Most popular bluetooth speakers
Comparing Altec Lansing Sonic Boom and Soundcore Motion Q
Altec Lansing Sonic Boom
Soundcore Motion Q
Speakers range from not being able to handle even a drop of water to being able to be fully submerged in water for several minutes. Do you plan to take your speaker outside? To the beach? To the pool? In the shower? Then you definitely need to verify the level of water resistance before purchasing. You can tell the water resistance by the IP rating—the higher the rating, the more resistant the speaker is to the elements. For reference, the first digit refers to dust protection and the second digit refers to water protection. It reads as: IP68. Anything higher than IP66 will be dust- and splash-proof, meaning it can handle some contact with water, but cannot be fully submerged or soaked.
Battery life for Bluetooth speakers is measured in milliampere hours (mAh). Manufacturers will report the battery life of a speaker in the average number of hours it takes to empty from a full charge. Keep in mind this number is based on medium levels of usage. If you play the speaker on full volume, it will drain the battery faster. Some specialty features like using the speaker to charge your phone or casting an LED light show will also drain the battery faster. The manufacturer reported number is just an estimate, and may be slightly different based on your usage.
It’s also important to consider is the type of battery. Rechargeable lithium-ion (LI-ion) batters are ideal, but some speakers only take standard or rechargeable AA/AAA/C/D batteries. You may even find Bluetooth speakers that recharge via solar power—great for outdoor use!
- 50FT RANGE: Pair and play with your Bluetooth device with 50 foot range.
- HANDS-FREE: Hands-Free Speakerphone from Smartphones and iPhones Micro USB and AUX cable.
- YOU NAME IT PROOF!: Water-Proof, Dustproof, Sand-Proof, Everything-Proof, Floats; outdoor shower speaker, perfect for the beach, poolside, car, boat, golf cart.
- 100FT BLUETOOTH PAIRING: Instantly connect wirelessly to 50 speakers together to enjoy amplified sound at an unbelievable range!
- ULTIMATE CHARGING STATION: With built-in smartphone ports, the Sonic Boom not only keeps your guests entertained, but also keeps their favorite devices fueled and ready to go.
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- All Around Sound: Two full-range drivers and dual passive radiators produce 16W of full-bodied 360° sound.
- IPX7 Rated Protection: A waterproof casing stops anything from reaching the internal components, preventing damage even when fully submerged.
- Wireless Stereo Pairing: Pair two Motion Q together for huge stereo sound*.
- Hang, Hook, Hold: Conveniently carry or easily attach Motion Q to your bag when you're out and about.
- 10-Hour Playtime: Listen for longer thanks to a premium Li-ion battery.
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