Best Bookshelf Speakers of 2019

Best Bookshelf Speakers Buying Guide: Welcome to EDM Sauce’s round-up of the best bookshelf speakers you can buy in 2019. 

We get it, there are a lot of bookshelf speakers to choose from and it’s very daunting when looking at all of the different speakers to choose from. Whether you’re looking for bookshelf speakers with heavy bass or clean acoustics, we’ve rounded up the best bookshelf speakers for every taste and budget, so that you’re guaranteed to find the speakers that suit you best.

1. SVS Ultra Bookshelf Speakers

Specifications:

Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.5 x 15 inches, Weight: 19 pounds, Driver Size: 6.5” Woofer, 1” Tweeter

Reasons To Buy:

The SVS Ultra Bookshelf Speakers offer great sound at an affordable price. The SVS Ultra speakers offer 87dB sensitivity and are more powerful than a lot of speakers in its class. They are fine-tuned with stunning dynamics, amazing low frequencies, and set for audiophiles alike.

Reasons to Avoid:

The SVS Ultra’s aren’t the most attractive speakers.

Review:

4.8 stars

SVS Ultra

2. Fluance Ai40

Specifications:

Dimensions: 7.6 x 6.5 x 10.9 inches, Weight: 15.1 pounds, Input: 100-240V; Output: 19V 3.15A

Reasons To Buy:

The Fluance Ai40s is a great self-powered speaker. With its sealed (acoustic suspension), the sound isn’t overly bass heavy as one might expect from this setup. At just $200 for the pair, these speakers might have the single best value in audio equipment.

Reasons to Avoid:

Despite the sound of these speakers, some people have complained about a “pop” especially while in Bluetooth mode.

Review:

4.7 stars

Fluance Ai40

3. Klipsch RP-600M

Specifications:

Dimensions: 11.8 x 7.9 x 15.7 inches, Weight: 37.5 pounds, 6.5″ Spun Copper Cerametallic Woofers, 1” Titanium LTS Vented Tweeter with Hybrid Tractrix Horn

Reasons To Buy:

The Klipsch Reference Premiere 600 was the Audiophiliac Speaker of the year in 2018 due to its dynamic speakers. With its fantastic sound and efficient speakers, the RP 600s seem to be a great buy.

Reasons to Avoid:

Some people online have claimed that these speakers are not full range enough for them.

Review:

4.6 stars

4. ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2

Specifications:

Dimensions: 10.6 x 7.7 x 14.8 inches, Weight: 16.31 pounds, Sensitivity: 87db at 2.83v/1m

Reasons To Buy:

The ELAC Debut 2.0 B6.2 are a fantasic speaker. At around $300 for the pair, these speakers are not going to rattle your walls, but they do have a punchy sound to them. Highly recommended bookshelf speakers for power and clarity.

Reasons to Avoid:

People have complained that these speakers are not good for low volume listening.

Review:

4.6 stars

5. Edifier R1280DB Powered Bluetooth Bookshelf Speakers

Specifications:

Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.7 x 9.2 inches, Weight: 12.43 pounds, 42w RMS, 4 Inch Near Field Speaker

Reasons To Buy:

We haven’t covered many Bluetooth bookshelf speakers yet in this article. For just $130, you can pick up the Edifier R1280DB powered Bluetooth bookshelf speakers. For a low price, these are a fantastic speaker if you’re looking for something wireless.

Reasons to Avoid:

While it’s a matter of personal preference based upon your listening patterns, some people have complained about a lack of bass.

Review:

4.4 stars

6. Polk Audio T15

Specifications:

Dimensions: 7.3 x 6.5 x 10.7 inches, Weight: 8.25 pounds, Peak Power Handling: 100 Watts, Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms

Reasons To Buy:

At just $70 for these pair of speakers, you’re not going to get an audiophile to agree that these are the best speakers money can buy. Instead, if you’re on a budget, you can’t complain about the price and the quality of these bookshelf speakers. These speakers bring an incredible home theater sound and concert-quality music to a classic look that won’t break your bank.

Reasons to Avoid:

People have complained that the speakers can be on the edge of being too sharp in its sound, while others have referred to its lack of punch.

Review:

4.2 stars

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