Bluetooth-enabled portable speakers are not only easy to carry, but can also enhance your viewing experience when connected to a laptop or tablet. Thankfully, there are plenty of options available in the market, where some even allow you to make calls with an inbuilt mic. With a great battery, the speakers require a single charge, and you can easily use them for a week without the hassle of finding a plug point. If you are looking for Bluetooth-enabled portable speakers under Rs 5,000, then here is a list that you can consider.
Ultimate Years Wonderboom 2 (Best Price: Rs 4,495)
We’ll start with the Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 speaker that comes in a cylindrical shape with a hook at the top. The company claims 13 hours of battery life, and the speaker also has an IP67 rating for dust and water protection. The speaker doesn’t come with an inbuilt mic, so you can’t take calls. Its weight is around 420 grams.
Sony SRS-XB13 (Best Price: Rs 3,772)
Next we have the Sony SRS-XB13 which comes with an IP67 rating which makes the speaker suitable for both indoor and outdoor settings. You get an inbuilt mic to help you with phone calls. Sony claims a battery life of 16 hours. Lastly, the Sony SRS-XB13 weighs in at barely 253 grams.
Anker Soundcore Sport XL (Best Price: Rs 4,999)
The Anker Soundcore Sport XL is one of the strongest looking speakers on this list. It is said to offer 16W audio output and 15 hours of playtime per charge. It also comes with an IP67 rating for water and dust resistance.
JBL Clip 4 (Best Price: Rs 3,999)
If you’re looking for a super-compact Bluetooth speaker with good sound quality, the JBL Clip 4 is an option. The speaker has a carabiner hook that helps users clip the device to bags and even buckles. Additionally, you’ll get 10 hours of battery life, and there’s no inbuilt microphone.
boAt Stone 1000 (Best Price: Rs 2,499)
Similar to the Anker Soundcore Sport XL, the Boat Stone 1000 has a larger body and weighs 1.42 kg. But the bigger design also means louder audio output (14W) and up to eight hours of battery life. Sadly, there’s an IPX5 rating for water resistance, and charging takes about four hours.
Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker 16W (Best Price: Rs 2,499)
Another speaker claimed to deliver 16W audio output is the Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker (16W), which comes with two 8W full-range drivers. We have got IPX7 rating for water resistance which is good considering the price. Xiaomi claims 13 hours of battery life, and we get an inbuilt microphone.
Infinity by Harman Clubz (Best Price: Rs 1,300)
This is the most affordable and compact Bluetooth speaker on the list. Highlights of nine hours of playback time under “Optimal Audio” settings, IPX7 water-resistant design, and dual-equalizer mode. It also supports the Google Assistant virtual assistant for hands-free control.