CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
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 HTL5120's distinctive design, low price, and immersive sound make it a tempting budget sound bar pick, although its sound quality isn't a good match for purists.
The Monoprice MBS-650 are best-sounding ultrabudget bookshelf speakers, if you can live with the generic styling.
Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.
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.
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Despite a lot of evidence to the contrary, great-sounding music is still being made.
This tiny, top-rated portable speaker sells for as much as $50 elsewhere.
The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 stand-mount speakers promise better treble response and a more understated design than found in the previous model.