You’ll agree with us when we say that a pool party isn’t complete without some good music.
That’s why today, we’re looking at some of the best floating pool speakers available in the market.
We’ll go over their pros, cons as well as how they work, so, you can determine which floating pool speaker would be best for you.
These three aren’t the only speakers we reviewed but they’re definitely the ones that stood out from the rest. Let’s have a closer look at them:
When it comes to floating pool speakers, you’re going to want a product that’s made from high-quality materials and you’re almost always guaranteed to get that with JBL products.
This waterproof Bluetooth speaker has an extremely impressive battery life of 20 hours and it’s available in 12 different colors.
The best all-around floating pool speaker is the JBL Charge 4 due to its excellent build quality and exceptional sound performance. You can drop it in your pool with no worries of it getting damaged.
Floating pool speakers are often quite expensive because they have to be made from high-quality materials. We really don’t know how Blufree has managed to make a product that is so high-quality but also available at such a low price.
We were ready for this speaker to break down within a few seconds of being dropped in the water but, to our surprise, it kept on playing music flawlessly.
The best affordable floating pool speaker is the Bluefree Bluetooth Speakers due to its low price point coupled with its high-quality build. You’d think that it’s made from cheap materials but it’s actually very sturdy.
This JBL product puts on a light show that we feel no other visual speaker can match. A floating speaker is typically for parties and you can bet this speaker can definitely lighten up any shindig.
You can place it in a pool and it’ll work perfectly. When you’re by yourself, you can even bring it into a hot tub with you for a relaxing time.
The best aesthetically-pleasing floating pool speaker is the JBL Pulse 4 thanks to its dynamic LED lights that change with the music being played. It provides a wonderful audio-visual experience that is perfect for pool parties.
A floating speaker can be hard to choose due to the sheer amount of products out there. However, there are specific factors you can look towards which can help you make your decision:
Of course, you want the sound quality of your speaker to be as good as it can be. Looking up online reviews can help you determine what a specific Bluetooth speaker sounds like.
Keep in mind that you must also note how the speaker performs once it’s in a body of water.
If you’re going to be placing your speaker in a pool or hot tub, of course, you want it to be waterproof.
We advise that you don’t get any speaker that has a waterproof rating of less than IPX-7.
You definitely don’t want your waterproof Bluetooth speaker burning a hole in your pocket. However, it’s a good idea to get something that isn’t the cheapest.
This is because as the price point increases, the build quality and quality of materials that the speaker is made from increase too.
Yes, if a speaker is IPX-7 rated waterproof, you can submerge it in water that’s 3 feet deep for up to 30 minutes without it being damaged.
However, as the name suggests, floating pool speakers just float on top of the water so, this won’t really be a problem.
What you basically need to know is that the higher the IPX rating of a product, the higher its water resistance is. Here’s what the different IPX ratings mean: