The Samsung HT-BD8200 packs a Blu-ray player into a sound bar for unparalleled simplicity, but disappointing sound quality and operational glitches limit its appeal.
Typical price: $1,299.00
The Vizio SB4051 packs a wealth of features into a compact sound bar/wireless sub system, and its satellite speakers produce true, room-filling surround sound
Sony's HT-ST9 sound bar is the company's newest flagship at $1,499 and it offers some unique features such as support for Bluetooth headphones and IP control.
Ooh la la! This French sound bar wows the Audiophiliac!
Stereo audio systems are super-easy to setup, and can sound better than a sound bar.
If you've got a smart TV and a soundbar (or receiver and speakers), and you want to use your TV's apps (like Netflix), you might not be able to hear it. You might need additional cable. Here's everything you need to know.
The excellent-sounding, elegant-looking Definitive Technology W Studio helps bring luxury to high-end sound bar buyers.
The excellent-sounding, elegant-looking Definitive Technology W Studio helps bring a touch of luxury to those willing to splash out on a high-end sound bar.
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Traditionally shying away from the audio business, the South Korean electronics giant is trying to make an impact with its new wireless speakers. CNET goes deep within Samsung's research facility to see if it has what it takes.
The Klipsch R-10B sound bar offers excellent performance in both movies and music but isn't the first choice if you're looking for value for money.