5 Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers Under Rs 2000 In India 2017

Bluetooth speaker lets you stream music wirelessly from your smartphone, laptop, tablet etc. To me, the best portable Bluetooth speaker is light enough to carry around, is powerful enough to outperform the laptop or a smartphone speaker sound in terms of quality, is durable enough to last a couple of years, is rugged enough for slight reckless handling, is decent enough to deliver crisp and clear sound and medium bass, and is charged enough to last a couple of hours to a full day.

The market of the portable Bluetooth speaker is booming. Every year, the performance gets competitive and the price gets lower. To help you make a choice, I’ve compiled a list of top portable Bluetooth speakers under 2000 INR.

5 Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers Under Rs 2000 In India 2017

JBL Go Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker

jbl go wireless portable bluetooth speaker

Built Quality

A box made up of sturdy plastic that just about fits in your palm. The rubberized finish allows easy handling, featuring a metal grill in front from which the sound emanates. Power, volume up/down, Bluetooth, phone calls are the five buttons present on top of it. It’s extremely portable at 132g which measures  82.5 × 29.95 × 67.91 mm in size.

Performance

Go by its small size and you’d fool yourself. But, it’s powerful enough to make an event out of a large room. The sound quality is pretty loud and clear. It’s only after 80% volume, you’d start feeling the cracking in the sound quality. The treble and highs are as effective as they should be, but you’d be slightly disappointed if the music relies on bass and more thump factor, but then this is a pretty budget-friendly speaker.

Connectivity

Bluetooth version 4.1 ensures seamless connection whether you pair it up with your smartphone, laptop or tablet. Of course, no NFC. You can also plug the audio cable into the 3.5 mm audio jack present in the speaker.

Battery Life

It’s got a 600 mAh lithium-ion battery which is capable of offering 5 hours of playtime. There’s no battery indicator. But that’s just what they say, it all depends on the volume level and the audio content you’re listening to.

Specifications

Weight – 130g
Dimensions – 8.3 x 6.8 x 3.1 cm
Battery – 1 Lithium Ion (600mAh)
Battery Charge Time – 1.5 hours
Music Playing Time – up to 5 hours
Connectivity – Bluetooth, Aux-in
Audio Wattage – 3W

Philips BT50 Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker

philips bt50 wireless portable bluetooth speaker

Built Quality

It’s cylindrical shape which is made up of rubberized plastic aids easy handling. The single speaker sits beneath the speaker grill present at the one end of the cylindrical shaped Bluetooth speaker. Roll it in your hand and you’ll see Power Off/Bluetooth Pairing/AUX connection slider switch, ports for micro USB charging, phone button and audio input plastered around the speaker’s body.

Performance

With a 2W power output emitting from a single speaker, Philips BT50 justifies its price. The sound is clear and crisp with little to no sign of distortion in sight. It’s blessed with an anti-clipping function which deters any distortion in sound even when the battery gets low. The trebles and highs are punchy enough already. Users can control the bass with the help of a button present. It’s got a speaker-phone for hands-free calling.

Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.0 and 3.5 audio input jack is present. You may make use of any of the two music streaming option.

Battery Life

Philips BT50 Wireless Portable Bluetooth speaker is capable of delivering 8 hours of non-stop music once fully charged. The sound quality remains the same even when the battery is running low credit goes to its anti-clipping distortion management.

Specifications

Weight – 90g
Dimensions – 6x6x7.5 cm
Battery – 1 Lithium Ion
Music Playing Time – 6 hours
Connectivity – Bluetooth, Aux-in
Audio Wattage – 2W

Boat Stone 600 Waterproof Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker

boat stone 600 waterproof wireless portable bluetooth speaker

Built Quality

Boat Stone is a proper party animal. It’s waterproof. It’s dustproof. If it gets thrown around amongst friends, you don’t have to worry, it’s shockproof as well. Its rectangular design has a matte feel to it. Two speakers peaks from the metal grill upfront. The volume rocker keys, Bluetooth and music controls sit at the top. While the Power button, charging port and 3.5mm auxiliary port are secured to its side under a rubberized cap to keep water and dust away. Its rugged design ensures durability. Let it sit beside the pool or at the beach, water and dust couldn’t deter it from delivering loud and clear music.

Performance

Boat Stone is loud enough to be heard clearly at a beach or in a large living room. The dual speaker setup delivers powerful punchy treble and bass alike. There’s nothing as thunderous as a lion roaring in a jungle, but you get the idea, Boat Stone 600 wireless portable Bluetooth speaker is a pretty capable given its size.

Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.1 assures seamless connection provided the two mediums are in the line of sight. Hands-free calling feature is also present. Auxiliary cable support for aux cable output.

Battery Life

It’s got a 1500mAh lithium-ion battery which delivers up to 8 hours of non-stop music. The battery indicator is the only thing missing to make it one of the best wireless portable Bluetooth speaker.

Specifications

Weight – 662g
Dimensions – 23 x 8.4 x 11.8 cm
Battery – 1 Lithium Ion
Music Playing Time – 8 hours
Connectivity – Bluetooth, Aux-in
Audio Wattage – 10W

Logitech X100 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

logitech x100 wireless bluetooth speaker

Built Quality

Logitech X100 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is small in size but big on sound quality. It’s already small enough to fit in your palm, yet its matte finish aids handling. The 3W power output emanates from the grill beneath which a single driver is situated. There’s a Logitech logo etched at the other side. The round surface is a home for the Power button, volume rocker keys, Bluetooth button and another for hands-free calling.

Performance

More than 1000 customers alone on Amazon couldn’t be any more satisfied with their choice. It’s just the size is small yet it delivers clear and crisp sound quality. As compared to other wireless Bluetooth portable speaker, the sound distortion is negligible in the Logitech X100 Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker. It’s pretty loud for its size, a decent choice to lit up a large living room or a verandah. Be it music, movies or audiobooks, you’re in for a treat. You’d surely enjoy your time with Logitech X100 portable Bluetooth speaker.

Connectivity

You could pair it up with your smartphone, laptop, tablets via Bluetooth or a 3.5 aux channel provided. The connection is smooth and remains that way without any hiccups.

Battery Life

Once charged, it’s capable enough to offer 5-6 hours of music playback. Micro USB charging cable is provided with it.

Specifications

Weight – 499g
Dimensions – 16 x 12 x 4.1 cm
Battery – 1 Lithium Ion
Music Playing Time – 5 hours
Connectivity – Bluetooth, Aux-in
Audio Wattage – 3W

AmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth Speaker

amazonbasics portable bluetooth speaker

Built Quality

Its rectangular design is easy to fit in hand. The front houses the two 2.5 watt speakers and two full range drivers. Bluetooth button, Volume rocker keys, hands-free calling are easily accessible buttons which are located at the top of the speaker. Aux input, charging port and an On/Off slider button are situated at the back of the speaker. It’s portable enough to carry around in your laptop bag or in your hand if you must.

Performance

You can feel its subtle presence in a large living room. You can place it at one place in your house and have your music delivered at/around every corner of a small house. The sound is clear and crisp at medium to average volume levels. You may feel a distortion in quality above 85% volume level. The bass delivered by the AmazonBasics portable Bluetooth speaker is unquestionable, unbeatable at this price range.

Connectivity

Pair it up via Bluetooth or Aux cable to stream music from the source of your choice (laptop, Android, iPhone, tablet). Please do not expect NFC at this price point. It’s got a built-in microphone for hands-free calling.

Battery Life

Expect a good 8 hour of music once fully charged. Charging cable is provided with the package.

Specifications

Weight – 227g
Dimensions – 16 x 3.8 x 6.4 cm
Battery – 1 Lithium Ion
Music Playing Time – 8 hours
Connectivity – Bluetooth, Aux-in
Audio Wattage – 2.5W

Note: I’ve had hands-on experience of these 5 wireless portable Bluetooth speakers. And I’ve used some.

You’d usually find these portable Bluetooth speakers rocking the Amazon Bestsellers list. You cannot go wrong with them.

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