Wireless Speakers are handy gadgets to have around in your house especially if you are a musicophile. The obvious advantage of being wireless and avoiding all the headaches of the entangled wires around your device is not the only thing that sets these devices apart. The portability is another unique advantage of buying a wireless speaker compared to a regular speaker that always require a power supply plug nearby. You can carry these little gadgets along with you on a day out during a picnic or into the beach or for a pool party. Not only are they efficient when it comes to their rechargeable batteries, but these little ones also pack a punch when it comes to pure output sound that they produce. Here we look at 2 speakers from 2 of the leading manufacturers of wireless speakers, boAt, and Philips.


FEATURES Boat Stone 200 Philips BT50B
Water Proof YES. with IPX5 rating No
Bluetooth version 4.1 4.0
USB charging Yes Yes
Operating time on battery 10hours at 80% volume 6  hours at full volume
Bluetooth range 10m 10m
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boAt STONE 200

The boAt Stone 2o0 portable speaker is operated by the Bluetooth technology and can be connected to smartphones and tablets. This is a very handy gadget to keep with you wherever you go, whether it is to the park, the beach or even to your bath. It has a powerful battery that will guarantee you up to 4 to 5 hours.

  • Boat Stone 200 has the impressive feature .i.e. it is waterproof to match your outdoorsy lifestyle.
  • The body of the speaker has a rugged finishing. It is constructed using a rugged, durable rubber matte finish that makes it shockproof.
  • You can use it and take it with you when swimming, camping, etc.
  • It produces a very decent amount of bass and can go extremely loud that make this a little beast, which is nice because you have the option to really crank this speaker up if ever needed
  • It comes with the latest Bluetooth 4.1 technology.
  • In case the music source is not equipped with the Bluetooth technology, you can always turn back the clock with this one, as it is also equipped with an aux.
  • It provides an impressive 30 feet range between the music source and your portable speaker.
  • It comes with the most advanced features including a built-in microphone for taking your phone calls without having to disconnect the speaker.
  • You can enjoy 10 hours of music with eighty percent volume which is a lot better than most of the other products of a similar price range.

Water Proof IPX5


With all the plus points of this speaker, it could have used the Bluetooth 4.2 version. Otherwise, this product is bang for the bucks.

“Big sound that fits in a fist” This is the tagline that the company provides for the product. And it delivers. This is one of the popular among wireless speakers. Live life with music streamed wirelessly from one covenant, round and easy to carry speaker. It comes in various colors that you can pick the color that suits your style. The built-in rechargeable battery keeps music blasting wherever and whenever you like it.

  • It uses Bluetooth version 4.0.
  • Bluetooth range: Line of sight, 10M or 30FT
  • Built-in rechargeable battery for music playback anywhere
  • Battery backup is 5-6 hrs when the volume level is at Moderate level ( 40 -50% ).
  • The speaker has a wooden cabinet that offers it a natural touch.
  • Another plus point of this device is its impressive design that adds to its comfortability. The body is highly compact. Thus it is easy to use and can is carried with ease. The circular shape brings more style and gripping
  • All the main function keys of the speaker are located at the front which makes it easy to control this speaker
  • The LED indicator and the Bluetooth buttons enable you to set up Bluetooth connectively easily.
  • The speaker is equipped with a beautiful battery. The device can be operated at full volume for approximately 5 to 6 hours.

The speaker has a rechargeable battery that allows you to listen to your favorite music at any time of the day anywhere you want. The long battery life is surely a bonus for these wireless headsets that avoids the hassles of the entangled wired speakers.

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  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0 or below
  • Bluetooth range: Line of sight, 10m or 30FT
  • Audio in (3.5mm): Yes
  • USB charging: Yes
  • Operating time on battery: 6  hr
  • Battery type: lithium polymer (built-in)


  • The lack of water resistance feature is definitely a drawback of this speaker.
  • The battery life is also comparatively on the lower side.


Considering all the features of both speakers, the boat stone 200 is better than the Philips BT50B. The water resistance feature alone is a plus point to choose the boat one from the other considering both of them will cost you almost the same amount of money. It will be a good purchase for a long period of time.

Also, read:

Philips BT50B Vs JBL Go Wireless Speaker Comparison

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