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Sony LF-S50G

from  $169.99+
from  $169.99+
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86 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

Sony’s smart speaker sounds better than a lot of the competition, but gesture controls need some fine-tuning.

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Pros
  • Decent sound quality
  • Reliable voice control
  • Clock interface
  • Works well with Chromecast devices
  • Removable cover for easy cleaning
Cons
  • Gesture control can be frustrating
  • Limited bass/low-end range
  • Google Assistant still has limitations

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Wireless speakers
Connections
Wifi, Nfc

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86 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
86

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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01.29.18
Sony LF-S50G smart speaker review: A solid Google Home alternative
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Sony LF-S50G smart speaker review: A solid Google Home alternative

The smart speaker isn’t perfect, but it does a lot of things well.

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