The absence of a battery leaves the thumpy Fender Monterey Bluetooth speaker reliant on AC power.
An IPX7 weatherization rating means this speaker can survive a dip in the pool, but it's audio performance left us wanting.
Like OLEDs, mLEDs enable deeper blacks because they don't need a separate backlight.
These speakers show that you don't have to sacrifice sonic quality or break the bank to enjoy wireless sound. They're not portable, but for static installations they're fantastic.
LG's 2018 smart TVs will offer improved support for high dynamic range. support for higher refresh rates on its high-end models, and better color mapping and color correction. But it will continue to use replacement RGBW (2.88K) in some of its cheaper models.
Many of LG's 2017 LCD TVs use subtractive RGBW which steals every 4th subpixel and changes it to white. It helps with brightness and contrast, but reduces the TV's true resolution from 4K to 2.8K.
This smart speaker is expensive, but it delivers a sonic performance you won't get from any Echo.
With 32-bit DACs and other upscale components, you won't hear better analog audio from an Ultra HD Blu-ray player. It's also the first player we've tested to support Dolby Vision 4K UHD discs.
Android and infrared come together to convert your big-screen TV into a massive tablet.
This handsome device is a top-notch disc player that's great for digital audio systems, but it doesn't off any type of analog output.
Higher resolution audio and video, faster refresh rates, and more bandwidth will enable better experiences with movies, games, VR, and more.
Designed in the classic style of Fender's guitar amps, the Newport delivers solid quality, very good audio, and fun analog controls.
This speaker is attractive, rugged, easy to pack, and it delivers an authoritative thump, but it's missing a few key features, including speakerphone functionality and the ability to charge other USB devices.
The P-Series color and HDR puts just about everything else in its class to shame.
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