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Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas: Day 5 – Speakers


We’re up to Day 5 of Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas that are designed to give you a clear direction when it comes to buying tech products for your family and friends this holiday season.

Speakers are the subject of today’s guide –  a gift idea that is appropriate for men and women young and old.

There’s no age that doesn’t love music and a Bluetooth or wireless speaker will make it easier for them to hear their favourite tunes in higher quality.

Here are the categories we’re covering in the Tech Guide 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas:

Day 1: Smartphones

Day 2: Cameras

Day 3: Wearables/Activity trackers

Day 4: Tablets

Day 5: Speakers

Day 6: Gadgets

Day 7: Gaming

Day 8: Smartwatches

Day 9: TVs/Blu-ray Discs

Day 10: Computers

Day 11: Sport Gadgets

Day 12: Headphones



UE BOOM 2 – $249.95

Logitech UE speakers have been a hit ever since they were introduced two years ago.

The latest is the UE Boom 2 and it’s 18cm tall and made from durable plastic and stainproof fabric.

The UE Boom 2 is also waterproof so it can provide excellent sound no matter where you want to listen to your music.

Read our complete review of the UE Boom 2 here.


SONOS PLAY:5 – $749

Sonos is synonymous with excellent audio quality and wireless multi-room control of your music.

The latest speaker, the Play:5 has been completely redesigned and it can be positioned any way you want – on its base and on its left or right side.

And if you buy two of them – you can also create a stereo pair.

Another additional feature of the excellent Sonos app is Trueplay which tunes the speaker to the room for even better sound.

Read our complete review of the Sonos Play:5 speaker here.



The BenQ Trevolo Electrostatic speakers not only sound great – it also looks interesting as well.

It has two electrostatic panels that swing out from the sides and help radiate the sound in all directions in the room.

These speakers are a real eye catcher and your ears will love them too.
You can read our complete review of the BenQ Trevolo Electrostatic Bluetooth speaker here.

The Bose SoundTouch 10 is available in black or white
The Bose SoundTouch 10 is available in black or white


Bose is a well known brand that delivers excellent audio quality and the SoundTouch 10 speakers certainly live up to that expectation.

The SoundTouch 10 has both Bluetooth and wi-fi onboard so users can link one to one or via your home network and control everything with an app.

Users can save their favourite music to six presets which can be accessible through the app or through the preset buttons on the speakers.

You can read our complete report on the Bose SoundTouch 10 here.



Braven’s BRV-X is a handy device to take anywhere with you.

On the music front, the audio quality is impressive so your music can be enjoyed out loud.

And the muscular waterproof design means you can take it anywhere.

But not only can you hear your music, the Braven BRV-X can also recharge your other devices thanks to its onboard 5200mAh rechargeable battery.

Read our complete review of the Braven BRV-X speakers here.

Here are some other speakers we’ve reviewed on Tech Guide this year:

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II

Laser WFQ1 wireless speakers

Logitech X50 Mini

UE Roll speaker