Chandrakant 'CK' Isi
26th Oct 2016
With more and more people turning to their Smartphones for content consumption, music systems are fast becoming a rare sight. Manufacturers too are aware of it and rather than swimming against the current these audio equipment brands are rolling our products that complement a smartphone. So if you are planning to purchase a budget Bluetooth speaker this festive season, check out these options:
Price: Rs 1300
This single channel speaker from Philips offers 3 W output. In addition to the Bluetooth connectivity, you can hook it up to your phone via a 3.5 mm jack. It can play music via its microSD card slot. Its battery easily lasts for over 5 hours on a single charge. What else do you want for Rs 1300?
F&D Swan 2
Price: Rs 2000
Fenda's F&D line-up has been quite popular among the budget concious buyers. Much like Philip's offering, the F&D Swan 2 comes with microSD card support, Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, and a 3.5 mm jack. It also packs-in NFC for easy pairing. Moreover, the Swan 2 is quite a looker, isn't it?
JBL Clip 2
Price: Rs 3500
With 3W output, JBL's Clip 2 isn't louder than the other two speakers in this list, but it wins you over with the sound quality. It can be connected using Bluetooth or a 3.5 mm jack. The Clip 2 comes with IPX7 certification, which means that it can withstand a splash or two.
JBL Flip II
Price: Rs 4300
After the recent price cut, the JBL Flip II is undoubtedly the best sounding speaker under Rs 5000. It comes with two 40 mm drivers and bass port for that booming sound. It produces 12 W sound output. It supports Bluetooth connectivity aided by NFC for effortless pairing.
Bose SoundLink Color
Price: Rs 9900
Bose makes quality products that are often costly. Little wonder then, it is considered as Apple of audio equipments. With the SoundLink Color priced under 10k though, there's no reason why you should not buy this one. The portable speaker has two drivers and one bass radiator. It comes with Bluetooth connectivity and 3.5 mm jack. On a single charge it lasts for over 8 hours.
Creative Sound Blaster Roar
Price: Rs 10,000
While most companies build a compact speakers that sound good, Creative's approach is totally different. It developed a system that sounds good and then figured a way to make it compact. The Sound Blaster Roar features two side 1.5" drivers, one upward firing 2.5" driver, and passive radiators on side. On the connectivity front, it features Bluetooth with NFC pairing support. Additionally, you get a microSD card support, micro-USB 2.0 port, 6000 mAh battery.
Top Bluetooth Speakers Under Rs 10,000
Here are the best budget wireless speakers you can buy in India.
- Noise announces its new Qualcomm Powered Bluetooth Neckband
- Skullcandy Launches Noise Reduction Earbuds at RS. 7999
- Zebronics launches TWS earphone “Zeb-Sound Bomb”
- HiFuture launches the longest battery true wireless earbuds in India
- Digisol Launches Smart Switch for Smart Cities
- Airtel announces Revised Tariffs for Mobile customers
- Portronics launches iLUMI, an LED lamp with inbuilt Bluetooth Speaker
- Toreto launches its Remix Series of “USB Wall Charger” with Built-in Bluetooth Speaker
- Launching FINGERS LivMusic Wireless Neckband - Live, Breathe and Absorb Music Non-Stop!
- Techno Launches New Smartphone at Rs.8499