Logitech MX Sound Desktop Speakers

Given that Logitech desktop speakers have placed top five in all of our reader votes, and their MX line contains the best non-gaming mice and trackball mouse on the market, it’s no surprise that the marriage of the two turned out well.

At $100, Logitech’s MX Sound Speakers are a huge upgrade on both the audio and aesthetic fronts over ~$30 desktop setups, without breaking the bank. With a modern shape and felt grills, the MX Sound are among the best-looking still-affordable desktop stereo pairs around, and perfectly match the rest of the MX line and all the other space grey accessories you’ve accumulated.

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Featuring both Bluetooth 4.1 (no AptX) with seamless device switching, and aux out, the MX Sound have all your bases (get it?) covered. Shockingly, I really like the motion-activated touch controls- which put the backlit buttons “to sleep” when there’s no movement nearby.

For a $100 two-speaker system, the MX Sound... sound great. For what most people will use these for- Spotify and YouTube, audio is clear, music playback feels surprisingly full and nuanced, and while there’s no option for a subwoofer (this isn’t for gamers), the rear-firing base tubes do an admirable job and look cool too.

If you’re not desktop gaming, there isn’t a whole lot of reason to shell out for an expensive set of desktop speakers. The MX Sound fill in a new sweet spot for desktop audio with sound, usability, and style that will disappoint no one. Time for an upgrade.