Anker’s Soundcore Flare+ Portable 360° Bluetooth Speaker comes equipped with dual full-range drivers, dual passive bass radiators and tweeters, to deliver 25W of all-around sound with breathtaking clarity, all for $69.99 shipped, today only, originally $99.99. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The Sonos Arc has been officially unveiled and it’s the first soundbar to have support for Dolby Atmos, bringing immersive sound to anything you can stream, tuned for what’s playing from the TV to music, podcasts and event he radio when your TV is turned off. It delivers an ultra-wide soundstage and impressive bass, thanks to eleven high-performance drivers, including two that are upward firing for 3D audio, produce dramatic clarity, detail, and depth. Oscar-winning mixing engineers have tuned Arc to enable you to adjust its sound profile through software, based on the home theater set-up and what’s playing, whether stereo, Dolby Audio 5.1, or Dolby Atmos.
The Sonos One (Gen 2) Smart Speaker comes with Amazon Alexa built-in, and you can pick one up for $149 shipped, today only, originally $199. Experience rich, room-filling sound with Sonos One, and control it with your voice, the free Sonos app, Apple Airplay, and more. Since Amazon Alexa is integrated into the speaker, you can play music, check news, set alarms, get your questions answered, and more, completely hands free. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Sleek and stylish, the Uxbridge may be small in size, but it’s large in sound, delivering the signature Marshall sound coupled with the helpfulness of Amazon Alexa. This device offers multiple ways to connect and enjoy music, while using your voice to multi-task, hands-free. Ask You can Alexa to turn the volume up for your favorite song or dim the lights for a snooze. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Created by industrial designer Alan Wong, Kranio X is a handcrafted Bluetooth speaker unlike any other, starting with the lynx skull-shaped casing that contrasts a feral, organic feature with the cold, synthetic mechanical parts. Fortunately, not animals were harmed in the making of this device, as all of it has been 3D-printed. Offering 10-watts of power and weighing in at 4.4 pounds, it measures 240 x 160 x 153 cm. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
JBL’s Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker is IPX7 rated, which means it can even be submerged in water, all for $59.99 shipped, today only, originally $75. Its powered by a 3000mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery that offers 12 hours of continuous, high-quality audio playtime. Built-in noise and echo cancelling speakerphone ensures crystal clear conference calls, while JBL Connect+ technology that can wirelessly links more than 100 JBL Connect+ enabled speakers together to amplify the listening experience. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
The SODAPOP Wireless Portable Bluetooth Speaker is properly named, as it’s designed to screw onto most regular plastic beverage bottles. How does it work? By utilizing the characteristics of the bottle material and the air inside the bottle, it amplifies the sound volume in the bass range by as much as 10dB. To human ears, a 10dB increase will sound approximately twice as loud. A rechargeable lithium-ion battery is good for up to 30 hours of continuous listening. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
New Soundboks 3 may not be what you call a typical Bluetooth speaker, but as many tests have confirmed, it’s currently the world’s loudest wireless speaker. Featuring 126 dB volume, TeamUP wireless connectivity (daisy chain up to five nearby SOUNDBOKS speakers), pro panel inputs and even a removable steel grill for easy customization. At 34 pounds, it’s quite portable and the only Bluetooth speaker with a swappable battery that can last up to 40 hours on a single charge. Product page. Read more for a hands-on preview and additional informatino.
Amazon’s Echo Input lets you add Alexa to just about any speaker, all for $9.99, today only, originally $34.99. It connects with a 3.5 mm audio cable or Bluetooth, and once connected, just ask Alexa to play a song, check the news / weather, set alarms / timers, add items to your to-do list, or even control compatible smart home devices. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
It’s not everyday that you come across a smart speaker with an 8″ AMOLED fully flexible wraparound touch display, but that’s exactly what you’ll find on the Royole Mirage. This Amazon Alexa-enabled speaker features an elegant display solution around its cylindrical body that enables stunning visuals and easy touch control. Read more for a hands-on video straight from CES 2020.