Speakers

Philips Shoqbox Mini
REVIEW

Philips Shoqbox Mini

The Philips Shoqbox Mini Bluetooth speaker earns high marks for its rugged design, dual-firing driver, and an impressive ability to reach loud volumes without distortion.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 7 May 2015

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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 20 April 2015

Typical price: £249.00

Fon Gramofon
REVIEW

Fon Gramofon

Spotify Premium users who value sound quality and the convenience of controlling Spotify through their phone's native app will love the Gramofon.

4 stars Editors' rating on 25 February 2015

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JBL Cinema SB 350
REVIEW

JBL Cinema SB 350

The JBL Cinema SB350 produces a wide soundstage and packs a mighty wallop for maximum home theater fun, but can sound harsh with music.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 6 February 2015

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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 4 February 2015

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Harman Kardon Esquire Mini
REVIEW

Harman Kardon Esquire Mini ( brown)

The Harman Kardon Esquire Mini is a great-looking micro Bluetooth speaker that works quite well as a speakerphone, but is bass-challenged, so it isn't much of a music speaker.

3 stars Editors' rating on 21 January 2015

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UE Megaboom
REVIEW

UE Megaboom ( black)

The UE Megaboom Bluetooth speaker one-ups its little brother with a range of improvements, including a larger size, bigger sound (particularly on bass), better waterproofing and extended battery life.

4 stars Editors' rating on 5 January 2015
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote

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Sol Republic Punk
REVIEW

Sol Republic Punk ( black)

The Sol Republic Punk manages to distinguish itself from the micro Bluetooth speaker competition with better battery life, slightly louder sound with minimal distortion, a water-resistant design and longer wireless range.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 18 December 2014
Yamaha YAS-203
REVIEW

Yamaha YAS-203

The Yamaha YAS-203 breaks free of most of the performance constraints of budget sound bars, sounding bigger, more spacious, more dynamic and clearer than anything near its price.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on 16 December 2014
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 21 November 2014