth. It can connect with your iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Nexus, Samsung and other smartphones or devices. If you don’t have a device that supports Bluetooth, you can still make it work through its auxiliary input. It can also function as a speakerphone!
2. Anker Classic Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker ($39.99)
There are many affordable portable speakers out in the market that is, at the same time, have great quality. One is the Anker Classic Portable Speaker Wireless Bluetooth Speaker.
For its performance, Anker Classic proves to be worth it. Compared with its price, the sound do feels like it’s a premium portable speaker. The sound quality is excellent, clean, clear, and loud. When we speaker of the power or battery, Anker Classic has a built-in 2100mAh Lithium Ion battery that keeps it performing for 15 to 20 hours.
Another feature that stands out is its design. It is compact and has simple look and feel. The Anker Classic’s design makes it really portable, easy to carry around all day.
Lastly, Anker Classic Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is also enabled as a speakerphone.
3. Sol Republic Deck ($47.95)
Next is the Sol Republic Deck which is the first non-headphone product of Sol Republic.
If you wonder why the Sol Republic Deck is included here by claiming that it is being sold at $200, then we like to let you know that it is being sold now at $47.95, a big difference from the original price.
In terms of performance, Sol Republic Deck delivers a fairly loud sound. Considering that this is a small portable speaker, Sol Republic Deck’s sound can fill a small room. Also, the delivery of the sound was very clean and crisp, from one track to another. Meanwhile, the battery life is up to 10 hours which is fairly acceptable.
In terms of connectivity, Sol Republic Deck can connect with devices through Bluetooth, NFC, or through an auxillary input.
The Sol Republic Deck is also capable of functioning as a speakerphone.
4. Oontz Angle Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker ($24.99)
When smaller and cheaper portable speakers prove to produce smaller sound and lesser quality, we are proved wrong by what the Oontz Angle Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker has to give.
Oontz Angle by Cambridge Soundworks has great delivery with regards to sound. For its size and price, the sound Oontz Angle produces is very decent. It is clear, crisp, and at the same time loud. For its longevity, this portable speaker can keep going for up to 10 hours.
5. Photive HYDRA Rugged Water Resistant Wireless Bluetooth Speaker ($39.95)
Last in our list is the Photive HYDRA Rugged Water Resistant Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, which is the only “rugged” and “water resistant” in the list.
Photive HYDRA is a portable speaker that belongs to those designed to withstand numerous elements. The Photive HYDRA Rugged Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is getting much attention when we look for the keywords “rugged, wireless, and portable” on the internet. From the makers itself, Photive is considered and very well-known in the market.
For its design, we would say that it is very portable and simple. But take note, “simplicity is beauty” and Photive HYDRA exudes an advantage in look and feel. It is also designed to have an industrial or modern look. By the way, this portable speaker is IP66 rated water resistant portable speaker.
Cheaper portable speakers don’t mean compromised quality all the time. Many portable speakers that possess lower prices still have a lot of potentials and a lot of features to offer. Just refer to the portable speakers in this list, the best portable speakers under $50. These portable speakers deserve our 50 dollars at all.