JBL portable speakers are sold on Amazon

Small devices with big sound, JBL speakers are on sale on Amazon. (Photo: Amazon)

When you listen to great music on the go, you want to share it, and that can be difficult when you and your friends strain to hear the tiny sound coming from your phone. Well, we are here to cure your audio problems. The folks at JBL have perfected the art of portable Bluetooth-compatible speakers, and Amazon has slashed the prices of some of its most popular models, like the best-selling Clip 4 speaker.

Basically a beefier, sturdier and slightly heavier alternative to the Clip 3 (see below), the 4’s carabiner is integrated into the metal band surrounding the unit, making it a perfect choice for more strenuous activities such as hiking or camping. Also a big help in the great outdoors – it’s dust resistant.

As one fan put it: “This is a great sounding JBL speaker. I use it while playing golf, biking around the neighborhood, or just sitting on the back patio. The clip is a great feature. necessary .”

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JBL Clip 4

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With a built-in carabiner for extra protection, you can take your JBL Clip 4 anytime, anywhere. Just clip on a belt, strap or buckle and go explore the world.

$50 on Amazon

Looking for other options? Some of JBL’s other great hits are also available at a discount!

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JBL Clip 3

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Waterproof and small, the JBL Clip 3 has a sturdy carabiner that you can attach to anything so you can enjoy music anywhere. It also connects to your phone or tablet wirelessly and has noise and echo cancellation features.

$45 on Amazon

At just four inches in diameter, the Clip 3 is small enough to take just about anywhere. A carabiner allows you to easily attach it to your bag or clothes, allowing you to enjoy hands-free sound wherever you are. And we mean “everywhere”: It’s waterproof, so you don’t have to worry about getting caught in the rain, and it pumps out up to 10 hours of tunes before needing a recharge.

This speaker also connects to your phone or tablet wirelessly, allowing you to stream your sound without worry. You can even answer calls and enjoy noise and echo cancellation. By the way, Clip 3 is available in a dozen colors and models, all on sale.

One fan said this is their favorite portable speaker ever. “It’s small enough to fit in my purse or backpack,” they wrote. “The sound is exceptionally good for how small it is. The Bluetooth connectivity is flawless. And it’s waterproof! I love using it all the time, every day, everywhere. It’s my new best little friend.”

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JBL Flip 5

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JBL Flip 5 offers 12 hours of playtime and can be paired with other JBL PartyBoost compatible speakers for extra music and is waterproof down to three feet of water.

$80 on Amazon

Think of this as the JBL Clip’s big brother. This gadget boasts 12 hours of playtime and is waterproof (meaning it’s totally boat and beach friendly). It also comes with PartyBoost, which lets you pair two compatible JBL speakers for superior stereo sound. Choose from 10 different colors, including Two camouflage varieties.

“I got this speaker for the beach and golf [course]. It was even better than I expected! The sound quality is amazing! I would recommend this speaker to anyone,” said one five-star fan.

At just 3.4″ × 2.7″, the Go 3 is the baby of the bunch. Instead of bolting it down, padlock-style, you can simply hang it from a nearby peg at your workstation, a kitchen cabinet knob, or a piece of workout gear. It is, of course, Bluetooth-enabled, offering five hours of playback on a single charge. Plus, it’s 40% off!

Reports an enthusiastic customer: “Absolutely love the colour, how compact it is and most of all the VOLUME. Good heavens this little boy is STRONG! I still have to upload it.”

The reviews cited above reflect the most recent releases at the time of posting.

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