Best CD players 2023

Product of the year

Best CD player £500-£1000

Best CD player £500-£1000 What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

Arcam CD5

Arcam is back and this player is a true mid-price champion

Best buys

Best CD player under £500

Best CD player under £500 What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

Marantz CD6007

Once again, this Marantz player is the one to beat

Best CD player over £1000

Best CD player over £1000 What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

Cyrus CDi

The Cyrus CDi remains the best choice at the top-end of the market

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