Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in speakers.

Riva Concert review

The Riva Concert series speaker is a fantastic, small-profile smart speaker with Alexa integration, truly excellent sound, and great looks, making it the perfect addition to your kitchen, living room, or bedroom. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Paradigm Persona B bookshelf speakers Review

  • Gorgeous design
  • Vivid, lifelike sound
  • Insane stereo image
  • Great for smaller rooms
  • High performance comes at a luxury price

JBL Pebbles Review

  • Remarkably big sound from a small speaker
  • Portable
  • USB-powered
  • Clever cable management
  • Short connection cables
  • No USB wall adapter included
Our Score 9

Sharp SD-WH1000U Review

  • Excellent overall hi-res audio performance
  • WiSA is a wonderful thing
  • Ditto WiHD (mostly)
  • Seamless format transitions
  • NNW — Not Necessarily Wireless
  • Can’t play SACDs via WiHD
  • $5K/$6K could be a deal-breaker
Our Score 9

Boston Acoustics M-series System Review

  • Balanced, powerful sound
  • Excellent clarity and warmth in front speakers
  • Professional build quality
  • Sharp design
  • MSurrounds are weak and poorly matched
  • Slight lack of detail in instrumental timbres
  • Expensive
Our Score 7.5

Bowers & Wilkins 702 S2 Review

  • Gorgeous design
  • Pristine upper register
  • Punchy low-mids
  • Wide soundstage
  • Sensitive to placement and source material
  • Expensive
Our Score 7

Axiom LFR-1100 with ADA-1500-4 Review

  • Massive center image and sweet spot
  • Lucid clarity
  • Fantastic balance
  • Near-live detail and definition
  • Powerful, punctuated bass
  • Omni-directional sound can limit stereo movement
  • Veneer lacks wow-factor
Our Score 9.5

GoldenEar Technology Triton One Review

  • Detailed, lightning-quick treble
  • Remarkable transient response
  • Warm, natural midrange
  • Best. Bass. Ever.
  • Large size may be too much for some rooms
Our Score 10

KEF LS50 Wireless Review

  • Breathtaking clarity and articulation
  • Seamless balance and fluidity across registers
  • Rich and firm bass response
  • Versatile wired and wireless configuration
  • Gorgeous minimalist design
  • No visible input indicator up front
Our Score 9