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MARSHALL TUFTON

£350/marshall headphones.com

Marshall 's mightiest portable speak• r to date comes with 20-hour battery life, Bluetooth 5.0 sharing and rock-inspired looks. It's built using the same multi- directional speaker design as the Ralis (no surprie, the 're from the same aren’t company, Zound lndustries); and of the 20-plus model we tested, it remains the only one ~here we could actual feel the bass.

"The bottom end is truly great,' enthused Mike, "and it really thrives: when you turn it up and give the tracks plenty of space to breathe." Only when you listen at quieter volumes does the sound get a little muffled, as if the speaker were boxed into a corner.

VIFA HELSINKI

VIFA HELSINKI

Vifa's luxurious portable Bluetooth speaker is available in five sumptuous colours and features a wool covering from Danish textile design giant Kvadrat, a leather handle from the equally well respected Tarnsjo Garveri and, thankfully, impressive sound quality to match.

ADDON C3

£250 I audiopro.com

At just 20cm wide, the Addon C3 is a dinky delight. It has a mature, refined sound with tight bass and engaging delivery from its 9cm woofer and two tweeters. There are classy metal inlays, four preset buttons for instant audio and a smart leather handle.

KLIPSCH HERITAGE THE ONE

£299 I klipsch.com

This is the perfect alternative if the Marshall is a little too 'rock' for your tastes. So lid wood veneer with spun copper accents look jazz-era cool, while the Bluetooth gubbins inside feed stereo drivers. Nice.

GOOGLE HOME MAX

£399 I store.google.com

Powered by Google Assistant, this one-boxer has a huge sound for the size thanks to a couple of thumping 4.5in woofers for deep, balanced bass. It plays over aux, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and adjusts the EQ to match the acoustics of your room.