Best Shower Speakers

Last update March 16, 2017
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OUR VERDICT
INTERFACES
NUMBER OF SPEAKERS
POWER
SIZE
OPERATION TIME
EXTRA FEATURES
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PROS
Two-in-one showerhead-and-waterproof Bluetooth shower speaker by KOHLER is a music within the water spray. 60 angled nozzles make you clean, and the speaker inside make the process fun! Also, it is protected against corrosion.
CONS
Not very loud.
OUR VERDICT
Taking a shower with Moxie is ten times more enjoyable. The music just couldn't be closer, it's streaming right from above along with the water. And as the speaker is mounted into the showerhead with a magnet, you can detach it and take music with you.
detailed parameters
INTERFACES
- Bluetooth - MicroUSB for charging
NUMBER OF SPEAKERS
1
POWER
1.5W
SIZE
Showerhead: 4.2" x 5" Speaker: 3.1" x 2.2"
OPERATION TIME
7 hours
EXTRA FEATURES
IPX4 protection, Shower+Speaker, Magnet speaker-to-showerhead mount, Speaker stand
WARRANTY
1-year limited warranty
PROS
iFox waterproof Bluetooth speaker has a very convenient big button for taking/ending calls. To charge the battery, you will need 2–3 hours only, and after that, you can listen to music for 6 hours.
CONS
Suction cup is for smooth surface only.
OUR VERDICT
One of the best waterproof Bluetooth speakers out there when it comes to protection. You will be able to take a shower, bathe, even hike with music at hand. Even if you drop it in water, this shower speaker will survive.
detailed parameters
INTERFACES
- Bluetooth - MicroUSB for charging
NUMBER OF SPEAKERS
1
POWER
3W
SIZE
3.4" x 3.4" x 2.6"
OPERATION TIME
6 hours
EXTRA FEATURES
IP67 protection, Mic, Suction cup for mounting, Siri control
WARRANTY
1-year warranty
PROS
The shape of this Bluetooth shower speaker is designed to carry it around with no problems, and not only to a shower. It will fit perfectly in your car's cup holder.
CONS
No buttons to skip forward/backward.
OUR VERDICT
You will hardly find a better waterproof Bluetooth speaker in this price range. In addition to a stylish design, it has two speakers inside. A perfect choice for those who like it loud.
detailed parameters
INTERFACES
- Bluetooth - MicroUSB for charging - 3.5mm AUX-IN
NUMBER OF SPEAKERS
2
POWER
10W
SIZE
5.25" x 2.6" x 2.8"
OPERATION TIME
7 hours
EXTRA FEATURES
IPX5 protection, Mic, Horizontal or vertical placing
WARRANTY
90-day limited warranty
PROS
Hang it on a lanyard or simply put on a flat surface — the design allows options. Omaker M4 is a highly portable Bluetooth shower speaker with an NFC feature.
CONS
Low microphone sensitivity.
OUR VERDICT
The casing is highly resistant to impacts, and the battery works for a pretty long time. These features make this waterproof Bluetooth shower speaker a perfect companion for hikers.
detailed parameters
INTERFACES
- Bluetooth; NFC - MicroUSB for charging - 3.5mm AUX-IN
NUMBER OF SPEAKERS
1
POWER
3W
SIZE
3.2" x 3.2" x 1.8"
OPERATION TIME
12 hours
EXTRA FEATURES
IP54 protection, Mic, Lanyard, Shock-proof body
WARRANTY
1-year warranty
PROS
The A2DP profile support makes it possible to enjoy stereo sound with these small shower speakers, which is not possible with standard Bluetooth. And the variety of color options is a pleasant addition too.
CONS
Takes some time to turn on.
OUR VERDICT
VicTsing is a portable speaker for an affordable price, it will provide wonderful sound and volume, and you will have no problems tucking it into your backpack pocket or fitting it in a bathroom.
detailed parameters
INTERFACES
- Bluetooth - MicroUSB for charging
NUMBER OF SPEAKERS
1
POWER
5W
SIZE
5" x 4.2" x 2.2"
OPERATION TIME
6 hours
EXTRA FEATURES
IP65 protection, Mic, Suction cup for mounting, Camping snap hook, Auto shut-off
WARRANTY
1-year warranty

What is a Shower Speaker

A shower in the morning can boost your energy levels, and a warm bath after a hard day of work will help you relax and help you sleep better. And good music can add to both. But not every acoustics can operate with the humidity levels in a bathroom. But where there is a demand — there is an offer. Meaning, the manufacturers have noticed the empty niche and today we have an opportunity to buy special shower speakers! Now you can enjoy your favorite music first thing in the morning and while relaxing in the evening. Simply connect them to your smartphone and push the Play button! Also, Bluetooth shower speakers are really portable, easy to take with you to a cottage or a trip. In this review, we will speak about how to choose the best waterproof Bluetooth speakers.

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What To Look For

Performance

First, we recommend you to look at the power of the shower speakers. For regular speakers, the starting point is 3W, but in a shower, 1.5W is enough for listening, mostly. If you would like to listen to your music at high volumes, the 10–20W will make it (good even for outdoors use). After that, check how many actual speakers are there in a single casing as this parameter affects the sound power too. As a rule, you will find either one or two speakers, however, three or more also happen. There might or might not be a subwoofer. If there is one, you can be sure in good low-frequency sound. And the last parameter we list under the performance is the duration of the shower speaker operation. Most models have this parameter somewhere between 5 and 10 hours, but some can handle up to 15 hours on a single charge.

Interfaces

Today, the most used connection type for shower speakers is a Bluetooth. It is simple and fast, and the connectivity distance is approximately 10 meters. Some devices use the NFC connection type where you need to touch the two devices to connect them, but the distance in this case might be smaller compared to the Bluetooth. And the last option is to connect the speakers via the AUX cable to your smartphone directly. The best option, of course, is to have all the listed types. Sometimes it is possible.

Usability

This parameter includes, first of all, the shower speakers' size. If you are only going to use them in your bathroom, the size probably does not matter much and depends on the room size only. But for those who like to take their music for a walk or when going to the trip the more compact the better. Also, maybe a microphone will be a good extra. When your hands are wet or you just can't take the call, you will be able to speak via the speakers. And, finally, for additional convenience and comfort, many manufacturers design shower speakers with means to adjust them on a wall.

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Review of KOHLER K-9245-CP Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker

KOHLER K-9245-CP Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker

KOHLER K-9245-CP Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker

No Music No Life

KOHLER is an expert in creating comfort in your home. And this shower speaker is designed with a thought about every person who can't live without music in their life. Moxie Showerhead is a unique Bluetooth shower speaker. A speaker is only a part of the device. The other part is a fully functional showerhead with a hollow space in the middle where you place a speaker. This way, it seems that the water sings around you while you are taking a shower. It envelopes you in a way nothing can, absolutely unrivaled feelings. But that is not everything Moxie Showerhead is capable of. Take it out of the showerhead, and you have an excellent portable speaker. You can then place it on a special stand and continue listening in your room when you work or study, in a kitchen when you cook, etc. It is small enough to put it in your pocket when you go somewhere, and the battery lasts for whole 7 hours. As for the showerhead, it looks really modern and stylish. You can choose from 4 colors the one that will suit your bathroom best. Transform a simple ritual of cleaning into an activity full of fun.

Review of KOHLER K-9245-CP Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker

Why Too Loud Is Bad?

It happens gradually, you might not even notice at first. Your favorite instrument is suddenly not as clear as it used to be and you have to get the volume up. The guests on a TV-show you watch sound thick and hard to discern, the noise in a mall or theater hall becomes a solid rumble.

Many of us listen to music and watch movies at volumes high enough to damage our hearing. It is especially true for those who prefer earphones. We just do not stop to think about it, sometimes until it's too late. We think the loss of hearing is the curse of old age, but it's not really like that. Not anymore. Many medical specialists suggest that today's way of life, with the usage of speakers and earphones at high volume, is what leads us to the early hearing loss. Our ear canal just ages faster. The sound over 85 dB is a maximum loudness for prolonged exposure but doctors recommend we stay even below that. The maximum volume in earphones can be up to 105–120 dB, which is only permissible for a couple of minutes at a time if you don't want to stop hearing at all. So please lower the volume to 70% or below and get used to listening like this. Use protection when you go to a concert, ear molds or ear muffs would be a good decision. They will save you trouble and money in future (and how close that future is depends on you, too). Stay healthy!

KOHLER K-9245-CP Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker in the use

More to Consider

Two-in-one is always a great option, and often it is also a lot of fun. For example, SweetLF Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Light Bulb will make the music from your smartphone flow and will also provide warm light of a color you choose!

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Review of iFox iF012 Bluetooth Shower Speaker

iFox iF012 Bluetooth Shower Speaker

iFox iF012 Bluetooth Shower Speaker

100% Safe

Music is a wonderful companion in our everyday life. It became easy to take music with you wherever you go, what's with smartphones and ultralight laptops. But the sound quality in these devices still leaves room for improvement. And good acoustics is often bulky and not protected against weather conditions, you can't take it to a trip or place in your bathroom. But there is a happy medium today. Portable waterproof Bluetooth shower speakers may not be exactly the expensive acoustics quality but they are often better than smartphone ones. And the iFox iF012 is a great choice if you can't imagine your life without sound. This portable Bluetooth speaker is certified to correspond to the IP67 standard of protection against dust and water, meaning you can even immerse it up to 1 meter deep. Certainly, it can handle a shower or a downpour in the mountains. You won't destroy your phone if you have this waterproof Bluetooth speaker with you. The 6-hour battery and 3W power make iFox iF012 your chance to keep your music with you not only in the shower but in a car, ship, on a beach, etc. Additionally, the manufacturer agrees to exchange the item during all the warranty period if it does not satisfy you for some reason.

Review of iFox iF012 Bluetooth Shower Speaker

Hands-free

If you use bluetooth speakers with your smartphone, you have probably encountered the situation where you need to take a call or skip the song but your hands are wet. You will forget about this problem with iFox iF012 Bluetooth Shower Speaker as it has a complete control panel with Play/Pause/Stop, Skip Forward/Backward, Turn On/Off, and, what is especially important in these cases, a Take a Call button. And a big one at that. Collectively, all this allows you to leave your hands free to do whatever you want, no need to take your phone from the pocket. The purchase also includes a suction cup for you to stuck the speaker to any smooth surface. Buying iFox iF012, you know you get a high-quality multipurpose device that will be your reliable companion and will provide entertainment with clear sound.

iFox iF012 Bluetooth Shower Speaker in the use

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Review of Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Quite Some Power in a Compact Body

For a 10W device, we'd say this OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is remarkably compact. It will fit into your car's cup holder during a trip and will as well comfortably sit on a shelf in your bathroom when you are at home. The longish casing makes it stand out among all the competitors and contains two speakers covered with a metal mesh that protects them excellently. When you turn the speakers on you will be surprised, in a very good way. The passive built-in subwoofer makes the low-frequency sound voluminous and the bass clear and beautiful. You will be able to even watch movies with a speaker like this one, it's this good. And all this power is backed up by a 2200 mAh battery that takes just a couple of hours to charge and works up to whole 7 hours after that. That's almost a whole day without a stop.

Review of Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

Music is a Tap Away

We hate all the lengthy hard to read manuals with lots of engineering information some manufacturers add to their devices. What about you? Well, there are cases when it is a necessary addition, true, but a small portable shower speaker is hardly one of them, right? Cambridge SoundWorks agrees with us on this. The control over the speaker could not be simpler and more intuitive. The designers of Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker took care of it perfectly. You can set this speaker horizontally or vertically depending on your preferences and the availability of free space. The control buttons are located on the triangular lateral panel (if you look at a horizontally placed speaker). You will find the volume controls, the Play/Pause button, and a special Bluetooth connection button there. Not too fancy, but all the main features are present. The aligning of devices via Bluetooth takes mere seconds, completed in a blink of an eye. So no more boring manuals, it's easy as a tap.

Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker in the use

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Review of Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Loud, Works Long, Reliable

Let’s face it, not everyone has a bathroom the size of a 5-star hotel room. Sometimes, it's a tiny room where your shower or bathtub takes all the space. Be it a design solution or a necessity, it leaves no space to put a standard-sized speaker. But the Omaker M4 Bluetooth shower speaker will fit just fine, it takes next to no space at all. The manufacturer created a highly durable device designed to sustain dust, water, and even some level of shocks. Enough so to use it outside your bathroom too — take it with you when you go hiking, have a picnic with family and friends, or just travel by car for work and pleasure. The 3W power creates a good enough volume for a small disco. Moreover, the playing time of this waterproof Bluetooth speaker is up to 12 hours! That's very rare for a portable speaker of such a size.

All in all, Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker is one of the best waterproof Bluetooth speakers you can find. It combines great sound characteristics with excellent battery and great functionality. A price is a bonus.

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The Mystery of Music

Years and years are spent to learn how music affects our mood and mental health. And yet, the only thing we can be certain about is that it does affect us, nothing more. Numerous experiments are held time after time, each one bringing results opposite to the previous. Some say that sad music helps when you are sad, some — that when you are depressed you should listen to something joyous and optimistic. Some prescribe different music for different types of "sad". There are people who prefer to start their mornings with upbeat pop songs whereas others turn on Mozart first thing after getting out of bed. We listen to relaxation melodies before going to sleep and we see happy dreams, wake up more healthy and less tired. Music can be a great power in health care, especially for patients with mentality issues. Kids respond to music so well that doctors suggest soon-to-be mothers to turn on something unstressful from the early stages of pregnancy. Every mood can be shown with music. And our mood affects our physical health. Listening to "your" music can make you more successful in life, and wrong music can inadvertently trigger illnesses if you are exposed to it for a long time. So don't pass on this ultimate source of energy — listen to the music, dance, sing. Who knows, maybe happiness is closer than we all thought?

Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker in the use

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Review of VicTsing Bluetooth Waterproof Shower Speaker

VicTsing Bluetooth Waterproof Shower Speaker

VicTsing Bluetooth Waterproof Shower Speaker

Affordable Quality

An easy-to-use and convenient VicTsing Bluetooth Waterproof Shower Speaker is offered in four colors and will be a great solution for music lovers looking for a good quality at affordable price. VicTsing is not all that inferior to other portable speaker manufacturers, and its unique design allows using it on the beach, during a walk, or in a shower. It is scratch-resistant and has a suction cup to stick it to the smooth wall like the one in the shower. As for the sound quality, no worries here — the 5W speaker is powerful enough to produce loud and quality music. Additionally, the VicTsing has a highly sensitive microphone that allows receiving calls even when you are taking a shower. Having bought this Bluetooth shower speaker, you receive a great sound quality, high protection against moisture, contemporary design, and all of that at a great price.

Review of VicTsing Bluetooth Waterproof Shower Speaker

The Mozart Effect

Mozart's music is believed by some people to be the best remedy to preserve beauty, youth, and good health. The followers of this theory say that the reason is that it is neither fast nor exceptionally slow, not too loud and not too quiet, can be called liquid but not monotone and boring. This is what a perfect music for a human body is thought to be. The statement is reasonably arguable, but many experiments proved the good effects Mozart's music has on us. It relieves stress and headaches, helps to deal with a shock, makes us more attentive when we study, stimulates our brain, and assists in memorizing. Mozart is the first and most often recommended composer for pregnant women, it is said to have a positive effect on the child development. But most of all, it is something to brighten our days for 260 years already, scientifically proved or not. Happy anniversary!

VicTsing Bluetooth Waterproof Shower Speaker in the use

More to Consider

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Detailed review of VicTsing Bluetooth Waterproof Shower Speaker

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