Wireless Speakers: Top 10 Reviewed

Wireless speakers are considered a great investment by music, movie and gaming freaks. They let you enjoy music without any irritating clutter of wires in your room. To overcome the use of wires, such speakers use high frequency RF (radio frequency). Wireless speakers have an added advantage of portability and versatility. However, before making your purchase, make sure that the system has more than one optical input. This will help you enjoy audio through various devices. If planning to make an addition to your home electronics with such speakers, read through this write-up to opt for your preference out of the ten best products.

Price: $59

Small and slim in size, weighing barely 2 pounds, these speakers produce unusually high sound up to a range of 15 metres, for a good 10 hours.

Description:

Surrounded with rich, powerful, full stereo sound from your laptop, iPad or iPhone without any strings attached marks this wireless speaker. It is sleek, portable and rechargeable. The speaker can be placed up to 50 feet away from your laptop, iPad or iPhone. The twin two-inch speaker drivers produce warm ringing notes with crisp voice and deep bass. It can be connected by two modes: plug-and-play adapter connecting to laptop and Bluetooth for iPad/iPhone. No software installation is required for this Logitech speaker.

Specifications:

Frequency Response: 122 Hz-20,000 Hz

Power Supply: 120 to 240 volts

Warranty: 2 years

Company/Brand Name:Logitech
Pros
  1. A standard 3.5mm stereo jack connects to any of the portable music players or computers.
  2. Packed in its soft travel pouch, it can be transported anywhere using minimal space in your bad.
  3. It also comes with a simple setup.
Rating
Price: $599

This is the first premium iPod speaker to feature the new Apple AirPlay wireless Streaming technology.

Description:

Not only does Zeppelin has the reputation of being the ultimate wireless AirPlay speaker, is also finds applause for innovative and attractive visual design. It is the best in wireless speaker system with high-quality audio streaming from your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. The new Apple’s AirPlay technology allows music streaming from Mac or PC to Zeppelin Air without any need for docking it. You can even bypass your computer for sharing only from iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch. With more than one of these, a complete multiroom system can be built. Its USB connectivity also allows synchronizing with iTunes. If needed to sync iPhone/iPad with iTunes, you can do so by connecting the speaker to the computer by USB and your iPod will be linked directly. An auxiliary input allows both optical and analogue input with the cable. Also, a composite video output allows a video to be sent from a docked iPhone/iPad to a TV or monitor.

Specifications:

Frequency Response: 51Hz – 36kHz

Power Supply: 100V - 240V ~ 50/60Hz

AirPlay compatibility: Zeppelin Air AirPlay works with, iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch, (4th, 3rd and 2nd generations) with iOS 4.2 and iTunes 10.1 (Mac or PC) or later.

Warranty: 2 years

Company/Brand Name:Bowers & Wilkins
Pros
  1. The speaker doesn’t require you to undock your iPod if you want to sync it with iTunes.
  2. Its streaming process is of very good quality.
  3. B&W is known for their audiophile grade equipment, thus, its sound quality is great
Rating
Price: $238

The four 3” mid/bass transducers are hand built with high efficiency and cutting edge sound technology.

Description:

Ripping your home with rich musical sound, the VSB210WS by Visio is meant for home theater freaks. Its universal sound bar gives a complete audio solution, while its wireless subwoofer comes with cutting edge sound technology and can be placed anywhere. Without any excessive cluttering of front and back center speakers, VIZIO's High Definition Wireless Audio makes your favorite music come alive up to 60 feet away with a clear line of sight. SRS TruSurround HD creates a mind-blowing surround sound with high frequency precision at every seat in the room. SRS TruVolume analyses and adjusts the volume up-and-down, at a desired level.

Specifications:

Speaker bar Frequency Response: 80Hz – 20kHz

Subwoofer Frequency Response: 35Hz up to 80Hz

Power Supply: 110V ~ 50/60Hz

RMS Output Power: 55 W

6.5" long throw (high excursion) driver

Warranty: 1 year

Company/Brand Name:VIZIO
Pros
  1. The wireless subwoofer is extremely convenient and sounds wonderful in different placements.
  2. It is easy to setup and delivers impressive sound.
  3. These speakers do not require an AV receiver.
Rating
Price: $80

This speaker surrounds you with its high performance audio quality due to its award-winning technology (“Best in CES 2010” award by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group).

Description:

This premium Bluetooth speaker system delivers high power stereo audio from your iPhone/iPad, notebook, or any other Bluetooth-enabled device. Producing striking accuracy, detail and audiophile-like quality, the speaker system is nicely built one-piece with a glossy finish which proves a smart addition to your electronic appliances. Its buttons are conveniently placed allowing easy accessibility while the aptX audio codec provides superior audio output. The system also allows connecting with portable devices without Bluetooth connectivity via its AUX-in port.

Specifications:

Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)

Supported Bluetooth profiles: A2DP (Wireless Stereo Bluetooth) / AVRCP (Bluetooth Remote Control)

Operating Range: Up to 10 meters (Measured in open space. Walls and structures may affect range of device.)

Transmission Range: 33 ft

Warranty: 1 year

Company/Brand Name:Creative
Pros
  1. The Creative BT-D1/D5 Bluetooth transmitters (sold separately) allow instant audio streaming in your computer and smartphone respectively, and pairs with the Creative D200 in seconds.
  2. This speaker complements your home décor with its classic looks and sounds amazing with its crisp and clear audio.
  3. The sound doesn’t distort even at the highest volume.
Rating
Price: $418

This 2.1 stereo system comes with a three-driver subwoofer and twin two-driver satellites. The upper speakers in the satellites can be turned independently for a virtual surround sound experience.

Description:

The ZiiSound T6 is a versatile system with its Swivel-Speaker-Array producing compelling music, movies and gaming with its high quality wireless audio. Its Symmetrically Loaded Acoustic Module (SLAM) subwoofer with 3 drivers-design produces excellent output with deep, tight bass. You can easily enjoy 5.1 movie or game through a USB connection to your PC or notebook or pair with the given BT-D1 USB transmitter for an instant Bluetooth connection. Its infrared remote helps you adjust volume, skip/pause tracks and switch between audio sources. The system also packages a wired control pod with volume and source controls, AUX-in and headphone connector.

Specifications:

Operating Distance: 10 m

Channel Audio: 2.1
Interface: Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR

Supported Bluetooth profiles: A2DP (Wireless Stereo Bluetooth), AVRCP (Bluetooth Remote Control)

Warranty: 1 year

Company/Brand Name:Creative
Pros
  1. The subwoofer plays low-frequency output well.
  2. It defines space very well with its outstanding surround sound.
Rating
Price: $299

This system doesn’t require a separate remote control; any existing remote control of your TV, cable box or satellite box can be used and Tvee 25 learns its commands automatically.

Description:

This TV and music audio system includes a slim sound bar and a wireless subwoofer to deliver thumping Boston-engineered sound output. It offers a rich audio with a plug-and-play solution for televisions: 32” and larger, and is self-powered. It features a digital optical input for decoding Dolby digital audio content. With Boston's Digitally Optimized Virtual Surround processing, the soundbar produces crisp music enveloping the whole environment. A 3.5mm auxiliary input on the rear of the sound bar allows connecting a number of portable media devices.

Specifications:

Frequency response: 45-20,000 Hz

System power: 150-watt peak

Sound bar: Dual 1-1/2 x 6" Drivers

Color Name: Black

Built In Decoders: Dolby Digital

Warranty: 5 years speakers, 1 year electronics

Company/Brand Name:Boston Acoustics
Pros
  1. Its installation is very simple, requiring only a single wire connection between the soundbar and TV.
  2. It has separate Movie and Music listening modes for optimized playback system.
Rating
Price: $130

Just download a free Sony remote application and convert your iPhone/iPad or Android phone into a remote control to run this system.

Description:

Fill your home interior with ripping music through this wireless speaker with built-in WiFi to stream music from your PC or Sony Blu-ray system. It can even access online music from different BRAVIA Internet music services using PartyStream playback. With an innovatinve casing, it has 360 degrees room-filling sound and can be expanded with additional Sony network speakers in every room. Moreover, each room can be independently controlled with its remote application.

Specifications:

Maximum Power Handling: 45W

Frequency Response: 60Hz - 20kHz

Enclosure Type: Bass-reflex

Speaker Use: Center-channel

Connector Type: Stereo mini jack

Warranty: 1 year

Company/Brand Name:Sony
Pros
  1. It has an elegant design with ultra-compact package for flexible placement in a kitchen, office or bedroom.
  2. A simple press of a button lets you connect it to compatible WPS Wi-Fi router with no passwords.
Rating
Price: $63

The AW825 speaker is ideal for outdoor settings as it is weather resistant.

Description:

A stylish lantern-style design in copper look complementing the high quality performance with crisp clear audio defines this Acoustic Research speaker. The system consists of a pair of 3” woofers and a pair of 2” tweeters with a wide frequency response. The wireless transmitter is compatible with most electronic devices. It also has 3 broadcast channels to select from, with push button auto-lock tuning. It can easily work on AC power or batteries.

Specifications:

Output Power: 5W RMS

Wireless Range: 150 feet

Power: 120VAC, 6 x AA Batteries

Frequency response: 40Hz-15kHz

In the box: 1 speaker, 1 transmitter, 2 AC power adapters, 1 mini jack to stereo lead adapter, user manual

Warranty: 1 year

Company/Brand Name:Acoustic Research
Pros
  1. Multiple units can be attached to expand outdoor wireless sound.
Rating
Price: $78

Its design is classic black, slim and stylish enough to catch attention. The front access is convenient to use for power and volume control.

Description:

The Creative two-piece speaker system has excellent aural dynamics and the award-winning Bluetooth technology. It has impressive audio with fine-tuned performance. The BassFlex technology extends low frequency and makes you enjoy a complete range of music. The embedded high performance drivers bring balanced dynamic clarity, to bring even the finest audio dynamics. The built-in headphone jack and auxiliary-in connector allow extended listening.

Specifications:

System frequency response: 45 - 17000 Hz

Audio channels: 2.0

RMS rated power: 18 W

Sensitivity: 75 dB

Transmission Range: 33 ft

Connectivity Technology: Wireless - Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Warranty: 5 years speakers, 1 year electronics

Company/Brand Name:Creative
Pros
  1. These are reasonably sized for an easy placing at any place.
  2. They are easy to setup and look classy.
Rating
Price: $44

The speaker can store up to 8 Bluetooth profiles for easy pairing with multiple devices.

Description:

Compact and lightweight, the AURA speaker plays music from your Bluetooth-enabled devices. Its bass boost feature produces powerful sound, while the stereo widening creates an enriching environment all through the interior. With four AA batteries, it can play for up to 10 hours of continuous music and can also work with the included AC adapter. A 3.5mm audio jack connects other devices without the A2DP Bluetooth streaming profile.

Specifications:

Talk Time: Up to 10 hours

Operating Range: 33 Feet

Loudspeaker output power: 2 x 2 W

Speakers Included: 2 x Right/left channel speaker - 2 Watt

Warranty: 1 year

Company/Brand Name:Spracht
Pros
  1. Its ‘Push-To-Talk' (PTT) Button allows making/receiving calls when streaming from your phone.
  2. It can also be used as a conference device for SKYPE and other VOIP calls.
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