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Flat screens offer lush, detailed images, but they have a key flaw: There’s no room for speakers, which is why most have tinny, weak sound. Pair your TV with a soundbar and your home theater experience will truly explode. From all-in-one units to multichannel, surround systems with detailed Dolby Atmos sound effects, we’ve got all the details you’ll need to make an informed purchase.

Samsung 2022 HW-Q910B soundbar.

Samsung is offering a 100 day trial of some of its best soundbars

Want to invest in a great soundbar with no risk? Samsung has a 100 day trial of some of its best soundbars so you can be confident of your purchase.
Polk Signa S4 Dolby Atmos 3.1.2 soundbar.

The best soundbars under $500 for 2023

Bose Smart Soundbar 600.

Best soundbar deals: Save on Bose, Samsung, Vizio, and more

Polk Signa S4 Dolby Atmos 3.1.2 soundbar.

The best Dolby Atmos soundbars for 2023

Amazon Fire TV Soundbar right side view.

Amazon Fire TV Soundbar review: surprisingly immersive

Soundfun Mirai Speaker.

Can curved speakers make TV dialogue easier to hear?

You Asked Episode 9

You Asked: Dolby Atmos and EDID, minimalist soundbars, and HDMI 2.1

Nakamichi Dragon Surround System Review

The best soundbars of 2023: a sound upgrade for your TV

An old TV set.

How to dispose of your old AV equipment and tech gear

LG GX deals bundle hero with OLED TV and sound bar

No need to wait for Black Friday with these LG TV and soundbar deals

You Asked Episode 5

You Asked: Soundbars vs. receivers, TVs with no speakers, and car stereos

v series soundbar wall mounted with TV

Get this Vizio soundbar and wireless subwoofer for $139 today

The Sennheiser Ambeo Max 5.1.4-channel soundbar in the living room.

We love the Sennheiser Ambeo Max soundbar, and it’s $500 off today

The best premium soundbar out there, the Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Max is more affordable now it's $500 off at Best Buy for a limited time.
Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar in white.

Bose’s new flagship Dolby Atmos soundbar brings AI smarts to the dialogue problem

The Bose Smart Ultra Soundbar is the company's latest Dolby Atmos speaker with the addition of machine learning-based enhancements to on-screen speech.
Amazon Fire TV Soundbar.

Amazon debuts its first Fire TV soundbar and faster Fire TV sticks

Amazon has refreshed its two 4K Fire TV Stick models and released the first soundbar designed for Fire TV devices.
Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Mini - Dolby Atmos indicator.

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Mini review: Dolby Atmos for your bedroom

The Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Mini has impressive virtual Dolby Atmos, but its high price, middling bass response, and lack of expansion options give us pause.
The JBL Bar 2.1 Deep Bass soundbar with a subwoofer, on a white background.

This JBL soundbar with wireless subwoofer is $150 off at Best Buy

The JBL Bar 2.1 Deep Bass soundbar, which comes with a wireless subwoofer, is available from Best Buy for a discounted price of $200 for total savings of $150.
The Samsung Q910C soundbar underneath a TV while someone is playing a game.

Hurry – Samsung’s best soundbar bundle is $400 off right now

The Samsung Q901C Dolby Atmos soundbar is on sale now at Samsung and it has every feature you could dream of for a great home cinema setup.
2023 TCL S4210 soundbar.

Soundbar mega sale gets you better sound from just $45

Best Buy has a huge sale on soundbars meaning you can save a lot on big name brands like LG, Samsung, and Sony when you check it out today.
A Bose Smart Soundbar 900 under a television on a countertop.

Bose’s best soundbar is $200 off in Best Buy’s Labor Day sale

We adore the Bose Smart Soundbar 900 and it's on sale now at Best Buy. You really don't want to miss out and we're here to explain why.
Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Mini.

Sennheiser’s Ambeo Soundbar Mini is a pricey, bedroom-sized Dolby Atmos speaker

Sennheiser's new Ambeo Soundbar Mini is the company's smallest soundbar, but with no up-firing drivers and an $800 price tag, it will need to sound amazing.
Sony HT-A7000 Dolby Atmos soundbar close-up of top panel.

Sony’s premium soundbars will finally get support for VRR, ALLM

The one thing Sony's 2022 soundbars lacked was support for HDMI 2.1 variable refresh rate and auto low-latency mode. This fall, that gets fixed.
Nakamichi Dragon Surround System Review

Nakamichi increases the price of its Dragon 11.4.6 soundbar

Nakamichi's Dragon soundbar packs monster audio quality and its monster price is about to become even scarier.
Nakamichi Dragon Surround System Review

Nakamichi Dragon 11.4.6 home surround sound system review: bringing the fire

Nakamichi has unleashed the Dragon 11.4.6 surround system and I put it through its paces to see if the Dolby Atmos system really is the stuff of legend.
Sony HT-S2000 in front of a TV.

Sony HT-S2000 soundbar review: Sony trades smarts for bigger audio

You don't get many features, but Sony's Dolby Atmos sound is superb, making the HT-S2000 a truly immersive one-speaker system.
The Samsung HW-B550 2.1-channel Soundbar and Subwoofer Bundle.

This Samsung soundbar with subwoofer is on sale for $180

The Samsung HW-B550 2.1-channel soundbar with a wireless subwoofer will improve your home theater setup for just $180, following a $100 discount from Best Buy.
LG G3 OLED evo.

Save $375 when you buy an LG TV with a Soundbar with this deal

LG has a great offer combining some of its best TVs with its best soundbar and saving you plenty of cash.
The LG S75QR 5.1.2 Channel Soundbar in the living room.

This LG surround sound system with Dolby Atmos is $350 today

The LG S75QR 5.1.2 channel soundbar, which features a wireless subwoofer and surround sound speakers, is currently on sale from Best Buy with a $250 discount.
Showing the depth of the Samsung Q990B soundbar next to a Samsung S95B OLED TV

How we test soundbars

Whether you simply want better TV sound or a system to rival your local movie theater, soundbars can take you there. Here's how we evaluate them.
Sonos Beam Gen 2 soundbar.

Sonos Beam soundbar just got a $100 price cut

The Sonos Beam is a great soundbar in the under $500 category, and it's even cheaper now thanks to this Best Buy deal.
2023 TCL soundbars.

TCL’s 2023 soundbars are affordable, but lack a key feature

TCL's new soundbars start at just $150 and feature wireless subwoofers and Roku TV compatibility, but they lack a very in-demand feature: Dolby Atmos.
Samsung 2023 Soundbars.

Samsung adds HW-Q900C to its lineup of 2023 Dolby Atmos soundbars

Samsung adds to its 2023 soundbar lineup with the HW-Q900C, a 7.1.2-channel Dolby Atmos system.
Nakamichi Dragon soundbar with subwoofers and Omni Motion Reference surrounds.

Nakamichi’s wild Dragon 11.4.6 Dolby Atmos soundbar goes up for preorder this week

Nakamichi's huge, 3,000-watt, 11.4.6-channel Dolby Atmos soundbar – aptly named the Dragon – is available for preorder on April 26.
LG SC9 soundbar in a product lifestyle image.

LG’s 2023 SC9 and SE6 soundbars are now available

The 2023 LG SC9 and SE6 soundbars are now available at $999 and $450, respectively.

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