Wires are so 20th century! With music systems becoming smaller and portable you need to make sure that your speakers can follow suit. Check out our list of 5 of the best wireless speakers on the market.
JBL Pulse Portable Wireless Speaker £159.99 John Lewis johnlewis.com
The JBL Pulse not only has state of the art bass performance but you can also create your own little light show with the customisable multicoloured LED display. The hours of fun I’d have with that – I’m clearly very easily pleased. Specs wise the JBL Pulse has bluetooth with NFC pairing (basically faster than Bluetooth) and five hours of battery life at full charge which will give you up to 10 hours of playback.
At just shy of £500 this is a very expensive iPod dock but a very stylish looking one at that. The Zeppelin Air uses Apple’s AirPlay technology, allowing you to stream your music wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch , Mac or PC. Performance wise it is certainly one of the best on the market but at £499.99 you will definitely find cheaper alternatives.
The stylish and compact Sonos Play:1 is easy to set up and packs a punch. You’ll be spoilt for choice regarding what to play as the Sonos Play: 1 gives you WiFi access to your Andriod or Apple device, iTunes library as well over 100,000 free internet radio stations.
Ever wanted to coordinate your portable speakers with your outfit?! For some of us this could be an actual problem. Jokes aside the Libratone Zipp isn’t just style over substance. Yes the speakers come with a choice of felt covers (two extra per purchase) but the speakers are actually impressive as it has patented FullRoom technology for a 360° sound experience meaning that the sound fills the whole room.
The Bose Soundlink Mobile III is perfect for impromptu gatherings as you can connect up to six devices to it which means that even if your playlist leaves a lot to be desired your friends can save the day. With 14 hours battery life this is one of the best value portable speakers you can pick up right now.