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It may not sound quite good as some $200 competitors, but the JBL Pulse's integrated light show adds a flashy new dimension to the listening experience that makes it a worthy contender in a crowded market.
Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.
Vizio introduced its first-ever pedestal-style sound bar at CES 2014, looking to compete with similar models from Bose and Zvox.
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At around $60 online, the decently performing and well-designed Logitech X300 is a relative bargain in the mini Bluetooth speaker category.
If you're looking for a beefier portable wireless speaker to take outdoors, the $300 Braven 855s can pound out the tunes and has good battery life.
The Braven 855s is a bit overpriced, but it's built like a brick, delivers decent sound and has strong battery life.
While it's a bit pricey at around $200, the Transit by Soen is one of the more sleekly designed and decent-sounding travel Bluetooth speakers.
The Philips BT3500 may not excel in any one area, but its slim design is appealing and it delivers decent performance for an affordable price.
The Philips BT2500's slim design and budget price make it an appealing, travel-friendly mini Bluetooth speaker.
Despite some small flaws, the sturdily built Divoom Voombox Travel is a good budget choice for a wireless travel speaker.