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The Braven 855s is a bit overpriced, but it's built like a brick, delivers decent sound and has strong battery life.
If you're looking for a compact rugged, water-resistant Bluetooth speaker, the Braven BRV-1 is worth considering now that its street price has dropped to closer to $100.
With the BRV-1's price dropping to close to $100, it's now a decent value.
If you're looking for a beefier portable wireless speaker to take outdoors, the $300 Braven 855s can pound out the tunes and has good battery life.
Braven lets its Bluetooth speakers also act as a backup battery charger for other devices, setting its range apart from the competition.
Despite some small flaws, the sturdily built Divoom Voombox Travel is a good budget choice for a wireless travel speaker.
Available in your choice of colors, this refurb might make for an excellent gift. But it may sell out quick!
While it doesn't play as loud when it's on battery power, the Sony SRS-X5 holds its own against the top Bluetooth speakers in its size and price class.
At around $60 online, the decently performing and well-designed Logitech X300 is a relative bargain in the mini Bluetooth speaker category.
The Monoprice MBS-650 are best-sounding ultrabudget bookshelf speakers, if you can live with the generic styling.