Best waterproof Bluetooth speakers for summer

Life can be hard on our favorite gadgets, and that's especially true when we're talking about the trials of summer. Bringing them along for all of our summer fun often means exposing them to scorching heat, sand that gets just about everywhere, and that most-summer-of-all source of gadget damage: water. We just took a look at some of the smartphone options out there that are best equipped to take a splash and keep right on working, and now we're turning our attention to the accessory side of things.

Even if your phone's protected enough to be perfectly safe poolside or down by the lake, enjoying summertime activities often means sharing that time with friends, and while you might be able to rock out to your heart's content with your water-resistant smartphone, you're going to need something a little louder to help share those tunes with the rest of your crew.

Luckily, you've got a lot of options to choose from when it comes to portable speakers offering both convenient Bluetooth connectivity to your phone, as well as rugged waterproof construction ready to keep the music playing even through an unexpected summer shower.

But with so many choices out there, where should you start looking for a speaker that has everything you need to get you through the season? We've put together a list that looks at some of the best water-friendly Bluetooth speakers you can find:



1. BobLawblaw unregistered

UE Megaboom

4. xq10xa

Posts: 810; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

UE Roll was on sale for $49.99 on Best Buy the other day. Might still find some. I got two of those things...they sound really good and waterproof.

2. Krjal

Posts: 441; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

If you care about sound quality braven is worth the premium. They've got a few options apart from the BRV-PRO as well.

3. Brewski

Posts: 736; Member since: Jun 05, 2012

I've used the Braven BRV-1 (smallest and cheapest model) quite a bit and I can confirm the sound quality is superior. I'm sure the BRV Pro (most rugged model) is just as good if not better and the battery lasts almost three times as long! I will most likely be getting the Pro with solar panel soon.

5. BlynkOfAnEye

Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 22, 2011

Anything by Outdoor Technology, but in this case, the Big Turtle Shell, are incredible BT speakers. Not 100% waterproof, but totally able to handle a rainstorm or spray from a hose. and GREAT sound

6. latest1

Posts: 1; Member since: Jun 04, 2016

Perhaps the most important factor to consider is the method with which the audio source communicates with the Wireless Speaker . This determines the compatibility of the system, as well as its range of operation. You might choose Bluetooth or WiFi. But which one is best for you?

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