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Updated: Jul 21, 2017 22:29
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#126
alaScore 93

Samsung HW-K550

The Samsung HW-K550 is a wireless soundbar with a centre speaker, stereo speakers, and a dedicated subwoofer. It's a good general purpose speaker system, with the centre speaker ensuring crisp dialogue, and the subwoofer delivering the kind of...

3 expert reviews | 113 user reviews

#127
alaScore 93

Philips Fidelio XS1

An innovative design that gets the soundbase basics right

7 expert reviews | 50 user reviews

#128
alaScore 93

Definitive Technology W Studio Micro

Considering its very slim profile, the Definitive Technology W Studio Micro puts out some impressive sound. It isn't a cheap sound system, but it boasts plenty of power thanks to its wireless subwoofer, and a unique design that can comfortably fit in...

5 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#129
alaScore 93

LG HS8

The HS8 (or LAS855M to give it its full title) hails from LG's range of Music Flow soundbars, which can be used in a multiroom system with other LG wireless speakers. It's the middleman in the Music Flow range, sitting below the top-end HS9 (£650) but...

7 expert reviews | 17 user reviews

#130
alaScore 93

Yamaha WX-010

The WX-010 is a wireless speaker from Yamaha's MusicCast multiroom range that streams music via DLNA, Bluetooth, AirPlay, Spotify and more. It's a more compact version of last year's WX-030 speaker, selling for around £50 less.

3 expert reviews | 33 user reviews

#131
alaScore 93

Creative Sound Blaster ROAR SR20

The is one of the most unique Bluetooth speakers we’ve tested. Ambitious and audacious, we can confidently say this is one of the best available for $150. The combination of sound quality, loudness and all the other extras it offers make it a...

29 expert reviews | 1754 user reviews

#132
alaScore 93

Denon DHT-S514

Denon is one of the best names in audio, but this sound bar is not one of its better speakers.

19 expert reviews | 320 user reviews

#133
alaScore 93

Denon HEOS 7 HS2

The Heos 7 HS2 is the wireless speaker Heos 7 should have been, combining room-filling sound and slick streaming with built-in Bluetooth and Hi-Res Audio support.

4 expert reviews | 19 user reviews

#134
alaScore 93

Bose Acoustimass 300

These now sell for $1,500 new through Amazon , and if I needed another, I'd pay it. The Acoustimass 16 is so much more than any of the smaller systems offered today for even more money.

3 expert reviews | 197 user reviews

#135
alaScore 93

KEF Reference 1

LES KEF REFERENCE ONE ONT UNE BELLE IMAGE ET C'EST TOUT. LA MUSIQUE QU'ELLES RESTITUES EST SANS VIE. LES BASSES SEMBLENT VENIR D'OUTRE- TOMBE ET LES AIGUES SONNENT LE PLASTIQUE . JE LES AI REMPLACÉS SANS REGRET PAR DES EMINENT TECHNOLOGY LFT8 .

3 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#136
alaScore 93

Razer Leviathan

If you were to tell us three years ago that Razer was going to make a Bluetooth speaker, we would have been interested, but now that we're inundated with Bluetooth speakers everywhere, it's pretty hard to get excited. But while Razer's Leviathan sound...

17 expert reviews | 250 user reviews

#137
alaScore 93

Sony SRS-ZR5

Accuracy isn't everything, and we give the SRS-ZR5 high marks for boosting the lows and low-mids in a tasteful way. Add to that its versatility in the connectivity department, its ability to be used in pairs, and the option to tweak the sound signature...

1 expert reviews | 45 user reviews

#138
alaScore 93

Sony SRS-ZR7

If sonics were your one and only priority in this price range, it would be hard to tell you that the SRS-ZR7 is the best you can do—the JBL Xtreme, the Marshall Kilburn, and the Libratone Zipp all offer more robust bass response and plenty of high...

2 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#139
alaScore 93

Vifa Oslo

Overall, the $550 Vifa Oslo earns its high price. But if you have the cash to spend, you have several excellent options in this range. We're also fans of the Bowers & Wilkins' Zeppelin Wireless, the Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15, and the Marshall Stanmore,...

4 expert reviews

#140
alaScore 93

Samsung HW-J7500R

A great looking piece of kit, easy to set up and sounds great. A huge improvement to my TV sound.

1 expert reviews | 43 user reviews

#141
alaScore 93

BenQ treVolo

THE BENQ TREVOLO ELECTROSTATIC SPEAKERS has Excellent Sound Quality.

20 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#142
alaScore 93

Canton DM 900

If you are a fan of Canton and are looking for a bedroom system, the DM 900 should be on your list. Given that it doesn't require a receiver and you can connect up to two digital sources, it makes it a perfect solution for a small room. Add a real...

7 expert reviews | 22 user reviews

#143
alaScore 93

Klipsch Groove

While the price should be about a third lower, Klipsch's Groove mini Bluetooth speaker is well designed and packs a punch.

8 expert reviews | 3 user reviews

#144
alaScore 93

Braven 105 WATERPROOF

Conclusions The Braven 105's bright, crisp sound signature and waterproof design are well-suited for outdoor listening, but it doesn't get quite as loud as some other speakers we've tested, and it has some distortion issues on deep bass tracks. The...

3 expert reviews

#145
alaScore 93

Marshall Stockwell

At moderate volumes and on genres that lack deep bass, we love the Marshall Stockwell—but the distortion at higher volumes is a bummer. If you're searching for a speaker with the Stockwell's looks and EQ options—but no distortion—the more expensive...

5 expert reviews | 12 user reviews

#146
alaScore 93

Denon HEOS 3

With app inconsistencies, a lack of Mac compatibility, and audio performance that fails to rise above the crowd, Denon’s Heos multi-room speaker system was at best underwhelming, and at worst, downright annoying. Even if big bass is your pleasure, the...

10 expert reviews | 127 user reviews

#147
alaScore 93

Altec Lansing Life Jacket

In the $150 range, plenty of speakers employ DSP to limit deep bass dynamics (and some other frequency ranges, too) that tend to cause distortion. But the Life Jacket 3 tamps down the dynamics too often, unnecessarily—it's hard to get past this, as it...

7 expert reviews | 11 user reviews

#148
alaScore 93

JBL Go

The JBL Go is a good buy if you’re looking for a decent Bluetooth speaker that you can carry around anywhere without issues. However, if you want better audio quality and don’t mind losing out a bit in the portability department, and also don’t mind...

7 expert reviews | 2721 user reviews

#149
alaScore 93

Creative Sound Blaster FREE

Coming to the price, this costs Rs 8,000 MRP which is too much for this quality of speakers. At Rs 6,500, it would make a better deal. But nonetheless be aware of what you get.

8 expert reviews | 84 user reviews

#150
alaScore 93

Sony SRS-HG1

Sony's stylish SRS-HG1 speaker is compact and lightweight, but does audio quality suffer as a result of its small size? We sent the Bluetooth-equipped speaker off to the test lab to get the verdict.

5 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

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