Award-winning KEF LS50 speakers now available in gloss white

We've long been big fans of the KEF LS50 mini monitor - it was, after all, our speaker Product of the Year in 2012 - and so have our readers: it won our Readers' Award in 2013 and again in 2014.

Previously you could only get it in black with a gold Uni-Q driver, but if that doesn't suit your taste or decor, there's now a white version.

The blue or gold Uni-Q may look like a single unit, but it’s really a 25mm aluminium dome tweeter in the centre of a 13cm magnesium/aluminium–coned mid/bass driver.

The cabinet's curved front panel is made of DMC (Dough Moulding Compound: a polyester resin combined with glass fibre and calcium carbonate), chosen for its mass and inertness, while the rest of the enclosure is made from MDF.

The original LS50 was designed to celebrate KEF's 50th anniversary in 2012.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.