Rain or shine, Memorial Day means big gatherings of family and friends, good food, and of course music for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re staying outside this holiday or bringing everyone in the house, we’ve got you covered. So don’t bring the good times down with subpar sound – take our advice and pick up one of these Bluetooth speakers to bring the party to life!
Waterproofing Your Day
The JBL Charge 4 ($118.25 on Amazon) not only boasts 20 hours of battery time, but also acts as a portable charger for your phone. The JBL Charge 4 is perfect for accompanying you as you’re grilling outside without having to constantly check if your phone is almost dead. Even better, JBL Charge 4 is waterproof, should you want to go poolside post-grilling. If you’re looking for something waterproof that’s a little smaller, try the UE Wonderboom. It’s smaller than the JBL Charge 4 and can hold about 10 hours of battery, but it sounds equally great with just a little more portability.
Another great, and fun, option is the Anker Soundcore Flare ($59.99 on Amazon). The Anker Soundcore Flare delivers 360°, has a bottom light that pulses along with your music, and as its counterparts in this list are, is waterproof. The Anker Soundcore Flare has the added bonus of being able to be synced up to another Anker Soundcore Flare for outdoor stereo sound.
Bring The Party Inside with Bose
Whether it’s getting late, the weather didn’t hold up, or everyone just migrated inside, you’ve got options. The Bose SoundLink Revolve ($199 on Amazon) and Bose SoundLink Revolve+ ($299 on Amazon) are excellent choices to keep the music pumping and the party going. The Revolve+ holds 16 hours worth of battery and provides a little more bass, while the Revolve is smaller in size and holds 12 hours of battery. Both speakers recognize Siri and Google Assistant, and much like the Anker Soundcore Flare, can be linked together for stereo listening.
If you’re really cramped for space but still dig the Revolver and Revolve+, Bose also offers the Bose SoundLink Mini II ($155 on Amazon). The Bose SoundLink Mini II holds 10 hours of battery and remembers the last eight devices connected to it, making it easy to pass the controls around at your party.
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