Best Cheap Bluetooth Speakers Under $50 iMore 2019

While it is true that a good quality $200 (or more) Bluetooth speaker will no doubt sound incredible, it doesn't mean that there aren't cheaper options for people who want to save money. If you're looking for a Bluetooth speaker that doesn't suck but also doesn't cost you hundreds of dollars; here's a list of our favorite Bluetooth speakers you can find for under $50.

Great battery life: Anker SoundCore 2

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The battery life of the Anker SoundCore 2 is what really stands out, as it allows you to go 24 hours between charges, perfect for a weekend away from the city. Plus, it even has an IPX5 water resistance rating, meaning it can handle getting wet, but not a trip to the bottom of your pool.

From $40 at Amazon

Buy two for a stereo pair: AOMAIS Sport II

With an IPX7 water resistance rating, the AOMAIS Sport II can be submerged in 3 feet of water for 30 mins and still work just fine, and it comes with a free floatable device to keep the speaker buoyant; perfect for the beach or a pool party. The two10W drivers are capable of pumping out a decent amount of sound and if you happen to have two Sport II on hand, you can even stereo pair them for twice the power.

From $24 at Amazon

Great Value: Cambridge Soundworks OontZ Angle 3

This 5-inch speaker has an IPX5 rating, meaning it should be able to withstand splashing water or a slight drizzle. Inside is a long-lasting 2200mAh battery that provides up to 15 hours of music through its dual drivers for a total of 10W of stereo sound. The OontZ Angle 3 sounds great on every level — mids, highs, and even bass are clear thanks to the passive subwoofer design.

From $25 at Amazon

Easy to carry: TaoTronics portable Bluetooth speaker

With two 10W drivers and two passive radiators squeezed into this relatively small package, this TaoTronics speaker has more than enough hardware to pack a punch. Its 5,200mAh battery is a little on the small side, but you can still get approximately 15 hours of music playback between charges.

$50 at Amazon

Big sound; small package: Photive Hydra

The Photive Hydra is perfect for people that want a cheap speaker and are more concerned about sound quality than convenience. Sporting a passive subwoofer and two 40mm drivers, the Hydra delivers a fuller-sounding low end, while still providing pleasing, clear treble. Its IPX7 rating means it can get wet and be submerged, so taking it to your next pool party should be no problem.

$50 at Amazon

The Anker SoundCore 2 is one of the best cheap Bluetooth speakers we have ever heard, and it has great battery life! Hopefully looking through the list, you'll be able to find the perfect Bluetooth speaker for you without having to stretch the finances.

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