Tired of headphones?

Here are some superb portable Bluetooth speakers under Rs 10,000


By Techno Crat

If you travel a lot with you music and you hate headphones, then the best alternative is the Bluetooth speaker, paired to your favourite device. Here are some portable Bluetooth speakers can be an essential accessory, even at home and also suit your budget.

These speakers can connect wirelessly via Bluetooth, NFC or even via aux cables, and deliver decent audio. They are also powered by batteries that should last through a day’s worth of usage. Some categories of portable Bluetooth speakers under Rs 10,000 are also water and dust-resistant, making them all-round portable speakers for various users and enthusiasts.

(NOTE: Please also re-check prices.)
Boat Stone 1500
This is capable of producing great sound and offers a peak power of 40W. This speaker features an equally large body and delivers good bass. The speaker features a full range driver that provides an impactful bass response. It comes with onboard controls for music playback. There’s also a TWS feature that allows users to pair two Stone 1500s together. The speaker also has Twin EQ modes that provide appropriate sound profiles for both Indoors and Outdoors.

Boat Stone 1500

The company also claims that the speaker has a rugged, shock resistant build.

Price:                  Rs 6,986
Battery:              4,000mAh
Playback Time: 15 Hours
Power:                40W
Bluetooth:          v4.2 wireless connectivity
Warranty:             1 Year
Available at:         Flipkart

Sony SRS-XB23
This is a portable Bluetooth speaker under Sony’s XB (Extra Bass) line-up, so you can expect some punchy and dynamic bass response from this speaker. It comes with IP67 dust and water resistance rating, making it an excellent option to use outdoors in places such as pools, treks, hikes, and more. 

The speaker supports the Party Connect function where up to 100 compatible speakers can be connected with Bluetooth to play tracks in unison.

Price:                  Rs 8,990
Battery:             5,000mAh
Playback Time: 12 Hours
Power:                30W
Bluetooth:          v4.2 wireless connectivity
Warranty:             2 Year+1Year Expendable
Available at:         Amazon

JBL Flip5
Equipped with an IPX7 Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker with Party Boost splash resistant rating and voice assistant support, the JBL Flip 5 comes with solid build quality and powerful sound output. The speaker is available in numerous colours including some interesting and unique ones such as Combo, Squad and Sand. The speaker houses dual external passive radiators and a racetrack-shaped driver. It comes with a feature dubbed Party Boost that allows users to pair two JBL Party Boost compatible speakers for stereo sound, or even link multiple speakers.

Price:                  Rs 8,998
Battery:              4,800mAh
Playback Time: 11 Hours
Power:                20W
Bluetooth:          v4.2 wireless connectivity
Warranty:             2 Year
Available at:         Amazon; Reliance Digital

Bose Soundlink Micro
The speaker sounds decent, though its most lucrative features are the compact size, IPX7 rating, and a robust build. The speaker is available in three colours – Black, Bright Orange, and Dark Blue. It also comes with a tear-resistant strap, making it easily portable. The speaker has a built-in microphone for taking calls and to give commands to voice assistants such as Siri and Google Assistant.

Overall, the speaker is robust, compact and lightweight, making it a good portable option.

Price:                  Rs 8,550
Battery:              2500mAh
Playback Time: 8 Hours
Power:                30W
Bluetooth:          v4.2 wireless connectivity
Warranty:            1 Year
Available at:         Flipkart, Amazon

Bose Soundlink Micro