In recent years, beach-bag essentials have gotten a high-tech upgrade. This is a good thing — you can stream music from a Bluetooth speaker and capture incredible underwater shots — but it also comes with additional considerations.
Now, when you go to the shore, you need to find cases that will protect your devices from water and sand, and remember to pack a portable charger. It’s a lot to think about when all you really want to do is kick back and relax under the sun.
With that in mind, we’re simplifying your search. Ahead, 10 gadgets to pack in your beach bag that will help you make the most of a sunny day and get the Instagram-worthy shots to prove it.
Keep the fun in the sun going all day long with this small, splash-resistant Bluetooth speaker. The 10-hour battery life should be enough to last the bulk of your time in the sand and then some. Plus, it weighs less than a pound, so it won’t weigh you down.
B&O Play Beoplay P2, $169, available at
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