Best Soundbar Brands

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It has been a while since soundbars have been in the spotlight – but they are here to stay. They’ve always been an affordable and convenient way to get better audio from your TV, but now they’re getting more advanced features.

Top 10 Soundbar Brands

Nowadays, you can find soundbars with built-in subwoofers for fuller sound or models that wirelessly connect to streaming services like Spotify. With all these options, it’s no wonder why consumers are flocking back towards this once-forgotten component of home entertainment systems. The top nine best soundbar brands are listed here. Browse through the list to find out which one will fit your needs!

Bestseller No. 1
SAMSUNG HW-B650 3.1ch Soundbar w/Dolby 5.1 DTS Virtual:X, Bass Boosted, Built-in Center Speaker, Bluetooth Multi Connection, Voice Enhance & Night Mode, Subwoofer Included, 2022
  • DOLBY DIGITAL 5.1 DTS VIRTUAL:X: Multi directional sound draws you into the action with Dolby Digital 5.1 capable and DTS Virtual X.
  • BASS BOOST: Boost the bass with a touch of a button.
  • BUILT IN CENTER SPEAKER: The built in center speaker delivers enhanced dialogue so you won't miss a word.
  • SUBWOOFER INCLUDED: Experience the intensity of action movies with the powerful bass coming from the included subwoofer.
  • ADAPTIVE SOUND LITE: Enjoy optimized audio with enhanced voice clarity on all your favorite video content.
SaleBestseller No. 2
SAMSUNG 3.1.2ch Q700A Q Series Soundbar - Dolby Atmos/ DTS: X (HW-Q700A, 2021 Model), Black
  • DOLBY ATMOS / DTS:X - Theater-quality sound that fires from the front, side and above for true audio immersion.
  • TRUE 3.1.2CH SOUND - The complete audio entertainment experience with 3 channels, 1 subwoofer and 2 up-firing channels.
  • Q-SYMPHONY - Perfectly synchronized, fully immersive QLED TV and soundbar audio.
  • SPACEFIT SOUND - Automatically calibrated sound and enhanced clarity to adapt to your space.
  • WORKS WITH - Enjoy your Soundbar hands-free using voice control through your Alexa-enabled device.

Top 9 Best Soundbar Brands

1. Vizio

Located in Irvine, California, Vizio was founded in 2002. The company has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies many times since then and it’s not hard to see why when their products are considered top quality.

In 2012, they were named #3 on BusinessWeek’s list “The Best Small Companies In America.” Vizio sound bars have earned numerous awards from CNET and Wirecutter for being innovative while maintaining a reasonable price point.

SaleBestseller No. 1
VIZIO M-Series All-in-One 2.1 Immersive Sound Bar with 6 High-Performance Speakers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Built in Subwoofers and Alexa Compatibility, M213ad-K8, 2023 Model
  • America's #1 Sound Bar* VIZIO has been filling homes with truly immersive audio for over 10 years, and our sound bars just keep getting better. We are proud to provide our customers with top-tier audio products that bring movies, shows, podcasts, music, and more to life like never before. (*#1 Sound Bar Brand in 1H 2022 Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service, U.S., based on units, Jan. - June 2022 combined.).Mounting Type:Wall Mount
  • Immersive sound, brought to you by people who love sound. - Dolby Atmos and DTS:X audio technologies captivate your senses with realistic sounds above and behind you for performance that completely immerses you in the world of your entertainment.
  • It’s psychoacoustics, but you can call it magic. - An optical illusion for your ears, DTS Virtual:X technology delivers the sensation of speakers placed throughout your room, above and behind you, for a sonic landscape that’s remarkably lifelike.
  • Your favorites, the way they were meant to be heard. - Lean in and get lost in your favorite content with 98dB of premium audio powered by 6 high-performance speakers. With integrated tweeters and woofers, this sound bar delivers clarity, spaciousness, and impact down to an impressive 50Hz.
  • Minimalist design. Maximum impact. - Thanks to built-in dual subwoofers and a fully integrated design, the M-Series All-In-One sound bar needs no external components to sound its best. And at just 36 inches in width, it’ll fit just about anywhere.
SaleBestseller No. 2
VIZIO 2.0 Home Theater Sound Bar with DTS Virtual:X, Bluetooth, Voice Assistant Compatible, Includes Remote Control - SB2020n-J6
  • America's #1 Sound Bar* - VIZIO has been filling homes with truly immersive audio for over 10 years, and our sound bars just keep getting better. We are proud to provide our customers with top-tier audio products that bring movies, shows, podcasts, music, and more to life like never before. (*#1 Sound Bar Brand in 1H 2022 Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service, U.S., based on units, Jan. - June 2022 combined.).Mounting Type:Sound Bar.Speakers maximum output power:10 watts.Total hdmi ports:1
  • Ultra-Compact 2.0 Design - Experience the performance of larger, more complex home theater systems in a simple, ultra-compact solution designed fit anywhere and blend seamlessly into any environment.
  • Bold Performance - Experience rich, clear sound with up to 91dB of total SPL output for performance that belies its size.
  • Essential Connectivity & Control - Get setup and listening in seconds with the included cables plus Bluetooth connectivity for wireless streaming of your favorite music and podcasts.
  • 2.0-Channel Sound - Experience a powerful room-filling, true stereo experience ideal for movies, music, and gaming.

2. Samsung

Headquartered in Suwon, South Korea, Samsung is a multinational conglomerate company that deals with a variety of electronic goods including home appliances and smartphones.

Their TVs have been around long before soundbars came onto the market but Samsung has made sure their wireless speaker counterparts have just as much of a presence in today’s market.

SaleBestseller No. 1
SAMSUNG HW-B450 2.1ch Soundbar w/Dolby Audio, Subwoofer Included, Bass Boosted, Wireless Bluetooth TV Connection, Adaptive Sound Lite, Game Mode, 2022
  • SUBWOOFER INCLUDED: Experience the intensity of action movies or the excitement of sports with the rich, powerful bass coming from the included subwoofer*.Speakers maximum output power:2 watts.Total usb ports:1
  • BASS BOOST: Feel the rumble of distant thunder as your listening experience is taken to another level; Give your bass an instant boost with the push of a button
  • BLUETOOTH TV CONNECTION: Set up is a breeze; Easily connect your soundbar to your TV wirelessly**
  • ADAPTIVE SOUND LITE: Enjoy dynamically optimized audio with enhanced voice clarity so you can follow along with action-packed games and blockbuster films
  • GAME MODE: Game Mode optimizes your gaming experience with synced, directional audio that moves with the onscreen action***
SaleBestseller No. 2
SAMSUNG HW-S50B/ZA 3.0ch All-in-One Soundbar w/Dolby 5.1, DTS Virtual:X, Q Symphony, Built in Center Speaker, Adaptive Sound Lite, Bluetooth Multi Connection, 2022 Black
  • ALL-IN-ONE: Everything you need in a single soundbar with two woofers and tweeters built in, so you can enjoy rich sound that will fill your room
  • DOLBY DIGITAL 5.1 / DTS VIRTUAL:X: Dolby Digital 5.1 capable creates realistic surround sound by projecting it from all around you, while DTS Virtual: X expands your listening experience without having to add extra speakers
  • Q-SYMPHONY: Perfectly synchronized, fully immersive audio floods your room all at once, using every speaker in compatible Samsung TV and soundbars*
  • BUILT-IN CENTER SPEAKER: The built-in center speaker is dedicated to delivering enhanced dialogue, so you won't miss a word, no matter how faint the conversation or how intense the background music or action is
  • ADAPTIVE SOUND LITE: Enjoy dynamically optimized audio with enhanced voice clarity so you can follow along with action-packed games and blockbuster films

3. Yamaha

This Japanese company has been in business for over 100 years starting as Nippon Gakki Co., Ltd. in 1887. Since the beginning, Yamaha has sold products like pianos and organs to their consumers while constantly improving sound technology along with it.

Their line of home audio equipment includes receivers, amplifiers, speakers, turntables, and more (and they’re usually affordable).

SaleBestseller No. 1
YAMAHA SR-C20A Compact Sound Bar with Built-in Subwoofer and Bluetooth
  • Built-in subwoofer and passive radiators for surprising bass
  • Clear Voice for enhanced dialogue clarity
  • Bluetooth streaming for your music and podcasts
  • Simple setup with HDMI, optical or aux connections
  • Wall-mountable with built-in keyholes
SaleBestseller No. 2
YAMAHA SR-B20A Sound Bar with Built-in Subwoofers and Bluetooth
  • Built-in subwoofers for deep bass in one slim sound bar
  • Clear Voice for enhanced dialogue clarity
  • DTS Virtual: X virtual 3D surround sound
  • Bluetooth streaming that allows easy switching between two devices
  • Simple setup with HDMI or optical

4. Sony

Sony is another tech giant that started off producing electronic goods like TVs and radios then grew into something much bigger when they began experimenting with new technologies like CDs and DVDs in the 1980s/90s which eventually led them to become one of the major developers of the Blu-Ray technology probably best known for their PlayStation gaming systems.

Sony is the leading brand in the budget home audio market with affordable soundbars to match their affordability.

SaleBestseller No. 1
Sony HT-S400 2.1ch Soundbar with Powerful Wireless subwoofer, S-Force PRO Front Surround Sound, and Dolby Digital
  • S-Force PRO Front Surround and Dolby Digital create cinematic style surround sound
  • 2.1ch front surround sound with X-Balanced speaker delivers clear, rich dialogue
  • Wireless subwoofer delivers deeper, richer bass sound
  • Powerful 330W of total output brings your content to life
  • Simple and easy operation with compact remote and convenient OLED display window
SaleBestseller No. 2
Sony S100F 2.0ch Soundbar with Bass Reflex Speaker, Integrated Tweeter and Bluetooth, (HTS100F), easy setup, compact, home office use with clear sound black
  • Straight from the theater to your home: easy set-up, built-in tweeter, 2-ch speaker with simple Bluetooth connection
  • Deep sound with Bass Reflex speaker
  • High power with a slim design that matches any room and is perfect for small living spaces
  • Voice enhancement feature is great for TV content with hushed dialogue, or to make conference call participants easier to hear
  • Easy TV set up with HDMI ARC

5. LG

LG Electronics, Inc., formerly Lucky-Goldstar, is an electronics company based in Korea and founded in 1947. One of the major players in high definition televisions (or smart TVs if you’re into that trend), their presence in this product category shows through their TV to soundbar connectivity allowing for wirelessly streaming music from select smartphones or tablets (and only using one remote).

Read: LG Dolby Atmos Sound Bar

If Google Cast compatibility isn’t enough for you, they also offer subwoofers to produce more bass than other models on this list could ever dream of producing.

SaleBestseller No. 1
LG S65Q 3.1ch High-Res Audio Sound Bars for TV, DTS Virtual:X, Synergy with LG TV, Meridian, HDMI, Wireless subwoofer
  • [Immersive 3.1ch Powerful Sound] 3.1 Channel audio with 400W power
  • [Premium Sound Solutions] DTS Virtual:X for an immersive sound experience. Meridian Audio Technology partnering up to advance sound. High-Res Audio for more accurate sound and a more enjoyable listening experience.
  • [Best Match for LG TVs] LG Sound Bars are engineered to seamlessly enhance LG TV performance and designed to match LG TV. Control the Sound bar with LG TV remote controller and generate high quality sound by LG TV's sound engine.
  • [HDMI, Bluetooth] Powerful connectivity with Bluetooth and HDMI in/out
  • [Eco Friendly] Eco friendly product in the entire process of manufacturing, using, disposal. Using recycled resin coming from plastic bottle and eliminate the styrofoam, vinyl bag in packaging
SaleBestseller No. 2
LG Sound Bar and Wireless Subwoofer S90QY - 5.1.3 Channel, 570 Watts Output, Home Theater Audio with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and IMAX Enhanced
  • With 570 watts for an impressive home theater setup, envelop yourself in a stunning surround sound experience with 5.1.3 channels and hear every line of dialogue clearly with an up-firing center channel
  • Dolby Atmos* and DTS:X** bring multidimensional sound to your room—including up-firing height channels to deliver powerful, moving audio that flows all around you, even overhead
  • Unleash the power of IMAX content at home with IMAX Enhanced. Stereo (2-channel) content is upmixed to immersive, multichannel audio with Meridian Horizon's adaptive upmixing technology
  • Choose your go-to voice assistant like Google Assistant or Alexa, and control your favorite features like Chromecast, AirPlay 2, and more***
  • Sound bar, wireless subwoofer, remote control with batteries, wall mount brackets, and HDMI cable are included.

6. Polk Audio

Located in Lakeville, MN, Polk specializes in producing speakers that are great for all types of audio. Starting with small home theater systems and outdoor speakers then moving on to TV speakers, their products have been around since 1972.

One of their latest releases is a wireless speaker bar that connects via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi to wirelessly stream music throughout the entire house or enjoy it by itself without any need for wiring whatsoever. They also produce soundbars for specific devices such as the PS4 and Xbox One so you can get an immersive audio experience while gaming.

Bestseller No. 1
Polk Audio Signa S2 Ultra-Slim TV Sound Bar | Works with 4K & HD TVs | Wireless Subwoofer | Includes HDMI & Optical Cables | Bluetooth Enabled, Black
  • A PREMIUM ULTRA-SLIM SOUND BAR WITH INCLUDED WIRELESS SUBWOOFER – 5 powerful full-range drivers deliver BEAUTFUL RICH SOUND WITH DEEP BASS. POLK’S EXCLUSIVE VOICE ADJUST TECHNOLOGY & Dolby Digital Decoding maximizes sound clarity & reduces voice delays.Mounting Type: Tv Sound Bar,Bar Mount
  • EXCELLENT SOUND AND VALUE on par with any mid- to high-range sound bars available in the market. At just over 2" tall, it fits most spaces — easily wall-mount it or place in front of your TV. It won’t block your TV’s bottom edge or IR remote sensor
  • UPGRADE YOUR HOME THEATER EXPERIENCE – Watch your favorite shows on your 4K HD Smart TV with exceptional picture quality & crystal clear sound. With numerous connection possibilities, plug in any audio source via HDMI ARC, optical input & AUX
  • WIRELESSLY STREAM MUSIC from your favorite streaming apps like Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, and others directly from your smartphone, tablet or other compatible device through the built-in Bluetooth technology
  • SET UP YOUR SOUND BAR IN MINUTES — With the included subwoofer, HDMI and optical cables quickly connect your TV to the sound bar. Get set up and listening in minutes
SaleBestseller No. 2
Polk Audio MagniFi Mini Home Theater Surround Sound Bar | Works with 4K and HD TVs | Compact System with Big Sound | Wireless Subwoofer Included
  • SMALL SIZE, BIG SOUND - Packed in its compact design is a collection of powerful drivers and tweeters, which produce exceptionally clear sound. At only a little over a foot long, these sound bars are a must-have if you have space limitations for your home theater system
  • EXPERIENCE IMMERSIVE SURROUND SOUND WITH POLK's PATENTED SDA AUDIO TECHNOLOGY and 5.1 Dolby Digital coding. The INCLUDED WIRELESS SUBWOOFER fills your living room, bedroom, or media room with multi-dimensional surround sound
  • Polk's exclusive Voice Adjust Technology even lets you INDEPENDENTLY CONTROL VOICE LEVELS maximizing sound clarity and minimizing voice delays and muzzled sounds. Equipped with INDEPENDENT MODES FOR MOVIES, MUSIC, AND SPORTS, it delivers balanced sound clarity so that you hear every word, making your movie, sports and music experience absolutely exquisite
  • WIRELESSLY STREAM MUSIC with GOOGLE CAST from your smartphone, tablet or other compatible Android devices for a multi-room system. Cast your favorite music tracks to your sound bar via streaming services like Pandora, Spotify and others
  • QUICKLY AND EASILY SETUP THE SOUNDBAR SYSTEM IN MINUTES using the included HDMI and optical cables, the Google Home app on your Android or iOS devices

7. Definitive Technology

Founded in 1991 by Tomlinson Holman (the engineer known for creating THX), Definitive Technology produces numerous home entertainment components like receivers and speakers and their latest release is a wireless soundbar that allows you to experience 360 degrees surround sound through just two channels.

Described as “cinematic” for home theaters, it’s an ideal product if you want the most immersive audio experience possible.

Bestseller No. 1
Denon DHT-S316 Home Theater Soundbar System with Wireless Subwoofer | Virtual Surround Sound Technology | Wall-Mountable | Bluetooth Compatibility | Smart & Slim-Profile | Black
  • LET YOUR TV COME TO LIFE – Equipped with dual 1.25" x 4.4" mid-range drivers, detailed crisp 1" tweeters and Dolby DTS, you will IMMERSE YOURSELF IN VIRTUAL SURROUND SOUND AT HOME WITH THEATER-QUALITY AUDIO
  • DEEP POWERFUL BASS – Give your favorite movies, music and shows the deep, rich bass they deserve. No unsightly tangled wires or cables. Just place the included wireless subwoofer anywhere in the room and let the whole place rumble
  • HEAR EVERY WORD WITH DIALOGUE ENHANCER – Denon brings to you an intelligent way of enhancing dialogues that makes them sound crystal clear without having to adjust the volume. Even the most complex audio tracks will now be loud and clear
  • LOW PROFILE DESIGN THAT FITS MOST SPACES – At just under 2" tall, the sound bar fits below the TV allowing uninterrupted viewing and won't block the IR remote sensor. Place it on a shelf or wall-mount it using the included mounting template
  • SINGLE CABLE HDMI CONNECTIVITY WITH ARC – Connect your TV to Blu-Ray, gaming console or any audio source using the optical digital input or the HDMI port via Audio Return Channel (HDMI & optical cable included). It's convenient and straightforward
SaleBestseller No. 2
Definitive Technology Studio 3D Mini Dolby Atmos Sound Bar System with 8" Wireless Subwoofer
  • HEARD BUT NOT SEEN - Two inches tall, this modern and unobstructive sound bar remains out of sight until you hear the massive boom with its (4) 1" x 3" racetrack drivers (two front, two side) and (2) 1” tweeters that deliver dynamic and detailed audio
  • IMPACTFUL 3D SURROUND SOUND - True to its name, this slim, compact soundbar speaker fills your room with natural 3D surround sound, and hi-res audio formats like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, making every movie you watch, unforgettable
  • EXTRAORDINARY VISUALS - Get a cinematic experience on your 4K HD TV with HRD10 and Dolby Vision support for stunning, nuanced contrast and detailed imaging with brilliant colors and depth that bring your songs and movies to life
  • INCLUDED WIRELESS SUBWOOFER FOR DEEPER BASS - With striking looks, the 8” subwoofer may blend into your bedroom or living room, but its deep, rumbling bass grabs your attention in every corner of the room. The sound is big, powerful and heart-thumping
  • WIRELESS MUSIC STREAMING - Built-in HEOS lets you stream hi-res audio tracks from popular streaming services like Spotify, Pandora, TuneIn, TIDAL, or simply connect to music stored in your digital library for wireless listening

8. Harman Kardon

Harman International Industries, Incorporated was founded in 1953 by Sidney Harman who had a vision of “enriching human life through meaningful experiences created by technology” largely focusing on car audio systems at the beginning.

Since then they have branched off into numerous products like headphones and speakers for home use which are considered some of the best in their categories. Their soundbars are no different with superior performance to deliver full-range sound, Bluetooth connectivity, and even music streaming using WI-Fi.

Bestseller No. 1
Harman Kardon Enchant 10" Wireless Subwoofer
  • 10" Powered subwoofer with 200W amplifier
  • Wireless Audio connection
  • Ultra low resonance enclosure
  • Bass reflex port design
Bestseller No. 2
T POWER Charger for Wohome S19 S88 S99 S89 S9930-9960 Serie 2.0CH & Harman Kardon ESX2567Q ESX-2567Q Bluetooth TV Sound Bar Audio Soundbar Speaker System Ac Dc Adapter Power Supply
  • T-Power Made with Brand-new Input Voltage Range: AC 100V - 240V ( DC 19v ~ 21V Compatible ) ⚠️(NOTE: This item is WILL NOT fit : ❌ Wohome S66 Soundbar ⚠️
  • Compatible Model : Wohome S9930-9960 Series S19 34" Wireless Bluetooth 2.0 Home Theater Soundbar Speaker Wohome Sound Bars for TV with Subwoofer, 28-INCH 120W Ultra Slim Surround Soundbar Speakers System with Wireless Bluetooth 5.0 HDMI-ARC Optical RCA USB AUX Input, Works with 4K & HD TVs, Model S99 , Wohome Soundbar S9920 Pro 38" 40" Inch 100W Wireless Bluetooth TV SoundBar Wohome S9930 TV Soundbar Surround Sound Bar Home Theater Speaker System
  • Wohome Soundbar S89 28-Inch 80W with HDMI-ARC, Bluetooth 5.0, LED Display, Optical USB AUX Connection, 4 Speakers, 4 EQs, 110dB Surround Sound Bar Home Theater Audio Soundbar System for TV (28-Inch) , Wohome Sound Bar S88 20-Inch 50W Audio Stereo Home Theater Soundbar Speaker Wohome S88 Wireless Bluetooth 2.0 Home Theater Soundbar Speaker 3363
  • Harman Kardon ESX2567Q ESX-2567Q SN FC0006 0534860 FC00060534860 FC005-0924799 Onyx Studio Bluetooth Wireless Portable Speaker System
  • Adapter Model: J361-2102200U , GVE GM25-200120-1A , J3612102200U , GVE GM252001201A

9. Klipsch

Since 1946, Klipsch has been producing speakers that were originally built to last and that’s what they’re still doing today. With a range of speakers from small soundbars to large home theater systems for rooms with high ceilings, their products are made with durability in mind while delivering superior top-notch audio.

Since moving into the smart speaker market a couple of years ago, they’ve also begun offering quality soundbars that can be controlled using voice commands through Amazon Alexa. If you have the budget for it, take a look at their Reference series which offer incredible performance but then again their entry-level models like the Klipsch TV Speaker (or even Apple TV Speaker ) will not disappoint if your wallet is on the lighter side.

SaleBestseller No. 1
Klipsch Cinema 600 Sound Bar 3.1 Home Theater System with HDMI-ARC for Easy Set-Up, Black
  • 45 inches 3.1 Soundbar With 10 inches Wireless Subwoofer
  • Best-In-Class 600W Peak Power
  • HDMI-ARC: Single Cable, Single Remote Control
  • 5.1 Decoding for Virtualized Surround Sound
  • Powerful audio performance with deep, theater-like sub-bass and crisp high-end definition
SaleBestseller No. 2
Klipsch Cinema 400 Sound Bar + 8Inch Wireless Subwoofer with HDMIARC
  • 40” 2.1 Soundbar with 8” wireless subwoofer.Mounting Type: Wall Mount
  • 400W peak power
  • HDMI-ARC: Single-cable, single-remote control
  • 5.1 decoding for virtualized surround sound
  • Class-leading 8” Subwoofer

Conclusion

If you are in the market for a quality soundbar, there are many brands to choose from. The 9 best soundbar brands on this list all have their strengths and weaknesses but ultimately they will all provide an immersive audio experience that is sure to delight your ears while watching movies or playing games.

While some models may be more expensive than others, it’s important to keep in mind what features you need before making any purchase so you can get the most out of your money. So take advantage of these wonderful brands and find the soundbar that’s right for you!

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