The Q Acoustics 3030i offers a robust, open-hearted performance in an affordably priced bookshelf speaker.
This is the best Dot yet at the same irresistible price -- but it will do little to slow Google's growing momentum.
The Q Acoustics 3020 are a lively and engrossing set of compact speakers that offer true audiophile quality without the high price.
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 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 LG SH7B proves how far affordable sound bar/wireless subwoofer systems have come, and sounds equally credible with movies and music.
The Pioneer Elite SP-EFS73 speaker is the best Atmos floorstander we've seen anywhere for the money, and its capability with music is pleasantly surprising.
The hulking Pioneer Sound Base delivers some of the best sound we've heard from an affordable pedestal-style sound stand.
The Pioneer SP-SB23W is the best affordable sound bar if you care about sound quality, with its outstanding sonics making up for some of its design limitations.
Offering exceptional power and an immaculate finish, the Tannoy Definition DC10T speakers have very few limitations.
The Arcam rDAC is a perfect accompaniment to a media streamer or PC, as it enables you to ditch the CD player and enjoy high-quality digital files through your stereo.
Mirage's gorgeous Nanosat 5.1 Home Theater System may be small, but it produces a huge, room-filling sound for music and movies.
The Energy Speakers RC-Micro 5.1 speaker system delivers superb sound quality from incredibly tiny speakers.
If you're fed up with your cheapo two-piece desktop speakers but can't afford the latest 7.1 set, Logitech's Z-2200 brings THX-certified sound to your PC or game console at an affordable price.
The Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 is the best speaker in its price class, period.
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 KEF Q350 bookshelf speaker looks exquisite, and sounds bigger and more expensive than it really is.
Bose's expensive SoundLink Plus is arguably the best-sounding Bluetooth speaker for its size.