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.
Samsung's HW-H7500 is the "first sound bar built with a curved form factor" and is designed to complement the company's range of 55- and 65-inch curved TVs.
This sweet setup includes a wireless subwoofer and built-in Bluetooth for pairing with your phone or tablet.
Sound bars take up less space and have fewer wires, but don't sound as good as home-theater-in-a-box systems, says the Audiophiliac.
The Yamaha YAS-203 breaks free of most of the performance constraints of budget soundbars, sounding bigger, more spacious, more dynamic, and clearer than anything near its price.
The new Zvox Soundbase.770 is a smart alternative to skinny sound bars, says the Audiophiliac.
The excellent-sounding, elegant-looking Definitive Technology W Studio helps bring luxury to high-end sound bar buyers.
If you're looking to upgrade your sound or give the gift of home theater for someone close to you, then a sound bar can offer excellent performance for the money.
Ooh la la! This French sound bar wows the Audiophiliac!
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.