Sonos multiroom system
If you want to pretend your favourite band are playing in your living room, there’s no better option than a Sonos wireless speaker. They look great, work with your smartphone and, most importantly, boom out your tunes with dazzling finesse – from the compact Play:1 ($199) to the flagship Play:5 ($499), a speaker redesigned from the ground up last year. Stuff says ★★★★★ Infinite music in every room without the need for custom installers? Sign us up!
Naim Mu-so US$1400 / naimaudio.com
How much for a wireless speaker?! Well, yes, but what a wireless speaker it is. Naim has ploughed all of its high-end hi-fi experience into delivering a beautifully made, greatsounding device with AirPlay, Spotify Connect and aptX Bluetooth all on board. Stuff says ★★★★★ A wireless speaker that can make a valid claim to be genuine hi-fi
KEF Muo ★★★★★ US$299 / kef.com
The KEF Muo may be the size of a soda can but it creates a room-filling sound, which is nice indeed.
Naim Mu-so Qb ★★★★★ US$1000 / naimaudio.com
Complements its big brother’s more refined character with a confident presentation.
Google Chromecast Audio ★★★★★ US$35 / google.com/chromecast
Stream Spotify to your old hi-fi with this smart and highly affordable dongle.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless ★★★★★ US$6999 / bowers-wilkins.com
This is the ultimate wireless speaker for the streaming-savvy audiophile.
Bowers & Wilkins T7 ★★★★★ US$349 / bowers-wilkins.com
There are a million portable Bluetooth speakers in the world, but few better than the B&W T7.
Monitor Audio Airstream S200 ★★★★★ US$299 / monitoraudio.co.uk
It may look like a floppy skyscraper, but this takes up little space and makes lovely noise.
Cambridge Audio Go ★★★★★ US$180 / cambridgeaudio.com
It sounds awesome, it’s really well built and its battery lasts a massive 18 hours.
Yamaha MusicCast ★★★★★ from US$199 / ae.yamaha.com
Yamaha’s multiroom system offers a range of options from soundbars to clock speakers.