Latest speaker buyer's guides

Sonos One vs Sonos One SL vs Sonos Play:1: What's the difference?
Sonos One vs Sonos One SL vs Sonos Play:1: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Updated How do you choose between the Sonos One and Sonos Play:1? Which is the right Sonos for you? We compare the two small Sonos speakers to help you decide.... Read more

Best Alexa speakers 2019: Top Amazon Echo alternatives
Best Alexa speakers 2019: Top Amazon Echo alternatives By Britta O'Boyle

Numerous third party speakers have embraced Amazon's capable Alexa assistant alongside the Echo devices. Here are the best Amazon Echo alternatives.... Read more

Best Bluetooth speakers 2019: Top portable speakers to buy today
Best Bluetooth speakers 2019: Top portable speakers to buy today By Dan Grabham

Our guide to the best Bluetooth speakers available to buy today. Read more

Best Sonos speaker 2019: Sonos Move, One, Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, Beam, Playbar and Playbase compared
Best Sonos speaker 2019: Sonos Move, One, Play:1, Play:3, Play:5, Beam, Playbar and Playbase compared By Britta O'Boyle

Our guide to the best Sonos speakers. Let us help you work out which Sonos sound bar or speaker(s) is right for you. This is how they all compare.... Read more

Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker vs Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker: Which should you buy?
Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Book Shelf Wi-Fi Speaker vs Symfonisk Table Lamp Speaker: Which should you buy? By Britta O'Boyle

We've compared the two Sonos Ikea Symfonisk speakers to help you figure out which one you should buy and what the differences are between them.... Read more

Best turntable 2019: The top record players to buy today
Best turntable 2019: The top record players to buy today By Dan Grabham

We've gathered together the best turntables money can buy - whatever your budget.... Read more

Which is the best UE speaker? Megablast, Blast, Megaboom, Boom and Wonderboom compared
Which is the best UE speaker? Megablast, Blast, Megaboom, Boom and Wonderboom compared By Britta O'Boyle

Ultimate Ears is well known for its excellent Bluetooth speakers but which is right for you? We've compared them all here to help you decide.... Read more

Sonos One vs Amazon Echo: What's the difference?
Sonos One vs Amazon Echo: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

We've broken down the differences between Sonos One and Amazon Echo speakers to show you the specs and features and help you decide which to buy.... Read more

Best soundbar and soundbase 2019: Boost your TV audio
Best soundbar and soundbase 2019: Boost your TV audio By Britta O'Boyle

Whatever your budget and goal, we've collated a selection of options to help boost your TV's audio. Here are the best soundbars and speaker bases.... Read more

Best wireless speakers 2019: The top Wi-Fi speakers to choose from
Best wireless speakers 2019: The top Wi-Fi speakers to choose from By Dan Grabham

Here's our guide to the finest Wi-Fi-enabled speakers around.... Read more

Sonos Beam vs Sonos Playbar: Which is the best Sonos soundbar for you?
Sonos Beam vs Sonos Playbar: Which is the best Sonos soundbar for you? By Maggie Tillman

Here's how Sonos Beam compares to Sonos Playbar, to help you work out which is best for you.... Read more

The best smart speaker 2019: Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri speakers
The best smart speaker 2019: Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri speakers By Dan Grabham

The Apple HomePod isn't alone in the smart speaker space with plenty of competition, but it is unique in that it's the only one with Siri as the virtual... Read more

Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What's the difference?
Apple HomePod vs Google Home vs Amazon Echo: What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

We've covered the difference between these smart speakers to help you decide which to buy. Find the best for voice control, audio quality and more.... Read more

Which B&O Play speaker is right for you?
Which B&O Play speaker is right for you? By Max Langridge

B&OPlay makes some of the best looking and best sounding Bluetooth speakers on the market. But which B&O Play speaker is right for you? Find out here.... Read more

Sonos PlayBase vs PlayBar: What's the difference?
Sonos PlayBase vs PlayBar: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos announced a new speaker to its home theatre portfolio in the form of the Playbase in February 2017. The Playbase is designed for TVs that aren't... Read more

Best compact Hi-Fi systems
Best compact Hi-Fi systems By Jamie Carter

MP3 players are great but, on a long winter’s night, it’s hard to beat a proper hi-fi. Good hi-fi systems cost money, people. They always have, and... Read more