CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The Vizio S2121w-D0 Sound Stand is cheap but not a good value, with quality that pales against the competition -- including Vizio's own sound bars.
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.
The Bose SoundTouch Controller is a $99 wall-mountable remote for Bose's wireless audio systems -- but it can control only one unit at a time.
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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.
Available today, the BackBeat Pro features Advanced Bluetooth, active noise cancellation, and 24-hour battery life.
If you favor performance over convenience and good looks, the natural and musical Klipsch SB 120 speaker stand is a decent buy.
The Definitive Technology Sound Cylinder is a versatile and compact portable Bluetooth speaker that also converts into a stand for just about any tablet -- but it's priced a little high for its sound quality.
With real wireless stereo, the Qmadix Iharmonix Q-i-sound lets you cut the cord, but for a high price and with a less-than-desirable design.
Despite a couple of small flaws, the Monster iSport Victory offers a great fit, is water-resistant, and one of the better sounding in-ear sports headphones out there.
Sennheiser goes after the Beats audience with a hipper more fashionable full-size headphone that costs $249.