Best Bluetooth Speakers Under Rs.1,000 (April 2020)

by | Mar 25, 2020

Bluetooth Speakers has become a must-have accessory to spice up your smartphone game these days.

These portable little sound boxes allow you to enjoy music in a rich and immersive manner, which the inbuilt speakers from your smartphone often fail to deliver.

In this article, we have listed the best seven portable wireless Bluetooth speakers priced under Rs.1000 according to the sound quality and the features they offer.

Enough with the intro, let’s get on with the article straight away!

Best Bluetooth Speakers Under Rs 1,000

1. Inifnity Fuze PintOverall Best Pick
2. Mi Compact Runner – up Pick
3. iBall MusiPlay A1Value for Money Bluetooth Speaker
4. Artis BT08 Feature Rich Bluetooth Speaker
5. pTron SonorBudget Indoor Bluetooth Speaker
6. Mivi RoamBest Outdoor Speaker
7. F&D W4Honorable Mention

 

1. Infinity Fuze Pint

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Overall Best Pick
  • Dual equalizer output 
  • Stable Bluetooth v5.0
  • Up to 5 hours of battery life

Infinity is the newly formed sub-brand of popular Harman audio group concentrating on budget audio devices segment including earphones, headphones and Bluetooth speakers.

The Fuze Pint is one of the best Bluetooth speakers that you can purchase under a budget of Rs.1,000.

This device looks and feels expensive and doesn’t unnecessarily cut down on sound quality either.

Design and Build Quality

The Infinity Fuze Pint looks almost similar to a Google Home device.

The rounded chassis is made of high-quality polycarbonate plastic with a rubberized finish and is covered by a cloth fabric mesh over the top which looks gorgeous and premium.

The Fuze pint has only a single button to control all its functions and is situated at the bottom.

The charging port and the LED indicator light is placed on the side for easy and quick access.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The 40mm driver speaker inside sounds pretty great for a Bluetooth speaker priced under Rs.1000.

The Fuze Pint comes with dual equalizer modes – a normal and a bass-heavy mode which can be toggled by pressing the power button thrice.

The bass is excellent considering the size of the speaker without overpowering the crisp and cleans mids as well as highs.

The speaker can cover an impressive frequency range of 180 – 20000 Hz which will cover almost all the notes in the music that you will be listening to.

Connectivity Options

This is where this device excels at.

For a budget just under Rs.1000, this Bluetooth speaker comes with the latest Bluetooth v5.0 for efficient, low energy consumption wireless connection.

This device can be paired to a Bluetooth enabled TV as well.

Battery Life

The Infinity Fuze Pint is powered by a 480mAh Li-ion battery.

This battery will last for about 5 hours of continuous music playback with moderate volume levels.

Verdict

The Infinity Fuze Pint is one of the cheapest branded Bluetooth speakers that we have on this list.

With a stylish compact design loaded with useful features such as dual equalizer, this Bluetooth speaker is the go-to product if your budget is under Rs.1000.

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Pocketable, compact design

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Attractive colour options

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Built-in microphone

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Built-in microphone

Specifications

Frequency180 – 20000 Hz
Driver Size40 mm
Impedance4 ohms
Bluetoothv5.0
Battery LifeUp to 5 Hours



2. Mi Compact

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Runner-Up Pick
  • Up to 6 hours of battery life
  • Surprisingly loud sound output
  • Easy pairing process

Mi Compact is a lightweight Bluetooth speaker from Xiaomi which aims squarely at the budget-conscious consumers.

This attractive looking Bluetooth speaker is well suited as a slight upgrade from your inbuilt speakers on the smartphone.

Design and Build Quality

The Mi Compact speaker is designed very well similar to any other Xiaomi products we have seen in the past.

The rounded cylindrical design is very compact and lightweight. It can be easily carried in your pants pocket without any noticeable heft.

The quality of plastics used for the construction of this Bluetooth speaker is very good. The patterned dots on the top which acts as the air vent for the speakers looks nice and attractive.

There is a dual colour LED on the chassis for indicating the charge and Bluetooth pairing status.

The power button is located at the bottom and doubles up as a call accept/reject button in the case of voice calls. Yes, the Mi Compact speaker has an inbuilt mic for that.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The Mi compact Bluetooth speaker has a single 40mm speaker driver that lets out decent quality sound output with okayish details.

The sound profile, although flat, delivers near sounding bass without any distortion. The vocals and highs are loud and clear as well.

We suggest you buy this speaker only if you feel the sound from the phone speakers isn’t up to the mark.

In reality, there are premium budget smartphones in the market capable of delivering the same sound quality as this one.

Connectivity

The Mi Compact is powered by the latest Bluetooth v4.2 protocol and has support for the latest audio profiles such as A2DP for clearer sound output.

With the Bluetooth v4.2, this device has the low energy consumption wireless connectivity onboard which will reduce the battery drain while in use.

Battery Life

The Mi Compact is powered by a 3.7V 480mAh Li-ion battery. This is rated to last for about 6 hours of continuous usage on moderate volume levels.

The battery inside takes about 2 hours for a full charge from empty to 100%.

Verdict

The Mi Compact is a dirt-cheap Bluetooth speaker with decent sound quality.

The attractive design and the okay build quality makes it a usable indoor speaker.

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Easy to carry

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Built-in microphone for calls

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Premium finish and build quality

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Available only in white

Specifications

Frequency200Hz – 18000 Hz
Driver Size40 mm
Impedance4 Ohms
Bluetoothv4.2
Battery LifeUp to 6 Hours

3. iBall MusiPlay A1

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Value for Money Bluetooth speaker
  • SD card and FM radio support
  • Six hours playtime
  • Bluetooth v5.0

iBall is a familiar computer peripherals marketing company in the country, popular for its dirt-cheap keyboards and mice.

The iBall MusiPlay A1 is a cube-shaped ultra-compact wireless Bluetooth speaker which can be carried anywhere, even inside your pants pocket.

Design and Build Quality

The iBall MusiPlay A1 as we mentioned has a cube-shaped form factor with a metallic front grille mesh covering the speaker inside.

Primarily made of plastic, the build quality is not something worth writing about. It is decent to say the best.

The control buttons and the input ports are located on the chassis itself.

There is a lanyard dock which can be used to attach a strap which aids in better portability.

Speakers and Sound Quality

This wireless Bluetooth speaker has a single 40mm speaker driver inside which delivers OK quality sound output.

The bass feels flat while the vocals and treble are on par when compared with other speakers in the same price segment.

Miscellaneous

There is no lack of features in this budget wireless Bluetooth speaker from iBall.

There’s an FM radio tuner with an integrated antenna to improve signal reception, an SD card slot and a USB port to plug in an external USB drive for music playback.

Battery Life

The iBall MusiPlay A1 is rated to last for four hours of music playback on a single charge.

This product can be charged from the DC mains supply with a micro USB cable or directly from a power bank.

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Pocket-friendly speaker

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Superior sound quality

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Colourful designs

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Average build quality

Specifications

Frequency80 – 20000 Hz
Driver Size40 mm
Impedance4 Ohms
Bluetoothv5.0
Battery LifeUp to 6 Hours

4. Artis BT08

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Feature Rich Bluetooth Speaker
  • SD card support
  • 360-degrees audio 
  • Up to 5 hours of battery life

Artis is an Indian brand that has entered the market recently with consumer electronic goods such as Bluetooth speakers and power banks.

The Artis BT08 is a budget Bluetooth speaker priced under Rs.1000 which is loaded with features such as external media support through SD card slot.

Design and Build Quality

The Artis BT08 Bluetooth speaker has a cylindrical box design and is made of hard plastic material with a mesh opening over the top.

The quality of plastic body construction is average considering its competitors in the same price range.

The single speaker on this device is placed towards the top. The input and output ports are located on the sides.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The single top-facing speaker on this device has a 40mm driver and delivers a 3W RMS sound output.

There is little to no stage separation or stereo effect but the level of bass and treble is perfectly fine for this price.

The loudness of this speaker is excellent and you can take it outside for a walk or during an adventure trip without worries.

Ports and Features

The Artis BT08 Bluetooth speaker is packed with ports and features that add value for money to your purchase.

This budget speaker has an SD card slot for reading media from a memory card and an AUX-in port if you want to hook this speaker to a third-party device.

Battery Life

The Lithium-ion rechargeable battery inside the Artis BT08 Bluetooth speaker is rated to last for about 5 hours of continuous music playback on a single charge.

This battery takes about 2-3 hours to charge up completely from zero to a hundred per cent.

Verdict

The Artis BT08 is loaded with features that are rarely seen in Bluetooth speakers under a shoestring budget of just Rs.1000.

With decent quality sound output and robust build quality, this is one of the best budget Bluetooth speakers that you can purchase right now in the Indian market.

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Upward facing speaker

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Microphone for handsfree calling

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3.5mm AUX input

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The average quality plastic build

Specifications

Frequency20 – 20000 Hz
Driver Size40 mm
Impedance4 Ohms
Bluetoothv4.2
Battery LifeUp to 5 Hours

5. pTron Sonor

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 Budget Indoor Speaker
  • Aux in, SD card support
  • Loud and clear sound output
  • Up to 4 hours of battery life

pTron is a consumer goods marketing company specializing in affordable audio products sales in the Indian market.

The pTron Sonor is a wireless Bluetooth speaker targeted mainly at budget-conscious buyers looking for a speaker priced under Rs.800.

Design and Build Quality

The pTron Sonor has a circular design with the speaker facing downwards. The illuminated control buttons are located on top for easy access.

The construction of this wireless Bluetooth speaker is entirely from plastic. The metallic paint job on top of the plastic gives a premium feel to this speaker.

Overall, the quality of materials used for the construction of this Bluetooth speaker justifies its price tag and feels adequate for the price tag.

Speakers and Sound Quality

The single downward-firing speaker on the pTron Sonor Bluetooth speaker has a 40mm driver inside.

This speaker is loud enough to fill an entire room comfortably. The level of detail in the music is decent with rich bass and complimenting higher notes accompanied with crisp and clean vocals.

Since the speaker is facing downwards and the anti slips pads raise the speaker a couple of inches from the ground, the sound output is amplified naturally delivering a much better audio signature than it would have if the speaker was placed facing upwards.

The quality of voice calls is loud and clear as well with no stutters of squeaking sounds in between.

Connectivity

The pTron Sonor comes with Bluetooth v4.2 on board with low energy consumption. It has an average range of 10m within which the performance is satisfactory.

This portable wireless Bluetooth speaker has a 3.5mm aux-in port to connect with legacy devices without Bluetooth capability.

A dedicated SD card slot is provided for directly playing media without pairing the speaker with a third party device.

Battery Life

The pTron packs in a decent-sized battery which is rated to last for about 4 hours on a single charge.

Charging can be done either from a DC mains supply or a portable power bank via the micro USB port.

Verdict

The pTron Sonor is an ultra-portable wireless Bluetooth speaker which comes packed with features for an affordable price tag.

With its compact design and satisfactory sound output quality, the pTron sonor is one of the perfect indoor speakers available under Rs.800.

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Illuminated control buttons
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Hands-Free voice call
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Premium, elegant design
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Slow charging

Specifications

Frequency20-20000Hz
Driver Size40 mm
Impedance4 Ohms
Bluetoothv4.2
Battery LifeUp to 4 Hours

6. Mivi Roam

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Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker
  • IPX5 water resistance
  • Serial pairing for better sound output
  • Up to 6 hours of battery life

Mivi is an Indian company specialized in marketing feature-rich budget audio peripherals such as Bluetooth earphones and speakers.

The Mivi Roam is a dirt-cheap portable outdoor Bluetooth speaker which comes loaded with useful features at a very enticing price point.

Design and Build Quality

The Mivi Roam is made from ABS plastic material. The overall build quality can be termed as decent but nothing extraordinary.

The outer portion is covered by a hard fabric material mesh which adds a sense of premium feels to this budget Bluetooth speaker.

This Bluetooth speaker comes with a lanyard for easy portability. The control buttons are placed in the side and feel a bit hard to press initially.

The compact Mivi Roam Bluetooth speaker is very lightweight and can be easily carried in your pocket or backpack with ease.

Speaker and Sound Quality

The Mivi Roam features a single 5W RMS speaker. The speaker is faced forward and the sound output is quite loud.

At maximum volume levels, there is a bit of distortion but at this price point, it is to be expected.

The bass is decent and the vocals are not overpowered by the same.

Overall, this budget Bluetooth speaker under Rs.1000 delivers respectable sound output.

Miscellaneous

The Mivi Roam comes with IPX5 water resistance certification meaning using this speaker outdoors even under drizzle won’t pose a problem.

This budget wireless speaker supports serial pairing. Two similar Mivi Roams can be paired together to deliver stereo audio output in tandem.

Battery Life

The Mivi Roam has a nominal battery life of about 6 hours per full charge at moderate volume levels.

Verdict

The Mivi Roam is one of the cheapest outdoor Bluetooth speakers that you will find under Rs.1000 in the Indian market.

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Robust build quality

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Portable and lightweight design

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In-built mic for voice calls
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Sound distortion at high volume

Specifications

Frequency20-20000Hz
Driver Size40 mm
Impedance3 Ohms
Bluetoothv5.0
Battery LifeUp to 6 Hours



7. F&D W4

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Honorable Mention
  • Easy to carry around
  • Full range neodymium driver
  • Multiple input sources

F&D is a renowned brand when it comes to home speakers systems in the Indian market.

The F&D W4 is a compact wireless Bluetooth speaker priced well under Rs.1000 for consumers looking for an affordable entry-level speaker.

Design and Build Quality

The F&D W-4 has a circular design with the diamond cut form factor. The construction is of cheap quality plastic which justifies its lower price tag.

There is a plastic mesh around the speaker which faces upwards when placed on a flat surface.

The inputs and the ports are on the sides of the speaker and are easily accessible without flipping it over.

Speaker and Sound Quality

The F&D W4 features a 40mm speaker driver which is the standard in this price range.

This speaker sounds adequately loud and clear. However, do not accept any scintillating bass response or stellar vocal clarity though.

For the price tag of just Rs.1000, this Bluetooth speaker works well as advertised.

Miscellaneous

This budget wireless Bluetooth speaker comes with an SD card slot to enjoy music playback directly from a media card rather than pairing the speaker with your smartphone.

One of the main drawbacks of this Bluetooth speaker is that it lacks a 3.5mm aux port to connect with legacy devices without Bluetooth support.

Battery Life

Battery life is just average with this Bluetooth speaker. On a full charge, the F&D W4 gives only about three hours of music playback.

Charging is done via the micro USB port. You can either plug this device into the DC mains or charge it from a portable power bank.

Verdict

The F&D W4 is a budget entry-level Bluetooth speaker with acceptable audio quality output.

The SD card functionality is an added advantage allowing you to independently use the speaker without pairing it with a smartphone.

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Elegant design
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10m Bluetooth range

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360 degrees sound output
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Average build quality

Specifications

Frequency80-20000Hz
Driver Size40 mm
Impedance4 Ohms
Bluetoothv4.1
Battery LifeUP to 5 Hours

This concludes our curated list for the best eight Bluetooth speakers priced under Rs.1,000.

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