Roku sells two soundbars: the Roku Streambar and the new Roku Streambar Pro (2021), with very similar features and specs. Both give you access to 4K Roku streaming, so which should you buy? We break down everything you need to know.
TCL's 38-inch soundbar not only supports 4K streaming but enables it with its built-in Fire TV Stick 4K. That means you can use it just like an Amazon Fire TV Stick, and today it's discounted by $125 — a match for its Black Friday price.
For the most part, your TV's sound works just fine. But sometimes, you want a better sound output and there are plenty of options with the help of a soundbar. Gone are the days of having to deal with a bunch of cables, soundbars make everything easy and many are completely wireless.
Dolby Atmos usually requires expensive drivers or discrete speakers to achieve a 3D sphere of sound that can then materialize sound "objects" all throughout your living room. But a handful of soundbars support Dolby Atmos broadcasts while still costing less than most of our favorite Atmos sound systems, with Vizio's budget bar leading the pack.
While the sound coming from your television may be serviceable, chances are, it could really use an upgrade. That's where soundbars come into play and you don't have to worry about blowing a bunch of money for just an incremental upgrade. We have found some of the best cheap soundbars you can get for your home theater system.
TCL's 38-inch Alto 8+ Sound Bar not only supports 4K streaming but enables it with its built-in Fire TV Stick 4K. That means you can use this smart soundbar just like an Amazon Fire TV Stick, and today it's discounted by $125 for Black Friday.
Sick of being tethered to your desk with bulky headphones strapped to your head, just so you can hear enemies' footsteps in proper 3D audio? Panasonic has created a gaming-centric, compact soundbar designed to work for PC, console or mobile gaming, with sound objects for pro gaming and Dolby Atmos for your movie nights.
Higher-numbered devices are typically upgrades on previous years' models, but the differences between the Bose SoundTouch 300 and Soundbar 500 are more complicated. Bose added some important new features to the 500, but the 300 is still more expensive thanks to improved speaker quality. This article breakdown will help illustrate why only one of these soundbars is still worth buying...
Samsung and LG want their soundbars to be your first choice for experiencing next-gen Atmos soundtracks. Yet once you're done enjoying 3D objects in a dynamic sphere around you, you'll need a soundbar that handles music, games, cable and non-Atmos movies just as well. This guide will help you decide which is best for next-gen and current-gen audio.
Both of these soundbars are at the top of our list of recommended Dolby Atmos soundbars, and are worth seriously considering for their audio quality, ease of setup and control, and AI modes to improve dialogue clarity. Yet each device has its own perks and shortcomings that should help you decide which will best fit your home.
Bose's two top soundbars have so much in common that you'll wonder if it's worth the extra $250 to upgrade from the 500 to the 700. That's why we've laid out the important differences that'll help you decide to splurge or save. Regardless, you'll be getting an excellent soundbar.
These two all-in-one soundbars are marketed to deliver excellent sound without need of a subwoofer or discrete speakers, but only one of these two popular devices fully succeeds at this. We've laid out all the differences that makes this soundbar the clear choice over the other.
Dolby Atmos is the future of movie soundtracks, surrounding you with objects of sound that you can hear individually. While many new speakers "support" Atmos, many cheaper soundbars can't actually virtualize the 3D sphere necessary for true Atmos quality. These models, on the other hand, will transport you into a world of music.
This Vizio 36-inch soundbar system comes with a wireless subwoofer and two speakers, features a Dolby Digital decoder for cinematic audio, and even lets you stream music wirelessly using Bluetooth. It can be wall-mounted too.
Mpow's 2.0 Channel Sound Bar connects wirelessly to devices via Bluetooth, or wired via HDMI, AUX, Optical, or USB, and features four full-range speakers and a subwoofer combined with 3D stereo surround sound and DSP technology.
This 5.1 soundbar system has been renewed by Vizio to make sure it's in like-new condition and includes a 90-day warranty. Don't miss this chance to save $140 off its regular price! Refurb models normally sell for $180.