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Sony SRS-X5

While it doesn't play as loud when it's on battery power, the Sony SRS-X5 holds its own against the top Bluetooth speakers in its size and price class.

Jun. 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating Jun. 17, 2014
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Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III

Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.

Feb. 18, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating Feb. 18, 2014
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Bose SoundTouch 20

The Bose SoundTouch 20 is a likeable streaming speaker with capable performance and great sound, but it needs to support more music services.

Mar. 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Mar. 25, 2014
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Sony SRS-X5 wireless speaker: The Bose Bluetooth competitor

The $200 SRS-X5 delivers excellent sound in a relatively small package and competes directly with the top-selling Bose SoundLink Mini.

By Jun. 17, 2014

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Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker

While it's fairly expensive at $200, the Bose SoundLink Mini is one of few standout products in the ultracompact wireless speaker category, featuring a top-notch design and very good sound for its tiny size.

Jul. 15, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Jul. 15, 2013
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Bose QuietComfort 20

Despite some downsides, including a high price, the Bose QuietComfort 20 offers the best noise-canceling in an in-ear headphone and should tempt frequent travelers looking for a more compact alternative to a full-size NC headphone, such as the Bose QuietComfort 15.

Oct. 31, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Oct. 31, 2013
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Bose AE2w Bluetooth headphones

Despite a few question marks and a high price, the AE2w headphones are a very good-sounding Bluetooth pair that's lightweight and very comfortable to wear.

Jul. 2, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Jul. 2, 2013
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AmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth Speaker BTV1

The AmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth Speaker BTV1 is one of the better "generic" mini wireless Bluetooth speakers and a good value at $60.

Jan. 29, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Jan. 29, 2014
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Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II

While the SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II may no longer be in a class by itself, it's still near the top of the portable Bluetooth speaker category.

Nov. 27, 2012

4 stars Editors' rating Nov. 27, 2012
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Braven BRV-1

If you're looking for a compact rugged, water-resistant Bluetooth speaker, the Braven BRV-1 is worth considering now that its street price has dropped to closer to $100.

Apr. 10, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Apr. 10, 2014