When you think of speakers, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? While many of us have probably grown used to visualizing speakers as cumbersome, boxy sound-producing devices, that perspective might just have to change as more and more compact speakers are being introduced to the market.
Nowadays, industrial designers are working ever so hard at creating design solutions that constantly stretch the limits of a speaker set in terms of portability and aesthetic values. What we’ve got here today is a collection of 20 different sets of speakers with distinct designs.
Whether you’re an audiophile or just a casual listener, chances are you will be impressed with the uniquely intricate features some of these speakers have to offer. When you add portability into the mix as well, it doesn’t get much better than this, does it?
Beats Pill+ is a cool portable speaker by Beats featured as an official accessory by Apple. It offers a powerful performance with clear sound and a unique shared listening experience. Having a sleek design and 12-hour battery time allows you to carry it anywhere you go.
The speaker is equipped with a 2-way crossover system that creates a super sound. Moreover the speaker uses the same acoustic mechanics that are found in professional recording studios and gives you a sound much bigger than its size.
If you’re a fan of listening to music while taking a shower, then take a look at this cool speaker that doubles as a showerhead. It is a wireless speaker system so you can listen to music, news or any other audio during your shower time.
To recharge the speaker, simply pop it out of the showerhead and once it is fully charged, you can put it right back. 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 a loud and crisp sound. The speaker features True Stereophonic sound which is a unique multi-directional functionality that gives you 360 degree sound, hence an amazing experience.
These compact speakers offer 20+ hours of battery time in portable mode with one charge and when it runs out of battery, you can charge it in approximately 20 mins. They are extremely durable and come in different beautiful color options.
4. UE Boom 3
Here is a portable and waterproof Bluetooth speaker. BOOM 3 offers superb sound quality that brings music to life. Being compact in size and durable in its finish, it is perfect to carry on your outdoor activities.
One of the coolest features of this speaker is the whooping 15 hours of play time on a single charge and that you can charge it wirelessly through the power up charging dock. Another interesting feature is the magic button that allows you to control the speaker with just one button.
5. Sonos Move
Sonos Move is a battery-powered smart speaker with versatile functionalities. It is equipped with WiFi, Bluetooth, and Amazon Alexa voice control functionalities that enable you to use it perfectly both indoor and outdoors.
Apart from that, it boasts of 11 hours of continuous playtime along with a 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 cute pocket-size speaker from JBL, Clip is a portable device that delivers 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-proof and waterproof that make it truly portable.
It has a portable design with an integrated carabiner that hooks instantly to bags, belts, or buckles so you can carry it just about anywhere. Also, there are many cool colors to choose from and there’s even one military-patterned design.
A portable yet powerful speaker by Anker, Soundcore brings a powerful sound with breathtaking clarity. Being equipped with dual passive bass radiators and tweeters, it gives you an amazing all-around sound.
One if its coolest feature is the beat-driven LED light show that reacts and phases with the music beat. Also, you can control the light function and wireless stereo functioning from your phone using the Soundcore app.
Another one from Marshall, the Stockwell ll is a dashing yet compact speaker that weighs no more than half a kg. True Steriophonic feature allows it to produce a solid all-around sound, 20+ hours of playtime and a unique pint-sized frame with a carry strap.
An innovative speaker by Bose, SoundLink Revlove+ offers true 360 degree sound creating a unique all-around experience. Equipped with dual-passive radiators, the speaker delivers high-quality low note performance in every environment.
From the design aspect, it is water-resistant and made with soft outer shell that lets you bump without creating serious damage – all of which makes it perfect to take to outdoor activities. Moreover, it comes with a flexible fabric handle for easy carrying around.
TikiTunes is a true wireless speaker with great portability and an interesting design. It gives you a six-hour playtime with full charge and quickly charges up via micro USB cable.
One of its coolest features is the ambient LED light that works as a mock flame and gives flickering atmospheric light creating a perfect ambiance. There’s also dual sync functionality in it that lets you connect up to two speakers at the same time.
For the superhero fandom, here is an infinity orb inspired deviating speaker. With an amazing 3D sound and LED lights that dance with the tunes, this is a perfect accessory for any home or office. It gives you a reliable Bluetooth connectivity and the orb can also be used as a sand-alone speaker without the base.
12. Aomais Sport II
An idea speaker for taking at outdoor adventure trips, AOMAIS Sport ll is a durable and portable wireless Bluetooth speaker. It comes in an array of dashing colors and compact deign that’s easy to carry.
The speaker gives you 20W of powerful sound that too, with 15 hours of playtime with full charge. Its other features include built-in microphone, Bluetooth 5.0 technology, waterproof design, wind-reduction technology and a lot more.
This one will be a particular favorite among designers and pixel art fas. Divoom Timebox Evo is a portable speaker with pixel art display. It is equipped with 256 programable LED panels that can create any pixel art or animations you like.
At the top you’ll see bold function buttons that allow you to change the face to a clock and play and pause music. The sound quality is also quite fantastic with bass dynamic compensation and noise reduction effect.
14. XL Speaker
XL speaker is exactly what the name says. It is a Bluetooth speaker that’s made in the shape of a giant AirPod. The peculiar shape makes it an interesting accessory for your home or office.
It’s main features include wireless connectivity, FM radio, 4 playback modes, and HD microphone for hands-free calling. Moreover, the speaker is compatible with all devices and comes with a USB charging port.
15. JBL Go 3
JBL Go 3 is a highly compact speaker that’s small enough to fit perfectly in your pocket and powerful enough that rich and crisp sound. It has an attractive design with many eye-catching color options to choose from.
Go 3 is made with a completely waterproof and dust proof design with a play time of 5 hours. You can take it to your gym, any outdoor activity, or just keep it in your room and it’ll give a perfect sound in every 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 bag shaped design with a soft fabric carry strap.
You can connect it with 10 other speakers with Sound Space Link to enjoy multi-room sound. It also has integrated Alexa voice assistant and play time of up to 12 hours of active use.
17. Ginko Halo One
HALO One is a chic-looking speaker with a minimal design inspired by simplicity. Its breathtaking design features metallic front face and wooden speaker box making it a beautiful accessory for your home or office.
There’s a touch sensitive control panel underneath the smooth surface of speaker box. Additionally, it gives a powerful stereo sound in any environment with Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC connectivity.
Formation Wedge has a breathtaking unique design with amazing features. It gives an all-around stereo sound with five precisely angled drivers with true stereo sound. You can control the speaker system with Bowers and Wilkins music app for iOS and Android.
19. LG Xboom Go
XBoom Go by LG gives you a premium listening experience on the go. Teaming up with Meridian – the world-famous audio brand, you get enhanced bass and an exceptional listening experience. Also, there are flashing lights that pulsate with the music creating an exciting ambiance.
20. P Zero
For motor sport enthusiasts, here P Zero, a cool speaker designed in the shape of Pirelli F1 tyre. It offers an exclusive hi-fi system with an amazing Bluetooth speaker.
The speaker is available in three colors which are the same used in Pirelli f1 tyre range to differentiate between different slick racing compound.