I don’t know if you’ve noticed but cheap audio devices have gotten even better this year. The amount of sound and features companies are able to pack into these cheap portable speakers is really impressive. If you’re on a budget and you can’t spend more than $50 there are now plenty of legitimate options to choose from. In the past, I usually keep my expectation in check so not to be disappointed by cheap speakers, but I don’t anymore because a lot of these budget Bluetooth speakers are just as good as more expensive speakers so you and had have to break the bank to get a quality product. All the speaker’s portable speakers on this list are really impressed and great value. I have narrowed down 8 of the best Bluetooth speakers under $50 on the market today. Read Next: Best Bluetooth Speakers Under $20
The SHAVA Ultra doesn’t have any fancy features or gimmicks like some of the other speakers on this list, but this little speaker is extremely rugged and offers a pretty impressive sound experience. Unlike most ultra-portable Bluetooth speaker, the SHAVA Ultra has 2 drivers and unique enhanced bass through a passive radiator. Read Our Full Review
Anker Soundcore 2
The updated Anker Soundcore 2 is a small speaker but it has a really crazy long battery life that will easily last you the entire day. It doesn’t have any unique design features, just a box shape with a few handy playback controls at the top that lets you skip tracks and adjust the volume. The Soundcore has Bluetooth 5.0 and an above-average range of about 66 feet. It has a mind-blowing 24 hours of constant playback, which is mighty impressive for a sub $50 Bluetooth speaker. An IPX5 protection safeguards it against rain, dust, snow, and spills. If your main priority is a speaker that requires minimal charging this speaker is the way to go.
Anker Soundcore Flare
The Soundcore Flare is Ankers affordable 360° LED Bluetooth speaker. It has 5 colour themes and 5 illumination patterns that react and phase in time with the beat and the patterns can be customized via the Soundcore app. With an IPX7 rating, this speaker can be submerged underwater for up to 30 minutes so you don’t have to worry about water or sand ruining it. Read our full Review
Symphonized NXT Premium
The Symphonized NXT Premium is made from a single piece of bamboo. It has a very unique cylindrical design that pushes music in every direction. It’s made from handcrafted wood and is available in Walnut and Bamboo. This awesome-sounding wood speaker is very clean and loud without any distortion. You get 6 hours of battery life which isn’t bad for such a small Bluetooth speaker. It’s compatible with all iOS and all Androids devices, tablets, mp3 players, CD players as long they have Bluetooth function.
JBL Go 3
With JBL GO 3 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker you can take your music anywhere. This mini Bluetooth speaker has an IP67 certification which means it’s waterproof and dustproof, so you’re free to use it by the pool, at the beach, or even in the water.
You’re able to enjoy your favourite music for up to 5 hours none stop and it can be fully recharged in 2.5 hours. It has JBL’s sound signature, so you get balanced mids and highs with punchy bass.
The GO 3 also provides you with a clear calling experience thanks to its noise-cancelling speakerphone. This ultra-portable speaker is compact and light enough to bring on your next adventure.
OontZ Angle 3 Ultra (3rd Gen)
The Oontz Angle 3 Ultra has a different form factor when compared to the rest of the speakers on this list with a triangular design. This very rugged speaker also offers 20 hours of playtime and an IPX7 rating which ensures that the party won’t stop, even if the speaker is out in the rain or taking a leisurely 30-minute dip in up to 1 meter deep for up to 30 minutes. Additionally, it produces clean, clear vocals with punchy bass. You can pair two Angle 3 Ultra speakers together and have them play at the same time for a more immersive audio experience.
DOSS SoundBox Plus
The DOSS SoundBox Plus one of the best-LED speakers under $50. It’s a quality affordable LED speaker that has all the functions of the more premium Bluetooth speakers on the market. It sports a lighting feature button that gives you the flexibility to control the LEDs by making the lights fade in and out and into different colours as well. Plus, fade in multiple colours at the same time or have the light pulsate to your music. Read our full Review