Sonos is known for innovation in multiroom audio, but can the company save the flailing sound base category with its newest product, the Playbase?
The JBL Cinema SB 450 scores big with a massive, powerful subwoofer, but the bar's brash demeanor might not wear well.
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 Sony HT-MT300 is a stereo sound bar with a wireless sub and Bluetooth connectivity.
The Adante AS-61GB stand mount speaker is almost affordable, as far as high-end hi-fi goes, and has both amazing clarity and bass response for a compact speaker.
The Onkyo SBT-A500 offers a ton of features including Dolby Atmos, Chromecast and DTS Play-Fi, and it costs less than a grand.
The Onkyo VC-FLX1 Flex smart speaker offers a laundry list of smart home features but its biggest selling feature could be the company's audio background.
The Polk Signa S1 sound bar offers a discrete subwoofer and Bluetooth streaming -- for under 200 bucks.
The Sony HT-ST500 is the company's debut Atmos sound bar which also includes three HDMI inputs and Google Cast.
LG has unveiled a sound bar that's only 1.5 inches tall -- it's designed to pair with the company's new TVs.
The LG SJ9 is the company's first Dolby Atmos sound bar which offers roof firing speakers in addition to Google Cast compatibility.
The LG SJ7 Sound Bar Flex is a modular sound bar with a wireless second unit that doubles as a rear or separate Bluetooth speaker.
This Echo-like device adds better sound and cooler designs to Alexa's cloud-based brain.
The MS750 offers better integration with the company's TVs, in addition to a built-in subwoofer.
The Yamaha YAS-106 raises the bar for sound quality at ultrabudget prices.
The Polk MagniFi Mini's mix of features, performance and compact size makes it one of the best sound bars for the money.
The Zvox AccuVoice is great for folks who have trouble hearing the TV, but doesn't sound as good as the competition.
While the Google Home shows a ton of potential, it's currently not as versatile or useful as Amazon's Echo -- though we expect it to improve in the days and months ahead.