Welcome to What Hi-Fi?'s High End Week!

Welcome to What Hi-Fi?'s High End Week!
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In light of the cancellation of the High End Munich 2020 hi-fi show, which would have taken place earlier this month, we have decided to host our own high-end hi-fi celebration. So please, hide your credit cards and chequebooks (don't say we didn't warn you) and join us.

This week on What Hi-Fi? will be dedicated to high-end hi-fi – products that innovate and set benchmarks; kit that, most importantly, delivers music in the purest, most faithful ways possible.

So what do we have lined up? In addition to a slew of new product announcements, we have no less than four fresh reviews for you, including Cambridge Audio's flagship Edge A integrated amplifier and Audiovector's R1 Arreté speakers.

We've also taken a look back at the success stories from High End Munich 2019, to see which products really made their mark once they made it to our test rooms.

We'll also be indulging in some true 'hi-fi porn', rounding up some of the most illustrious, expensive and technically clever kit on the planet. 

And you won't want to miss the backstory behind Rega's mother of turntables, the Naiad, nor our system builders of truly terrific, top-end kit. You can even test your knowledge with our high-end quiz. And that's not all...


Audiovector R1 Arreté review

Audiolab's 6000A Play streaming amplifier is a fusion of two five-star products

High End Munich retrospective: success stories from the 2019 show

British hi-fi brand Leak returns with its first product in 40 years

Best What Hi-Fi? Temptations of the past decade

Best high-end record players 2020: ultimate premium turntables


10 of the craziest-looking high-end hi-fi products on the planet

The story behind… Rega Naiad

12 of the world's most expensive loudspeakers

10 of the most collectable (and valuable) vinyl records


Best audiophile headphones 2020: the ultimate headphones

7 examples of high-end audio engineering to savour

Audio-Technica Kokutan / ATH-AWKT review

Three dream systems for lovers of high-end hi-fi

10 of the world's most expensive stereo amplifiers

Copland launches CSA 100 hybrid integrated amplifier


Cambridge Audio Edge A review

Harman Luxury Audio: the home of high-end audio?

10 of the world's most expensive turntables

Technics reveals all-black SL-1210GAE limited edition turntable


12 of the world’s most expensive pairs of headphones

Audio Research Reference CD9 SE review

High-end specialist Metronome launches 'affordable' Le Player 3 CD player

Test your high-end hi-fi knowledge with this pricey music quiz

14 of the most legendary hi-fi products of all time


Nagra: the military, movies, spying – and serious hi-fi

That Was Then... Wilson Benesch A.C.T. One review


50 of the best hi-fi albums for audiophiles

Listening to L-Acoustics' futuristic and fantastic 24-channel BluSpace Standard

Becky Roberts

Becky is the managing editor of What Hi-Fi? and, since her recent move to Melbourne, also the editor of Australian Hi-Fi magazine. During her 10 years in the hi-fi industry, she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching Liverpool FC and horror movies, and hunting for gluten-free cake.