CNET's favorite speakers, including sound bars, Bluetooth speakers, and full surround sound systems.
The travel-friendly X100 is one of the better micro wireless speakers, featuring decent sound for its size, an attractive design, and speakerphone capabilities.
At around $60 online, the decently performing and well-designed Logitech X300 is a relative bargain in the mini Bluetooth speaker category.
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.
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.
This tiny, top-rated portable speaker sells for as much as $50 elsewhere.
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.
Nor much bigger than a hockey puck, the $50 X100 plays big and fits easily in a bag -- or even a pocket.
While it's not terribly compact, the Nyne Bass lives up to its name and outperforms many portable Bluetooth speakers that cost more.
The Braven 855s is a bit overpriced, but it's built like a brick, delivers decent sound and has strong battery life.
Nyne's current flagship model delivers surprisingly decent performance for its relatively affordable price tag.