Bluetooth Speakers Over $100 - Gift Guide 2015

Holiday Gift Guide 2015-2016: Top 10 Best Bluetooth Speakers Over $100

November 6, 2015 - Written By John Anon

 

There are plenty of options available when it comes to Bluetooth speakers. However, if you do want a premium product, then sometimes you do have to pay a premium price. While most of the companies listed below offer cheaper alternatives, these are the flagship Bluetooth speakers. If you are an audiophile (or know someone who is) and looking for a top quality Bluetooth speaker, then here are ten options that you should definitely consider going for. Any of these would make perfect gifts for music lovers.

JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

The JBL Xtreme is one of the newest of the JBL speakers to be released and is also one of the most powerful. This one is designed to make use of a better bass thanks to its dual passive radiators. While the tops and mids also come through nice and clear too. As well as being big in size, this one is big on power too and offers up to 15 hours of playback in between charges. Not to mention it comes with two USB ports as well so you can charge your device when needed.

Buy the JBL Xtreme Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker on Amazon

BRAVEN 850 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

BRAVEN 850

BRAVEN is a name which has been long associated with delivering good quality audio products and the BRAVEN 850 is no exception. This one comes with a big 8,800 mAh battery which is designed to offer up to 20 hours of playback in between charges. However, battery life is not the only powerful aspect of the BRAVEN 850 as this one also comes touting a very respectable 20-watts of audio output. Great option for those looking for a classy looking Bluetooth speaker for the home.

Buy the BRAVEN 850 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker on Amazon

UE BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

UE BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

If you are looking for a speaker which can offer you a more all round bass, then one to check out is the UE BOOM. This one comes equipped with a full 360-degree exposure so that the bass can explode out of the speaker. Not to mention, this is one designed to be used anywhere and comes both life and water resistance. Perfect, for those looking for a Bluetooth speaker for the beach or bathroom. Of course, if you do take it for a day out at the beach, you can rely on it last all day thanks to the included battery which is rated to offer up to 15 hours of playback between charges.

Buy the UE BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker on Amazon

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Bluetooth Speaker

Harman Kardon Onyx

One of the consistent traits of most of the Bluetooth speakers on this list is the fact that they are non-speaker like in appearance. Well, if you prefer the look and style of a traditional speaker, then you cannot go wrong with the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Speaker. This is an extremely high performing speaker which offers excellent vocals and bass. However, you do compromise a little on battery life with a rating that is expected to offer about five hours of off the charge use.

Buy the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio Wireless Bluetooth Speaker on Amazon

Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III

Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III

When it comes to audio equipment, you can’t go too wrong with Bose. They are a name to trust and the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a prime example. This is one of the best sounding Bluetooth speakers in this price range and on that front, you won’t be disappointed. This is not the most feature-rich speaker on this list but that’s partly due to Bose clearly focusing on the sound quality. Not forgetting the battery which will offer up to 14 hours of playback in between charging.

Buy the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III on Amazon

Fluance Fi50 Two-Way High Performance Bluetooth Wood Speaker System

Fluance Fi50 Two-Way High Performance Wireless Bluetooth Premium Wood Speaker

Speaking of speakers which look like speakers. This is one of the only speakers on the list that proudly displays the actual drivers. In fact, the Fluance Fi50 is designed to look more like a HiFi system and likewise, offer a HiFi audio quality output. Thanks to the inclusion of dual 5-watt drivers, separate tweeters and a 40-watt total amplifier, this one produces some excellent quality sounds. Great option for those looking for a more static at home Bluetooths speaker.

Buy the Fluance Fi50 Two-Way High Performance Wireless Bluetooth Premium Wood Speaker System with aptX Enhanced Audio (Black Ash) on Amazon

BRAVEN BRV-HD Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

BRAVEN BRV-HD

This is the second BRAVEN speaker to make the list and it really is a good one. The BRAVEN BRV-HD is designed to be both powerful and durable. This one comes equipped with a massive 8.800 mAh battery and is said to offer up to 28 hours of playback in between charges. Not to mention, the IPX3 rating it comes with, makes it waterproof and ideal for just about all weathers and terrains. Of course, quality matters at this price and the BRV-HD does not disappoint with crystal clear audio and a surprisingly deep bass.

Buy the BRAVEN BRV-HD Wireless Bluetooth Speaker [Water-Resistant][28 Hour Playtime] on Amazon

Infinity One Premium Wireless Portable Speaker

Infinity One Premium Wireless Portable Speaker

The Harman Infinity One is not the most premium of looking speakers on this list, but don’t let that fool you. The sound out of this one is certainly premium with a good balance between the top and bottom ends. This one also comes with a nice sized 5000 mAh battery which is said to offer up to ten hours of playback.

Buy the Infinity One Premium Wireless Portable Speaker on Amazon

UE MEGABOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

UE MEGABOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

The UE BOOM has already made this list thanks to its emphasis on big sounds and big bass. However, if you want even bigger sounds and bigger bass but like the 360-degree output of the UE BOOM, then it is time to go MEGA. The UE MEGABOOM is the bigger in every way. This one offers 100ft Bluetooth connection and up to 20 hours of off the charge playback and is also waterproof.

Buy the UE MEGABOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker on Amazon

Riva Audio Turbo X Black Bluetooth Speaker and Speakerphone

Riva Audio Turbo X Black Bluetooth Speaker and Speakerphone

If you’re looking for real quality then closing out today’s list is the Riva Audio Turbo X. This is the most expensive speaker on the list but does ooze premium and power. As well as a slick exterior, this one comes with 45-watts RMS per channel making it the most powerful speaker system on this list too. Not to mention, it will run for up to 26 hours in between charges. This is a high price but high performing speaker.

Buy the Riva Audio Turbo X Black Bluetooth Speaker and Speakerphone on Amazon