The Best Chromecast Speakers
I’ve got the first, second, and third generation Google Chromecast for several years. It’s one of the best streaming devices to have in my home. Among of all the features, Google Cast built-in is just great for most people. This list will help you get the best Chromecast speakers to play quality music and podcasts. How did I come up with this list of compatible speakers for Google Chromecast? While Google has its own of brands of speakers, Amazon and review websites also have some good picks.
Google Chromecast Audio is one of the best smart home products. Launch your Google Home app, you’ll be able to have a full control of your smart home devices. For most Google Home users, the sound quality that come with the little smart speaker is average. This is my list of recommendations of top best Chromecast speakers.
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A List of Top 10 Best Chromecast Speakers
JBL Lifestyle Playlist Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth & Cast Support
With the JBL Lifestyle Playlist Wireless Speaker, you can control the speakers from anywhere in the house on your iOS or Android device(s). It features Bluetooth support and a standard 3.5mm aux jack.
- Instantly on and ready to play music at a moment’s notice
- 30-watt Playback System with 2x 2.25″ Speakers
- Dual-band Wi-Fi Support
- Stable wireless connection
- Not cheap
Polk Audio MagniFi Mini Home Theater Surround Sound Bar
With its subwoofer, you can fill your living room with this Polk Audio MagniFi Mini. Overall, you can enjoy immersive home theater surround sound with this high quality product.
- Balanced sound clarity
- 5.1 Dolby Digital coding
- Easy to install
- Not best for surround sound
- Audio quality: average
Toshiba TY-GC1000 High Resolution Google Cast Wireless Bluetooth Audio Speaker
For under $100, you can get a brand name speaker like Toshiba to boost your smart home experience. Three things you will like: Sound quality, flexibility of devices, and price.
- Powerful and Deep bass
- Very bassy and loud at the same time: sound quality
- Great value for the price
- Poor frequency range
- Cheap power cable: poor quality
Sony SRSZR7 Hi-Resolution Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth/Wi-Fi
This Sony’s minimalist design speaker is small yet packing enough power for most music lovers with Google Chromecast Audio. Sony doesn’t disppoint you with this high quality speaker, which is also great for a small TV.
- Hi-definition audio support
- Easy streaming options
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Google Cast
- Not rechargeable battery
- Difficult to adjust the bass
- Sound: not crystal clear
LG SK8Y 2.1 ch High Res Audio Sound Bar
The best Chromecast speaker for audiophiles. Period. Ideally, the sound quality is great for outdoor party and movie screening.
- Wireless Surround Ready
- Adaptive sound control
- Sound powerful enough for a movie or house party
- Difficult to setup
Pioneer Network Multiroom Digital Music System Black (MRX-3)
You can activate the Chromecast functionality via a firmware update. Its a fantastic speaker. The sound quality is just phenomenal.
- Dynamic deep bass
- Wireless Multi-room Audio with FireConnect
- The playfi is useless
VIZIO SP30-E0 Smart Cast Crave Go Multi-Room Wireless Speaker
The Vizio smart wireless speaker is amazing for its great sound, easy setup, and way better than Sonos! The connectivity option is also extensive.
- Bluetooth, Wi-Fi (via Chromecast), and a 3.5 mm audio input jack
- Mobile design
- Dynamic sound with bass as low as 75Hz and crystal-clear sound with up to 88dB
- Battery life: average
- Not easy to install
LG Electronics Music Flow H7 Wireless Speaker
Another top rated wireless LG speaker to consider, the Music Flow H7 can be used a part of LG’s multi-room speaker system or as a standalone speaker. Ideally, you can use it for your projector set up, while it’s great for movies, games and music.
- Smart Hi-Fi
- Mesh Network
- Multi-Room Mode
- Excellent sound quality
- No bluetooth security
- Not lightweight
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 Wireless Speaker
One of the most expensive wirless speaker for Google Chromecast on this list, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 is capable of filling the most spacious of rooms with authentic Signature Sound. Although the downsize of the speaker is connectivity, the sound is great.
- 480 watts of powerful sound
- Room adaptation technology
- Bluetooth connectivity: average
- Poor software
Bose soundlink Mini II Limited Edition Bluetooth Speaker
Without doubt, Bose has a good reputation of the maker of great bluetooth speakers. I really like the voice command for easy Bluetooth pairing. This soundlink Mini II is great for its portability and good battery life. Most often, this Bose speaker is out of stock. So get one when you can. And have fun!
- An auxiliary input
- Great sound quality: incredible bass and high quality sound
- Up to 10-hour battery life per charge
- Battery life: poor
- Short power cord