CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
No doubt about it, adding speakers produces superior sound envelopment, but maybe one speaker is all you need.
The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.
If you favor performance over convenience and good looks, the natural and musical Klipsch SB 120 speaker stand is a decent buy.
Vizio's jumbo 54-inch 5.1 sound bar gets you closer to the cinema experience than any of its competitors, if you can live with the size.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
The Monoprice 10565 speaker system tops our longtime favorite Energy Take Classic speakers in sound quality, but they lack their stylish look.
The Core Series speaker form a full 5.1 speaker system and are part of Sony's high-resolution audio line of audio products.
The Monoprice 9774 speaker system is the best home audio value we've ever seen: gorgeous, incredible-sounding home theater speakers for just under $250.
The Vizio S4221w-C4 is an excellent budget sound bar, with great sound quality, an excellent remote, and built-in Bluetooth, but its design won't work in every setup.
Vizio's new sound bars match up perfectly with 42- and 32-inch TVs, while also offering built-in Bluetooth and some very aggressive prices.