Great value for money, with excellent refinement and great dynamic ability; What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision magazine.Affordable quality The Q Acoustic 2050i speakers are a quality pair of floorstanding speakers that, given the sound quality, are surprisingly affordable. Designed by true hi-fi enthusiasts, the 2050i use excellent quality components for the price and deliver a sound to rival many more expensive designs.Smooth treble response The soft dome tweeter has a smooth, sweet sound that demonstrates remarkable refinement. Unlike some rivals, you won't hear excessive sibilance or a harsh 'spitting' sound. The new tweeter unit is also decoupled from the rest of the cabinet, meaning that it isn't affected by vibration from the bass woofer unit - helping to make it even more detailed.Revised bass woofers Combined with a redesigned crossover, the up-rated woofer units now feature carbon-fibre and ceramic-coated paper cones. Combined with the redesigned crossover, it better integrates the mid-range woofer with the treble unit for a more seamless sound. Boasting twin woofers and a large cabinet, the 2050i are also powerful and dynamic with a deeper and punchier bass than most other rivals.Class-leading construction quality, In addition to sounding better than most speakers at this price the Q 2050i is also better finished. Flush-mounted drive units and curved edges not only improve the aesthetics but also help the sound.For a floorstanding speaker with power, refinement and value in equal measure, the Q Acoustics 2050i deserves to be in your shortlist.