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.
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.
If you're looking for a higher-end sound bar with excellent movie sound, advanced streaming features and full control of dialogue intelligibility, then the Polk Omni SB1 fits the bill well.
The Sony ST5 offers fine performance plus a decent mix of features, but it isn't the first sound bar we'd recommend for the price.
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.