Updated May 14, 2020 by Daniel Imperiale

The 7 Best Levitating Speakers

video play icon
Best High-End
Best Mid-Range
Best Inexpensive

This wiki has been updated 20 times since it was first published in March of 2016. Although they may seem like gimmicks, levitating speakers can actually produce a moderately decent sound, as long as you don't require booming bass to enjoy your favorite songs. Offering Bluetooth connectivity, all of our choices deliver a fun way to stream your tunes from any connected device while adding an accent to your space with the inclusion of colorful LED lights. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best levitating speaker on Amazon.

7. Infinity Orb Portable Football

6. Ice Portable

5. Infinity Orb Magnetic Touch

4. Kabaddi Floating Desk Decor

3. Hahale Automatic Rotation

2. Infinity Orb Magnetic UFO

1. Plox Official Death Star

Special Honors

Mars By Crazybaby Audiophiles who still want to experience the visual appeal of a floating system can get a little better sound quality from this model than the bulk of the market's offerings. It places a small speaker inside its levitating apparatus like the rest, but it also houses a larger speaker in its base, allowing for a much better dynamic range. A company app allows you to control it, and even set its equalization pattern. crazybaby.com

Editor's Notes

May 12, 2020:

While there is definitely a ceiling to the sound quality these spheres can produce, there's still a pretty wide range in quality from one model to the next, with offerings like the Plox Official Death Star and the Infinity Orb Magnetic UFO providing slightly better dynamic range than the rest of the pack. Wattage plays a big role here, as well, since the size of these items and the amount of space required for their magnets and batteries limits output to a degree. Something like the Infinity Orb Portable Football, for example, starts to feel more like a novelty item when you see that its speaker only runs at three watts, less than even modestly priced computer speakers.

If sound quality is the most important thing to you, we suggest you take a look at our special honors section, where you'll find the Mars By Crazybaby, which places speakers in both its floating orb and its magnetic base, increasing both the maximum volume and the frequency response offered, with better bass performance and clearer highs than you're liable to see elsewhere, as well as an equalizer you can use to fine tune its signal.


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on May 14, 2020 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


Thanks for reading the fine print. About the Wiki: We don't accept sponsorships, free goods, samples, promotional products, or other benefits from any of the product brands featured on this page, except in cases where those brands are manufactured by the retailer to which we are linking. For more information on our rankings, please read about us, linked below. The Wiki is a participant in associate programs from Amazon, Walmart, Ebay, Target, and others, and may earn advertising fees when you use our links to these websites. These fees will not increase your purchase price, which will be the same as any direct visitor to the merchant’s website. If you believe that your product should be included in this review, you may contact us, but we cannot guarantee a response, even if you send us flowers.