The Vizio SB3621n-E8 is the best sound bar under $300 we have ever heard. If you want better TV sound, it's the new budget benchmark.
The Yamaha YAS-203 breaks free of most of the performance constraints of budget sound bars, sounding bigger, more spacious, more dynamic and clearer than anything near its price.
The Yamaha YAS-207 is an excellent sound bar package which offers sound quality which soars above others' at the price.
The Samsung HW-K950 combines the discreet looks and simple setup of a sound bar with truly impressive sound for both movies and music.
The Pioneer SP-SB23W is the best affordable sound bar if you care about sound quality, with its outstanding sonics making up for some of its design limitations.
The LG Music Flow LAS751M is a dynamite package as it not only includes cutting-edge features for a great price, but its sophisticated performance also elevates it above run-of-the-mill competitors.
The Vizio SB4551 sound bar offers an enveloping experience with movies that competitors can't touch, while also including some tasty streaming features.
The Sony HT-CT260 is our go-to budget sound bar pick, with excellent sound quality, built-in Bluetooth, an adaptable design, and no major missteps.
While the SoundLink Bluetooth Mobile Speaker II may no longer be in a class by itself, it's still near the top of the portable Bluetooth speaker category.
The Sony HT-NT5 offers distinctive good looks, a superlative feature set and generous performance, making it our favorite sound bar for the price.
The Vizio S5451W-C2's extra-large sound bar and surround speakers deliver standout surround sound, if you can live with the size.
The ultraslim Haier SBEV40-Slim sounds surprisingly good for its size and features two HDMI inputs, making it one of the best budget sound bar options.
The Sony SRS-X33 makes a strong case for being a less expensive alternative to the Bose SoundLink Mini II.
The SpeakerCraft CS3 is a handsome, excellent-sounding sound bar that's well worth its lofty price.
For a budget-priced sound bar system, the Polk Signa S1 sounds a lot bigger than it really is.
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.
Vizio's S4251w-B4 sports rear speakers for unparalleled home theater sonics from a sound bar, although it has some quirks.
The Sony HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos sound bar may be expensive, but it offers excellent sound quality and decent flexibility.