The Harman Kardon SB 16 features a premium price tag and some remote control quirks, but its excellent sound quality and exterior design make it worth the extra cash.
The LG MSB-100 is a portable stereo speakerphone that can handle both phone calls as well as streaming music, but don't expect superior sound.
The Sony HT-G700 may not do actual Dolby Atmos but it can fill the room with a vivid home theater and musical experience.
The Samsung HW-Q70R is a Dolby Atmos soundbar with wonderfully enveloping sound for movies, but music lovers should look elsewhere.
The full-featured Yamaha MusicCast Bar 400 offers a palpable sonic upgrade for your television over cheap sound bars.
Although not the most refined-sounding 'bar at its price, the LG SJ9 delivers Dolby Atmos and Chromecast audio in an affordable, attractive package.
The Klipsch RSB-8 not only packs a long list of features into its midprice sound bar/wireless sub system, it also sounds terrific.
The Libratone Zipp is one of the best-sounding and best-looking portable wireless speakers out there, but its high price and Wi-Fi limitations give us pause.
The LG SL9YG combines great Atmos sound, svelte looks and a compelling mix of voice control and multiroom features.
The Samsung HW-N550 sound bar offers sophisticated design and high-quality sound in an affordable, easy-to-set-up package
The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro sound bar offers a good mix of features, including dedicated surround speakers and 4K HDMI compatibility, and gives a hearty performance.
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.
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.
While it's priced about $50 too high, the Deck by Sol Republic is an appealing portable wireless speaker that delivers decent sound, a good feature set, and superb wireless range.
The Jambox is the most stylish portable speaker we've seen, with features and sound quality you won't find in comparable compact designs.
JVC's TH-BA1 sound bar home theater system is affordable, easy to use, and sounds better-than-expected, but doesn't offer HDMI connectivity.
Albeit expensive, Definitive Technology W Studio Micro sounds great and packs a wealth of features into a stylish sound bar and wireless sub system.
While it has its sound limitations, particularly in the bass department, the downsized version of Scosche's BoomBottle H2O is a pretty decent little wireless speaker that's travel-friendly and repels water.