What are the best AirPlay speakers for Mac and iPhone?
Being able to listen to your music is one thing, but being able to do it wirelessly with just the tap of a button is another. There are plenty of wireless speakers available out there, but which ones are worth considering, and which one should be forgotten about?
Here are a few options to consider on your hunt for the perfect AirPlay speakers for your Mac and iPhone!
- Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 2
- Libratone ZIPP Mini Wireless speaker
- Polk Audio Woodbourne Speaker
- Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air Wireless dock
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 2
Though the BeoSound 2 doesn't look like your traditional wireless speaker, Bang & Olufsen's unique and modern design mean that your room is filled with 360-degree sound and crystal-clear music.
The BeoSound 2 supports BlueTooth and works effortlessly with the BeoMusic App. You can easily link all of your B & O speakers to play the same song throughout your house, or keep specific music situated in certain rooms – but no matter where you are in a room, the BeoSound's 360-degree design will deliver your music sounding as vivid and as rich as it should be.
While some speakers need your iPhone or Mac to be on to use the device, you can easily control the music quality and volume directly from your BeoSound 2 if you need to turn your phone off for whatever reason.
Libratone ZIPP Mini Wireless speaker
Small yet mighty, the Libratone ZIPP Mini Wireless speaker is designed to AirPlay directly from your Apple device while delivering rich, full-bodied sound wherever you are.
" ZIPP was created to provide amazing sound quality and the flexibility to enjoy music anywhere around your home, anytime. We remain committed to our mission today with sales in 31 countries and over 200 employees worldwide."
Built with a 10+ hour, rechargeable battery, you can pair up to six Libratone speakers to sync your music for the perfect surround-sound quality. Just wirelessly connect your Mac or iPhone, and start pumping out the 360-degree, 60 watt sound with the tap of a button.
While most speakers come in standard black, gray, or white colors, the ZIPP comes in four vibrant, colorful options, including gray, dark tela, black, and red.
Polk Audio Woodbourne Speaker
Modern looking, sleek, reliable, and powerful, the Polk Audio Woodbourne Speaker is a straightforward AirPlay speaker that delivers crystal-clear sound in the simplest ways possible.
After wirelessly connecting your Mac or iPhone, the Woodbourne speaker will fill your room with 180 Watts of high-quality sound at the tap of a button. The speakers are designed with a curved front, which not only gives the speaker a unique look, but also adds a larger separation between the two driver sets to add a larger range for the Polk's sound.
The speaker itself only comes in one style, but with its sleek wood top and white finish, the Polk Audio Woodbourne Speaker looks like it's designed to truly go hand-in-hand with your Apple product arsenal.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air Wireless dock
Bring your music to life with the help of the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air Wireless dock. Just connect your iPhone or Mac, follow the fool-proof AirPlay set-up app, and you're ready to start listening to your sound in style!
With the dock, you can either connect your iPhone directly to the speaker, or choose to stream your music wirelessly. The Zeppelin's shape allows for better sound dispersion depending on the room it's playing in, while the back of every speaker has a Flowport which is designed to smooth airflow and filter out unwanted noise.
The Zeppelin also comes with a 2-year warranty and an easy-to-use app that allows you to stream your favorite music or TV shows with just a few taps of a button.
What's your pick?
Is there a wireless speaker you feel goes hand-in-hand with your Mac and iPhone? Let us know what it is in the comments below – we'll be sure to check it out!