Wirelessfor the home is nothing new, but the past few years have brought a proliferation of speakers that use Wi-Fi streaming as an alternative to Bluetooth. The ability to control music in a environment is one of Wi-Fi’s biggest selling features, but almost all via a voice assistant including , Google Assistant and Apple’s Siri.
It’s a challenge to find a budget speaker that doesn’t have microphones onboard, but they all come with mic switches or you can opt for a “dumb” speaker like the, if you have privacy concerns. Keep reading for our breakdown of the best Wi-Fi speakers for your needs — there’s a short buying guide at the bottom of the page if you have additional questions, and don’t miss .
For $100 there’s a couple of smart speakers to choose from, such as the Amazon Echo and the Google Home, but if you want an affordable, musical…