Among the handful of voice-enabled portable Wi-Fi speakers out there, the JBL Link 20 is arguably the best for the money.
The Polk Signa Solo offers a cheap upgrade over your TV's speakers, but it can't beat the very stiff competition.
The Klipsch Reference Theater Pack offers impressive sound for such a tiny footprint, but lacks cinematic power compared to bigger-box speakers.
The Q Acoustics M2 is a compact sound base with clean sonics and a handy HDMI connection, but competing units deliver more impact for home theater.
While it's expensive and still a work in progress, UE's Megablast speaker is the best-sounding portable Alexa-enabled speaker out there right now.
Although too expensive for mass appeal, the Google Home Max is the best-sounding smart speaker yet.
Amazon's Alexa voice service finds a home on your car's dashboard through integration with Garmin's newest device and navigation software.
The Bluetooth speaker also comes with old-school physical knobs for your inner hipster.
The Polk Omni S2 is a well-priced, versatile Play-Fi speaker with decent sound quality, but Sonos' shadow looms large.
The Samsung HW-MS750 offers a decent mix of features and performance, but it's simply too expensive.
If you have a Yamaha receiver, the Yamaha MusicCast WX-010 is a perfect complement, offering delightful sound quality in a compact package.
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.
The Google Home Mini is a great device, and a no-brainer for existing Google Home users -- but it isn't the Echo Dot-killer Google probably needs it to be.
The Zvox SB380 offers one-box convenience and excels at making dialog clearer, but some cheaper 'bars sound better.
While it may not be a bargain at its price point, the travel-friendly Bose SoundLink Micro is well-built and arguably the best sounding speaker in its size class.
Definitive Technology has announced three new standmount speakers which offer striking looks and affordable prices
This speaker looks stunning and sounds highly detailed with the right music. But don't expect it to rock the house.
Harman's new smart speaker is the latest to choose Alexa over her voice-control rivals.