When you think about speakers, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? While many of us have probably grown used to visualizing speakers as bulky, square producing sound devices, this outlook may need to change as more and more compact speakers are introduced to the market.
These days, industrial designers work very hard to create design solutions that constantly push the boundaries of a speaker set in terms of portability and aesthetic values. What we have here today is a collection of 20 different speaker sets with distinct designs.
Whether you are a audiophile or just a casual listener, chances are you will be impressed with the unique and complex features that some of these speakers have to offer. When you also add portability to the mix, it doesn’t get much better, does it?
Beats Pill + is a cool portable speaker from Beats presented as an official accessory by Apple. It delivers powerful performance with clear sound and a unique shared listening experience. Its sleek design and 12-hour battery life mean you can take it anywhere you go.
The speaker is equipped with a 2-way crossover system which creates great sound. Plus, the speaker uses the same acoustic mechanics found in professional recording studios and gives you sound that’s much bigger than its size.
If you like listening to music while taking a shower, take a look at this cool speaker that doubles as a shower head. This is a wireless speaker system that allows you to listen to music, news or any other sound while you shower.
To charge the speaker simply take it out of the shower head and once it’s fully charged you can put it back in place. It is available in a beautiful brushed nickel finish and works with Bluetooth enabled devices with a distance of up to 32 feet.
Emberton by Marshall is a dashing-looking compact speaker with loud, crisp sound. The speaker features true stereophonic sound, a unique multi-directional feature that brings you 360 degree sound, resulting in an amazing experience.
These compact speakers provide over 20 hours of battery life in portable mode on a single charge and when the battery runs out, you can charge it in about 20 minutes. They are extremely durable and are available in different beautiful color options.
4. UE Boom 3
Here is a portable and waterproof Bluetooth speaker. BOOM 3 delivers superb sound quality that brings music to life. Compact in size and durable in finish, it is perfect for your outdoor activities.
One of the coolest features of this speaker is the 15 hours of playtime on a single charge and the fact that you can charge it wirelessly through the power-on charging station. Another cool feature is the magic button which allows you to control the speaker with just one button.
5. Sonos Move
Sonos Move is a battery-powered smart speaker with versatile features. It is equipped with WiFi, Bluetooth and Amazon Alexa voice control features that let you use it perfectly indoors and outdoors.
Apart from that, it has 11 hours of continuous playback with crisp and powerful sound quality. It is also designed to be weather resistant and ultra durable, making it ideal for outdoor adventures.
6. BL clip 4
A nice pocket speaker from JBL, Clip is a portable device that offers much bigger sound than its compact size. It comes with a built-in battery that lasts up to 10 hours of playtime and is dust and water proof, making it truly portable.
It has a portable design with a built-in carabiner that instantly snaps to bags, belts or buckles so you can carry it just about anywhere. Also, there are many cool colors to choose from and there is even a military pattern design.
A portable yet powerful speaker by Anker, Soundcore brings powerful sound with breathtaking clarity. Equipped with two passive bass radiators and tweeters, it gives you incredible sound.
One of the coolest features is the rhythm driven LED light show that reacts and syncs with the beat of the music. In addition, you can control the lighting function and wireless stereo operation from your phone using the Soundcore app.
Another from Marshall, the Stockwell ll is a dashing yet compact speaker that weighs no more than half a kg. The True Steriophonic feature allows it to deliver solid full sound, over 20 hours of playtime, and a unique pint-sized frame with a carrying strap.
An innovative speaker from Bose, SoundLink Revlove + delivers true 360-degree sound creating a unique overall experience. Equipped with dual passive radiators, the loudspeaker delivers high quality performance in any environment.
Design-wise, it’s water resistant and made with a soft outer shell that lets you bump into yourself without creating serious damage – making it perfect for outdoor activities. Plus, it comes with a flexible fabric handle for easy carrying.
TikiTunes is a true wireless speaker with great portability and interesting design. It gives you six hours of battery life on a full charge and recharges quickly via a micro USB cable.
One of its most interesting features is the ambient LED light which works like a false flame and gives out a twinkling atmospheric light creating the perfect ambiance. It also has a dual sync feature that allows you to connect up to two speakers at the same time.
For the superhero fandom, here’s an Infinity Orb inspired deviant speaker. With amazing 3D sound and LED lights that dance to the music, it’s a perfect accessory for any home or office. It gives you reliable bluetooth connectivity and the orb can also be used as a sandless speaker without the base.
12. Aomais Sport II
An ideal speaker for outdoor adventure travel, AOMAIS Sport ll is a durable and portable wireless Bluetooth speaker. It is available in a range of vibrant colors and a compact design that is easy to carry.
The speaker also gives you 20W of powerful sound, with 15 hours of playtime on a full charge. Its other features include a built-in microphone, Bluetooth 5.0 technology, waterproof design, wind reduction technology and much more.
This one will be particularly appreciated by designers and pixel art fans. Divoom Timebox Evo is a portable speaker with pixel art display. It is equipped with 256 programmable LED panels which can create any pixel art or animation you like.
At the top, you’ll see bold function buttons that let you change the face to a clock and play and pause music. The sound quality is also quite fantastic with dynamic bass compensation and noise reduction effect.
14. XL speaker
The XL speaker is exactly what the name says. It’s a bluetooth speaker that is shaped like a giant AirPods. The special shape makes it an interesting accessory for your home or office.
Its main features include wireless connectivity, FM radio, 4 playback modes and an HD microphone for hands-free calls. In addition, the speaker is compatible with all devices and comes with a USB charging port.
15. JBL Go 3
The JBL Go 3 is a very compact speaker, small enough to fit perfectly in your pocket and powerful enough for rich, crisp sound. It has an attractive design with many eye-catching color options to choose from.
Go 3 is designed with completely waterproof and dustproof design with 5 hours play time. You can take it to your gym, any outdoor activity, or just keep it in your room and it will sound perfect in any environment.
16. Libratone ZIPP 2
With an absolutely unique design, Libratone ZIPP 2 is a smart wireless speaker with multiple features. You’ll love its compact size and zip-up bag design with a soft fabric carry strap.
You can connect it to 10 other speakers with Sound Space Link to enjoy multi-room sound. It also has built-in Alexa voice assistant and playback time of up to 12 hours of active use.
17. Ginko Halo One
HALO One is a chic looking speaker with a minimalist design inspired by simplicity. Its stunning design features a metal front panel and a wooden speaker housing, making it a beautiful accessory for your home or office.
There is a touchscreen control panel under the smooth surface of the speaker cabinet. Plus, it delivers powerful stereo sound in any environment with Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC connectivity.
Formation Wedge has a unique, breathtaking design with amazing functionality. It gives full stereo sound with five speakers at precise angles with true stereo sound. You can control the speaker system with the Bowers and Wilkins music app for iOS and Android.
19. LG Xboom Go
LG’s XBoom Go gives you a premium listening experience on the go. By teaming up with Meridian – the world famous audio brand, you get enhanced bass and an exceptional listening experience. In addition, there are flashing lights which vibrate with the music creating an exciting ambience.
20. P zero
For motorsport enthusiasts, here is P Zero, a cool speaker designed in the shape of a Pirelli F1 tire. It offers an exclusive hi-fi system with an incredible Bluetooth speaker.
The speaker is available in three colors which are the same as those used in the Pirelli F1 tire line to differentiate the different slick racing compounds.