7 Mini Speaker Systems to make your favorite songs sound better
Mini speakers are a good investment if you want to hang out with friends without using headphones. There are several speakers available in the market that are compact, portable and uses AAA size batteries, but choosing the best may be difficult for you. This is the reason; we are listing top seven decent portable speakers that will certainly give you the idea to remove the headphones and dance. Read on to know more.
1. X-Mini Max II ($40.95)
These mushroom shaped speakers are ultra portable and deliver powerful sound. They do not require any external power because each speaker has a built-in rechargeable battery. Apart from that, each speaker expands to enable Bass Boost System. At widest point, these sound machines are only 2.5 inches wide, which makes them perfect for small bag packs. The sales package comes with a cord that has a USB connection, stereo audio jack and two mini USB connections.
2. iMainGo 2 ($32.71)
The speaker has an iPhone/iPod compartment on one side and amplifier, speakers and batteries on the other side. It is sturdy, provides sufficient protection to the iPhone, offers surprising bass thump and produces a nice midrange audio. If you are looking for a mini speaker for your iPhone or iPod, this is one of the best sound machines. Just plug in the given audio cable with your device, close the zipper of iMainGo and you are ready to move.
3. Muse Mini portable Bluetooth speaker ($36.99)
At just under 2 inches tall and little less than 1-3/4 inches across, this mini speaker is certainly small. It has an output of 2.2W, playback time of up to four hours and is Bluetooth enabled. The speaker has a cylindrical shape with a logo and speaker grill on top, charging port, on/off and Bluetooth switch at the bottom. The mini speaker is available in black, blue, white, green, silver and red. Its sales package contains one stereo cord, USB charging cable and a coupon that gives 20% discount on your next purchase.
4. Altec Lansing iM227 Orbit ($23.00)
This portable speaker comes in a metallic rugged case and produces solid sound without any distortion. Its sturdy case can withstand normal wear and tear and makes it perfect as a travel partner. Designed with standard ports/jacks, the speaker can be connected with all the devices including MP3 players and smartphones. It features 360ĂÂ° sound field, which distributes equal sound in every direction. Powered by three AAA batteries, the speaker gives a battery backup of around 24 hours.
5. iBlock (ĂÂŁ12.99)
This cute block produces excellent sound and is ultraportable with a weight of just 15 grams. Featuring a docking connector for iPod, this active speaker works without batteries. It also has an Active Bass System that enhances the audio output. Two knobs in front of the speaker work perfectly to increase or decrease the volume level. It has dimensions of 61 x 25 x15mm. At extreme level, the sound becomes irritating. Therefore, you can choose this if you are looking for a budget friendly mini speaker only for your iPod; otherwise, there are better options in the market. You can buy the speaker in any of the three colors, white, black and red.
6. iHome iHM 79 ($45.02)
Ă˘ÂÂSound beyond sizeĂ˘ÂÂ is the punch line of these speakers and it is true to most extent. These tiny speakers expand in height to expose an accordion-style vacuum designed to create better bass boost. At the widest point, it has a size of 2.5 inches, so they will not take much space in your laptop bag. Each speaker has an on/off switch and an LED indicator light. Volume controls are not present in any of the speakers, so you have to control the sound from the connected device. Audio output is satisfactory, but at peak sound there is much distortion. Therefore, you can look for other options too before choosing this one.
7. iLuv iSP 100 ($39.95)
This small package comes with audio enhancing features including Echo Soundcell Technology and 360 degrees X2 dynamic stereo sound. On the front side of the speaker, you will see power and volume up/down key. Back panel stores the battery and gives space to keep connector and cord. There is no battery indicator, but the speaker has an impressive battery backup of up to 12 hours. The speaker features a 3.5 mm jack, which means it will work with all the standard devices. In the sales package, you will receive a carrying pouch and a starter guide, apart from the speaker.