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Best Prime Day soundbar and speaker deals still available: $140 Vizio V21, $99 off Elac Debut

Save on audio gear from Klipsch, Samsung, Elac, Vizio and more.

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Ty Pendlebury has worked at CNET since 2006. He lives in New York City where he writes about streaming and home audio.
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$140 at Best Buy
Vizio V21 soundbar: $140
Save $40
$199 at Amazon
Polk Audio React: $199
Save $50
$251 at Amazon
Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 speakers: $251
Save $99
$217 at Best Buy
Klipsch R-51M Reference Series speakers: $217
Save $72
$239 at Amazon
Klipsch Cinema 400 soundbar: $239
Save $60
$399 at Amazon
Samsung HW-Q70T soundbar: $399
Save $301

Amazon Prime Day 2021 may be over for another year but there are still plenty of deals on entertainment gear, including streaming devicesTVs and soundbars. A soundbar or surround-sound system can bring theater-like performance to your home for as little as $140. 

From soundbars to passive loudspeakers (just add a receiver), these are the best deals we've found on audio gear during this week's Prime Day-related sales.

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The Vizio V21 is our favorite budget soundbar and offers excellent sound quality as well as HDMI connectivity.

Read our Vizio V21 soundbar review.

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I've been impressed by Polk soundbars for many years -- like Yamaha and Vizio the company offers excellent-sounding gear that defies its budget price tags. The Polk React is the company's latest smart soundbar with Alexa voice control. It offers excellent sound for the money and with a $50 discount it's an even better value.

Read our Polk React review.

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When the Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 appeared it was a breath of fresh air, offering excellent performance in an affordable and attractive box. At a $99 savings on its current retail price, this is one of the best deals in audio, full stop.

Read our Elac Debut 2.0 B6.2 review.


Alongside Elac, Klipsch has also put out some excellent budget speakers offering punchy and clear performance. The compact Klipsch R-51M speakers were a great deal at $289, but at 25% off they're an even better one.

Read our Klipsch Reference R-51M review.

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Number of channels 2.1Wireless subwoofer YesConnections Bluetooth, 3.5mm, optical, HDMI, USB, subwoofer outDolby Atmos No

The Klipsch Cinema 400 is my favorite soundbar under $300. It boasts excellent looks and a fantastically open sound. If you have an HDMI-sporting TV, this is one of the best upgrades you can make to your TV and music listening.

Read our Klipsch Cinema 400 review.


While we haven't reviewed the Samsung HW-Q70T, it's a Dolby Atmos soundbar from the Samsung audio lab in California. It offers HDMI connectivity and streaming via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.