Focal Chorus 807 W PrestigePrice: $1599 per pair


Philip said: The pair of them sounded wonderful with all varieties of music, and did a very good job of extracting detail without sounding too dry or analytical. If you’re in the market for new speakers and want something that will make a bold visual statement while bringing your music collection to life, listen to a pair of Focal’s Chorus 807 W Prestiges.

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The gist: Trickle-down loudspeaker technology at its best.