Best Tower Speakers [2019]

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SVS Ultra Tower

  • Glossy black finish for “blendability“
  • Horizontally opposed drivers
  • Tweeter for elevated high-frequency performance

For those who are looking for a great middle-ground option for their tower speaker, the SVS Ultra Tower is the perfect fit. It is designed to perform well for casual music, TV, movie, and other audio playing needs all at the same time. With so many useful features, it’s not a surprise that this one is so high up on our list and many others.

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Polk Signature Series S50

  • Sleek and compact design
  • Woofer and tweeter for smooth and crisp sound at varying levels
  • Deeper bass response and minimal distortion

For those who are looking for good, casual, entry-level, won’t break the bank style tower speakers, the Polk Signature Series S50 is the best set for you. They may not include all of the extra bells and whistles, but for casual users who don’t need all of that, they’re great. They have a deep, bold black finish, they’re the lightest weight speakers on the list, and they pack a powerful punch at a surprisingly low price. They provide smooth mid-level sound, as well as crisp high-level, so you’re not sacrificing quality when you save money on these compact tower speakers.


Dynaudio Xeo 30

  • Stark white finish with pops of color throughout
  • Two woofers and one tweeter
  • High-end wireless speaker
  • No amp required

For those who are looking for the best of the best, high-quality, top-tier tower speakers they can buy (without spending the equivalent of a down payment on a house), the Dynaudio Xeo 30 is your best bet. Audio lovers of any variety will love the fact that they’re wireless, eliminating the need for an amp, which is a very unique feature at this price point. Plus, they have a unique look: stark white with a couple of pops of black.

How We Picked

Are you someone who loves to listen to, experience, and share all types of music, movies, and TV shows with anyone who will listen?

You may have multiple music apps, YouTube ready at a moment’s notice, and thousands of songs stored on your iPhone. Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon movies are waiting patiently on your home screen. But now you need a way to play them all with good volume, great clarity, and a sleek design that will fit in with the rest of your sound system and other furniture. Whether you’re getting ready to go to work in the morning, out at night, having guests over, or just unwinding on a lazy Sunday morning, you need a tower speaker.

Tower speakers are one of the best and easiest ways to play any songs you enjoy for any occasion. You always have the option to play your music on your phone, but the volume only goes so high, it drains your battery, and the quality gets shaky when you hit a certain level. You can play TV shows and music using just the speakers on your TV, but why limit yourself to your TV’s volume when you can play them using surround sound that will pump the audio through the whole room and make you feel like you’re in a movie theater without ever leaving the house? Plus, tower speakers can decorative, grabbing attention, and drawing focus to your sleek and interesting sound system.

A tower speaker not only gives you access to theater-quality sound, but it’s also a talking point, a decoration, and a filler for otherwise empty vertical space that is waiting to be filled.

With all that in mind, the only real question here is: how do you find the right one to fit your audio needs? Although buying the cheapest audio tower you can find is always an option, it’s not likely to be the best option or produce the best quality sound. Instead you could buy the most expensive one with all of the extras you can find, but that could break the bank and cut into more important expenses. Luckily, we’re here to help you find the best tower speaker for you, and we’ve done our research to put together this list of the best ones for 2019.

Klipsch RP-8000F

Klipsch RP-8000F 2

Specs:
Item dimensions: 10.91 x 17.56 x 43.11 inches
Weight: 59.97 pounds
1” Titanium LTS Vented Tweeter with Hybrid Tractrix Horn
Dual 8” spun copper cerametallic woofers
Dual binding posts for bi-wire/bi-amp

The first tower speaker on our list comes from a brand that has had over 70 years to prove their worth in the acoustic technology arena. They are well known and have designed some of the best acoustic products on the market today.

Klipsch RP-8000F 2 with cover

At first glance, it’s hard not to be impressed by the sleek design, colors, and size of this particular tower speaker. The front of the speaker contains a strong but flexible removable magnetic grille, giving it more dimension and a tasteful pop of color, which nicely breaks up the shiny, smooth ebony finish throughout. The Tractrix port in the back perfectly matches the rest of the speaker and creates an easy airflow with minimal distortion at any frequency.

Klipsch RP-8000F 2 back

The dimensions of this tower speaker are ideal for anyone who wants to keep it in a room that has minimal extra space. It would slip easily into a corner or between bookshelves. It also weighs just under 60 pounds, so it’s a relatively easy speaker to maneuver around if you decide to put it in another room or if you move.