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10 of the best cheap Bluetooth speakers

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With Bluetooth speakers, it's simply a matter of pairing your device of choice with your speaker, and you're ready to blast that awesome playlist from anywhere. No more being tethered by an aux cable or worrying that your CD will skip. As long as you're within range (and the connection range is pretty generous), your music will always be at your fingertips.

But there are a ton of different Bluetooth speakers out there. Some can connect to multiple devices at once, and others can even connect to multiple speakers to expand the sound. Most let you take hands-free calls when your smartphone is connected, so you don't have to lift a finger. There are nice big ones with great sound, and smaller portable (even waterproof) speakers that you can take with you to the beach. Read more...

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MOST VERSATILE

Amazon Echo Dot

You can pair it with other Bluetooth speakers, so you can use the Echo Dot as a smart hub to control your music all throughout your home.

$39.99 from Amazon

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BEST OVERALL

JBL FLIP 5

Budget-friendly, high quality sound, and impressively durable.

  • Battery life: 12 hours
  • Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Wireless range: 240m
$119.95 from Amazon

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BEST COMPACT OPTION

Anker Soundcore Mini

You don’t need to go big to get great sound and the adorably miniature but surprisingly powerful Anker Soundcore Mini is proof of that.

  • Battery life: 15 hours
  • Weight: 200 grams
  • Wireless range: 66 feet
$23.99 from Amazon

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BEST VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY

Hake Portable Bluetooth Speaker

It lasts for five hours on a single charge, and it can even handle hands-free calls.

$14.99 from Amazon

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BEST RANGE

Anker Soundcore Portable Bluetooth Speaker

This small speaker can blast the tunes for a full 24 hours and can pair with devices from up to 66 feet away.

$27.99 from Amazon

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MOST DURABLE BUDGET OPTION

AOMAIS Sport II Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers 4.0

This speaker is waterproof and can last up to 30 minutes in three feet of water, making a perfect companion for those poolside parties or shower singalongs.

$29.99 from Amazon

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BEST FOR OUTDOOR USE

AOMAIS GO Bluetooth Speakers

Great battery life and extreme durability make this speaker a popular choice.

$69.99 from Amazon

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MOST POPULAR OPTION

Tribit XSound Go Portable Bluetooth Speaker

While most other Bluetooth speakers have a range of 33 feet, this one boasts double the connection range at 66 feet.

$28.04 from Amazon

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BEST FOR PARTIES

Sony - XB20 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

This portable party machine can connect to up to three devices at once, so everyone can have a turn playing their favorite music.

$99.99 from Best Buy

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MOST UNIQUE FEATURES

iHome - Weather Tough 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

This portable speaker includes a Melody app that lets your speaker recognize voice commands for streaming your music.

$69.99 from Best Buy

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