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Updated: Apr 27, 2015 10:14
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#151
alaScore 91

Braven 855s

The Braven 855s is a bit overpriced, but it's built like a brick, delivers decent sound and has strong battery life.

6 expert reviews | 22 user reviews

#152
alaScore 91

SKULLCANDY Air Raid Portable Speaker 038354896, Black (038354896)

Skullcandy is known for its headphones and earphones that are as much cool-kid fashion statements as they are audio gear. Thus far, speakers have been more or less off the radar, but with the Bluetooth audio streaming Skullcandy Air Raid ($149.99...

2 expert reviews | 10 user reviews

#153
alaScore 91

Ultimate Ears Boom

At £170, the UE Boom isn't cheap, but it does have an extensive list of features. NFC is quickly becoming a must-have for easy pairing, and the speaker's incredibly tough construction makes it ideal for taking outside the house. The Boom's sound...

5 expert reviews

#154
alaScore 91

Vizio S2121W-D0

The Vizio S2121w-D0 Sound Stand is cheap but not a good value, with quality that pales against the competition -- including Vizio's own sound bars.

2 expert reviews | 1 user reviews

#155
alaScore 91

Vizio S5430W-C2 3.0 Home Theater Sound Bar

Not all speakers have to get your attention with fancy styling. Sometimes they're just big black boxes with grilles, that make sound—and that's okay. The Vizio S5430W-C2 falls into that category, as a soundbar that isn't exactly eye-catching, but...

2 expert reviews

#156
alaScore 91

Sony SRS-BTV5/B

The Sony SRS-BTV5 wireless Bluetooth speaker boasts speakerphone and (iffy) NFC capabilities, but it doesn't beat the competition for the price.

8 expert reviews | 407 user reviews

#157
alaScore 91

Sol Republic Deck

While its sound quality may not best our favorite Bluetooth speakers, the Deck offers a user experience and feature-set unmatched by its competition, and that’s worth a lot.

3 expert reviews | 82 user reviews

#158
alaScore 91

LG NB3540

Flawed sound quality lets the side down, but LG’s stylish soundbar/sub combi brings a welcome boost for TV audio and offers lots of features for the money.

1 expert reviews | 67 user reviews

#159
alaScore 91

Logitech AudioStation Express

After two weeks of using the product on weekdays only, for a few hours each of those days, it simply would not play. I tried the ol' standby, resetting my iPod, unplugging the device, turning it on and off, and finally just allowed the thing to "warm...

38 expert reviews | 6710 user reviews

#160
alaScore 91

Panasonic SC-HTE80

With a footprint of 46 x 28cm the Panasonic SC-HTE80 looks (colour differences aside) like a slightly shrunken version of the Canton DM 50, with largely unadorned surfaces and a dot matrix display hidden behind the cheese-grater grille across the...

9 expert reviews | 112 user reviews

#161
alaScore 91

Harman-Kardon Sabre SB 35 / 230

Harman Kardon’s Sabre SB35 offers an extremely low-profile design and a gorgeous form factor, but unfortunately, its beauty is mostly skin deep.

5 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

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#162
alaScore 91

Boston Acoustics TVee One

The Boston Acoustics TVee One natural-sounding upgrade to your current TV's sound that costs considerably less than its competitors.

3 expert reviews | 147 user reviews

#163
alaScore 91

Onkyo LS-B50

Don't make the mistake of thinking this entry-level sound bar is better than what the average TV manufacturer has to offer just because it's made by an audio company.

4 expert reviews | 7 user reviews

#164
alaScore 91

Kicker Amphitheater BT2

If you want a speaker that can get quite loud, the $249.95 Kicker Amphitheater Bluetooth 2 (also known as the Amphitheater BT2, or the 40iK5BT2, or simply the K5 BT2) won't disappoint. Aside from some issues with deep bass reproduction, the BT2 is a...

2 expert reviews

#165
alaScore 90

Teufel Consono 35

A small but welcome improvement over the cheaper Consono 25 – for larger rooms, this is definitely worth the investment

5 expert reviews | 121 user reviews

#166
alaScore 90

Jamo D 600 SUR

Jamo's THX-certified speakers are pure audio dynamite.

8 expert reviews | 5 user reviews

#167
alaScore 90

B&W ASW608

One of the home theater industry's greatest sins is modesty. If excessively modest people hide their lights under a bushel, speaker and receiver manufacturers go them one better, hiding their achievements in boxes. Boxes with drivers on the front,...

10 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#168
alaScore 90

Samsung HW-F450

Looks cool, but the sound is very mediocre. Most importantly, once it was all set up, whenever something with expectedly HD sound was playing, the sound would cut out every minute or so for a second, as if it was syncing the wireless subwoofer. Pretty...

1 expert reviews | 1065 user reviews

#169
alaScore 90

Dali Fazon

While Danish brand DALI offers a varied speaker range across the worlds of home cinema and hi-fi, its products share design characteristics at all price points. The most obvious is the use of wood fibre drivers – which differ from more conventional...

27 expert reviews | 2 user reviews

#170
alaScore 90

Audioengine 5 Speaker System

Wow. How did five years go by so quickly? We first became aware of Audioengine in early 2007, when the company asked if we'd be interested in evaluating its A5 self-powered speakers. It's now 2012, and we have the revamped A5+ self-powered speakers on...

47 expert reviews | 1010 user reviews

#171
alaScore 90

Dali Zensor 1

A dazzling Danish speaker package that's yours for under a grand

12 expert reviews | 167 user reviews

#172
alaScore 90

Sony HT-CT60BT

Although the product itself is top quality as expected from Sony, be aware if you have a TV which is not of Sony brand. I have an LG TV which has no headphone socket or audio digital. As I personally only want the sound bar for ps3 games and movies...

1 expert reviews | 15 user reviews

#174
alaScore 90

JBL Studio 580

Hugely capable floorstanders that deliver an impressively capable (and fun) sound

12 expert reviews | 20 user reviews

#175
alaScore 90

Dynaudio Excite X14

Where they're good, though, the Dynaudios are very, very good. Stick to music that doesn't fluster them – well recorded material that deson't demand much in the way of dynamic headroom – and they're among the criispest, cleanest and glossiest...

3 expert reviews

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