Editors Liked

  • This speaker has a wide and detailed sound stage
  • The Riva Arena is the first truly portable Chromecast built-in speaker. It offers decent sound quality and a number of useful features, including device charging, splash-proofing and direct Wi-Fi connectivity

Editors Didn't Like

  • The setup process is frustrating
  • The battery pack costs $100 extra. The speaker can sound a little boxy and unfocused at times. The Sonos Play:1 and the cheaper Denon Heos 1 both sound better