"The ROAR sounds killer, and it’s definitely very balanced: lows are deep and rich, mids are very pronounced, and highs are a well-blended part of the mix. "
- Android Police
"Dollar for dollar, the Sound Blaster ROAR produces the best sound of any portable Bluetooth speaker I’ve heard."
- Tom’s Guide
"Considering everything else it does, this is not only a great value, but one of the flat out coolest speakers we’ve seen in some time. "
- Sound Guys
"You'll buy it because it produces high-quality audio, has hassle-free Bluetooth pairing and is more affordable than its competitors. Those - used to deliver a healthy dose of David Lee Roth - are reason enough"
- Gear Patrol
"All in all, the ROAR is one of the most impressive bluetooth speakers currently on the market. I'm absolutely impressed by the unique combination of volume, audio quality, and customization Creative packed into this speaker."
- Best Stuff
"The Creative Sound Blaster ROAR is one of the best wireless, portable speakers I've ever heard. The battery life is good, the sound is fantastic, and the additional features make it a decent conference call and recording device. You should definitely pick one of these up."
- Android Headlines
"Creative has used all of its years of audio experience to create a piece of hardware capable of producing a remarkable, room-filling sound and then delicately programmed it to take advantage of the hardware"
"How loud is this ROAR speaker? Loud enough to invoke a "Turn that #$%& thing down, John" shout from Mrs. Nemo, indoors or outside, whenever I nudge the volume control on my iPhone upward. It will fill an apartment or small house with sound just as it fills my patio in every direction."
"Its five driver system powered by two independent amps produces amazingly clear and powerful tones that can turn any Bluetooth audio device into an impressive sound system."
- Entertainment Buddha
"Decent battery life, sturdy design and, most importantly for any audio device, sound quality that will outsmart plenty of its rivals are obvious high points. There's a lot of bass that warmly sweeps into the mix - far more than you'd anticipate for a device of this scale."
- Pocket Lint
"The ROAR is a very interesting and nice sounding portable speaker. Featurewise it beats most of the competition with built-in handsfree, NFC, Apt-X and such unique features like micro SD-card playback and even audio recording."
- Oluv's Gadget
"The Sound Blaster ROAR is solidly built, is chock-full of fancy features, and sounds pretty impressive - and it costs a lot less than I thought it would."
- Gizmodo Australia
"If you're looking for a high performance portable wireless speaker, the Creative Sound Blaster ROAR S20 is it. Absolutely highly recommended."
- Mr Gadget
"I personally like to use it in my room as the ROAR is able to fill up the whole room with my music as if the speaker is built into the walls. Creative calls this "Space-Filling Dispersion". "
"The SR20 is a stunning product with the amazing price and the Swiss-army knife-like list of features, and I have no qualms to proclaim that the "Audiophile Sound Booklet" SR20 is the best wireless portable speakers I have reviewed in terms of overall value and audio capabilities."
- Music, Photo, Life
"ROAR, is loud and sounds good. Real good. That awesome sound quality, thankfully, can be enjoyed with pretty much any device you can throw at it."
- Craving Tech
"Overall, the Sound Blaster ROAR SR20 is definitely the most impressive Bluetooth speaker we've reviewed for quite a while - it not only sounds good, but it's also extremely versatile, which is all you could really ask for with a Bluetooth speaker."
- Custom PC Review
"With the number of wireless speaker choices on the market, manufacturers like Creative need to differentiate themselves with the features contained in their products. Creative has certainly accomplished this objective with the ROAR SR20."
- iPhone Life Magazine