The Ultimate Ears Megaboom is all about quality — from its solid build to its critically acclaimed sonics. Wired calls it “the best battery-powered speaker for almost any mobile application, inside or outside the home.” Buyers shopping for a wireless speaker shouldn’t overlook what Wired went on to call its “new favorite Bluetooth portable."
Here’s a rundown of the Megaboom’s 5 most notable features:
1. Booming sound: Bluetooth speakers have made serious progress in sound quality, and the Megaboom runs at the front of the pack. “The Megaboom is an extremely powerful speaker, with an impressively balanced and full sound signature that outpaces anything we’ve heard before from the company,” Digital Trends writes. Its cylindrical, 360-degree sound design was a favorite among reviewers too. Forbes says the 360-design produces “enough volume to fill a mid-sized room or to power a deck party without distorting.”
2. Bluetooth, done better: “Perhaps most impressive,” Digital Trends writes, is the “highly extended Bluetooth range.” Users who find themselves walking away from their speaker will enjoy the Megaboom’s reach, with the ability to “stray up to 100 feet away from the speaker and still stream audio,” according to CNET. And when someone's on the line, users can answer and hang up calls with the press of a single button before returning to their music.