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Bluetooth speakers for iPhone and iPad – go portable and wireless today!

Over the last few months there seems to have been a growing trend of portable bluetooth speakers for iPhone and iPad hitting the market, which could be a reaction to the new Apple iPad and other devices increasing in popularity and creating a demand for more universal compatible speaker solutions.

Bluetooth has been around for a long time now, and there have been bluetooth speakers and solutions for allowing you to play music wirelessly from your handheld device, such as from an iPhone or iPad. What seems to have changed is that there are more of these bluetooth speakers now becoming available and the quality as well is much improved.

The beauty of course of the bluetooth speakers is that you can take them wherever you want to go without having to worry about wires or the length of them + of course the fact that they are universal in the way that any compatible bluetooth player can be connected to them.

We have had a look at some of the new emerging portable bluetooth speakers that are focusing on the likes of the iPhone and the Apple iPad.

Portable bluetooth speakers

JAWBONE JAMBOX BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

Some would say that the Jawbone Jambox is what you would get if Lego built a bluetooth speaker; it looks fun, sounds great, is ultra portable, and guaranteed to become popular. Jawbone is well know producer of bluetooth headsets, and their first venture into portable bluetooth speakers is hitting the nail on the head. Read more about the Jawbone Jambox here.

 

Jawbone Jambox bluetooth speaker
Amazon UK logo £159.99 Find out more >
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CREATIVE D100 PURE WIRELESS BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

The Creative D100 portable bluetooth speaker is one that is growing in popularity, much thanks to its simple but stylish design, which includes a range of color options, and the easy of portability without compromising too much on the sound quality. Featuring 2 fairly powerful 3-inch drivers the sound from these boombox style speakers are not half bad, and with battery play time of up to 25 hours on 4 AA batteries you can keep the party going. Creative D100 bluetooth speaker
Amazon UK logo From £45 Find out more >

SUPERTOOTH DISCO PORTABLE BLUETOOTH STEREO SPEAKER

This Amazon bestseller combines being ultra portable with  delivering a good and powerful audio quality through its high efficiency subwoofer system. Battery time is also good at about 10 hours, and it charges quickly, which is always a plus. The Supertooth can be connected with any bluetooth A2DP compatible device for easy streaming of music.

 

Supertooth bluetooth speaker
Amazon UK logo £80 Find out more >

Logitech Pure-Fi bluetooth speakers

Another portable and handy portable bluetooth speaker from a well known brand, the Logitech Pure-Fi Mobile comes with 2-inch active and 2-inch passive  drivers for advanced accoustic audio quality, and it also features a built in microphone so can also be used as a wireless speakerphone. The rechargeable battery provides up to 12 hours of playtime. Logitech Pure-Fi bluetooth speaker
To be reviewed
Amazon UK logo £50 Find out more >

SONY ERICSSON MBS-200 PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

The lowest priced one among our chosen few, the Sony Ericsson MBS-200 is among the most stylish ones with its spherical design and OLED display that gives you track information. But this is not just a stylish little bluetooth speaker from Sony Ericsson, as for its size it competes with the others on sound quality as well. Battery life is announced to around 6 hours of play time and about 40 hours standby. Sony ericsson bluetooth speaker
To be reviewed
Amazon UK logo £34 Find out more >

 

Bluetooth speakers for the home

 

PHILIPS FIDELIO DS8550 IPAD SPEAKER DOCK

One of the first speaker docks that will allow you to dock your Apple iPad, that also offers connection through bluetooth for playing music wirelessly. The Fidelio DS8550 builds on the popular Fidelio range of speaker docks produced by Philips, providing you with a combination of style and quality sound. Find out more about the Fidelio DS8550 iPad speaker dock here. Fidelio DS8550 bluetooth speaker
Amazon UK logo From £226 Find out more >

SOUNDFREAQ SOUND PLATFORM

In the Soundfreaq Sound Platform you get a great mid-range combo deal of an iPhone docking station and a wireless bluetooth speaker that looks great and sounds great. Simplicity in style and functionality, but with good quality sound, the Soundfreaq will look great in any room. Now if it only could have AirPlay as well.

 

Soundfreaq Sound Platform bluetooth speaker
John Lewis logo £199.95 Find out more >
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iHome iA100 bluetooth iPad speaker dock

iHome is a well known producer of speaker docks for Apple products, and one of the latest additions is the iA100 bedside speaker dock/alarm clock. One of the nifty features of this though is that it also supports streaming from your iOS device over bluetooth so no need to dock your device.Find out more about the iHome iA100 here. iHome iA100 bluetooth speaker dock
Amazon UK logo From £199.99 Find out more >

For those of you that are perhaps after some quality iPhone speakers for use at home, already own an  iPod docking stations with speakers, but want to make it wireless, there are options for you as well. Personally i use the Cerulean RX/TX bluetooth dock adapter with my Focal XS sound system.

Please let us know your experiences with these portable bluetooth speakers, or give us the heads up on any other ones that should be added to the shortlist by leaving a comment below.

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