The Vizio V21 offers superb sound and adds a couple of interesting features.
The Yamaha YAS-209 smart soundbar delivers excellent sound quality, whether it's playing music or movies, along with the convenience of Alexa.
The excellent Vizio SB36512-F6 brings Dolby Atmos effects to a compact sound bar with rear speakers and a sub -- all for a very affordable price.
The Vizio SB3621n-E8 is the best soundbar under $300 we have ever heard. If you want better TV sound, it's the new budget benchmark.
With cinemas still closed, the JBL Bar 2.1 Deep Bass offers an excellent way to experience the thump of movies in your home.
Motorized, revolving speakers steal the show, but this speaker's sonic performance is the real star.
The Samsung HW-Q70R is a Dolby Atmos soundbar with wonderfully enveloping sound for movies, but music lovers should look elsewhere.
The well-designed Tribit MaxSound Plus is an excellent value and a strong contender in its mini Bluetooth speaker price class.
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 Sonos Playbar is cleverly designed and does great fake surround, but it's better suited to current Sonos customers than newcomers.
The Polk Signa S3 is an entertaining, musical soundbar that packs excellent features for the money.
The Klipsch R-4B sound bar delivers decent features and sound quality, but better alternatives are available for the same price.
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.
The LG SL9YG combines great Atmos sound, svelte looks and a compelling mix of voice control and multiroom features.
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.
A nice upgrade over its predecessor, the Flip 4 is one of the best speakers in its size and price class.
The Yamaha YAS-207 is an excellent sound bar package which offers sound quality which soars above others' at the price.
The JBL Cinema SB350 produces a wide soundstage and packs a mighty wallop for maximum home theater fun, but can sound harsh with music.