Speakers

Dell AE415 2.1 Speaker System
EDITORS' TAKE

Dell AE415 2.1 Speaker System

Big sound and solid bass all for a low price.

Pricing not available

LG SH7B
REVIEW

LG SH7B

The LG SH7B proves how far affordable sound bar/wireless subwoofer systems have come, and sounds equally credible with movies and music.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 22, 2016
UE Roll 2
REVIEW

UE Roll 2 ( Atmosphere )

Overall, while this may not seem like much of an upgrade over the original, the UE Roll 2 is a better speaker and clearly one of the top mini Bluetooth speakers on the market.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 6, 2016
Bowers and Wilkins 805 D3
REVIEW

Bowers and Wilkins 805 D3

The Bowers & Wilkins 805 D3 are the supercharged sportscars of the high-end speaker world, combining whiplash-inducing looks, cutting edge technology and exquisite performance.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on April 23, 2016

MSRP: $6,000.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Enclave Audio Cinehome HD 5.1
REVIEW

Enclave Audio Cinehome HD 5.1

The Enclave CineHome HD may not look or feel like a $1,000 home-theater system, but the sound, at least by wireless standards, is pretty good.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 20, 2016
Goldenear Technology Aon 2
REVIEW

Goldenear Technology Aon 2

The GoldenEar Technology Aon 2 bookshelf speaker offers soundstages that would give John Williams the chills but it's no rock and roll brawler.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 7, 2016

MSRP: $399.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-440WF
REVIEW

Klipsch Reference Premiere RP-440WF

For surround seekers who prioritize ease of setup, Klipsch's wireless 5.1 system is an intriguing option, but for the money we expected better sound quality.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 3, 2016
3 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Amazon Tap
REVIEW

Amazon Tap

The Amazon Tap is a competent mix of portable Bluetooth speaker and digital assistant. It's worth a look if you want Alexa on the go, but the Tap isn't the best Bluetooth speaker or the best Alexa-enabled device you can find.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 2, 2016
Bose SoundTouch 10
REVIEW

Bose SoundTouch 10 ( Black)

The affordable Bose SoundTouch 10 is an impressive sounding compact Wi-Fi wireless speaker that also offers Bluetooth connectivity.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 1, 2016
Zvox SB500
REVIEW

Zvox SB500

The SB500 sound bar is easily the best-looking and -sounding Zvox we've ever tested, and among the best for the money, period.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 30, 2016
Klipsch Reference Premiere R-15PM
REVIEW

Klipsch Reference Premiere R-15PM

The Klipsch R-15PM is a likeable powered speaker offering convenience, lively sound and an abundance of features.

4 stars Editors' rating on March 12, 2016
Samsung Radiant360 R1 WAM-1500
REVIEW

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 3, 2016
Yamaha YSP-5600
REVIEW

Yamaha YSP-5600

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 25, 2016
Bose SoundTouch 30
REVIEW

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 24, 2016
JBL Pulse 2
REVIEW

JBL Pulse 2 ( Black)

JBL has improved both LED light show and sound in the Pulse 2, making this flashy Bluetooth speaker a stand-out product in a crowded market.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 18, 2016
Klipsch Groove
REVIEW

Klipsch Groove ( Black)

While the price should be about a third lower, Klipsch's Groove mini Bluetooth speaker is well designed and packs a punch.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on February 10, 2016
Fluance Signature Series Floorstanding Speakers
REVIEW

Fluance Signature Series Floorstanding Speakers ( Natural Walnut)

The Fluance Signature Series Hi-Fi Three-Way Floorstanding Speakers offer gorgeous looks and an impressive size but lack the performance which would justify the price.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 10, 2016

MSRP: $799.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Yamaha SRT-1500
REVIEW

Yamaha SRT-1500

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 24, 2016
ELAC Uni-Fi UB5
EDITORS' TAKE

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
REVIEW

JBL Charge 3 ( Teal)

The JBL Charge 3 is larger than its predecessor, fully waterproof, and plays louder -- but it should sound a little better.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 6, 2016
Sony HT-NT5
EDITORS' TAKE

Sony HT-NT5

Sony's new HT-NT5 and HT-CT790 sound bars offer wireless subwoofers and a host of wireless features including Google Cast and Spotify Connect.

Polk SB1 Plus
EDITORS' TAKE

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 HW-K950
EDITORS' TAKE

Samsung HW-K950

​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.

Pricing not available

Pioneer Elite SP-EFS73
REVIEW

Pioneer Elite SP-EFS73

The Pioneer Elite SP-EFS73 speaker is the best Atmos floorstander we've seen anywhere for the money, and its capability with music is pleasantly surprising.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on December 24, 2015
Definitive Technology W Studio Micro
REVIEW

Definitive Technology W Studio Micro

Albeit expensive, Definitive Technology W Studio Micro sounds great and packs a wealth of features into a stylish sound bar and wireless sub system.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 17, 2015
Emotiva Airmotiv B1
EDITORS' TAKE

Emotiva Airmotiv B1

Better known for its budget pro monitors, audio company Emotiva has announced its first range of consumer-level surround speakers.

MSRP: $299.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Klipsch R-4B
REVIEW

Klipsch R-4B

The Klipsch R-4B sound bar delivers decent features and sound quality, but better alternatives are available for the same price.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 6, 2015
Denon HEOS HomeCinema
REVIEW

Denon HEOS HomeCinema

The Denon HEOS HomeCinema offers discreet looks and a dynamic performance, but it could be easier to use.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 2, 2015
Yamaha YSP-1600
REVIEW

Yamaha YSP-1600

The Yamaha YSP-1600 is well equipped, stylish and produces a wide soundstage, but overall sound quality isn't impressive enough for the price.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 1, 2015
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Sonos Play: 5
REVIEW

Sonos Play: 5 ( 2015, Black)

While fairly pricey the second-gen Play:5 is the best-sounding Sonos speaker yet.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 28, 2015
3.7 stars User rating out of 3 votes