It’s CES 2016 again! Many technophiles and other consumer electronic enthusiasts are once again very excited to see many inventions to pop up. Surely, CES 2016 has a lot of wonderful consumer electronics to undoubtedly surprise all.

All consumer electronics present, from computers, smartphones, wearables, to even home tools and gadgets, this tradeshow has a lot to offer. Even audio electronics won’t miss to be introduced in this most awaited annual event.

So you should know that during the CES 2016, Braven, the company behind numerous over the top quality and rugged devices and is very well-known for its rugged portable speakers such as the Braven BRV-1, BRV-PRO, and BRV-HD, has announced two new Bluetooth speakers. Yes, you read it right. There’s a pair of Braven latest Bluetooth speakers introduced at the CES 2016!

This pair of Braven new Bluetooth speakers includes the Braven BRV-BLADE LE and the Braven BRV-XXL.


The Braven BRV-BLADE LE is rugged portable Bluetooth speakers that offers an optimum quality in terms of performance as well as build construction. It features a waterproof design with an IPX7 rating, with a solid construction made with an aircraft-grade aluminum casing. The Braven BRV-BLADE LE is also shockproof (shockproof ABS) in case you drop it. This rugged portable Bluetooth speaker also doubles as 4000mAh power bank and a speakerphone for hands-free calls.


The Braven BRV-BLADE LE is announced to be available in the second quarter of 2016 at a price of $199.99.

Braven BRV-XXL

The Braven BRV-XXL is another Braven new Bluetooth speaker to get the intro in the CES 2016. It is a rugged portable Bluetooth speaker that features a waterproof design with an IPX5 rating. The Braven BRV-XXL looks like a tank and is constructed from aircraft grade aluminum and shockproof ABS.

For its connectivity, this Bluetooth speaker supports NFC “tap-to-pair”, Bluetooth, and a 3.5mm input. In addition, this portable rugged Bluetooth speaker performs for up to 14 hours of play time, having to also double as 15,600mAh power bank to charge other devices like your smartphones.

Braven BRV-XXL

Another features that add in the list are the included tie-down loops and carry strap, for easier portability, and a built-in bottle opener in case you need one for your camping trip.

The Braven BRV-XXL is said to be available in the first quarter of 2016 at a price of $349.99.

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