speakers

The 10 Best Vintage Speakers in 2019

In this review we feature the best vintage speakers with a classic appearance from the 1970s and 1980s that bring back that old-style classic look.

Old speakers vs. new speakers: How do they compare?

The Mission 70 MkIIs were budget class-leading speakers in their day, but how do they compare to the best new speakers? Back in the early

HyperX Cloud Mix review

Contending for a position among the best gaming headsets, the HyperX Cloud Mix offers a blend of high-end audio, refined design and Bluetooth connectivity. The

McIntosh reveals gorgeous RS200 Wireless all-in-one system

On paper, McIntosh’s new RS200 seems like an easy sell (before you get to the £3495/$3000 price tag anyway). It’s an all-in-one system with DLNA

Best Soundbar 2019: The best soundbars and soundbases

Your TV sounds rubbish, but it isn’t only just your model. The sound quality of TVs in general has taken a dive from the days

Lenovo IdeaPad 730S Review

After spending time with the IdeaPad 730S (starting at $899, reviewed at $999), I’ve become convinced that Lenovo’s consumer-focused laptops are sorely underappreciated. The IdeaPad

Monitor Audio Gold 100 Standmount Speaker Review

Cue the cheesy gameshow music because we’re going for Gold What is the Gold 100? The Gold 100 is the smallest stereo member of the

Avita Liber Review

The Avita Liber’s looks can be deceiving. For $699, this sleek laptop features a relatively sluggish 7th Gen Y-series processor, a dull 12.5-inch display, quiet

Q Acoustics’ Concept 300, first impressions: These speakers make a bold statement

The out-of-this-world tripods they rest on render them more like tower speakers than bookshelf models. Buckminster Fuller is not a name that comes to mind

Audio Pro Addon C5A review

A class-leading speaker with Alexa is a winning combination As headlines go, Audio Pro receiving five stars for one of its speakers ranks closer to

Harman Kardon Enchant 800 soundbar review: There are many better values in home audio

This soundbar beats the audio quality of a TV’s onboard speakers, but other options deliver far more bang for your buck. The sound coming from

Roberts Stream 67 review

‘Consistent’ is not how many of us would care to be described. At best it means you’ve made the most of a limited array of

Elac Debut B5.2 review

The Elac’s original Debut speaker range was launched around three years ago to a fair amount of acclaim. Now it’s back with Debut 2.0, and

Aurender S5W review

In hi-fi circles, wireless has never truly meant wireless. There’s always some form of physical cable that needs to be used, especially when it comes

Elipson Prestige Facet 7.2.4 Speaker Package Review : Multi-faceted and multi-channel

What is the Elipson Prestige Facet? The Elipson Prestige Facet series is the latest version of a range of speakers that the French manufacturer has been making

The 10 Best JBL Speakers in 2019

In this review we feature the best JBL speakers that are highly portable and deliver crystal clear audio performance. These speakers are built to deliver

Dali Oberon 3 review

The Oberon 3s are good, but not great speakers What’s in a name? Well-read readers may nod knowingly at the memory of Oberon, King of

Moon 390 Network Player/Preamplifier Review

Is the 390 Network Player the complete high-end listening solution Moon claims it is? I know “hi-fi” brings to mind any amount of hobbyist nonsense.

The 10 Best Bose Speakers in 2019

In this review we feature the best Bose speakers for music lovers that provide great value for money and superb sound performance. These speakers are

Fyne Audio F501 vs Monitor Audio Silver 200 floorstanding speakers: which are better?

Precocious new boys take on a pair of floorstander grandees You may be forgiven for thinking any product with a What Hi-Fi? Award is exclusively

Devialet Phantom Reactor 900 review

Devialet’s wireless speaker combines distinct style with dynamic sound Cinema. The parachute. Aspirin. Denim. All these world-changing, life-enhancing innovations are French. And since 2015 (when

Lenovo Smart Clock hands-on review

Over the past year, Lenovo has quietly made a name for itself as a maker of Google Assistant speakers that also feature screens. At CES 2018, it

5 Hi-Fi announcements at CES 2019 worth getting excited about

A roundup of the sonic superstars at the world’s biggest tech show The technology industry’s annual Las Vegas bun-fight isn’t just about TVs, it’s also

Epson EH-TW650 Review

One of the key decisions to make when building a home entertainment system is whether to invest in a projector or a large screen TV.

LG ThinQ SL9YG soundbar review

What’s so special about the LG SL9YG? With voice control and smart assistants increasingly dominating coverage of new speakers and soundbars, you’d be forgiven for

Linn Selekt DSM review

There was a time when single-box just-add-speakers systems were compromised budget affairs. They were aimed at people who didn’t want the complication (or cost) of

Soundcast VG5 Bluetooth speaker review: Large and in charge in the great outdoors

This speaker is built with the patio and the poolside in mind. Buy it for that, not for indoor listening. Soundcast’s $350 VG5 is a

Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 Soundbar System Review : Multi-room and multi-channel

What is the Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40? The Yamaha MusicCast BAR 40 is the latest entry-level soundbar from the company that practically pioneered the concept. The YMS-4080,

Bose Soundbar 500 review: Alexa, make me a sleek, smart sound bar

This soundbar hangs tight with clean design, voice-control smarts, and a sonic sizzle that can rouse the deaf. Bose ought to consider co-opting the popular

The 10 Best Bluetooth Turntables in 2018

Here are the best Bluetooth turntables that allow you to stream your vinyl recordings wireless via Bluetooth connectivity – you simply need to pair your