Walmart offers the Sony SRSX5 Bluetooth/NFC Speaker for $79.99 shipped. That’s $20 less than B&H and $10 off our previous mention for the best we’ve seen. This speaker has a pair of “full-range” 30W stereo speakers with a built-in passive subwoofer. Bluetooth and NFC connectivity offer MP3, AAC, WMA and LDAC playback. You can expect up to 10 hours of playback on a single charge. Additionally, a rear USB port can charge your device. Rated 4.5/5 stars by 139 Amazon customers.
Newegg is currently discounting the Sony SRSX9 AirPlayand Bluetooth Speaker down to $279.99 shipped (Reg. $350+). You’ll have plenty of power with this speaker’s 154W output plus integrated streaming via Bluetooth, AirPlay or NFC. You can even charge your smartphone on the rear USB port, if needed. Although AirPlay has its ups-and-downs, it’s still one of the best ways to enjoy content via an Apple device. Rated 4/5 stars.
Let the music play at home or away with the Sony Portable Bluetooth Speaker, SRSX5/BLK. This high-performance device packs 20W of 2.1-channel sound into a sleek, portable design. The Sony Bluetooth speaker comes with a built-in battery that allows for up to eight hours of playback on a single charge. This makes it an excellent choice for people on the go. It has flexible music streaming connectivity options that let you stream your favorite audio tracks into it from a distance. Best of all, the Bluetooth stereo speaker requires no cordage. A subwoofer and dual passive radiators help to round out sound and keep it booming, while the included USB port will allow you to charge a smart device or other USB-enabled electronics.