Bowers & Wilkins's $800 A7 remains the priciest AirPlay speaker I've tested, and it sounds exceptional. The company's Z2 costs half as much, but it still sounds very, very good. While the Z2 can't rival the A7's sound, it's far more affordable, it's considerably smaller, and it offers a Lightning dock for wired playback and device charging. I haven't tested a better AirPlay speaker for this price.
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