Latest speaker reviews
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?
With the Playbar released over seven years ago, a replacement is long overdue. Behold the Sonos Arc - a Dolby Atmos soundbar for a new generation.
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.
Accessory maker Belkin might not be the first name that springs to mind when it comes to speakers, but if you’ve bought cables or other tech sundries
This 3.1 system combines soundbar and separate subwoofer to good effect and at a fair price. It lacks the immersive factor of its competition though.
This portable Bluetooth speaker ticks the right boxes - waterproof, loud, long-lasting - but does it make sense to buy over its competition?
When Harman Kardon launched its new Citation range, the aim was to offer a full suite of speakers. Smart, connected, and in various sizes - it's a fam...
This bookshelf speaker from Sonos and Ikea is the cheapest way to get your hands on Sonos' system and great features. But what's it really like?
Where this soundbar really wins is with the rear speakers and subwoofer in the box, making for a sublime 7.1.4 surround system that's without equal.
A soundbar with upfiring speakers designed for use with up to 65in tellies with included separate subwoofer. Big sound is only let down by one HDMI.
This is one good-looking soundbar, but it lacks enough bass, adding a subwoofer makes it extra pricey, and the HDMI arrangement is limited.
This huge single-box soundbar solution sounds like the best in the business, but without true rear channels or a sub is it worth the asking price?
The second-gen hard-wired home speaker brings updated control wheel, new drivers and an included control. And a larger price. Is it worth it?
This soundbar and subwoofer combo is a fair price, but there aren't as many channels as the competition can offer - is it still worth buying?
Bowers & Wilkins adds a new, bookshelf-style wireless speaker to its Formation family. Here are our initial thoughts.
The all-in-one soundbar from Samsung-owned Harman Kardon does a good job, but there's no separate sub included in the kit - unless you pay more.
With so much choice out there, is the Sonos Play:3 still worth considering if you can get your hands on one? Here's our review.
The Sonos Playbar is a fantastic piece of kit that really delivers on its promise of simplicity and quality. Here's our review.
The Playbase might be late to the soundbase party, but it's what the party has been waiting for.