The Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 is one of the best speakers at this price, with great sound and excellent build quality.
The Bowers & Wilkins 805 D3 are the supercharged sportscars of the high-end speaker world, combining whiplash-inducing looks, cutting edge technology and exquisite performance.
The Pioneer Elite SP-EBS73-LR is, hands down, the very best-sounding bookshelf/surround speaker we've heard in its price class.
The Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 stand-mount speakers promise better treble response and a more understated design than found in the previous model.
The KEF Q350 bookshelf speaker looks exquisite, and sounds bigger and more expensive than it really is.
The next-generation Zeppelin speaker features both Apple AirPlay and Bluetooth wireless connectivity in a redesigned package that delivers better sound -- but costs $700.
The Philips SoundShooter Wireless has a sharp design and is one of the better-sounding sub-$50 tiny Bluetooth speakers -- and it has speakerphone capabilities to boot.
For surround seekers who prioritize ease of setup, Klipsch's wireless 5.1 system is an intriguing option, but for the money we expected better sound quality.
Although it doesn't have the best overall sound quality, the Samsung Radiant360 R1 is a welcome departure from most Wi-Fi speakers and works well if you primarily want background music.
Paired with high-quality components, the ELAC Uni-Fi UB5 sounds much better than you have any right to expect from a speaker of this size and price.
The Zvox Z-Base 555 has a nearly perfect sound-bar design and a solid feature set, but it won't please critical listeners.
Logitech's mm28 speakers will add style points to your decor but deliver less than satisfying audio fidelity.
The Soundfreaq Sound Kick portable Bluetooth speaker is a good value, with an attractive design and good performance for its size.
The X-Mini Happy is a great little speaker that offers a creative all-in-one solution with an integrated MP3 player and a cable for attaching external audio sources. If you want to share music on the go, this is a great option.
Just when we thought all iPod speaker systems were doomed to sound shrill and ugly, the iM7 comes along to knock us out of our gloomy fugue. Where others have failed, the iM7 beats a fierce and bassy cry across a battlefield littered with fallen, tinny, inferior speakers
If you have the phone and the cash, the Nokia Bluetooth Speakers MD-7W make an ideal accessory to maximize your music handset.
The Kensington SX 2000 speakers for the iPod are eye-catching, but you can find better options for sharing your iPod's tunes.
The Nokia MD-6 Mini-Speakers are far from perfect, but they offer decent performance for what they are.