The Yamaha YAS-209 smart soundbar delivers excellent sound quality, whether it's playing music or movies, along with the convenience of Alexa.
Iteration is the name of the game for Amazon, and this tech giant is winning.
The Vizio V21 offers superb sound and adds a couple of interesting features.
The Sonos Arc is the Dolby Atmos-toting soundbar to beat if your must-have features list includes voice assistants and multiroom music.
While it's a little bigger than the average mini Bluetooth speaker, Anker's Soundcore Motion Plus delivers some of the best sound for under $100.
The excellent Vizio SB36512-F6 brings Dolby Atmos effects to a compact sound bar with rear speakers and a sub -- all for a very affordable price.
The Ikea Symfonisk Bookshelf offers an excellent, affordable introduction to multiroom music and is at its best when used as rears for a Sonos sound bar.
Motorized, revolving speakers steal the show, but this speaker's sonic performance is the real star.
The Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 is the best speaker in its price class, period.
The Klipsch Reference Theater Pack offers impressive sound for such a tiny footprint, but lacks cinematic power compared to bigger-box speakers.
Although some cheaper options sound better, Sonos Beam is a feature-packed, voice-operated sound bar with unmatched flexibility.
The well-built and travel-friendly Bose SoundLink Micro is arguably the best sounding speaker in its tiny size class.
The Klipsch Reference R-51M combines throwback looks and thoroughly exciting sound in an affordable package.
The Klipsch Cinema 400 soundbar offers a lot for the money with a highly enveloping sound field and excellent build quality.
Although its sonic talents are comparatively modest, the Bose Solo is an exceedingly handsome and easy-to-use sound bar.
While it won't rock the house, the JBL Go 2 is an appealing little Bluetooth speaker.
The Creative Stage sound bar and subwoofer combo sets the standard for a desktop gaming system on a budget and can even work with small TVs.
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.