1. Bose SoundTouch 20

    Bose SoundTouch 20

    A nicely designed system but sound and features are limited

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  2. Panasonic SC-NE3

    Panasonic SC-NE3

    It may have a great breadth of streaming options, but the poor sound quality makes it hard to recommend

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  3. Sony SRS-BTX500

    Sony SRS-BTX500

    There’s plenty to like about this compact portable speaker, but there are more talented alternatives available

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  4. Epoz Aktimate Mini+

    Epoz Aktimate Mini+

    A flexible, versatile product that offers a sound traditional iPod docks can only dream of

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  5. B&W Z2

    B&W Z2

    Good, but it needs to offer more scale and non-Apple streaming to compete fully

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  7. Roth OLi POWA-5

    Roth OLi POWA-5

    Great features for the price, but this is not a class-leader in outright sound quality

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  8. Sony RDP-XA700

    Sony RDP-XA700

    Bass lovers on a budget will love this dock, but at the cost of the definition we crave

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  9. Philips Fidelio P9

    Philips Fidelio P9

    Stylish and portable with a seriously enjoyable sound – there's a lot to like about this Bluetooth speaker

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    Available from £99.8
  10. Pioneer XW-SMA3-K

    Pioneer XW-SMA3-K

    Portable, network-savvy and easy to use, but it needs more entertainment value

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  11. TDK A73 Wireless Boombox

    TDK A73 Wireless Boombox

    Needs a lot of polishing to compete with its rivals

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