Best multi-room smart speakers you can buy today

Getting the best multi-room smart speaker is a tough call because there are so many designs out there. From Bang & Olufsen to Denon to the Amazon Echo Studio, we tried to stick to the best looking as well as the best sounding multi-room speaker you can bring home today. Because no one likes to have audio in just one room of the house!

Best multi-room smart speakers you can buy today
Ruark Audio MRx Wireless Multi-Room Speaker on a Tabletop

If you are looking for more than your otherwise simple Bluetooth speaker or the one that floats in your pool, multi-room smart speakers are your thing. However, these need not be in multiple rooms if you don’t want them. You could just buy one of them and enjoy the premium quality audio in the room of your choice. But if you are one of those audiophiles who can’t do without the excellence of a high-quality audio system in every room of your house, you can always upgrade and get more of these. That’s what makes them worth a buy for a perfect smart home setup.

Now, once you decide to grab a multi-room smart speaker, how do you decide which one to buy?

That totally depends on the type of streaming you want to employ. For example, Apple fans may prefer AirPlay 2 whereas Google fans might just want to stick to Chromecast compatibility. But obviously, you also need subscriptions on Spotify, Amazon Music, etc. to make sure you get the most out of the wireless speaker experience across your home. And, just to let you know, Bluetooth connectivity is always a backup in most of these speakers.

Coming down to the choices we have for you, it was a tough call to narrow down the best multi-room smart speaker. But, we did try our best in sticking to some of the coolest designs out there. Because let’s face it – minimalism in smart home decor is a must!

Bang & Olufsen M3 Wi-Fi Multiroom Speaker

Crank the tunes right at home with the Bang & Olufsen M3 Wi-Fi Multiroom Speaker. Small yet mighty, this speaker fits your home as well as your wallet. The M3 Speaker is complete with a 3.75-inch woofer as well as a 1.75-inch tweeter. Working with the two 40W Class D amps, all of this comes together to produce brilliant, room-filling sound. In addition to the signature Bang & Olufsen sound, the M3 Speaker also takes on a modern yet minimalist design. The device comes in your choice of natural aluminum or black. Plus, you also get an extra cover in either dark grey textile or simply as a grill.


RIVA FESTIVAL Smart Multi-Room Speaker

Experience music as if you were at a live concert with the RIVA FESTIVAL Smart Multi-Room Speaker. Delivering Stereophonic Sound, this device provides an exceptional audio experience that goes with any lifestyle. Ideal for music enthusiasts, RIVA FESTIVAL gives a live audio experience in large rooms of all types. Likewise, it fills spaces with 106dB of sound, making it as close to live as possible. Thanks to patented Trillium Audio Technology, the speaker increases audio images without disproportionate compression. Offering multiple connectivity options, you can play via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, AirPlay, DLNA and more. 


Denon HEOS 5 Multi-Room Media System

The Denon HEOS 5 Multi-Room Media System doesn’t limit where it plays music from. In fact, this device can play music from pretty much anywhere: the cloud, your smartphone, Bluetooth, USB, and NAS. So start playing your favorite songs and switch to a different source with ease if you want to listen to something else. Additionally, this medium-size speaker has four full-range custom drivers. From such a compact package, you’ll get two precision tweeters and two mid-woofers that provide incredible bass. On top of that, this multi-room speaker can handle large living spaces. 

Ruark Audio MRx Wireless Multi-Room Speaker 

Experience high-quality sound throughout your home with the Ruark Audio MRx Wireless Multi-Room Speaker. On its own, the MRx is the ideal sound system for your living space, kitchen, or office. However, link it with other MRx, R2 Mk3, or R7 Mk3 models from Ruark and enjoy synchronized multi-room sound. Designed for wireless streaming, the MRx provides a range of options. The Bluetooth receiver enables quick and easy connection for direct streaming. Additionally, the aptX technology delivers CD-quality sound from any compatible device. The MRx also offers access to internet radio and online services like Spotify or Tidal once it connects to Wi-Fi. 


Audio Pro Drumfire Wireless Multiroom Speaker 

Play your music nice and loud with the Audio Pro Drumfire Wireless Multiroom Speaker System. Delivering bold sound with crisp details, this speaker allows you to truly feel every part of your music. Likewise, Drumfire makes your music come to life at both low and loud levels. You can also group two Drumfire speakers in a left/right setup to create your very own concert at home. Or place a speaker in each room and play one or all of them at once. Similarly, you can play different music on different speakers.


VIZIO SmartCast Crave Go Multi-Room Speaker

Delight your ears even on the go with the VIZIO SmartCast Crave Go Multi-Room Speaker. Compact yet powerful, this speaker is designed to go where you go. Modern and well equipped, this speaker has Chromecast built right in. This means that you can instantly access and stream millions and millions of songs with a tap. Using Wi-Fi to connect, you can also use the connection to pair multiple VIZIO devices to create a multi-room experience. Unlike Bluetooth, this connection is seamless and isn’t even interrupted by calls or texts. If your family prefers different tunes, you can also manage and play different songs at the same time throughout the house. 

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Amazon Echo Studio Dolby Atmos Speaker

Finally, an Alexa-enabled speaker that gives you the music-listening experience you’ve wanted: the Amazon Echo Studio Dolby Atmos Speaker. It emits impressive full-room sound meaning it’s not just an Alexa speaker but also a device you want to listen to music from. On top of that, this new Echo Studio speaker supports 3D audio and Dolby Atmos. It recognizes how large a room is and produces a sound that fills it perfectly. This Dolby Atmos speaker is made to play your favorite songs. It has left, right, and top mid-range speakers along with a directional tweeter and bass driver. You’ll have access to a library of hundreds of 3D audio tracks from Sony, Universal, and Warner. 


Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex Whole-Home Sound System

When you combine more than one Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex Whole-Home Sound System, you get incredible speaker synchronization. For your movie-watching experience, it’s important to hear all the sound effects at the same time. This whole-home speaker system uses a strong mesh network to ensure that you enjoy audio harmony. Additionally, this TV speaker system is compatible with Spotify, Roon, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and AirPlay. You can stream music easily through the app to your heart’s content. Furthermore, you can pair the Formation Flex with the Formation Bar and Formation Bass for a full home speaker setup. 

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex Whole-Home Sound System

Bowers & Wilkins Formation Flex Whole-Home Sound System Design

Which one of these multi-room smart speakers would you bring home to set-up a perfect sound system? Share with us in the comments below.

Madhurima Nag is the Head of Content at Gadget Flow. She side-hustles as a parenting and STEM influencer and loves to voice her opinion on product marketing, innovation and gadgets (of course!) in general.
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