5 Best WiFi Speakers of 2018

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Wireless speakers are now everywhere. The past few years we have seen a staggering rise in the movement to “cut the chords” with companies like Apple jumping on the bandwagon. Yes. Nobody can carry their trunk-sized amplifiers with them on vacations.

Even at home, it’s really hard to let go of your bed and attach your phone to the old-fashioned speakers at the other end of your bedroom.

Wireless speakers are no less than a necessity! The convenience and portability most off-the-shelf wireless speakers offer are simply unmatched. However, you need to look at a few things before you buy one.

Most wireless speakers in released in previous years are based on Bluetooth technology. But the new Wifi speakers that have hit the market beat the Bluetooth technology for many reasons. Wifi speakers offer the same convenience and portability as Bluetooth speakers; you can seamlessly connect your phones rather than using some external speakers. Also, they work the same way with streaming applications or music already in your library. To set things apart, WiFi speakers offer you better sound with a much greater connectivity range. They don’t consume your battery much and above all, they don’t take control over your phone’s audio channel. So you can take as many calls as you want, while the music doesn’t stop! To add all these amazing benefits, WiFi speakers are best suitable for multiroom audio. All speakers can be synchronized and controlled using a single app!

Once you go WiFi, there is no coming back!

You might be confused about which brand you should buy them from. Here are the best five WiFi speakers you need to check out!

1. Sonos Wireless Play Series

The Sonos PLAY series.

The Sonos Play series has the best quality Wifi speakers in the market. They come with amazing sound quality coupled with an extremely simple design. The Play series provides support for all major streaming services with and is very easy to set up.

Play Series contains three components that vary by size: Play 1, Play 3, and Play 5. The series also has a TV sidebar that is considered to be the best one yet. There is also an option to add a subwoofer for those you love an extra bass.

2. JBL Playlist

JBL is now an established name in the Audio industry with many of its Bluetooth speakers reigning over international markets. While all other companies place a high price tag on WiFi speakers, JBL Playlist gives you a true WiFi experience at the cost of Bluetooth speakers!

The speakers come with built-in Chromecast that allows you to cast music to the device by a single touch. Using Chromecast, you can listen to your favourite songs and a million more using services like Spotify, Pandora and Google Music. The speakers can be fully controlled with the Google Home app!

3. Bose SoundTouch Wireless Speakers

Bose SoundTouch 10

Bose Introduces three different models of wireless speakers in the SoundTouch series: the SoundTouch 10, SoundTouch 20 and the SoundTouch 30. The models not only differ in sound but each model is louder than the previous one. The speakers are easy to control using the Bose application that gives users a lot of freedom in controlling the devices. The one-touch device setup also makes the speakers stand out among its competitors.

Along with the great sound quality, the devices have Amazon’s voice-activated smart assistant built in as well!

 


Also See: Our Comprehensive review on Amazon Echo


 

4. Marshall Stanmore Multi-room Speaker

Our first choice in terms of superior design and build quality would be the Marshall Stanmore Multi-room speakers. The company’s signature design has been the same for years and still looks as beautiful as it ever looked. They are your Grandpa’s classic speakers with the most innovative technology coupled together.

Users have a choice between the Acton Stanmore and the Woburn. The speakers are very easy to setup and support Apple Airplay, Google Chromecast and Spotify Connect.

5. Klipsch Heritage Wireless Speakers

Klipsch Heritage “The One”

When I saw the Klipsch Heritage multiroom speakers, the looks of it made it impossible for me to look away from the elegant device. They are surely one of the most beautiful speakers available. The superb retro design with a wooden top and golden buttons will surely urge you to buy one.

Apart from the superior design, the speakers offer a great sound quality. The two models, “One” and “Three” differ in sizes and collectively give a rich multiroom experience.

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