Bose Home Speaker 500

Photograph: Bose

Bose Home Speaker 500 for $299 ($100 off)

Amazon, Target, Walmart, Best Buy

The Bose Home Speaker 500 is a fantastic Alexa-powered speaker, but it’s more spendy than our other favorite smart speakers. That said, it’s a pretty great deal right now, and looks really cool when playing albums thanks to the LED display on the front that shows album art.

JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth Speaker for $70 ($40 off)

Amazon, Walmart, B&H, JBL, Dell

This discount extends to nearly every available JBL speaker. We didn’t include the Flip 5 in our best Bluetooth speaker roundup, but it’s a good speaker, and we generally like JBL’s products. If you don’t see the deal, try changing the speaker to another color scheme.

JBL Clip 3

Photograph: Amazon

JBL Clip 3 Mini Bluetooth Speaker for $30 ($40 off)

Amazon, Best Buy, JBL, Newegg

We like the Clip 3 for on-the-go listening while cycling or hanging out in nature. It has a built-in carabiner, which makes it super easy to stick in on a pack, tree branch, or chain link fence, and it also comes in cool colors, so you’ll know which one is yours.

JBL Link Portable Google Speaker for $90 ($90 off)

Home Depot, B&H, JBL

The Link Portable is the best Google Assistant-enabled speaker that you can move from room to room, dock, or use as a Bluetooth speaker out of the house. It gets about 8 hours of battery on a charge and can answer queries as well as any Google speaker. It doesn’t have as accurate a microphone array for listening as many of the stationary speakers, so it will occasionally miss a command if you don’t speak up.

LG XBoom 550 Speaker for $250 ($100 off)

Best Buy, Walmart ($262)

Getting bored during quarantine? Check out this giant Bluetooth speaker from LG, which doubles as a Karaoke machine. It even has cool lights in each speaker cone to help inspire you to sing. The smaller version, which also has a surprisingly big bass, is on sale, too.

KEF LSX Wireless Speakers for $800 ($450 off)

Amazon, KEF

KEF’s excellent LSX speakers are a perfect hi-fi solution for apartments and smaller homes. The brand’s iconic drivers place the woofer outside of the tweeter, for a super-wide soundstage, and they’ve got Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on board so you can stream your tunes with ease.

Audioengine A1 for $159 ($40 off)

Amazon

These Audioengine stereo speakers deliver good sound while maintaining an inconspicuous look. They won’t take up much space on your desk, and they’re wireless—no need to fuss with cables. Just connect ’em to your computer or phone via Bluetooth (or use the included cable for a wired connection).

Elac Debut 2.0 Bookshelf Speakers for $200 ($90 off)

Amazon

Elac is beloved among audiophiles for great-sounding speakers at extraordinarily low prices, and these bookshelf speakers are no exception. For a modest sum, you get easily some of the best speakers under $500, leaving you plenty of cash to spend on an amp, or a flashy new turntable for your vinyl collection.

Cyber Monday Retailer Pages

Here are some of the other major sales going on right now. Check out our holiday shopping tips for more advice.


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