Devialet Phantom Speaker Turns (Rose) Gold

The all-in-one engineering marvel gets a powerful upgrade to 4000 watts

Despite its innocuous, small egg shape, the powerful all-in-one Phantom speaker from French audiophiles Devialet is an incredible engineering feat to be proud of (they hold 102 patents as proof). During our in-person demo of the product, the Phantom had our hair blowing back with its impactful bass and volume, furiously quivering symmetric woofers, and no vibration on our glass table. The speaker made its …

Devialet’s Hi-Fi Phantom Hits the US

The compact, all-in-one speaker system from the French audio masterminds surprises with power, clarity and no distortion

Since it was founded in 2007, Paris-based Devialet has become known for their unusually sleek and compact hi-fi amplifiers. They’ve carved out a special place in the high-end audio marketplace by developing technology rather than repackaging the outdated. A brand first, Devialet has now designed an all-in-one amp and speaker, the Phantom, which will make its US debut this fall. It’s already available in France, …

Sonos Playbar

The wireless audio maker jumps from home audio to home theatre with a single HiFi TV speaker

With a sleek, seamless move wireless audio system maker Sonos takes another firm step towards total home audio domination with yesterday’s introduction of the Playbar, a wireless HiFi speaker for your TV. Streamlined to sit well within the Sonos family, the company’s first speaker geared specifically to sync with your television—along with all other Sonos products—brings the brand into the home theater market without compromising …