The Q Acoustics 3020 are a lively and engrossing set of compact speakers that offer true audiophile quality without the high price.
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 Focal Sib Evo Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 surround kit looks great with its rounded speakers and integrated height channels, but audio quality, especially from the sub, falls short of its competitors.
If you can overlook that high price tag, the Beoplay P2 is a very nice little Bluetooth speaker that delivers top-notch sound for its size class.
The new XL-V speaker looks similar to Amazon's original Echo and costs $130.
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.
While it doesn't have as cool a design as some competitors in this size and price class, the Anker SoundCore Boost delivers excellent sound..
The Yamaha YAS-207 is an excellent sound bar package which offers sound quality which soars above others' at the price.
The Riva Arena is a likable Chromecast speaker with a portable option, but its not quite as sophisticated as its rivals.
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.
The Polk Signa Solo is a subwoofer-less sound bar for one of the lowest prices we've ever seen.
Slip a Lenovo Tab 4 tablet into this speaker dock, and it looks and works a lot like Amazon's Echo Show.
Forget small Bluetooth speakers, JBL's Boombox is your ultimate waterproof party companion.
The LF-S50G Wireless Speaker with Google Assistant resembles Apple's upcoming speaker, but costs $150 less.
While Anker's SoundCore 2 doesn't sound as good as some people think, it's a likable, relatively inexpensive mini Bluetooth speaker with strong battery life.