What do you usually bring with you on your outdoor travels? Like when you go with your friends to hike a tall rainforest mountain, go on a river rafting, or while simply biking on a rainy day?

Well, as music enthusiasts, we will surely recommend you having one portable speaker on your adventures. But it is not just an ordinary portable speaker that can play music loudly and clearly, but also something that is perfect for numerous outdoor escapades.

Get to know Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker. This portable speaker is commonly considered as a rugged portable speaker because of its distinct build and functionality.

The Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker is something that can truly survive your outdoor adventures. It is splashproof, shockproof, as well as dustproof, having the ability to withstand numerous elements that are commonly encountered outdoors.

Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0

Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker – Performance

Considering the rugged compact size of the Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker, we found it to have impressively loud sound without being distorted in quality. It has the ability to produce clear and smooth sound that s really satisfying to listen, especially in an enclosed area or in a medium-sized room. Take note that the Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker delivers a unidirectional sound only, which means that the sound coming out from it is only focused on one direction, which is from the top of the speaker pointing upwards.

However, do not expect too much on this portable speaker’s bass output. We tested this portable speaker with bass intensive tracks and we only observed a little amount of bass output from it. Understand that the Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker has a compact size only which means that minimal functions have only been included in it.

When it comes to battery life, the Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker features a long duration of up to 12 hours. It is built with 1500mAh rechargeable battery. You can power up this rugged portable speaker for up to 3 hours via a standard micro-USB cable. It is as simple as that.

Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker – Design

We appreciate how the Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker has been designed. It is indeed very compact, portable, and rugged or durable.

It measures 1.8 x 3.2 x 3.2 inches and weighs at approximately 5.6 ounces only. This means that the Omaker M4 is a rugged portable speaker that you can easily bring with you anytime and anywhere without worrying where to fit it in and how to carry it around.

Another feature we appreciated with the Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker is its rugged design. Being a rugged portable speaker has a lot a lot of advantages you can get. Aside from a cool look and feel, having this kind of feature also helps in protecting the portable speaker from different elements. This portable speaker is built with a rubber exterior which keeps it still on a surface and avoids being moved while it is being used. Aside from that, the Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker is certified IP-54 splashproof (or resistant from small amount or droplets of water), shockproof (or durable even if being dropped), and dustproof.

The Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker is available in two color options, Army Green and Orange.

Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker – Connectivity

The Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker can connect via Bluetooth, NFC, or an Aux input.

Connecting the device was very easy and fast. We tried connecting our smartphone via Bluetooth and there were no problems encountered. We also tested the NFC capability of the Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker. This feature is a good thing to consider especially that this one enables tap and play connectivity, a much faster and more convenient connectivity option for numerous devices. If you prefer connecting this rugged portable speaker using a cable or wired connections, then you can still use it by connecting your device to the Omaker M4 via a 3.5mm cable.

No speakerphone capability was found in this rugged portable speaker. Although it is understandable for us, surely many audiophiles would still be disappointed about this missing feature.

Summary

PROS CONS
Clear and loud sound considering its compact size Minimal bass output
12-hour battery life No speakerphone functionality
Rugged design that makes it splashproof, shockproof, and dustproof  
Easy connectivity and addition of NFC capability  
For your outdoor adventures, one thing that should not be missing in your backpack is a rugged portable speaker. When it comes to rugged portable speaker, do not forget to consider the Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker. It has impressive sound quality for its size, a long 12-hour battery life, a rugged design that keeps it splashproof, shockproof, and dustproof, as well as excellent connectivity options via Bluetooth, NFC, and Aux input.