CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The Monoprice MBS-650 are best-sounding ultrabudget bookshelf speakers, if you can live with the generic styling.
The Micca MB42's classy, compact design makes it a top budget speaker when style counts, although Monoprice's MBS-650 sound better for even less.
The Lenovo A10's offerings are simple, but its smooth performance and solid speakers make it a compelling budget option.
Despite a lot of evidence to the contrary, great-sounding music is still being made.
The travel-friendly X100 is one of the better micro wireless speakers, featuring decent sound for its size, an attractive design, and speakerphone capabilities.
How much is enough? 25, 50, 100 or more watts, or maybe a lot less; the Audiophiliac ponders the wattage question.
With comparably good sound for its size and the addition of speakerphone features, the Sony SRS-X3 mini Bluetooth speaker measures up well against the pricier Bose SoundLink Mini.
Ready to ditch some wires? This retro-styled bookshelf speaker (worth $150!) can pair with your phone or tablet for streaming goodness. And I'm giving away five of 'em!
While it's not terribly compact, the Nyne Bass lives up to its name and outperforms many portable Bluetooth speakers that cost more.
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.