What are the cheapest portable speakers with powerful sound?

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    #1Sylvania SP328-Black

    Sylvania SP328-Black

    The long-lasting battery provides you hours of playback from any Bluetooth enabled device. It also has a 3.5m input if needed so you can connect any audio device, even if it does not have Bluetooth. It also has a built-in USB Charger so you can power up your phone or tablet on the go. With dual 4-Inch Speakers and a sleek blue backlight, the powerful stereo speaker will sound and look AMAZING. Set the perfect music scene with Treble, Bass and Volume controls.

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    George Mitri
    Written on November 7, 2017
    "💟💟💟"
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    #2TaoTronics 360 Degree Surround Sound

    TaoTronics 360 Degree Surround Sound

    TaoTronics 360 degree surround sound is a wireless portable speaker. with 20W of sound boost and a battery that allows for 15 hours of super loud sound. The TaoTronics have a Bluetooth connection.

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    Rose Hayes
    Written on October 21, 2017
    "Decent speakers at an affordable price. They sound clear and are easy to carry around with you. They are alot louder than you would think. I'm glad I made this purchase."
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    #3SoundPEATS Bluetooth Speaker 360

    SoundPEATS Bluetooth Speaker 360

    Cylindrical design with dual opposite facing speakers delivers 360° crisp and clear stereo sound. Total 24W drivers and passive radiators bring you live performance. The Bluetooth 4.1 ensure your quick pair, steady transmission and wide compatibility.


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    Austin Morales
    Written on December 12, 2017
    "SoundPEATS Bluetooth Speaker 360 brings you awesome sound in a small package. You can jam anywhere with the 360 bass kickin sound"

DID YOU KNOW?

A person with high enthusiasm for high-fidelity sound reproduction is called an audiophile. Though most people just wanted to listen to music regardless of what platform, there are those who have an expensive fetish to high-end music stuff. Their key goal is to capture the experience of a live musical performance with good acoustics and relive it at home. Audiophiles use the term high-end audio referring to equipments that are sold at specialist shops or even online through websites. 

Turntables, digital-to-analog converters, equalization devices, preamplifiers and amplifiers, horn and electrostatic speakers, power conditioners, subwoofers, headphones, and acoustic room treatment are all considered high-end components. Audiophiles play music from different sources like CD’s and audio file formats. Headphones are also regularly used by audiophiles. These products can be remarkably expensive, some over $10,000 but they are cheaper compared to speaker systems. They also venture into a wide variety of accessories like fine-tuning techniques, sometimes called "tweaks" that improve the sound of their systems. Audiophiles seem to be restless when it comes to achieving the perfect dream system in their mind that doesn’t seem to have an end. The audio journalist and longtime heavyweight of the industry, Steve Guttenberg, is a known and self-confessed Audiophiliac

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    #4Marshall Kilburn Portable

    Marshall Kilburn Portable

    Portable speaker featuring a Bluetooth interface with aptX technology for simple wireless pairing. The Kilburn is a lightweight piece of vintage styled engineering with well-balanced audio which boasts a clear midrange and extended highs for an articulate sound


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    Ángel Velázquez
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "Marshall Kilburn Portable is a wireless speaker that operates via Bluetooth. It's a highly rated speaker that is sure to output great sound. However, it is pretty pricey and there are likely to be cheaper options available. For the price, the speakers may work pretty well with outputting great sound though."
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    #5Harman Kardon Onyx

    Harman Kardon Onyx

    The Onyx Studio 4 offers two device connections, 8 hours of playtime and Harman Kardon Connect+, which allows you to connect 100+ speakers with the same feature with the touch of a button. Rounding out the Onyx Studio 4 offerings is a built-in microphone with Voicelogic, echo and noise cancellation for crystal-clear conferencing over the speaker.

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    Peter Thompson
    Written on October 21, 2017
    "I was having a patio party and needed a loud, portable speaker. As well, I didn't want Beats like everyone else has. The Harman Kardon Onyx blasts sounds for everyone to hear. Excellent speaker!"
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    #6JBL Flip 3

    JBL Flip 3

    JBL Flip 3 is a comprehensive portable Bluetooth speaker that delivers surprisingly powerful, room-filling stereo sound everywhere. This ultra-compact speaker is powered by a 3000mah rechargeable Li-ion battery.

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    Dennis Torres
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "The JBL Flip 3 is a powerful and durable speaker. It sounds good and it is built tough to withstand any wear and tear from athletic or outdoor activies."
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    #7OontZ Angle 3

    OontZ Angle 3

    OontZ Angle 3 is a portable Bluetooth speaker that can play songs for up to 12 hours. It has a high-quality, deep bass sound equipped with a built-in mic. This unit is an IPX5 water-resistant.

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    Anna Garza
    Written on April 12, 2018
    "The OontZ Angle 3 Speaker sounds like it would be the perfect speaker for on the go sound! It has crystal clear sound with increased speaker quality. It is louder than its competitors and has more bass. This speaker is a must have for portable sound entertainment. "
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    #8Harman Kardon Allure Speaker

    Harman Kardon Allure Speaker
    Harman Kardon Allure is a voice-activated speaker with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection and far-field voice recognition that allows it to hear the user from anywhere in the house. It is powered by Amazon's voice service, Alexa.
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    Olivia Morrison
    Written on March 6, 2018
    "Device was very easy to setup, less then 5mins. It's size provides a powerful and rich sound. Alexa works as well as any other Alexa product, with much better sound quality."
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    #9iFox iF012 Speaker

    iFox iF012 Speaker

    iFox iF012 Speaker is a portable and wireless Bluetooth speaker equipped with a 600mAH battery that can last for hours. It is 100% waterproof designed with a rare 3W speaker.

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    Jeremy Fairbairn
    Written on February 24, 2018
    "Jeremy fairbairn@ how 1969 from Jeremy "
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    #10GOgroove GSVUBR100BKEW

    GOgroove GSVUBR100BKEW

    GOgroove GSVUBR100BKEW is a USB-powered bar speaker with easy access headphones and mic jack. This speaker has LED accents and is universally compatible speaker ideally angled for small desks.

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    Robert Meyer
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "This little speaker was a great investment for my desk. I really appreciate that it's USB powered so I can just plug it into the USB port on my monitor without having to fish cable down to my desktop. For the price, the sound is incredible."
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    #11GOgroove GGBP2MX100GNEW

    GOgroove GGBP2MX100GNEW

    The GOgroove GGBP2MX100GNEW are USB-powered computer speakers that have dual drivers and a passive subwoofer for clear sounding audio and full bass. These speakers are great for PCs and desktops but can also be used to stream music from tablets and smartphones. 

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    Ralph Richards
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "Very good, sturdy portable speakers that also look quite cool, which is always a plus. These won't let you down even with continuous usage on the go."
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    #12Audioengine HDP6 CHERRY

    Audioengine 	HDP6 CHERRY

    Audioengine HDP6 CHERRY is a speaker that uses silk dome tweeters with neodymium magnets and Kevlar woven glass as woofers. It includes 20mm MDF for clear sound. 

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    Víctor Hugo Rangel
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "My favorite thing about my Audioengine HDP6 CHERRY speakers, other than the sound, is how they look. I almost did not get them, but I am so glad I did, because the vintage look is killer. The sound is nothing to sneeze at either though. I can listen to soft ballads or hard rock songs, and the sound is perfect either way. "
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    #13ARVICKA SP-106

    ARVICKA SP-106
    The ARVICKA SP-106 are USB speakers that are compatible with PCs, laptops, and smartphones. These speakers are small in size but they offer quality high and low sounds that can fill the room. 
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    Paul Hayes
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "great sound in a pretty package"
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    #14ARCTIC S111

    ARCTIC S111

    The ARCTIC S111, a USB-powered stereo computer speaker is a multimedia speaker with enhanced drivers. It has a compact size of 7 x 7 x 7 cm which makes it easier to bring around. 

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    Bryan Williams
    Written on April 21, 2018
    ""Cheap" is largely subjective, but these speakers almost certainly fit the bill no matter what price range you had in mind. Available for under $20, they're not bad, but exponentially better and more powerful speakers can be found for only a fraction more. If you're looking for something under $20, this is a good solution, but I'd recommend shelling out an extra $10 or $20 to pick up something a little better."
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    #15Dell AC511

    Dell AC511

    The Dell AC511 is a USB-wired soundbar. This speaker is compact in size but has 2 x 1.25 Watts of power for the crisp and clear audio that's similar to bigger, more expensive speakers. 

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    Jack Scott
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "Dell AC511 is a nice little soundbar that isn't expensive. It's not super expensive but it isn't the best out there."
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    #16Enhance ENPCSL2100RDEW

    Enhance ENPCSL2100RDEW
    The Enhance ENPCSL2100RDEW are computer speakers that are USB 2.0 powered with a 3.55 mm connection with PC, Desktop, Laptop or Notebook. It has a subwoofer for clear and high-quality audio. 


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    Aaron Jones
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "Great compact speakers for a reasonable price.Good sound quality!!"
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    #17Phillips SPA4210/97

    Phillips SPA4210/97

    The Phillips SPA4210/97 are portable USB speakers for laptop and desktop computers. The small size of these speakers makes them easy to bring around for various activities. 

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    Phillip Martin
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "This device has more specifications and available at low price. "
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    #18Cionyx DNYX001

    Cionyx DNYX001
    The Cionyx DNYX001 are USB-powered, multimedia stereo-wired speakers that are compatible with desktop PCs and laptops. These speakers brag excellent sound quality and perfect bass
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    Emma Ward
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "Great value and great sound. All you need to know. They probably aren't the greatest, but they may be the greatest cheapos out there."
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    #19Sony SRS-A3 Speakers

    Sony SRS-A3 Speakers

    Sony SRS-A3 is a speaker designed to connect to PC or desktop computers. This speaker has portable connectivities like auxiliary input port for iOS and Android devices as well as for headphones units.

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    Isabel Ordoñez
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "These speakers are really good. I got them a little while ago, and I am so amazed at the quality of the sound. These speakers do a great job of providing really nice sound quality for as small as they are, and they're easy to have around too, since they fit practically anywhere. "
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    #20Dell AX210

    Dell AX210

    Experience simple, quality audio with Dell AX210 Stereo Speakers. This affordable USB-powered speaker system is easy to use and easy to set up right out of the box. It comes with an integrated amplifier and has a total output of 1.2 Watts, making it ideal for desktop listening.

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    Grace Brewer
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "These are really good speakers for the price. I use my pc to listen to music while cooking, and this improved the sound monumentally. Bear in mind they're only $13.99 and you won't get the same sound as when you buy a set for $50+, but huge improvement over the laptop's speakers."
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    #21Bose Companion 20

    Bose Companion 20

    Bose Companion 20 is a multimedia speaker system with a sleek and compact design suitable for desktop computers. These computer speakers come with a control pod and cable for accessing the volume and mute options.

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    Austin Silva
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "It's okay. Not a lot of base, but that's kind of expected. I'm not a huge fan of these for the price I paid. I wish I could have returned them and got something better but I waited too long. I'd pass."
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    #22ELEGIANT Sound Bar Speakers

    ELEGIANT Sound Bar Speakers
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    Linda Meyer
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "You get what you pay for. Better than this will be hard to find."
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    #23Philips SPA1330/37

    Philips SPA1330/37

    The Philips SPA1330/37 is a multimedia speaker with 10W sound output power and dynamic bass reproduction. These speakers are perfect for playing music, games, movies and online videos on both MAC and PC.

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    Marisol Hurtado
    Written on April 16, 2018
    "It's ok. One of the speakers stopped working after a year."
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    #24OfficeTec SP212

    OfficeTec SP212

    The OfficeTec SP212 are USB speakers that are compatible with PCs and laptops. These speakers feature the DigiClear™ technology that eliminates crackles, pops, hissing, and other types of interference.

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    Frank Walker
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "I picked these up to use with my desktop computer, mainly so I could listen music while I work and have good sound without headphones. They work for me. I'm not a hardcore audiophile, but I like the fact the music sounds like music, and you can pay attention to its deep structure. When I am just focused on listening to music I usually just use my iPhone with headphones, so I can walk around, but I think the quality of these speakers is good enough that I can just sit there and listen to them too. A solid buy for the price."
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    #25Just Wireless

    Just Wireless

    Just Wireless offers a wireless Bluetooth vehicle FM transmitter with hands-free calling and features a two USB port. It also gives a lifetime warranty.

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    Samuel Martin
    Written on May 26, 2018
    "Too low budget for me. Seemed like an expanded student play. Kudos for the decent audio quality and the video wasn't bad either. At least no shaky cam in this low budget foray."
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    #26iBall Tarang

    iBall Tarang

    iBall Tarang 4.1 Speakers  is a 4.1-channel multimedia speaker which includes USB, and other auxiliary connections and FM ideal for computers, mobile phones, laptops, or televisions.

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    Harry Stewart
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "Great performance for the price. Additional features such as SD card and fm support make this one of the best deals I've experienced"
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    #27HP 400

    HP 400

    HP Wired Speakers and Subwoofer 400 has a 2.1 speaker solution to deliver immersive audio with clear and natural sound.  It has a 3.5-millimeter auxiliary input that allows audio sharing from smartphones, tablet, and PC.

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    Yi Tan
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "Bought these on sale and glad I did. I was using old speakers from the dollar store and I was ready for the sound coming from my desktop to be significantly louder. These definitely did the trick. It was 30 bucks well spent!"

Summary

Best What are the cheapest portable speakers with powerful sound
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Sylvania SP328-Black Electronics 201 Paid
2TaoTronics 360 Degree Surround Sound Electronics 85 Paid
3SoundPEATS Bluetooth Speaker 360 Electronics 77 Paid
4Marshall Kilburn Portable Electronics 45 Paid
5Harman Kardon Onyx Electronics 39 Paid
6JBL Flip 3 Electronics 38 Paid
7OontZ Angle 3Electronics 19 Paid
8Harman Kardon Allure SpeakerElectronics 17 Paid
9iFox iF012 SpeakerElectronics 15 Paid
10GOgroove GSVUBR100BKEWElectronics 7 Paid
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