Top Rated External Speakers for MacBook Pro

The MacBook Pro and pretty much all Apple devices render excellent audio capability. But, internal Apple speakers are just not enough to enjoy the superior sound quality that can be experienced during gaming, music or movies, while outputted on high quality external speakers that provide just that little extra oomph.

Here is our researched list of best external speakers for MacBook Pro.

GOgroove SonaVERSE Clip On Speaker

SonaVERSE USB speaker is a powerful accessory for your Macbook. The speaker’s unique clip-on design enables you to mount your speakers on to your screen. You can alternatively prop it up on a stand either horizontally or vertically.

gogroove external speakers for macbook proIt is ideal for travel. The speaker is light and fits easily into a backpack. You can easily use the Plug-and-Play controls to attach the speaker to your Macbook and begin listening to music. The speaker is compatible with Windows operating system as well and hence you can use this speaker with other laptops at home.

If you are looking to improve upon your Macbook’s in-built speaker, with something that is extremely portable,then, the Gogroove SonaVERSE USB speaker is an ideal choice. The speaker comes with a 3-year manufacturer’s warranty.

Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker

This is Bose’s smallest portable Bluetooth speaker that is perfect for MacBook users on the move. You can also connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod wirelessly to the speaker to enjoy high-quality music anywhere. The speaker is aesthetically designed. sleek with a durable one-piece anodized aluminum housing.

The speaker has astounding battery life of up to seven hours of play time. bose external bluetooth speakers for macbook proIt has a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery. It has a charging base that keeps the speakers charged.

The speaker is well-suited for a high-end gaming experience. If you want to experience good audio quality while watching a movie, you can connect this speaker to your MacBook or iPad. You can even enjoy good music from your iPod with this portable Bluetooth speaker. It is an excellent speaker that will serve all your sound needs, giving you great portability and wireless connectivity as well.

Though pricey, Bose always manages to wow with their amazingly small speakers that put out high end home theater system like sounds.

Beats By Dr.Dre Pill XL Speaker

It is a larger version of the Pill Bluetooth wireless compact speaker, one that was ideal for iPod and iPhone. This large speaker in spite of being bigger is actually lighter than the predecessor and is completely portable, perfect for your MacBook Pro. It has a built-in handle for utmost portability.

It is powerful enough to blare music in your backyard. You can play high-quality music anywhere with this speaker. If you have two of these speakers, you can pair them as a stereo by using something called tapping. The tap, pair and play feature is an easy way to sync two Pill XL speakers.

Beats by Dr. Dre Pill XL speaker for MacBook ProYou can also pair the Pill XL speaker to your iOS device and change tracks or adjust volume from a distance of 30 feet. Pill XL has a rechargeable battery that gives you up to 15 hours of continuous play. The speaker is NFC capable and has support for AAC Codecs.

Remember, Beats is now under the Apple brand which will mean that utmost care and foresight would have gone into these speakers that are meant to make it an ideal choice of external speakers for your MacBook Pro.

Paradigm Millenia CT Speaker

The CT in Paradigm Millenia speaker stands for Compact Theater. So, be ready to enjoy giant sound from this compact speaker that will turn the space you use your MacBook Pro into a mini-theater. The two speakers deliver excellent stereo separation and it even has one sub woofer, with an in-built amp.

You can be guaranteed of high-performance sound. Paradigm Millenia CT Speaker for MacBook ProIt has dual low turbulence tuned ports for deep bass. The speaker comes with a floor cradle.

The built-in amp has three channels which feed both the speakers and sub-woofers to provide brilliant sound quality. The speaker has a one year limited warranty. To top it all off, the speaker has been specifically designed to be compatible with your MacBook Pro and other Apple devices, especially also the Apple TV.

Harman Kardon’s Nova Wireless Stereo Speaker

Harmon Kardon focuses on the finest details of acoustics for delivering top-notch sound quality. The wireless speaker is well-suited for your MacBook pro, any other Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. It has integrated Bluetooth wireless technology enabled by NFC, analog and optical connectors.

Harman Kardon Nova Wireless Stereo speakers for macbook proWith NFC capability, you can enjoy music streaming as well. The speaker is compatible with any kind of device because it has analog and optical connectors. It has Harman DSP for detailed voicing and enhanced sound stage performance.

Edifier Luna Eclipse 2.0 Speakers

Luna Eclipse is designed brilliantly to complement your MacBook’s home environment as well as those hotels that you frequent while on the move.  You can experience great music via wireless Bluetooth connectivity.  It also has a 3.5mm auxiliary connection.

edifier luna speakers for macbook proIt produces a total RMS of 74W and each speaker unit has 19mm tweeter to produce high-performance audio. The dynamic range control minimizes distortion to render superior audio quality.

With passive bass radiators, a tweeter and a complete driver, the Edifier Luna Eclipse is great speaker to pair up with your MacBook Pro or any other Apple device.

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About the Author
Michelle, author at Mach Machines. A tech lover and an insatiable latte drinker. Michelle blogs about improving the personal computing experience.
  1. Meseret Reply

    I agree with Toni that this is quite useful. Best wishes to all.

  2. Toni Brown Reply

    Thanks for this post Michelle – very useful, and will enable me to do some exploration, as I had no idea where to begin!
    Western Australia

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