The JBL Flip 3 is the best portable speaker we've tested, and it wasn't close.
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The warm weather is finally here for most of the country, and if you're planning on spending some extra time outdoors, a portable Bluetooth speaker is the perfect companion. We recently rounded up all the best ones we could find to find the best of the best.
Our winner—the JBL Flip 3—is splashproof, durable, well-built, and it sounded far better than almost every other model in our roundup. It was a great value at its list price of $99.99, but it's also an Amazon Gold Box deal today, dropping the price to just $63.99.
Take it from our TV and home audio expert, Lee Neikirk:
There's really no reason not to go with the JBL Flip 3. If you're looking for a portable Bluetooth speaker that wears many hats, it's got good audio quality and reliable functionality, allowing it to stand in as a stay-at-home speaker—but also boasts the portability, splash-proof features, and tough rubbery build to allow it to flourish on trips to the beach or at the campsite.
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