Best Bluetooth Speaker With Microphone

best bluetooth speaker with microphone

Having a microphone built into a Bluetooth speaker is a fairly common and expected feature. All of our choices here are from very well known brands and the individual models may well be familiar to you.  As these options are all portable speakers which have a microphone built into them, it is only fitting that they are our top choices for this category. This article will show you a selection of the best Bluetooth speakers with microphones across a range of products. At the bottom of the page, we have a table with 80 speakers.

Bose SoundLink Revolve Plus – Best Speaker with Microphone

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Bose SoundLink Revolve Plus

The Bose SoundLink Revolve Plus was our choice for best Bluetooth speaker in 2018. Given that it has a microphone and speakerphone option, it naturally takes the top choice for best Bluetooth speaker with a microphone. As discussed in our best Bluetooth speakers in 2018 article, this speaker has exceptional sound quality across all frequencies which are the primary reason for its top ranking. It also comes with many features including a splashproof IPX4 rating, 360 degrees sound and a decent 16 hours of battery life for its size and maximum volume. The Revolve Plus is also a Bluetooth speaker with microphone features including a speakerphone and voice AI. All of this does come at a pricey $300, money well spent if it fits your budget.

At the top of the speaker among various buttons is the microphone of the almighty Bose SoundLink Revolve Plus. This has two functions which are operating as a speakerphone, play, and pause music, and to give voice commands to Siri or Google Assistant. There is no Alexa option, however, although an Echo Dot can be connected to enable it. On Amazon, there is even an option to purchase these two together. As a speakerphone, it operates pretty straightforwardly. An incoming call to a paired phone will automatically stop music playing on the SoundLink Revolve Plus. The call can be answered by pressing the multifunctional button normally, or it can be rejected by holding it down. You can prompt calls by using your smartphones voice recognition technology too. As well as having the best sound quality, the Revolve Plus can pretty much do everything you would expect that a Bluetooth speaker with microphone features can. If you’ve got the money and want the best all-around Bluetooth speaker with a microphone then the Revolve Plus is the right choice for you.

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JBL Flip 4 – Best Mid PriceRange

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JBL Flip 4

The JBL Flip 4 is our top choice of all portable speakers for under $100. It is one of those products which is a very well rounded option of a Bluetooth speaker with microphone and other features included. The sound quality of the Flip 4 is undoubtedly the best out of the Bluetooth speaker with microphone options listed in the mid-range price bracket. The speaker is also renowned for its indestructibility to all physical challenges thrown at it. This includes both a bit of good old gravity and a rock hard floor, and also with water due to its highly waterproof IPX7 rating. It is actually marketed and designed for being used in the pool. Another cool feature is the ability to connect over a hundred JBL speakers with their Connect+ app. One drawback is the bass not being quite as good as the mid and high frequencies.

In 2016 JBL first started integrating Siri and Google Assistant into their products. Like practically all Bluetooth speakers, this function is activated via holding down the multifunction button. For this, to work you have to download the JBL Connect app on IOS or Android, pair your device via Bluetooth using the app and tick the voice assistant button. Then you are set to use voice control with your speaker when you hold down the multifunction button shaped as the play sign. The JBL Flip 4s speakerphone is very good, equatable to that of a smartphone and cancels the echo very well. This Bluetooth speaker with microphone commands and a speakerphone is the best speaker at this price range full stop. Much like with the Revolve Plus, if a speaker is the best overall in that price range then we aren’t afraid to merit it again if it has a feature people are looking for, much like a Bluetooth speaker with a microphone as a prerequisite.

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  • Ipx7 waterproof means no more worrying about rain or...

Anker SoundCore 2 – Best Budget Option

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Anker SoundCore 2

Given that the Anker SoundCore 2 is the best portable speaker you can buy for under $50 and it is a Bluetooth speaker with microphone features built in, it is the clear winner for our budget option. Anker is a well-known brand for low price features and with such a cheap speaker of just $40 it is hard to be disappointed. The SoundCore 2 is a fun compact option with a punchy feel to it. It is a great option to have on the go because of this price and size, but also because it has an IPX5 rating splash proof. A little sweet perk of the SoundCore 2 is the fact it is a Bluetooth speaker with a microphone. The microphone of the SoundCore is just used for the purpose of hands-free calls. The option of inbuilt voice recognition with Siri or Google Assistant is a relatively deluxe feature that comes when you pay more. But like with the other top picks, you do have the option to connect an Echo Dot wirelessly so you can use Alexa with the Anker SoundCore 2. The microphone quality is not as good as the other options here, but it does the trick which is good enough for a budget option of a Bluetooth speaker with a microphone.

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Final Word

Having a Bluetooth speaker with microphone features is generally a lower priority of option over sound quality or battery life. Luckily, the best Bluetooth speakers do tend to have this as an included part of the product. We hope we have given you an option that fits your budget and expectations, whether it be the SoundCore 2, Flip 4 or Revolve Plus. If you liked this article take a moment to read our post on Bluetooth speakers with LED lights.

AvailabilityPortable Bluetooth SpeakersSpeakerphoneWeightBattery life (up to) (playback music)Waterproof
Check PriceBose SoundLink RevolveYes0.66 kg12 hoursYes
Check PriceBose SoundLink Revolve+Yes0.9 kg16 hoursYes
Check PriceBose SoundLink Color IIYes0.54 kg8 hoursYes
Check PriceBose SoundLink Mini IIYes0.68 kg10 hoursNo
Check PriceBose Soundlink MicroYes0.29kg6 hoursYes
Check PriceSony SRS-XB41Yes1.50 kg24 hoursYes
Check PriceSony SRS-XB31YEs0.89 kg24 hoursYes
Check PriceSony SRS-XB21Yes0.53 kg12 hoursYes
Check PriceSony SRS-X11Yes0.215 kg12 hoursNo
Check PriceJBL Xtreme Special EditionYes2.112 kg15 hoursYes
Check PriceJBL Pulse 3Yes0.960 kg12 hoursYes
Check PriceJBL Clip 2Yes0.184 kg8 hoursYes
Check PriceJBL Charge 3Yes0.8 kg20 hoursYes
Check PriceJBL Flip 4Yes0.515 kg12 hoursYes
Check PriceJBL Flip 3Yes0.45 kg10 hoursSplash Proof
Check PriceJBL XtremeYes2.112 kg15 hoursSplash Proof
Check PriceJBL TripYes0.229 kg8 hoursNo
Check PriceJBL GO 2Yes0.184 kg5 hoursYes
Check PriceJBL GO+Yes0.130 kg5 hoursNo
Check PriceJBL GOYes0.13 kg5 hours?
Check PriceJBL Link 300Yes1.7 kg?No
Check PriceCambridge Soundworks OontZ Angle 3Yes0.26 kg12 hoursYes
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Cambridge Soundworks OontZ Angle 3 PlusYes0.37 kg30 hoursYes
Check PriceCambridge Soundworks Oontz Angle 3XLYes1.592 kg8 hoursYes
Check PriceAnker Soundcore Sport XLYes0.600 kg15 hoursYes
Check PriceAnker SoundCore ProYes18 hoursYes
Check PriceAnker SoundCore NanoYes0.082 kg4 hoursNo
Check PriceAnker SoundCoreYes0.365 kg24 hoursNo
Check PriceAnker SoundCore 2Yes24 hoursYes
Check PriceAOMAIS Sport IIYes0.61 kg10 hoursYes
Check PriceAOMAIS OutdoorYes0.331 kg10 hoursYes
Check PriceAOMAIS ToughYes0.725 kg8 hoursYes
Check PriceSamsung Wireless Speaker Scoop DeisgnYes0.15 kg9 hoursYes
Check PriceSamsung Level Box MiniYes0.392 kg25 hoursNo
Check PriceSamsung Level Box SlimYes0.236 kg30 hoursYes
Check PriceSamsung ScoopYes0.151 kg9 hoursNo
Check PriceBeats Pill+Yes0.745 kg12 hoursNo
Check PriceUE Boom 2Yes0.548 kg15 hoursYes
Check PriceUE MegaboomYes0.877 kg20 hoursYes
Check PriceDOSS SoundBox TouchYes12 hoursNo
Check PriceDOSS SoundBox xsYes0.550 kg8 hoursNo
Check PriceDOSS SoundGo IIYes0.557 kg8 hoursNo
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Riva Turbo XYes1.36 kg26 hoursNo
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Altec Lansing Boom Jacket 2Yes0.453 kg50 hoursYes
Check PriceAltec Lansing Mini H20 3Yes0.198 kg6 hoursYes
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Altec Lansing Lifejacket XLYes1.859 kg40 hoursYes
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Altec Lansing Super LifejacketYes2.086 kg50 hoursYes
Check PriceAltec Lansing Mini Lifejacket 3Yes0.453 kg?Yes
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Altec Lansing OmnijacketYes1.247 kg50 hoursYes
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Altec Lansing Omnijacket MiniYes0.480 kg?Yes
Check PriceAltec Lansing Omnijacket UltraYes2.517 kg60 hoursYes
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Altec Lansing Sonic BoomYes6.577 kg50 hoursYes
Check PriceAmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth SpeakerYes0.52 kg8 hoursNo
Check PriceAmazon TapYes0.47 kg9 hoursNo
Check PriceB&O Beoplay A1Yes0.6 kg24 hoursNo
Check PriceB&O P2Yes0.300 kg10 hoursYes
Check PriceDenon Envaya MiniYes0.5 kg10 hoursYes
Check PriceDenon Envaya DSB-250BTYes0.748 kg.?Yes
Check PriceDenon Envaya Mini DSB-150BTYes0.541 kg?Yes
Check PriceDenon Envaya Pocket DSB-50BTYes0.390 kg10 hoursYes
Check PriceMarshall StockwellYes1.2 kg25 hoursNo
Check PriceAPIEYes0.326 kg10 hoursYes
Check PriceWZKYes0.458 kg10 hoursYes
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Fugoo StyleYes0.440 kg35 hoursYes
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Fugoo SportYes0.498 kg40 hoursYes
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Fugoo ToughYes0.635 kg40 hoursYes
Check PriceCreative Muvi 2CYes0.159 kg6 hours?
Check PriceCreative iRoarYes1.1 kg20 hours?
Check PriceCreative Sound Blaster Roar ProYes1.1 kg10 hoursNo
Check PriceCreative Blaster Roar 2Yes1 kg?No
Check PriceCreative Sound Blaster FreeYes0.453 kg?Yes
Check PriceCreative Sound BlasterAxx AXX 200Yes0.5 kg15 hoursNo
Check PriceCreative ChronoYes0.366 kg8 hoursYes
Check PriceCreative Metallix PlusYes0.385 kg24 hoursYes
Check PriceLibratone TOOYes0.589 kg12 hoursYes
Check PriceVIFA ReykjavikYes0.6 kg?Yes
Check PriceMonster RoveYes0.566 kg?Yes
Check PriceMonster Superstar BlackFloatYes0.226 kg7 hoursYes
Check PriceMonster SuperStar HotShotYes0.204 kg??


This section will answer some of the most commonly asked questions that users have about Bluetooth speakers with microphones.

Do Bluetooth speakers have microphones?

Not all Bluetooth speakers have microphones, for now at least. In the comparison table above we have created a large list of those that do. When purchasing a Bluetooth speaker you can’t assume that it will have a microphone as most don’t. In the future when smart assistants become more widespread it is likely that more will to facilitate voice control functions.

How do I connect my Bluetooth speaker to a microphone?

If you already have a microphone you can connect your Bluetooth speaker to it wirelessly. This can be done through Bluetooth and instructions will vary depending on what model of Bluetooth speaker you have.

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Rupert is the founder of this website and a smart home tech enthusiast fascinated by the power of connected devices. Within his Business Management (BSc) degree at the University of Nottingham, he studied the technological impact of the Internet of Things.

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