Here is the best living room tech for Sunday night movies

If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember when TV or rentals were the only ways you could watch a movie at home. And TV showed the best movies on Sunday night. That’s because everyone was at home, getting ready for the work week and school week ahead. Maybe your family even made an event out of it, with bowls of popcorn and cups of soda. In any case, we think it’s time to bring back Sunday movie-nights. Only nowadays, you’ve got all the best gear to make movie night cinematic.

Here is the best living room tech for Sunday night movies
Samsung Q60T QLED HDR Smart TV in a Living Room

Ah, Sunday night. The weekend is over, but you still have one more free evening. How can you enjoy it while still making sure that you’re ready for a new week? You could always set Sunday evening as movie night. It would be something to look forward to at the end of the weekend. It would also be a great way to see a new movie every week or revisit an old favorite. And with 52 Sundays in a year, you’d get to see a lot of movies. To go along with your new Sunday tradition, you’ll want to look into some living room tech to make your films as fun as possible.

Setting up small rituals helps us look forward to the future. And being excited about the future is a fundamental human desire. It’s what keeps us motivated every day. While it’s a small thing, a Sunday movie night can minimize your Sunday night blues. So, are you up for the Sunday movie night challenge? We’ve got all the best living room tech to go along with it.

Sony X70 4K HDR TV

If you’re looking to upgrade your living room tech but still want to stay on budget, you should consider the Sony X70 4K HDR TV. The lowest-end model in this range for 2020, it still delivers high-quality 4K  content at a much lower price point than the other TVs in its line. In fact, the Sony XH70 ensures everything you watch has a super real, lifelike color. It’s perfect for nature documentaries and movies with excellent cinematography. You’ll feel like the action is happening right next to you with this 4K television. What’s more, it has three HDMI ports for all your peripherals.

LG 2020 NanoCell LCD TV Collection

You’ll be impressed every time you turn on a TV from the LG 2020 NanoCell LCD TV Collection. The stunning picture quality and elegant, thin design will immerse you in your entertainment. This collection includes four series, and each offers multiple sizes—the smallest comes in at 49″, and the largest is 86″.  These sleek TVs will practically blend into your wall and look like a piece of art. Some models are less than an inch thick, so you can hang them anywhere.

Samsung Q90T QLED Smart TV

Watch your favorite shows from any angle with the Samsung Q90T QLED Smart TV. It’s been designed to reduce glare and enhance vibrant color. With its Ultra Viewing Angle, this LED-backlit television makes sure you’ll get a great picture whether you’re sitting on the couch or standing in the other corner of the room. So there won’t be any undesirable movie-watching seats in your house. Also, the Q90T has a Quantum Processor that will upscale all your old content to 4K quality. It provides an excellent at-home movie experience. 

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Soundbar 

Another piece of living room tech that will upgrade your movie-watching experience is the Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Soundbar. Versatile and beautiful, you can hang this soundbar on your wall. Soundwise, with 50-watt amplifiers in each of the 11 drivers, it ensures theater-like sound. With its three styles: aluminum, bronze, and oak, this soundbar is sure to fit your decor. Furthermore, you can control this wall-mounted device from afar or use the side buttons to make manual changes.

BenQ TK850 4K Home Theater Projector 

Create a movie theater in your home with the BenQ TK850 4K Home Theater Projector. This 4K projector will display movies with crisp clarity, even on a sunny afternoon. That’s right: you can use this home projector in the middle of the day. What’s more, you’ll have the feeling that you’re really at the movie theater with this super-sized screen. 

BenQ TK850 4K Home Theater Projector 

BenQ TK850 4K Home Theater Projector in Use

Samsung Q60T QLED HDR Smart TV

Another piece of living room tech that’s perfect for Sunday night movies is the Samsung Q60T QLED HDR Smart TV. This TV will give you 4K-quality images along with realistic colors. And with Dual LED backlighting, this television adjusts the color. This way, the pictures you see will always be how the creator intended. Best of all, this QLED television works with Bixby Voice as well as apps and a built-in web browser. It comes in seven sizes ranging from 43″ to 86″. So you’re sure to find a TV that fits your living room setup.

TiVo Stream 4K Integrated Streaming Device 

A living room tech item that will make setting up movies easier is the TiVo Stream 4K Integrated Streaming Device. This streaming tool organizes all the content from your favorite apps in one place. So you won’t have to switch back and forth between them. Also, this streaming gadget lets you access over 5,000 Google Play apps in addition to Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, and others. What’s more, this little dongle and remote set provide up to 4K UHD and Dolby Vision HDR image quality. For even easier viewing, just ask Google Assistant to change channels or shows.

Sevenhugs Smart Remote X All-in-One Controller 

The Sevenhugs Smart Remote X All-in-One Controller lets you enjoy whatever you’re watching while giving you control over your smart home. So instead of having two—or more—devices for your TV, smart lights, and other gadgets, you can just use one. It’s a smart home remote suits the whole family. Turn out the lights in your child’s room when it’s time for her to go to bed. Or shut off the lights in the kitchen while you’re watching TV, so you don’t have to hit pause. It’s a portable smart home manager that lets you switch smart outlets on and off, play with the volume on your speaker, and create custom scenes. It’ll create instant movie-watching ambiance.

AmpliFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router 

Do movies on your smart TV sometimes lag due to internet dead zones? Fix that with the AmpliFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router. This router increases your network’s capacity and gives you more coverage. Also, the AmpliFi Alien can combine with other units. So whether you’re also an avid gamer or you live in a home with multiple people always on the internet, this tri-band router helps you avoid slow times. The bright, 4.7-inch touchscreen display is a nice-looking, easy-to-use addition to your living room. 

AmpliFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router 

AmpliFi Alien Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router with a Touchscreen Display

These are our picks for the best living room tech for Sunday movie night. Although we don’t rely on cable TV or rentals for good movies anymore, it’s a cozy way to end the week.

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Meet Lauren Wadowsky

Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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