Not all speakers are made the same, just like all listeners aren’t the same. Some people are content with something cheap for their audio — as long as they can hear it, it’s a success. And that’s completely fine! You’re not like that though, you’re what they call an “audiophile.” In other words, what comes out of your speakers needs to sound amazing, and if it’s not, the whole thing is a bust. While that is also completely fine, shopping for a new speaker is going to be significantly more work for someone like yourself; there’s going to be a lot more research and paying attention to the nitty-gritty details involved. Read more…
BEST FOR 360 AUDIO
The Sony SRS-RA5000, with its room-filling 360 Reality Audio and balanced set of drivers, is one of the best ambient experiences you can have with a Bluetooth speaker right now.
BEST FLOORSTANDING SPEAKER
Polk Audio Signature Series S60
If you have a lot of space, fill it with well-rounded sound from Polk Audio's S60 floorstanding speakers.
BEST BOOKSHELF SPEAKERS
Klipsch Reference R-51M
This set of speakers strikes a great balance between size and sound quality, all for a relatively affordable price.
BEST PORTABLE SPEAKER
Take your tunes on the go without compromising on how they sound.
BEST POWERED SPEAKERS
Elac Navis ARB-51
These active speakers are easier to set up and use compared to passive ones (although they don't sound as good as the Klipsch), so if you're looking for a more convenient option, check out the Elac Navis ARB-51.
BEST DOLBY ATMOS SPEAKER
Fully immersive Dolby Atmos sound in a sleek speaker — it doesn't get any better for your mini home theater setup.
BEST COMPUTER SPEAKERS
If your built-in computer speakers aren't cutting it anymore, the Logitech Z407 is a great option (and it won't break the bank).