Amazon has taken the wraps off the Echo Sub, designed to supplement either a single or stereo pair of Echo speakers.
Apple's HomePod doesn't match the features offered on Alexa and Google Assistant speakers. But if you’re an iPhone user who prizes sound quality above all, you should seriously consider this speaker.
Due out this fall, the fully waterproof JBL Charge 4 offers improved sound, battery life and USB-C connectivity.
The Yamaha YAS-207 is an excellent sound bar package which offers sound quality which soars above others' at the price.
The Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 is one of the best speakers at this price, with great sound and excellent build quality.
Bose's expensive SoundLink Plus is arguably the best-sounding Bluetooth speaker for its size.
The Echo Dot takes Amazon's popular smart home speaker and wraps it in an ultra-affordable package -- but the Google Home Mini is a very worthy competitor.
The ELAC Debut B6 bookshelf speakers offer stellar, best-in-class sound quality that no other speakers can match at this low price.
The Alexa-powered Sonos One is the first smart speaker that actually sounds good with music -- and even more new features will be coming to it in the months ahead.
A nice upgrade over its predecessor, the Flip 4 is one of the best speakers in its size and price class.
Alexa is still the most compelling voice control platform, and the new and improved Echo should only boost her momentum. It's well worth $100.
The Samsung HW-K950 combines the discreet looks and simple setup of a sound bar with truly impressive sound for both movies and music.
The well-built and travel-friendly Bose SoundLink Micro is arguably the best sounding speaker in its tiny size class.
The next generation of Ultimate Ears' popular Bluetooth speaker is here. Find out what makes it better than the Boom 2.
The Google Home Mini stands tall as one of the best affordable smart speakers out there, along with the Amazon Echo Dot, but it doesn't do enough to supplant the Dot at the top of the list.
For its size, the affordable and durable UE Wonderboom is one of the fullest sounding mini Bluetooth speakers you can buy.
The Bose SoundTouch 300 offers sound quality that betters its Sonos rival, but bass is a weakness without the (expensive) add-on sub.
Although some cheaper competitors sound better for less, the Yamaha YAS-108 still offers excellent design, features and sound quality for a budget sound bar.