The Sony HT-ST5 sound bar won't hit as hard as its linemates, but its compact design and extra features just might grab our recommendation.
The Sony HT-ST7 is a visually stunning sound bar with a fine feature set, but it doesn't sound as good as you'd expect at its sky-high price.
The Samsung HT-C6500 packs outstanding sound quality, Blu-ray playback, and tons of features into an excellent home theater system, with only some design quirks holding it back.
Samsung's HT-BD1250 home theater system has built-in Blu-ray, streaming media from Netflix and Pandora, and excellent audio and video quality, making it our top budget Blu-ray all-in-one system.
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.
This is a solid home-theater PC with basic features, but if you're finicky about audio, you'll want a more configurable system.
Banish most of your home theater's wires, speakers, and subwoofer with a stereo home theater system!
If you can't be bothered to build your own home cinema, why not just buy the whole thing in a box from Samsung? You get Blu-ray, 7.1 sound and some crazy Watts for just £800
The first HTIB with an integrated Blu-ray player can be yours for a mere $1,500.
Think about it: How much multichannel music do you own? Not so much? Not any, is probably more like it.