For a budget-priced sound bar system, the Polk Signa S1 sounds a lot bigger than it really is.
Minor annoyances hold the TicHome Mini back from being a true Google Home Mini alternative, but it works well enough to warrant consideration as a feature-rich Bluetooth speaker.
While it's fairly expensive at $200, the Bose SoundLink Mini is one of few standout products in the ultracompact wireless speaker category, featuring a top-notch design and very good sound for its tiny size.
Although not the most refined-sounding 'bar at its price, the LG SJ9 delivers Dolby Atmos and Chromecast audio in an affordable, attractive package.
Bose's entry-level Companion 2 Series II speakers offer good bass and dual inputs--but they're not the best-sounding PC speakers in their price class.
If it's a tiny wireless speaker you're after, the JBL Clip 2 is an appealing choice with some small but significant improvements over its predecessors.
The Sony HT-CT260 is our go-to budget sound bar pick, with excellent sound quality, built-in Bluetooth, an adaptable design, and no major missteps.
The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro sound bar offers a good mix of features, including dedicated surround speakers and 4K HDMI compatibility, and gives a hearty performance.
Though it remains somewhat pricey, the Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III is a superlative portable wireless loudspeaker, improving on its already impressive predecessor.
A worthy peer to speakers by Bose and Jawbone, the Sony SRS-BTX500 is one of the best premium portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy.
The Monoprice 10565 speaker system tops our longtime favorite Energy Take Classic speakers in sound quality, but they lack their stylish look.
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.
Slip a Lenovo Tab 4 tablet into this speaker dock, and it looks and works a lot like Amazon's Echo Show.
It's no Sonos, but the Rocki Play is an incredibly affordable and user-friendly wireless streaming device, and the most cost-effective way to add Spotify Connect to your system.
The Mass Fidelity Rad is a portable Bluetooth speaker which offers water-resistance and the ability to work in a multi-room music setup.
The no-frills AmazonBasics BTV2 Bluetooth speaker offers an inexpensive accessory to boost your audio on the go.
Ecoxgear says its upcoming waterproof speaker has a new cutting-edge solar panel and harvesting system that offers much better solar-charging.
While it doesn't sound quite as good as the larger Play:5, the Sonos Play:3 delivers a superior streaming-audio experience that you can control from any iOS device or Android smartphone.