Speakers

UE Roll
REVIEW

UE Roll ( Reef)

You can get cheaper Bluetooth speakers that do the job, but the small yet versatile UE Roll has more to distinguish itself for the price -- both in terms of design and performance.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 16, 2015

MSRP: $99.99

AmazonBasics Ultra-Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker BTV2
REVIEW

AmazonBasics Ultra-Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker BTV2 ( Gray)

The no-frills AmazonBasics BTV2 Bluetooth speaker offers an inexpensive accessory to boost your audio on the go.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 13, 2015
AmazonBasics Ultra-Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker BTV2
REVIEW

AmazonBasics Ultra-Portable Mini Bluetooth Speaker BTV2 ( Purple)

The no-frills AmazonBasics BTV2 Bluetooth speaker offers an inexpensive accessory to boost your audio on the go.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 13, 2015
Cambridge Audio TV5
REVIEW

Cambridge Audio TV5

The Cambridge Audio TV5 sound base produces detailed, natural sound, but comes up short on features and lacks the bass impact of competitors.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 20, 2015
SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System
REVIEW

SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System ( piano gloss)

The sleek, compact SVS Prime Satellite 5.1 System sounds tremendous with movies, thanks in large part to its potent subwoofer, but lacks warmth with music.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 4, 2015
Beats Pill XL
REVIEW

Beats Pill XL ( blue)

The combination of the Pill XL's strong sound, excellent design and feature set make it a reasonable value despite its elevated price tag.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 30, 2015

MSRP: $299.95

Amazon Echo
REVIEW

Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo is a likable "smart" speaker that will grow on you as it continues to improve.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 1, 2014
3.9 stars User rating out of 55 votes
Yamaha SRT-1000
REVIEW

Yamaha SRT-1000

The Yamaha SRT-1000 offers discreet looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features, upping the ante for the sound base speaker category.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 21, 2014
JBL Cinema Base
REVIEW

JBL Cinema Base

The JBL Cinema Base is a likable smaller sound base that offers easy hookup and packs a home-theater punch.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 11, 2014
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Pioneer SP-SB03 Speaker Base
REVIEW

Pioneer SP-SB03 Speaker Base

The hulking Pioneer Sound Base delivers some of the best sound we've heard from an affordable pedestal-style sound stand.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 19, 2014
1 star User rating out of 1 vote