Best TV Soundbars money can buy in 2019 so far
Are you still using the built-in audio system of your TV? It’s high time you upgraded your audio. Just imagine how much better GoT sounds with a superior soundbar. They’re slim, sleek, and you can put them just about anywhere.
- What is a soundbar? It’s a slim loudspeaker that uses a wide enclosure to deliver big sound. It offers high-quality sound while taking up very little space.
- What are the best smart TVs for these soundbars? Many of us no longer pay for cable TV, and entertainment is increasingly moving online. If you’re planning to upgrade your screen, here’s what you need to know and which smart TVs to buy.
- Where can I find more home media gadgets? Find all the best of digital entertainment for your home right here.
Thinking back to entertainment systems of the 90s, it was all about massive speakers that were covered in black plastic. They created window-shaking sound, which was the perfect accompaniment to every 90s action film.
But, like the quality of movies since then, technology has thankfully evolved. No longer does your audio hinge on bulky and cumbersome units. Soundbars are compact, powerful, and fit just about anywhere. Here are the best TV soundbars you can buy in 2019.
Samsung R Series Soundbar Collection
The R Series from Samsung is all about intelligence. Sure, it sports powerful audio and has Game Mode for more intense sound effects. You can even add the Wireless Surround Kit for truly impressive audio. But the R Series also integrates with Alexa and Samsung SmartThings for incredibly easy control and access.
Xiaomi Mi Bluetooth TV Soundbar
Offering electrifying cinematic sound, the Mi Soundbar is as powerful as it is elegant. Inside are eight drivers and enhanced bass to fill the entire room with sound. On the outside is a minimalist design, complete with grey fabric and easy access buttons on the top (although you’ll probably just use the accompanying app).
Sonos Beam Smart Compact Soundbar
With a name like Sonos, you know it’s got great audio. The Sonos Beam has a low profile and compact size so you can pop it below your TV or mount it easily to your wall. Pumping out some seriously rich audio, it stores four full-range woofers and tweeter for pristine sound no matter where you are in the room.
Bose Soundbar 500 Alexa Voice Control Soundbar
Whether it’s for music or TV, the Soundbar 500 pairs smart design with even smarter functionality. The slim soundbar sits just two inches tall and is complete with a custom-designed eight-microphone array. With this, the built-in Alexa integration can still hear your every request no matter how high the volume is.
Sony HT-Z9F Virtual Surround Soundbar
With 3.1ch Dolby Atmos and DTS:X technology, you’ve never experienced audio quite like this before. It produces stunning 7.1.2 surround sound to produce a cinematic audio experience, making it perfect for any show or movie. With a press of the “S” button on the remote, it engages three speakers in the front to envelope you in audio.
Samsung NW700 Wall-Mountable Soundbar
Designed to be mounted to your wall, the NW700 features distortion-canceling technology that actually predicts distortion before it happens. In real-time, it makes adjustments to the audio to make it perfect. Did we mention it’s also 41% slimmer than its predecessor?
Sony 2.1ch Powerful Wireless Subwoofer Soundbar
The Sony 2.1ch Powerful Wireless Subwoofer Soundbar proves that speakers don’t need to be large to be heard. Although it comes with a subwoofer, it’s actually wireless so you can put it just where you need it.
Samsung Q Series Soundbar Collection
This speaker collection uses Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Samsung Acoustic Beam technology to improve the sound you hear. It adjusts its audio output according to the content, meaning you don’t have to deal with absurdly quiet scenes followed by eardrum-rattling action scenes.
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