Bluetooth to Wi-Fi, to Google Assistant, -- no matter how you like your holiday tunes, there's a speaker for you. Or at least for your holiday gift recipient. And the best part is that it's probably available for the best price of the year.and its has come and gone but some of the best prices of the year are still going strong on select speakers from the likes of Polk and Bose as well as Google and Amazon. From tiny smart speakers to thumping soundbars,
Here's the deals that are still available.
The Ultimate Ears Boom 2 LE -- which comes in a limited-edition black skin -- supports voice commands via Siri or Google Assistant.
JBL Charge 4: $100 at Amazon
You save $80
The JBL Charge 4 is a fully waterproof Bluetooth speaker that offers improved sound, battery life and USB-C connectivity. While we haven't reviewed the JBL Charge 4, it currently has a 4.5-star rating on Amazon.
CNET's David Carnoy called the Clip 3 "a better-sounding version of one of our favorite micro Bluetooth speakers." On sale, it's almost half price.
The Google Home Mini may have been replaced by the Nest Mini but it's still a great smart speaker. At $19, you can get two-and-a-half of them for the price of one Nest Mini.
CNET'S Ry Crist says "the smartest thing at Amazon's recent event was the stupid clock on the Echo Dot." At almost half-price, the Echo Dot with Clock is one of the best value-for-money alarm clocks we could imagine.
This deal is so popular Amazon's ship date is already well into January, but the price is still good.
Bose's SoundTouch 100 is one of the company's best Wi-Fi speakers, and if you have other SoundTouch models, why not bolster your system with another?
Polk Command Bar: $200
You save $100
One of our favorite "smart" soundbars -- that is, one that has a built-in voice assistant -- is now also the cheapest. With Amazon's Alexa, plenty of connections and a wireless subwoofer to boot, this is going to be a tough deal to beat.
Originally published last month.