Summary – UE Wonderboom Review
The UE Wonderboom is a fully IPX7 waterproof Bluetooth speaker that looks really cute and has the ability to float on water, which makes it really fun to have around for pool parties. The entire speaker has a very unique circular shaped design that looks and feels solid – it is capable of delivering crisp and clear 360 degree sound for you to keep the party going through the night. The entire speaker is IPX7 waterproof which means that you can submerge this speaker underwater up to a depth of 1m for 30 minutes without any issues. The Bluetooth connectivity on the UE Wonderboom is excellent, and can go up to 100 feet in length when unobstructed. The battery life on this speaker lasts a good 10 hours of continuous playtime on a single charge, and you can also connect the UE Wonderboom with other Bluetooth devices at the same time. In terms of sound performance and aesthetic design, the UE Wonderboom definitely delivers.
The Pros & Cons
The Pros. The UE Wonderboom is fully IPX7 waterproof and even floats on water, making it very fun to have around beach or pool parties. The speaker is built like a tank with a very solid and durable appearance. It also looks pretty eye-catchy which is definitely an added plus.
The Cons. The UE Wonderboom claims to produce 360 degree sound, although this can vary depending on the kind of outdoor environment the speaker is placed in. The battery life on this speaker lasts 10 hours on a single charge which is good but not great. The price is also on the slightly steeper side for a speaker of this size.
The sound quality of the UE Wonderboom is pretty amazing – you can crank this speaker up the maximum volume and it will produce crystal clear sound without any distortion. The acoustic drivers on the UE Wonderboom are capable of producing 360 degree sound, which means that you can place it virtually anywhere and expect to hear the same degree of sound output. The sound performance on the Wonderboom is clear, crisp with deep bass response – the bass response feels solid and weighty, which adds an extra kick to your music. The sound quality feels rich and full, and we were impressed by how much it is able to reproduce the lower frequencies with authority. The multidirectional sound also makes the UE Wonderboom a great speaker to have in the pool or while doing water sports – you will be able to hear the speaker from any angle and it sounds just as good as before.
The entire UE Wonderboom is built like a tank – it features an IPX7 waterproof design which means that it is completely waterproof. It is also shockproof and will survive a drop from up to 1.7 meters in height. We liked the fact that this speaker came with a hang loop which easily allows you to strap the speaker to any bag or backpack on the go. The buttons on the speaker are tactile and intuitive to use, which makes operating the UE Wonderboom a breeze. The great thing about the Wonderboom is that it actually floats in water which is great for water sports or having fun at the pool. The speaker is suitable for use with almost any water activity, including showering or swimming. You can even pair the UE Wonderboom with another Wonderboom without the need for any app or software for a larger soundstage and better music performance.
The battery life on the Wonderboom lasts a good 10 hours on a single charge which is a good amount of time for outdoor activities. It is also built to be highly compact and portable, and you can easily strap it to your bag or backpack and take it with you on the go. The Bluetooth connectivity on this speaker is excellent, and you will get crystal clear sound with detailed clarity when connected to your mobile device. The Bluetooth range goes up to an incredible 100 feet, which makes it one of the longest you can find for a waterproof Bluetooth speaker – so long that you can literally leave the speaker out in a large backyard while streaming music from your home. The speaker connects to virtually all Bluetooth devices, and works well with smartphones, tablets and laptops with Bluetooth connectivity.
The UE Wonderboom is a really solid outdoor waterproof speaker you can find that delivers multi-directional sound. We liked how portable this speaker actually is and how easy it is to carry this speaker around in a backpack. It features an IPX7 waterproof design and is capable of floating on water, making it suitable for a wide variety of water-sports and water related activities. In addition, the sound performance of the Wonderboom is simply top-notch and produces crisp and good midrange, with booming bass. This makes listening to the Wonderboom a very enjoyable experience and the speaker can easily project sound while in the pool or by the beach. You can also use the Wonderboom as a shower speaker and listen to music without having to worry about the speaker. Overall, the UE Wonderboom has a really solid build with crisp sound performance and we would definitely recommend it if you are looking for an outdoor speaker that floats on water.