Just weeks after launching its high-end LS60 Wireless, KEF has now revealed a new model at the opposite end of its all-in-one speaker system range. Now that’s how you celebrate a 60th birthday!

The KEF LSX II is the successor to the original, which arrived in 2018 and has since held an enviable position as our favourite ‘budget’ all-in-one system (with multiple What Hi-Fi? Awards to show for it). The LSX II arrives in much the same form as the LSX, comprising two compact stereopeakers packing amplification and network sources, and available in a range of colour options. In fact, acoustically, the driver and cabinet have not changed. And yet, KEF has found ways to significantly update its most affordable all-in-one in order to justify its existence and offer customers even more than before.

The attractive aesthetic – once again a creation by industrial designer Michael Young – comes in five finishes: ‘mineral white’ and ‘lava red’ models sport matte satin and high-gloss finishes respectively, while ‘carbon black’ and ‘cobalt blue’ are clad in Kvadrat fabric. A special ‘Soundwave by Terence Conran Edition’ finish marks one of the iconic British designer’s final collaborations, too.