For music lovers, Sonos speakers represent the pinnacle of home audio. However, that peak comes with an almighty price tag. If you’re looking for something more affordable, the PureWave Wireless HiFi Home Speaker should be on your wishlist. This beautiful device delivers impressive 12W sound via Bluetooth, and right now, it’s only $39.99 at the PopSci Shop.
You could easily mistake the PureWave for a Sonos product. This speaker is a striking slice of modern design, complete with a refined metal grill and a beautiful wood grain frame.
Inside that handsome shell, a state-of-the-art DSP audio chip powers dual-channel stereo drivers. With 12 watts to play with, you can easily fill any room with sound. In fact, this speaker can blast party anthems across 1,000 square feet.
It’s not just about power, though. That visually pleasing design comes with the extra benefit of virtually zero distortion. In addition, the PureWave has passive radiators for an extra bass kick. You can listen wirelessly via Bluetooth 4.2, and the speaker can run on battery for 2–3 hours.