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The best speaker deals ahead of Black Friday: smart, Bluetooth and more

Whether you're looking for a traditional pair of hi-fi stereo speakers, a wireless multi-room smart speaker or a Bluetooth portable speaker, these are the best speaker deals around right now.

All the big brands are below, including wired and wireless options from Bose, Sonos, Sony, Ultimate Ears, B&O and more.

So what are you waiting for? Get reading and upgrade your sound. And with Black Friday around the corner, it's a good time to be keeping an eye out for bargains.

What Hi-Fi? sorts through thousands of deals to offer the best prices from the trustworthy retailers. While all of our reviews are researched and written independently, What Hi-Fi? is a participant in a number of affiliate programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn fees for linking to online retailers. 

Hi-fi speaker deals

Q Acoustics 3050 stereo speakers for £399 £349 at Richer Sounds

These 2016 Award-winning floorstanders have since been updated by Q Acoustics, but they remain a wildly entertaining proposition, blending power and authority with strong rhythmic drive.View Deal

Q Acoustics 3020 stereo speakers for £119 £119 at Amazon

These former Award-winning standmounters are a steal at this knock-down price. While there are newer iterations, these 3020s can still deliver a wonderfully refined, dynamic and punchy sound. Their single-wired and unfussy nature will fit in with most systems.View Deal

Mission LX-2 stereo speakers for £179 £149 at Amazon

The LX-2s are one of the best budget speakers we've heard in the last few years. They deliver strong dynamics and fine timing. Worth every penny of its original price, they're an even better option now.View Deal

Wharfedale D320 budget speakers £199 £149 at Hifix

We like the Wharfedale D320 speakers. They’re easy to get along with and will work well in a wide range of systems. And now you can save £60.View Deal

Wharfedale D330 floorstanders £349 £299 at HiFix

If you're in the market for an affordable and unfussy pair of floorstanders, then these Wharfedale speakers are well worth considering. Now available with a £50 discount at HiFix. 

Wharfedale Diamond 230 floorstanders for £299 £249 at Richer Sounds

Save £50 off these talented floorstanders from the celebrated Diamond range. We loved their vast soundstage, authoritative presentation and neutral tonality, but had to knock it down a star in light of subtler rivals. Well built and nicely finished in black.View Deal

Q Acoustics Concept 40 floorstanders for £999 £779 at Hifix

Five star speakers from a few years back but good sound doesn't get old. With over £250 off the original price, these talented, easy-going speakers have dropped down into a temptingly more affordable category.View Deal

Dali Zensor 5 floorstanders for £549 £379 at Exceptional AV

The Zensor 5s may have gotten four stars from us, but this £150 off deal isn't to be ignored. Expect a dynamic and detailed sound that's evenly balanced, with a particular talent for intimately textured vocals. Bass notes could be defined better, but these are big, friendly speakers regardless.View Deal

KEF Q350 speakers for £530 £499 at Sevenoaks

Sounding more like speakers close to the £1000 mark, these current Award-winners will wow you with their refined, articulate and well-integrated sound. If these KEFs weren't already on your shopping list, the few quid you save off its original price should tempt you. Trade in your old speakers at Sevenoaks and you can save an additional 20% before the end of September.View Deal

Wireless speaker deals

Apple HomePod smart speaker, white £319, £269 at

Discounts on Apple products are hard to come, so this £50 saving on the HomePod smart speaker shouldn't be sniffed at. If you own an Apple smartphone and subscribe to Apple Music, then you'll find plenty to like. Siri and Apple Music are nicely integrated and its sound is impressively weighty and powerful.View Deal

JBL Charge 4 (Black) water-resistant Bluetooth speaker £140 £110 at Richer Sounds

One of the sweetest-sounding Bluetooth speakers under £200, the Charge 4 can be yours with a £30 saving at Richer Sounds. It's portable, rugged design is great for outdoors and it'll even charge your mobile phone or tablet.

Libratone Zipp 2 wireless speaker (Alexa, AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect) £279 £229 at Amazon

Libratone's chunky, portable tower speaker has plenty going for it. Bluetooth, wifi and Alexa are all built-in and you get 12 hours of battery life from a single charge. Sound quality isn't perfect, but bass is solid and detail is good.View Deal

Sony SRS-XB31 wireless speaker £125 £76 at Amazon

Portable party fun from Sony's wireless speaker range which includes jazzy lights and the ability to connect up to 100 of them for an ad-hoc mobile sound system. Waterproof down to 1m, you get 24 hours of battery life, the ability to use it as a power bank and bags of bass.View Deal

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom £90 £50 at Amazon 

This five-star budget Bluetooth speaker might only be the size of a coffee mug, but it has a decent sound and rugged build, making it an ideal travel companion. Available in multiple colours.View Deal

Ultimate Ears Megablast £270 £149 at Amazon

A five-star product, the Megablast is the biggest portable Bluetooth speaker Ultimate Ears currently makes. With Alexa built in, a 16-hour battery, a full-on energetic sound, and well over £100 off, it's a whole lot of sound for (relatively) little money. View Deal

Sony SRS-XB41 portable wireless speaker £200 £143 at Amazon

This flashy little speaker from Sony is the perfect little party piece thanks to its lit-up design, extra bass sound and full-day battery life. Available in black.View Deal

JBL Link 20 Bluetooth speaker for £179 £90 at Groupon

Portable and smart - it features Google Assistant - the Link 20 has a built-in battery that's good for around ten hours of music. Add a waterproof design, solid build, and a balanced sound and you've got a neat offering that you can now save some quid on.View Deal

JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth speaker £120 £90 at Richer Sounds

Small, pocketable and perfect for summer, the Flip 4 is a talented little Bluetooth speaker. Its 12 hour battery life should last long into the evening and you can even take a phone call through it. Now with a £30 saving at Richer Sounds.View Deal

LG WK7 ThinQ Smart Speaker £200 £84 at Appliances Direct

When we originally tested the WK7 it cost £200 - at £84 it's quite the bargain! It delivers Google Assistant smarts, wi-fi and Bluetooth connectivity and it's controlled by the intuitive Google Home app. The sound it produces is large-scale and room-filling, which gives it an edge over smaller, weaker-sounding rivalsView Deal

KEF Muo wireless speaker for £300 £148 at Amazon

A Bluetooth speaker that’s designed for style rather than ruggedness, the portable Muo cuts a sleek figure with its aluminium-clad hourglass shape. An insightful sound with tight timings, wide dynamics and a refined musicality for half its original price - what's not to love?View Deal

Bose SoundLink Revolve portable speaker £179 £169 at Amazon 

A talented Bluetooth speaker with a neat cylindrical design. The Revolve fires sound downward onto a patented diffuser plate, which delivers an even spread of sound. The speaker sounds detailed and punchy, and a £10 saving makes it appear even more of a bargain.View Deal