Gone are the days of having to stand up and walk over to your speaker dock to switch to a new song or station. With wireless Bluetooth devices, you can play your music wherever you go and how you like it without having to lug around a heavy dock for your phone. With the introduction of the iPhone 5 and its new connectors, speaker docks have become a thing of the past. Now may be the best time to invest in a wireless Bluetooth sound system for your shiny, new iPhone 5 whether it be for music, videos, or calls.
Logitech UE Boombox
Logitech’s newest Bluetooth product is the Logitech UE Boombox. As you can tell, the speakers look slick and smooth. The UE Boombox isn’t just all show though, the sound quality is absolutely superb and is a beast all on its own.
For those looking for a premium Bluetooth speakers, look no further. The UE Boombox measures about the size of your standard boombox, weighs around 5 pounds, and can connect to your Bluetooth devices up to 50 feet. It comes equipped with 8 sound drivers, delivering it raw power and sound. While it may not be audiophile quality, the highs, mids, and lows sound great. However, the bass might be a little too overwhelming and can wash out the highs at times when playing bass-heavy tracks. When it comes to volume, the boombox definitely outshines its competition on the portable speakers market. It can deliver sound across an entire room and can be used outside at a reasonable volume without suffering from distortion. Its rechargeable battery allows 6 hours of music playback between charges; enough to last you a day at the beach. Furthermore the unit includes an AUX port to connect to your devices when Bluetooth is not available. While the Logitech UE Boombox offers great sound quality and power, there is one drawback: its price. The boombox’s suggested retail price hovers around $249.99.
- Good sound quality; great for almost everything
- Powerful enough to deliver sound to entire room or outside