The best hi-fi and wireless speaker deals - December

Best speaker deals

Whether you're looking for a traditional pair of stereo speakers, a wireless Bluetooth solution or something more portable, you're in luck.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have been and gone but with Christmas around the corner, there are still plenty of deals on offer. Here's our pick of the best.

Hi-fi speaker deals

B&W 685 S2 stereo speakers for £499 £299 at Sevenoaks

There are brand new successors to the 685 S2s out now, but these former Award-winners are worth looking into at their knock-down price. They have the temerity to throw large-scale dynamics with gleeful abandon and pump out deep, rich bass that you can feel in your soul. View Deal

B&W 683 S2 floorstanders for £1149 £749 at Sevenoaks

Got the room and preference for some chunky (yet stylish) speakers? These B&W floorstanders are now even better than before - and that's saying something. Save £400 and get a stunning pair of speakers in return. They’re wonderfully versatile performers. View Deal

Q Acoustics 3020 stereo speakers for £149 £99 at Richer Sounds

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

Wharfedale Diamond 220 stereo speakers for £149 £119 at Richer Sounds

These 2014 Award-winning speakers are still a budget marvel. Balanced and informative, the 220s juggle fine detail, expressive dynamics and deep bass with aplomb. They’re unfussy in nature, too, so will suit a wide range of partnering equipment.View Deal

Mission LX-2 stereo speakers for £179 £149 at Richer Sounds

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

Q Acoustics 3010i stereo speakers for £199 £179 at Sevenoaks

Save 10% on these budget five-star speakers from Q Acoustics. A step up from their predecessors, these standmounters offer a refined, measured-yet-fun performance and aren't fussy about positioning.View Deal

Monitor Audio Bronze 1 stereo speakers for £229 £199 at Sevenoaks

Get £30 off these budget Bronze 1s - they're smaller than the Award-winning Bronze 2s, so might be exactly what those short on space are looking for. Built well and available in four finishes: white ash, walnut, Rosemah and black oak.View Deal

Q Acoustics 3020i stereo speakers for £249 £224 at Sevenoaks

A £25 saving on these excellent Q Acoustics speakers? Perfect for your first speakers (or an upgrade), their warm, rich and insightful character is a joy to listen to. They sound bigger and freer than their smaller siblings, too.View Deal

Monitor Audio Bronze 2 stereo speakers for £279 £249 at Sevenoaks

Fancy an Award-winning speaker for your hi-fi system? You can save £30 on these beautifully finished Monitor Audios, which offer pleasing bass weight and scale, well-developed dynamics and impressive detail for the price.View Deal

Monitor Audio Bronze 5 floorstanders for £549 £494 at Richer Sounds

The bigger brothers to the Bronze 2s, these floorstanders are suited to filling a medium-sized room, offer bi-wired speaker terminals, and, while we've not heard them, we expect they offer bigger scale and dynamics while retaining everything we liked about the Bronze 2s.View Deal

KEF Q350 speakers for £530 £400 at Richer Sounds

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.View Deal

Q Acoustics 3050i floorstanders for £649 £584 at Sevenoaks

Full of energy, big-scaled presentation and excellent low-end agility, these superb midrange floorstanding speakers are a great buy. Now £65 off.View Deal

Wireless speaker deals

Ruark Audio MR1 MK2 desktop speakers for £329 £296 at Richer Sounds

Ruark's desktop wireless speakers have just picked up yet another What Hi-Fi? Award for their gorgeous design and stunning sound. Needless to say a 10% discount dropping them under £300 is most, most welcome. View Deal

Ruark Audio MRx wireless speaker for £399 £359 at Amazon

Strangely for a Ruark speaker, the MRx's sound doesn't have as much warmth and body as we'd like, but that doesn't mean this four-star effort isn't worth a buy. It's a well-designed speaker with plenty of features, and has a transparent sound that's rare at this price. View Deal

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd gen) smart speaker for £49.99 £24.99 at Currys

The newer Dot is a much prettier design, has all the Alexa smarts, and sounds much better than the older Dot. Offer ends 1st Dec 9am.View Deal

Amazon Echo (2nd gen) smart speaker £89.99 £54.99 at Amazon 

Amazon's latest Echo speaker is cheaper, has a smarter design and is better at hearing your commands. Sound quality is so-so, but its Alexa powers are what you're really buying it for. Offer ends 1st Dec 9am.View Deal

Onkyo VC-PX30 smart speaker for £199 £49.95 at Richer Sounds

Control your streaming music and your connected home gadgets with the Alexa-voice driven Onkyo VC-PX30 smart speaker. It's multi-room compatible thanks to DTS Play-Fi, and you can connect other sources using the 3.5mm aux input.View Deal

Yamaha WX-010 wireless speaker with MusicCast for £169.95 £99 at Superfi

Save a tasty £70.95 off the price of this great little wireless speaker from Yamaha. It offers Bluetooth, AirPlay and Wi-Fi connectivity to play music anywhere in your home. It even supports Spotify and YouTube, too.View Deal

LG WK7 ThinQ speaker with Google Assistant and 6 month Tidal subscription £199.99 £99 at John Lewis

Tuned with the help of the experts at Meridian Audio, the LG WK7 sounds impressive by smart speaker standards. It's a powerful and punchy performer backed up by Google Assistant and hi-res audio support. A fine alternative to the usual suspects from Apple and Sonos and a solid saving to be had, too.View Deal

LG PK7 XBOOM wireless speaker £199.99 £99 at Currys

An excellent price for this fun-looking speaker from LG. It's packed with features: a rechargeable battery good for 22 hours of playback, apt-X Bluetooth and even Google Assistant built-in. Tuned with the help of Meridian Audio, it delivers a big, powerful and instantly likeable sound. What's more, you get 6 months of Tidal and 3 months of Deezer for free when you buy the PK7.View Deal

JBL Link 20 Google Assistant Bluetooth speaker for £179 £89 at Currys

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 £60 on.View Deal

Sony SRS-XB41 portable wireless speaker with Extra Bass (Black) for £200 £149.99 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. Deal ends 30th November.View Deal

KEF Muo wireless speaker for £300 £139 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 Bluetooth speaker for £179.95 £159 at Currys

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 £30 saving makes it appear even more of a bargain.View Deal

Marshall Woburn Black Bluetooth speaker for £499.99 £249.99 at HMV

Who doesn't want a speaker that looks like a guitar amp? Marshall - yes, that Marshall - has its own Bluetooth speakers that are now half price. We haven't tested this unit yet, but we like that it offers optical, RCA and aux inputs to connect your device.View Deal

Marshall Woburn Cream Bluetooth speaker for £499.99 £249.99 at HMV

The same as above, but in a neat cream finish. There are gold-coloured metal details, adding to the vintage rock 'n' roll feel.View Deal

Audio Pro Addon C10 multi-room speaker for £299 £269 at Richer Sounds

This excellent Audio Pro Addon C10 saw itself crowned as a Product of the Year at our 2018 Awards. Rich, powerful performance, plus multi-room functionality and a host of connections - and all for a relatively affordable price. With every purchase you can get a half-price Addon C5, too.View Deal