CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, wireless speakers, and full surround sound systems.
Whether you listen to death metal or nature documentaries, the Bowers and Wilkins B&W 685 S2s are an astoundingly good set of speakers and an excellent deal at this price level.
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.
The Bose SoundLink Color delivers solid Bluetooth sound in an attractive, portable package.
Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.
Philips Blu-Ray Surround Base HTB3525B (photos)
Vizio's jumbo 54-inch 5.1 sound bar gets you closer to the cinema experience than any of its competitors, if you can live with the size.
The new Zvox Soundbase.770 is a smart alternative to skinny sound bars, says the Audiophiliac.
Sony's HT-XT1 sound stand is packed with features, looks sleek, and sounds great, making it a no-brainer upgrade over your TV's built-in speakers.
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The immersive audio that makes movie-goers feel like they're inside the film, rather than just watching it, will be available for Dolby partners to incorporate on mobile by the end of the year.