publishUpdated   Nov 10, 2020, 9:54 am

You never know when a Bluetooth speaker can come in handy, regardless of it’s just around the house or if you’re heading out to a pool party. These Bluetooth speakers are some of the best in the business, and some of them even have features that you simply won’t find anywhere else. The best part is that they all feature some type of water resistance, making them the perfect companion for any situation that may arise.

For more amazing gift ideas, make sure you check our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide.

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Anker Soundcore 2
Anker's Soundcore 2 is another one of the best budget Bluetooth speakers you can find. This speaker includes IPX7 water resistance, 24-hours of battery life, and even wireless stereo pairing, to go along with the 12W of audio power that this bad boy puts out.
Sony XB402M Smart Speaker
This speaker from Sony has a few tricks up its sleeve with built-in Amazon Alexa, to go along with IP67 water resistance. Battery life won't be an issue and the XB402M will be the life of the party with the flashing strobe and line of lights.
JBL Flip 5
Another fan favorite when it comes to Bluetooth speakers is the JBL Flip series. The Flip 5 is here, and features up to 12 hours of battery life to go along with an IPX7 water resistance rating. Plus, you can use JBL PartyBoost to pair two of these speakers together for the ultimate surround sound experience.
Bose SoundLink Micro
The Bose SoundLink Micro is small enough to throw in your bag, but it packs quite the punch. There's an IPX7 rating for water resistance, plus Bose includes a strap for you to tie it to your belt loop or to your backpack.
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OontZ Angle 3
The OontZ Angle 3 is one of the highest-rated Bluetooth speakers, and for good reason. With a wireless range of up to 100 feet, along with IPX5 water resistance and 14-hours of battery life, the Angle 3 is perfect companion for that pool party.
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JBL Pulse 4
Those looking for a Bluetooth speaker that can put on a light show will love the Pulse 4 from JBL. This speaker offers up to 12 hours of battery life, while Party Boost makes it possible to pair two compatible speakers for some surround sound.
Tribit XSound Surf
The Tribit XSound Surf is a fantastic budget-friendly Bluetooth speaker with its IPX7 water resistance rating, and 100-foot wireless range. Battery life comes in around 10 hours, which should be more than sufficient for most folks who want a great speaker.
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 6
Harman Kardon's Onyx Studio 6 offer a unique design, as there's a built-in handle at the top and buttons right below the hand opening. This speaker features the ability to pair up to two devices at the same time, while sporting an IPX7 water resistance rating and up to 8 hours of battery life.
Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM 3
If you want a single Bluetooth speaker that can fill the room and offers 360-degrees of sound, then you'll want the MEGABOOM 3 from Ultimate Ears. This speaker can be wirelessly charged, and features an IP67 water and dust rating so you can take it in the pool with you, for up to 30 minutes.
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W-KING Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker
The W-KING Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker is the way to go if you plan on taking a camping trip. In addition to being waterproof, this speaker offers dual 25W drivers, dual passive radiators, and offers 24-hours of battery life. But the real fun comes in with the built-in 8,000mAh power bank, so you can keep your phone charged up and keep the tunes coming.

Phandroid’s 2020 Holiday gift guide

While the list above highlights a few of our favorite gadgets of 2020, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of 250 products in 19 different categories to make it easy for you to find the best gifts for your family members, friends (or yourself) this holiday season. We’d also like to thank MediaTek for sponsoring the Chromebooks, Smart Home, and Smart Speakers & Displays sections of our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide.

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