CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.
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.
The Braven 855s is a bit overpriced, but it's built like a brick, delivers decent sound and has strong battery life.
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The Bose SoundTouch 20 is a likeable streaming speaker with capable performance and great sound, but it needs to support more music services.
At around $60 online, the decently performing and well-designed Logitech X300 is a relative bargain in the mini Bluetooth speaker category.
The Teac A-H01 integrated amplifier delivers big sound in a compact body, but a few design missteps limit its appeal.
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.
The JBL Clip is good for someone looking for a very compact, travel-friendly wireless speaker that's more affordable than the Jambox Mini.
The AmazonBasics Portable Bluetooth Speaker BTV1 is one of the better "generic" mini wireless Bluetooth speakers and a good value at $60.
While it's a bit overpriced, the Soundmatters FoxL Dash 7 is a superslim Bluetooth speaker that sounds very good for its size.