Latest speaker reviews
One of the smallest speakers in the Sonos portfolio means the SL will be perfect for some.
The fifth-generation Bluetooth speaker from JBL adds dust-resistance to its waterproofing, making for a rugged and bass-heavy portable.
Is Huawei's foray into the speaker market on the up? The Sound has some interesting prospects, but is wired and Bluetooth only, which limits appeal.
With a huge number of channels - 11 at the front, a sub, and four at the rear - this is one highly accomplished immersive sound experience.
The fourth-gen of this DAB radio is a dashing looking number, but is it a bit of an excessive luxury in this day and age?
The Sonos Beam soundbar is compact, but it delivers expansive performance. From our experience, this small soundbar is a winner.
This soundbar's big sell is its detachable speakers, to transform it into a 7.1.2 surround system - without the need to trail wires.
Alexa and Google are capable of plenty, but what they can't do is tell you what the Sonos One is like. We can though. Here's our Sonos One review.
With the Playbar released over eight years ago, a replacement is long overdue. Behold the Sonos Arc - a Dolby Atmos soundbar for a new generation.
This big and bold speaker design has some great merit, but at this asking price is it as good as you can get? Read on...
One of two portable Sonos speakers with Bluetooth - although the size and weight doesn't make it ultra-portable. Should you buy it over Sonos Roam?
The 2021 'bar-and-sub combo adds AirPlay 2 and the potential for additional speaker integration compared to the outgoing Q800T model.
It's pricer than your average Bluetooth speaker, but it isn't your average Bluetooth speaker. Should you buy it? Yes. Why? Let us explain.
This small soundbar is designed for boosting gaming audio under a monitor, but it'll also be at home enhancing a small TV's output too.
The second-gen Revolve+ portable speaker improves water-resistance and battery life. But is that enough of an advancement in today's market?
The small-scale C20A is an all-in-one soundbar solution - there's no separate subwoofer option - that bangs out big audio from a little package.
Want an affordable soundbar package with future expandability (React Sub and React RS2 can be added for true 5.1 later)? Polk has a strong contender.
The JBL Bar 5.0 is, as the name suggests, a single box solution (no sub/separates) to enhance and boost your TV's audio. So how does it perform?
This well-priced soundbar and subwoofer combination doesn't have loads of features, but is a brilliant way to boost audio when on a budget.
Yamaha is synonymous with soundbar design. This model refreshes its entry-level, but it's anything but entry-level in its audio delivery.
This portable Bluetooth speaker has epic battery life and big sound. It's not the prettiest going, but does that matter when it sounds so good?
Braun is back in the audio business. But is its LE series - the LE03 being the smallest - worth its not inconsiderable asking price?
An accomplished soundbar-and-sub combo, able to deliver an expansive front presence with width and depth. But there are more affordable competitors.
The 2020 Beolit portable Bluetooth speaker is pricey but pristinely designed. It delivers big sound and improved battery life too.
Huawei's Homepod-a-like looks and sounds just fine, but it's expensive, has limited features, and doesn't pull on Devialet's capability enough.
If you want extra audio presence for your TV then the HT-G700 is worth consideration. But its surround soundstage isn't entirely convincing.
We've been listening to the HomePod mini to find out how it sounds and whether it should be your next smart speaker
Harman Kardon's take on the Sonos Move. It's bassier, bolder, and cheaper. Which - if you like bass in your music - makes it one stellar home portable
The biggest, baddest and bassiest Ultimate Ears speaker to date. It's not delicate, or the smartest device ever, but it does bring serious sound.
A portable speaker with big sound, bass, and a sturdy build. It's pricey, but it's feature packed and arguably the only smart speaker you'll ever need
Looking for a portable party speaker? Sony's light-up (literally) Extra Bass XB43 delivers on big sound, weather-resistance and great battery life.
The smallest Marshall speaker still delivers big on sound, while maintaining the mini-amp style that makes it stand out from the competition.
With a mega 14 channels of audio, the Q950T is all about delivering truly immersive mixes to enhance your TV audio. But it's a great all-rounder too.
Denon's top-end multiroom speaker has a lot of audio clout, delivering all the streaming services to match its considerable sound profile.
Looking for a Dolby Atmos capable soundbar and sub combo that won't cost a fortune? Sharp's approach to audio over excess features fits the bill.
Want a high-end soundbar to handle object-based audio? LG's 2020 flagship features full-fat 7.1.4 audio chops that make a meal out of movie mixdowns.
Looking for a proper surround sound system? Vizio offers a compelling soundbar, sub and rear speaker package for a fair price. Here's how it performs.
A usefully compact, very thoroughly specified, and big sonic improvement on your TV's sound. This is an accomplished soundbar for the asking price.
There’s support for Atmos and DTS:X object-based formats, while the Acoustic Beam technology ensures an expansive, if somewhat front-heavy
This 5.1.4-channel soundbar features fully immersive Dolby Atmos and DTS:X thanks to upward-firing speakers and a pair of detachable wireless rears.
The most expensive wireless speaker we can recall seeing. But there’s really no arguing with the way it performs. It's audiophile heaven.
Marshall's signature design is loud and proud, as is the sound profile, but the Uxbridge has a lot of competition. Is it the bookshelf speaker to buy?
An attractively designed and well-crafted 'bar and sub combo - but it suffers from limited features for its asking price.
Want a soundbar but don't want to spend big bucks? This Yamaha is an enticing option.
The second-gen A1 Bluetooth speaker adds more battery, waterproofing, Alexa voice control, and more. Is it the best portable speaker?
Factor in the looks, the choice of materials and the exemplary construction, and you've a speaker that can loosen a wallet faster than most.
An soundbar-and-subwoofer double that's designed for larger screens. It's got great front presence and the ability to decode object-based audio too.
Although it offers fewer features than some rivals, this old-school and no-nonsense soundbar delivers a great front soundstage, plus solid bass.
Looking for an all-in-one soundbar that can be bespoke setup (with on-screen menus)? Canton has just the ticket. It's great for movies, TV and music
The Danish design kings' first soundbar offering is a cracker for an all-in-one system. It's pricey, but its sonic delivery is sublime.