Klipsch Reference Premiere R-15PM
The Klipsch R-15PM is a likeable powered speaker offering convenience, lively sound and an abundance of features.
Samsung Radiant360 R1 WAM-1500
Although it doesn't have the best overall sound quality, the Samsung Radiant360 R1 is a welcome departure from most Wi-Fi speakers and works well if you primarily want background music.
The Yamaha YSP-5600 projects a huge sound field -- no other sound bar can produce as immersive an experience -- but it can sound thin, and dynamic punch is limited.
Bose SoundTouch 30 (Black)
The Bose SoundTouch 30 keeps a good pace for both price and feature count with mostly excellent sound quality, particularly at moderate volumes.
Fluance Signature Series Floorstanding Speakers (Black)
The Fluance Signature Series Hi-Fi Three-Way Floorstanding Speakers offer gorgeous looks, impressive size and exciting sound quality.
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With cutting-edge surround from a single box the Yamaha SRT-1500 offers great sound, but it's not the best value speaker in the company's range.
ELAC Uni-Fi UB5
ELAC America has announced its latest affordable speaker, the $500 Uni-Fi UB5, and it could become the new reference at the price.
JBL Charge 3 (Red)
The JBL Charge 3 is larger than its predecessor, fully waterproof, and plays louder -- but it should sound a little better.
Polk SB1 Plus
The Polk SB1 Plus adds some much-needed features to its high-end streaming sound bar including Bluetooth and optional wireless surrounds.
Samsung has announced its first Dolby Atmos-compatible sound bars, the HW-K950 and the HW-K850, which include features such as dedicated rear speakers.