There is no doubt that hoverboards were among the most popular tech gadgets this summer, going head to head with drones. Absolute king among them, the Segway miniPRO, managed to find its place in the homes of many, but lacking one thing that many newer, cheaper hoverboards for sale tend to have – Bluetooth speakers.
Among the shiny new features of many hoverboards, built in speakers are surely the most popular ones. Is it because people like listening to music while riding them, or simply because they want the bragging rights of owning a hoverboard with speakers? We honestly don’t know… But what we do know is that there are many top notch hoverboards with speakers, and if that is really your cup of tea, read on as we are going take a closer look at some of the best of them:
Table : Best Hoverboards With Speakers
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4. Skque X1
Another Skque’s model brings us built-in Bluetooth speakers to the table. Their all-new X1 series feature a couple of different sized models, all of which include both Bluetooth speakers and LED lights for awesome nightly light shows. Great thing about these models are their competitive prices. They range from $400 to $500, depending on the size. You can choose from a variety of colors and 6.5, 8 and 10-inch wheels.
Speed and range
The Skque X1 has all the standard specifications that don’t swerve too far off from those of its competitors. Clocking in at cca 7.5mph (12 km/h) makes it have just about the average speed among similarly priced devices. Moving on to its max range, it is able to ride for up to 20 kilometers (cca 12 miles) on a single full charge. Combine that range with the fact that it only takes less than 2 hours to fully charge it and you’ll see that it excels in this department.
As we already mentioned above, X1 series of hoverboards all feature powerful speakers and LED lights. In addition to that, they also feature stable ride and pinpoint accuracy when it comes to controllability, making them very suitable for beginners.
3. Skque I1
The third spot on our list goes to Skque I1. We will start off by stating that it’s UL 2272 certified meaning it won’t catch on fire, produce sparks or pretty much do any damage to your or your loved ones. It comes in several different versions ranging from $300 to $430, depending on which one you opt for. The lowest priced entry model (also known as Skque I1 Original) does not feature speakers or LED lights. It’s a barebone hoverboard without those fancy features, but it’s still going to provide you with a massive amount of fun nonetheless. The second version costs $400 and comes equipped with powerful speakers, but does not have LED lights. If you really want your hoverboard to play music and shine while doing so, you’ll have to opt for the most expensive version that costs cca $430.
Speed and range
Both speed and range of Skque I1 are pretty much identical to those of Hoverzon XLS. It is capable of achieving up to 12 km/h (cca 8mph) and a single full charge lasts up to 12 miles (cca 20 kilometers). These specifications are okay, especially considering it takes roughly 4 hours to fully charge it.
Moving onto the features of this hoverboard, you will be happy to find out it sports 400W dual motors (200W each). In addition to that, its battery has 44000mAh which is more than enough to power it up for quite some distance (20 kilometers should be more than enough for your daily commute). As is the case with most other hoverboards available on the market, Skque I1’s max load is 100 Kg or cca 220 lbs. One of its biggest virtues is surely its amazing controllability. It’s surprisingly responsive, meaning beginners will have no issues with riding it. All things considered, the Skque I1 seems like a great choice. The fact that it comes in several variants is a big plus because people can choose whether or not they’d like to pay extra bucks for some fancy features such as bluetooth speakers or LED lights.
2. Hoverzon XLS
Hoverzon XLS is one of the newer hoverboards available for purchase on Amazon. It sports 8-inch wheels which makes it pretty viable on various terrain. It is able to reach speeds of up to 8 miles per hours (cca 12 kilometers per hour) and can climb at around 30* angles. All of these things make the Hoverzon XLS rank quite good with the competition.
In addition to this, it features anti-slip pedals and is protected by the so-called “Aegis Armor” which is, in fact, a multilayer battery protection that provides that big of extra durability for the entire machine. Of course, it is UL 2272 certified so you do not have to worry about it exploding, catching fire, producing smoke, sparks and all that nasty things.
Built in speaker
Its most important virtue when compared to its competition is surely the official app that enables you to connect your smartphone with the machine. Once connected, you can take advantage of that built-in speaker I mentioned earlier. The sound quality is good and you will be able to hear it even when riding in populated areas with lots of noise surrounding you. Truth be told, it packs quite a bit of punch to the battery (which usually lasts up to cca 10 miles on a single charge, but heavily depends on terrain) so you will not be able to listen to your music if you are thinking of going to longer distances.
1. Swagtron T3
Swagway has come a long way with producing their hoverboards. So far, they have produced 2 top quality products, the Swagtron T1 and T3. The first one is considered as the entry model and has a rather competitive price of only $399, whereas the latter has a couple of extra features that are trying to spark up your imagination and make you pay those extra $100.
Speed and battery
Let’s start off with Swagtron T3 by stating its top seed which can climb up to 8 miles per hour (cca 12 kilometers per hour, same as Hoverzon XLS). It has a beefy battery that can last up to 12 miles on a full charge, which takes about 2-3 hours.
For the extra $100 (as I already stated above, T1 goes for $399 while T3 goes for $499, both very competitive prices for what they offer) you will not only get the built-in Bluetooth speaker, but also better anti-slip pads, a carrying strap, as well as an additional advanced riding mode which will enable you to take full control over the hoverboard. This means you will be able to reach its top speed with little to none stabilization and balance help. All in all, its speaker is on par with the one from Hoverzon XLS. The sound quality is good and your kids will love it when strolling down the streets, rocking their favorite tunes straight from the board.
As you can see, there are a couple of really good hoverboards with speakers and dedicated apps. Of course, some of you will not want to pay the extra price for it, but then again, these devices are primarily aimed at younger audience who love everything that they can connect their smartphone to…