CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 stand-mount speakers promise better treble response and a more understated design than found in the previous model.
The Lenovo A10's offerings are simple, but its smooth performance and solid speakers make it a compelling budget option.
The attractively designed $400 Bowers & Wilkins Z2 wireless speaker sounds pretty good and has a built-in Lightning dock, but it doesn't quite stand out enough in a crowded market.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
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.
This tiny, top-rated portable speaker sells for as much as $50 elsewhere.
Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.
The LG LAB540W SoundPlate is a very good performer and offers Blu-ray and Smart TV convenience in an impossibly thin yet sturdy audio package.
The Philips BT2500's slim design and budget price make it an appealing, travel-friendly mini Bluetooth speaker.
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.