Audio e-Club

Sign up now to receive exclusive offers, news, promotions and more in our audio e-Club email.

Find your nearest store

Want to shop in person? Then find which of our stores is nearest you. Find your store
Price Promise

Audio T News

What Hi-Fi? 2017 Award Winners Available In Store At Audio T

Posted: 17th October 2017

We're very proud of all the winning Hi-Fi manufactuers and their products including the highly coveted What Hi-Fi? Products of the Year.

If there is a particular product you'd like to hear, just give us a call and we can set up a private audition for you! Or if you are still unsure after listening to it in store, you can make use of our home loan service and try the product in the comfort of your home.

N.B. Don't forget to call your nearest store first before travelling as brands vary from store to store.

And the What Hi-Fi? Winners are:


Best Streamer under £100-£500 Arcam rPlay

Multi-room Systems

Best Multi-room System Under £500 Sonos 

Best Multi-room System over £500 Bluesound

DACs (Digital to Analogue Converers)

Best USB DAC £150+ Audioquest DragonFly Red

Best DAC under £500 Chord Electronics Mojo

Best DAC £500-£1,000 Chord Electronics 2Qute DAC

Best DAC £1,000+ Chord Hugo 2 DAC & Headphone Amplifier

Best Portable Music Player

Best Portable Music Player £250-£750 Astell&Kern AK70 MKII

CD Players

Best CD player under £1,000 Marantz CD6006

Best CD player £1,000+ Cyrus CDi


Best Turntable £200-£500 Rega P1

Best Turntable £500-£800 Rega P3

Best Turntable £800-£1,200 Clearaudio Concept

Best Turntable £1,200+ Rega P6 With Ania Cartridge

Stereo Amplifiers

Best stereo amplifier under £300 Onkyo A-9010

Best stereo amplifier £300-£700 Rega Brio

Best stereo amplifier £700-£1,500 
Rega Elex-R

Best Stereo Speakers 

Best Standmount speaker £200-£400 Monitor Audio Bronze 2

Best Standmount Speaker £400-£800 KEF Q350

Best Floorstander under £400-£800 Q Acoustics 3050

Best loorstander £800-£1,200 Monitor Audio Silver 200

Best floorstander  £1,200- £2,000 Neat Acoustics Iota Alpha

Best floorstander £2,000+ Spendor A4

Best Desktop Speaker Ruark MR1 MKII

Best Active Speaker Dynaudio Xeo 2

Wireless Speakers

Best portable wireless speaker £250+ Dali Katch

Best Wireless Speaker £500+ Naim Mu-so


Best micro system Denon D-M41

Best Hi-Fi system Naim Uniti Atom


Best on ear at home headphones under £100 Grado SR80e

Best portable on-ear headphones up to £150+ Sennheiser Momentum 2

Best home on ear headphones £200-£400  Grado 325e

Blu-Ray Players

Best Blu-ray player under £100 - Panasonic DMP-BDT180EB

Speaker packages

Best speaker package £1,000-£2,000 Monitor Audio Bronze B5 AV

What Hi-Fi? readers Award

Denon AVR-X2300W


Best Speaker Cable  Chord Co Clearway Speaker Cable

Best Analogue Interconnect under £50 Chord C-Line

Best Analogue Interconnect £50+ Chord Co Clearway

Best phono stage under £250+  Arcam rPhono


Best projector £1,000-£2,000 Sony VPL-HW45ES

Best Projector £4,000+ Sony VPL-VW550ES

Click Here to see the full 2017 What Hi-Fi? Award Winners

  • PrimareMeze AudioAudiolabAudioquestAudio TechnicaAURALiC
  • ArcamB&WChord CompanyChord ElectronicsCyrusDenon
  • DynaudioDynavectorFocalKEFLinnMarantz
  • Monitor AudioNaimNeat AcousticsNovaFidelityOphidian AudioPanasonic
  • PioneerPMCProjectQuadNaim UnitiRega
  • RELRotelRuark AudioSonosSpendorYamaha

Registered office: 19 Old High Street, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9HS