Apple's HomePod won’t slay Amazon Alexa out of the gate. But if you’re an iPhone user who prizes sound quality above all, you should seriously consider this speaker.
The Klipsch Reference Theater Pack offers impressive sound for such a tiny footprint, but lacks cinematic power compared to bigger-box speakers.
The Q Acoustics M2 is a compact sound base with clean sonics and a handy HDMI connection, but competing units deliver more impact for home theater.
JBL's second-generation jumbo portable Bluetooth speaker has upgraded drivers and a fully waterproof design. It ships this spring.
Packing four drivers and as subwoofer, the Infiniti S makes its debut at CES to awe your ears.
While it's expensive and still a work in progress, UE's Megablast speaker is the best-sounding portable Alexa-enabled speaker out there right now.
While it's expensive and still a work in progress, UE's Blast speaker is one of the best sounding portable Alexa-enabled speakers.
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 curvy satellites and offers decent performance, but it's a little quirky to set up.
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 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 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.