9 Best Bluetooth Speaker Under $100 | 2021 Portable Speaker Guide

Technology is doing wonders in every field. Once upon a time when there were no speakers, then comes the large heavy ones that are there only for the parties, and today we have home theatres, highly portable speakers that we can carry anytime, anywhere.

In this world today, there are literally thousands of portable speakers and it’s no big deal to get the one in the budget. From the lowest price to the highest ones, you can have it all as per your choice and preference.

List of the 9 best Bluetooth speakers under $100.

  1. JBL Flip 5
  2. Bose SoundLink Micro
  3. Logitech Ultimate Ears UE WONDERBOOM 2
  4. Anker Soundcore Motion Boom
  5. JBL Flip 4
  6. Tribit Stormbox Micro
  7. Sony SRS-XB33 Extra Bass
  8. Echo Dot 4th Gen
  9. JBL GO2

1.JBL Flip 5

[https://www.amazon.com/JBL-Waterproof-Bluetooth-Hardshell-Protective/dp/B07ZPR4JKY/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=jbl+flip+4&qid=1613080271&sr=8-3]

JBL, the brand so popular in the gadgets industry for ages and is known for providing quality. JBL Flip 5 is available on Amazon at $99.99 only. The launching price of this portable speaker was $119.95.

There are so many color options available with JBL Flip 5, a total of 14 color choices, i.e. literally a lot. I really don’t think there would be this many color options available with any other speaker. The colors are- Red, Green, Eco Green, Pink, Gray, Black, Yellow, and many more.

The speaker is completely waterproof and can last up to 12hours in one full charge. With the packages, you’ll get the JBL Flip 5 of, course and a Hardshell case too to put it in safely.

The sound quality is really amazing, be it about its bass, treble, or anything. JBL Flip 5 has a 3000mAh Li-ion battery. You can absolutely trust the brand and in this range, getting JBL is really like WOW.

2.Bose SoundLink Micro

[https://www.amazon.com/SoundLink-Waterproof-Bluetooth-speaker-AmazonBasics/dp/B078H4FH5K/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=Bose+Soundlink+Micro&qid=1613080700&sr=8-2]

Bose, another most trustable brand in the industry. Bose has already set some high standards and the brand is really one of the famous brands in the world of electronics.

This waterproof speaker has a different level of crisp that you gonna fall crazy for. Bose is well known for its bass. There’s an amazing level of bass that is completely different from others. Either if it’s a beachy day, a camping trip, a small gathering, a house party, or you need a travel partner, Bose is the one!

There are many qualities of the Bose SuperLink Micro like-

  • Perfect sound quality
  • Unmatchable bass
  • Rugged exterior
  • Soft interior
  • Waterproof
  • More resistant to dents and cracks as compared to others
  • Scratch proof

Bose SoundLink comes with an in-built kickstand that can be used to set the positioning of the speaker as per your requirement. It has voice controls and using that you can coordinate with the speaker’s controls giving it the instructions for the functionality that you wanna access.

While your smartphone is connected to your speaker, you can easily receive incoming calls and can talk to the caller easily, thanks to its mind-blowing sound clarity.

Bose SoundLink Micro provides you full portability and you can carry the speaker with ease, using its detachable carabiner and removable strap. Making this purchase, Amazon offers you a 1-year limited warranty.

3.Logitech Ultimate Ears UE WONDERBOOM 2

[https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Ultimate-WONDERBOOM-Bluetooth-Speaker/dp/B08NWDBCXD/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1X8R53Q8PK3PD&dchild=1&keywords=ue+wonderboom+2&qid=1613081968&sprefix=UE+W%2Caps%2C391&sr=8-2]

Logitech Ultimate Ears UE WONDERBOOM 2 is ranked on the third position in the list of the best Bluetooth speakers under $100. This Bluetooth speaker is completely waterproof. The ultimate ear UE Wonderboom 2 features 360 degrees sound and its bass quality is actually remarkable.

Logitech Ultimate Ears UE Wonderboom 2 is suitable for indoors as well as outdoors. So, not to worry about the sound as well, this speaker works best even for house parties. Along with its waterproofness comes the dustproof thing too. Moreover, this speaker also floats.

Since the speaker can float, it’s something to pick for the pool parties, beach, or we can say the speaker is the best pick for water babies. Ensures high portability and has a rugged design. Also, there are many color options that come with the Logitech Ultimate Ears UE WONDERBOOM 2.

4.Anker Soundcore Motion Boom

[https://www.amazon.com/Soundcore-Titanium-Technology-Waterproof-Bluetooth/dp/B08LQNL42Z/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=anker+soundcore&qid=1613733887&sr=8-4]

Anker Soundcore Motion Boom is well known in the market for its extreme outdoor sound, the speaker is an ideal choice if you’re somebody with frequent house parties. The sound quality is absolutely amazing.

This Bluetooth speaker has titanium drivers with BassUp technology that makes it completely different from others. The speaker weighs only 4.4 pounds and comes in Black color. Even at high volumes, the Anker Soundcore Motion Boom has no distortion.

The titanium drivers generate high frequencies i.e. up to 40kHz and ultimately, lead to high sound quality and clarity.

The portable speaker is PX7 waterproof and dustproof. Hence, the speaker can float and you can easily enjoy your pool parties. In one charge, this Anker Soundcore Motion Boom can run for 24-hours. So, either if it’s a camping weekend, beach day, boat trip, or a pool party, the speaker really performs well.

5.JBL Flip 4

JBL, the brand known in the industry for a very long time. JBL Flip 4 is available on Amazon at a price value of $78.94. There are a total of 9 color options available with JBL Flip 4- Black, White, Blue, Teal, Red, Ocean Blue, Camouflage, Gray, and Trio. All the color options are really good in their own.

What’s most interesting about this JBL Flip 4 speaker is it can connect to 2 devices simultaneously and can play stereo sound. In just one full charge, the speaker’s 3000mAh li-ion battery can last up to 12 hours.

Just like all other speakers listed above, JBL Flip 4 is also waterproof, dustproof, and can float. This speaker is the best choice for pool parties, beach days, boat trips, etc. So, no worries about rainy weather or water-related issues.

It’s actually one of the powerful speakers and thanks to its dual passive radiators. Herein, you’ll get a thing known as JBL Connect+, and using that you can connect your JBL Flip 4 with as many as 100 speakers that also have Connect +.

6.Tribit XSound Go + StormBox

[https://www.amazon.com/Tribit-XSound-StormBox-Bluetooth-Speaker/dp/B08FR4HLPW/ref=sr_1_7?dchild=1&keywords=Tribit+Stormbox+Micro&qid=1613736300&sr=8-7]

Tribit XSound Go + StormBox is awarded as the best portable speaker by CNET in 2020. This portable speaker features 360 degrees of immersive sound generates a mind-blowing treble, detailed mids, high notes, works really good even at the low frequencies.

Tribit XSound Go+ StormBox gives you the next level of music experience that you haven’t experienced earlier. The sound quality is really amazing.

If you’re the one more of a bass person, its Innovative XBass Technology is responsible for producing that expected bass that can literally give you shivers. All you need is just to click on that XBass button.

Tribit XSound Go+ StormBox is entirely waterproof and hence can float. Whether it’s a beach day, a boat trip, or a pool party, this speaker is an absolute choice. It uses IPX7 advanced thing for its waterproof quality.

In just one full charge, the speaker has a playtime of up to 20 hours. It has a 2600mAh li-ion battery. Tribit XSound Go is available at $86.99 only.

7.Sony SRS-XB33 Extra Bass

[https://www.amazon.com/Sony-SRS-XB33-Portable-Bluetooth-Boosted/dp/B086DJDN9F/ref=pd_rhf_se_s_sspa_dk_rhf_search_pt_sub_0_7/137-1385504-6902420?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B086DJDN9F&pd_rd_r=876d92ed-e430-4579-bbdc-6654ab1b84da&pd_rd_w=ln3I4&pd_rd_wg=0lmLH&pf_rd_p=25532326-f59f-424c-b274-316d4349efd2&pf_rd_r=Y7BW8ACT2KQ7DVGZNYER&psc=1&refRID=Y7BW8ACT2KQ7DVGZNYER&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEzNjgxQ0RCWUVMRlY0JmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUExMDM4NDcxMkE4TjBMN1VaODJRTyZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwODQ2ODg3MzRJMjhBWE01VjJHQiZ3aWRnZXROYW1lPXNwX3JoZl9zZWFyY2hfcGVyc29uYWxpemVkJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==]

Sony SRS-XB33 as the name is already implying is known in the market for its extra bass quality. There are a total of 9 colors available in this speaker- Blue, Black, Black XB23, Coral Red, Light Blue, taupe XB23, Taupe, Red, Olive Green.

In just one full charge, the speaker can last up to 24 hours. You can charge the speaker using the Type-C USB.  And, as we all are aware of the brand, Sony is well known in the industry for ages and there is no doubt about the quality.

Apart from Sony SRSXB33, there are 2 other models- SRSXB43 and SRSXB23. This portable speaker comes with the IP67 waterproof, rustproof, dustproof, and shockproof.

The speaker can last up to 24 hours in just one go. Also, it has an X-Balanced speaker unit that regulates its power as well as sound quality.

It comes with 2 multi-colored lights and you have to use the Fiestable App to turn on or off the lights. What’s most attractive about Sony SRSXB33 is that it can connect with 100 more speakers. You can easily attend phone calls when your device is connected with the speaker.

8.Echo Dot 4th Gen

[https://www.amazon.com/All-new-Echo-Amazon-Smart-Charcoal/dp/B08GTWC9ZB/ref=sr_1_2?crid=1XAVE4GJOKNZ5&dchild=1&keywords=amazon+echo+dot+4th+gen&qid=1613824042&sprefix=Amazon+echo+dot%2Caps%2C455&sr=8-2]

Echo Dot has come up with its new launch, Echo Dot 4th Gen. The speaker is available on Amazon at a price value of $59.99. There are 3 color options- Charcoal, Glacier White, and Twilight Blue.

There are multiple categories that you can go with- Echo Dot, with $10 smart plug, with Echo Auto, and with Wall Mount. We all know all these Alexa speakers have gained so much popularity and are trending actually.

Not only kids but also the speakers are famous among the youngsters too. Alexa Echo Dot offers you a compact design and has another level of crispiness, a wonderful balance of bass and treble.

With the package, you’ll get the Echo Dot 4th Gen and a smart plug too. I really don’t think there would be anybody unaware of Alexa’s voice control feature and using that you can easily give instructions.

You can use Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, and many more to stream songs on Alexa Echo Dot 4th Gen. Not only music but also you can have audiobooks, and podcasts.

Getting bored? Alexa can help you out! All you just need to do is to instruct the speaker to get some jokes, play music or news, can also have a question-answer session, weather forecasting, and many more functionalities.

With Alexa, you can entirely control your home like turning on the lights using your voice instructions, adjusting thermostats, or even you can lock doors when there is compatibility with the specific devices.

Alexa has literally a lot to offer, you can easily connect with others, can attend calls, want to make an announcement for the entire house? Everything is possible with Alexa.

Alexa Echo Dot has multiple privacy protection layers and also it has a button that automatically disconnects the microphone, Microphone off button it is!

9.JBL GO2

[https://www.amazon.com/JBL-Sound-Module-red-JBLGO2RED/dp/B07CZ4Y81Z/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=jbl+go2&qid=1613826816&sr=8-3]

Again it’s JBL on the list. JBL is actually one of the most popular brands in the market and is known for producing excellent sound quality. A total of 3 colors available in this speaker- Red, Black, and Gray.

The speaker weighs only 6.4 ounces. As compared to all other speakers listed above, JBLGO2 has less playback. The speaker lasts up to 5 hours in one full charge that is actually quite low comparatively as its price is also low.

In just $29, this is actually the best you can grab if you wanna go with JBL only. The speaker has IPX7 waterproof thing. The only drawback with JBL GO 2 is its battery backup, else everything is fine with the speaker.

It’s actually the best deal to steal at this price. This speaker is highly budget-friendly. Now, there are people in this world who really think if it’s low cost then there would be a compromise in quality but honestly, there’s nothing with JBL GO 2 except for the low battery backup.

In terms of portability, efficiency, effectiveness, and durability JBL GO 2 is the best pick in the budget. If we forget about the battery back up for a moment, there is nothing that this JBL GO 2 lacks in it.

Summing Up

So, this is all about the best speakers under $100. All these speakers listed above are the best in their own and actually, are waterproof, rustproof, and dustproof. Since these speakers are waterproof, can sink as well on the water of, course!

So, these speakers have been listed keeping many things into consideration. You can easily attend calls, whether to make an announcement, wants privacy protection, all you need is just good research and I really hope this quick guide will be helpful for you choosing the one for you.

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