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The Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers under $80

★ Top Choice


Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker


From $39.99

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♥ Runner Up


360° Sound Speaker


From $49.99

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Best for Budget-Minded Listeners


Soundcore Flare


From $59

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Best Waterproof Speaker


Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker


From $74

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Anker Soundcore 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

★ Top Choice
BUY NOW From $39.99


  • Outdoor-proof: IPX7 protection safeguards against rain, dust, snow, and spills. Get incredible sound at home, in the yard, or anywhere else imaginable.
  • Unbelievable sound: 12W of pure audio power with enhanced bass Thunders from dual neodymium drivers. An advanced digital signal processor ensures pounding bass and zero distortion at any volume.
  • Wireless stereo pairing: pair two sound core 2 (Updated Version only) together via a single device for big stereo sound.
  • Intense bass: exclusive bass up technology and a patented spiral bass port boost low-end frequencies to make the beats hit even harder.
  • Tom’s Guide calls it “The Best Bluetooth Speaker Value”.


  • ⊕ Durable.
  • ⊕ Inexpensive.
  • ⊕ Balanced tones.
  • ⊕ Water-resistant.
  • ⊕ Impressive sound.


  • ⊖ Bass could be stronger.
  • ⊖ Not the sleekest form factor.

Tribit 360° Sound Speaker

♥ Runner Up
BUY NOW From $49.99


  • Innovative XBass Technology: Are you a fan of booming bass? We are too. Our exclusive XBass technology generates bass that'll fill the room and send shivers down your spine. Just press the XBass button to kick things up a notch.
  • 360° Immersive Sound: Feel the music like never before with the Tribit bluetooth Speaker. This portable speaker pumps out crisp treble, detailed mids, and resonating bass from wall to wall. It's an auditory experience that's truly unparalleled.
  • Incredible 20h Playtime: It keeps going, and going, and going. A top-of-the-line 2600mah rechargeable li-ion battery boasts an unbeatable 20 hours of continuous playtime.
  • Completely Waterproof: Pool parties, a day at the beach, and even submersion - This Bluetooth Speaker can handle it all. Advanced IPX7 waterproofing keeps the music flowing rain or shine, and can withstand up to 30 minutes in water 3 feet deep.
  • CNET's Award: Cnet's choice for "the best portable bluetooth speaker of 2020".

Soundcore Soundcore Flare

Best for Budget-Minded Listeners
BUY NOW From $59


  • Pool party proof: no matter where the music needs to be, flare is suited up and ready. Super-safe IP67 waterproof protection effortlessly withstands dust, spills, rain, and even complete submersion in water.
  • calls it the "Best Budget Wireless Speaker of 2018".
  • Breathtaking bass: with bass up technology a customized digital signal processor first analyzes, then enhances your music's bass frequencies in real time. This audio signal is then turned into intensified sound via state-of-the-art neodymium drivers.
  • Double the power: connect 2 flare speakers via a single Bluetooth device. Go stereo for an expansive listening experience that puts you all center-stage, or go into boost mode and double the power for an intense hit of light and sound.
  • All-around sound: Dual drivers arranged back-to-back in combination with passive bass radiators deliver intense 360° sound. Make sure everybody in the room gets a stage-side experience as the music pumps, The lights Pulse, and the party rocks.
  • Sound and light in harmony: watch a halo of LEDs phase, Pulse, and shine with the rhythm of your music for a completely immersive audiovisual experience from a portable speaker. 5 customizable modes tailor the atmosphere to suit your mood.
  • Universal compatibility: Designed to work with any Bluetooth device, including iPhone, iPad, iPod, Mac, smartphones, tablets, Laptops, Computers, Chromebooks, TV, and PC.


  • ⊕ Waterproof.
  • ⊕ Affordable.
  • ⊕ Insanely cheap.
  • ⊕ Excellent mobile app.
  • ⊕ Built-in LED lighting.


  • ⊖ Harsh at max volume.
  • ⊖ Average battery life.
  • ⊖ Harsh at maximum volume.


  • NFC: No.
  • Frequency response: N/A.
  • Aux-in: Yes.
  • Battery life: 8 hours.
  • Wireless range: 30 feet.
  • Weight: 1.2 pounds.
  • Dimensions: 5.25 x 5 x 2.25 inches (H x W x D).

JBL Flip 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Best of the Best
BUY NOW From $74


  • Ipx7 waterproof means no more worrying about rain or spills; you can even submerge flip 4 in water.
  • Built-in 3000mAh rechargeable li-ion battery Supports up to 12 hours of playtime.
  • Dual external passive radiators demonstrate just how powerful your speaker is.
  • JBL connect+ allows you to Link more than 100 JBL connect+ enabled speakers together to amplify the party.
  • Wirelessly connect up to 2 smartphones or tablets to the speaker and take turns playing impressive stereo sound.


  • ⊕ waterproof.
  • ⊕ JBL Connect+.
  • ⊕ Strong audio.
  • ⊕ voice assistant.
  • ⊕ IPx7 waterproof.


  • ⊖ Expensive.
  • ⊖ Audio cable not included.
  • ⊖ No bass or treble controls.
  • ⊖ No track navigation buttons.