Happy woman in showerWhat doesn’t mix in the bathroom? Water and electricity. What does? Water and music!

So do podcasts, books on tape, and radio broadcasts. Because showering is nice, but showering with some tunes is amazing.

While we can’t do anything to help your shower voice, we can recommend a good vehicle for your background music.

When you are selecting the perfect bathroom speaker, there are a lot of factors to consider. Should its power source be self-contained or should it plug into a wall outlet? Does it need a clock? 

Does it need to be in the shower or just near the shower? Does it need to be mounted on the wall or can it sit on a ledge?

Should your bathroom speaker be able to connect to your phone? Should that connection be a docking station, Bluetooth or an auxiliary cable? Should you be able to use your virtual assistant with it? Should you be able to answer calls through it?

How big should it be? What color should it be? How durable should it be?

Like we said, there are a lot of factors to consider. To help you pick the bathroom speaker that is right for you, we have outlined the pros and cons from some of our top picks.

 

Kohler Moxie Showerhead

Let music rain! With Kohler Moxie’s wireless showerhead + speaker you get up to seven hours of playtime. Installation is as simple as replacing your old showerhead. The speaker docks magnetically in the showerhead’s center, allowing for easy removal and recharging.

Pros: All kinds of music and water at once.

Cons: All controls are run through an external device, meaning you need to predetermine everything from volume to playlist before you hop in the shower.

 

Fugoo Sport

This ultra-durable Bluetooth speaker offers a lot more than just bathroom fun. Beyond being waterproof, Fugoo’s Sport speaker is equipped with a fiber-reinforced resin shell and wrapped in resilient rubber trim. This makes it bounce, drop, and slide resistant. So, use it in the bathroom. Then take it with you on vacation. You will never be without tunes.

Pros: Water and drop resistant. Stylish design. Personal assistant integration (with iOS’s Siri and Android’s Google Now).

Cons: The bright turquoise trim might not go with your color scheme.

 

Eton Rukus Solar

Earth-friendly, Eton’s Rukus Solar is powered by the sun. Equipped with a solar panel, it charges during the day to deliver eight-hours of undisturbed music throughout the night. Plus, it is outfitted with a USB port, allowing you to charge your phone while listening to music.

Pros: Energy efficient. USB charging station.

Cons: It’s not waterproof.

 

Pulse!

CSJ Sound’s Pulse! is both affordable and practical. For less than $30, this ultra small speaker weights in at just 6.4-ounces and is completely waterproof. Pair it with your phone and you will have the ability to stream music and answer phone calls. Equipped with controls, such as forward, back, and pause – you will have in-shower control. Plus, it is quipped with a suction cup for easy wall attachment.

Pros: Affordable. Small. Bluetooth enabled.

Cons: Volume and sound quality leave room for improvement.

 

JBL Flip 3

Make your sound colorful. The JBL Flip 3 is available in multiple snazzy colors. Its splash-proof design is water resistant. It offers an impressively rich bass. Plus, it is equipped with a speakerphone to make chatting with friends is easy.

Pros: Slim, colorful design. Great sound quality.

Cons: Splashproof doesn’t mean waterproof. Make sure this one doesn’t get submerged.

 

EU Roll

Ultimate Ears might just be delivering the ultimate in waterproof sound. Their EU Roll speaker can be submerged for up to 30 minutes. The disk-shaped design maximizes volume, delivering a crisp sound for up to nine hours. Plus, it comes in a variety of fun colors and patterns.

Pros: Waterproof. Great volume. Fun designs.

Cons: It is not equipped with speakerphone capability.

 

SAFE RADIO

When it comes to ultra chic speaker designs, Lenox is hard to beat. The SAFE RADIO features clean lines and a bathroom-friendly bamboo color scheme. It is simple, that’s to be sure. It only offers AM and FM stations. But, its power-crank technology ensures you will never run out of battery.

Pros: Beautiful design. Crank-power technology.

Cons: It is not waterproof and it only offers AM and FM stations.

 

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