A portable Bluetooth speaker will enable you to listen to your favorite music and songs without using headphones. Experience the comfort of listening music hands free. Such speakers are come in handy while, biking, driving, picnicking, at the beach, pool, or at the desk.
Although the portable speakers are available in both wired and the wireless variants, the non-wired speakers are the preferred choice of music lovers who use smart phones, tablets or portable media devices.
Portable wireless speakers today are available with a host of features that cater to both outdoor and indoor use. The vast majority of Bluetooth wireless portable speakers from reputed brands offer the highest quality acoustic experience. Once having been paired with a music source or smart phone of course. The speaker, when switched on, automatically pairs with the phone and amplifies any sound that reaches it.
High-end Bluetooth wireless portable speakers also make use of the Near Field Communication (NFC) feature for seamless, secure connectivity.
Several high-end portable wireless speakers also sport a microphone that can be interfaced with the mobile devices to facilitate Skype conversations, conference calls and other VoIP services, in a totally wireless mode. A mini speaker with NFC can also double up as a speakerphone.
Factors to consider before making a purchase
Some of the best portable speakers on the market will have additional built-in features such as a docking bay, alarm clock, built-in mic for hands free calls and additional connection capabilities for non-Bluetooth enabled devices.
You can start any discussion for speakers without mentioning audio quality. Common sense dictates that buyers want the speaker that sounds best. Then again, it always isn’t that simple. For starters, audio preferences vary from person to person. For example, might seem like head-splitting, low end-heavy fiasco to someone who prefers cleaner sound. Others also may prefer the processed sound of a speaker. Just how much of a stickler you are for audio quality can also impact your opinions in terms of size and price as the best-sounding speakers usually are bigger and more expensive, though there are exceptions.
Power source, Rechargeable batteries
Like any other electronic device your Portable speaker will require a power source. Wireless, Bluetooth, NFC Portable speakers can be mains powered, USB powered or powered by a rechargeable battery.
The first and most important thing to consider when buying a Portable speaker is compatibility. Ensure that the speakers are actually compatible with your device before buying is essential. Some wireless speakers are capable of connecting through Bluetooth as well as Airplay and some are only capable of Bluetooth connections.