Best Home Theater Brands

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These days, there are more home theater brands than ever before. There is a good reason for this: people want to enjoy the very best entertainment at home. Home theaters have evolved over the years and now they come in all shapes and sizes with different features, including 3D capabilities.

Best Home Theater Brands

With so many options out there, it can be hard to know which one will work best for you. The following list of top 9 home theater brands should help you find the right one for your needs!

Top 9 Best Home Theater Brands

1. Denon

Denon is one of the best home theater brands out there. They are known for their high-quality products, which include DVD players, receivers, and Blu-ray players. Their home theaters are designed with 3D capabilities in mind, which means you get the most out of your movies!

Bestseller No. 1
Denon D-M41 Home Theater Mini Amplifier and Bookshelf Speaker Pair - Compact HiFi Stereo System with CD, FM/AM Tuner and Wireless Bluetooth Music | Perfect for Small Rooms and Home Cinema
  • The Denon D-M41 stereo CD/FM receiver INCLUDES a pair of SC-M41 bookshelf speakers (2x30W), with a high quality 4 3/4" woofer/mid & a 1" high definition silk dome tweeter that produces a SMOOTH NATURAL POWERFUL SOUND, FIT FOR SMALL TO MID-SIZE ROOMS
  • ENHANCED AUDIO PERFORMANCE WITH THE TRIPLE NOISE REDUCTION DESIGN that preserves signal purity & eliminates distortions from three noise sources, giving a more dramatic home theater experience. SOUND, STYLE & FACILITIES all packed in a box
  • TWO DIGITAL INPUTS allow you to STREAM UNLIMITED MUSIC via Bluetooth AND HOOK UP YOUR TV, set-top box or other source for unmatched premium sound in its size
  • INCLUDES DEDICATED HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER. Connect your headphones to the jack and enjoy personal listening without disturbing anyone in the other room
  • With its 100-year legacy & Japanese precision technology, Denon BRINGS PURITY OF SOUND AND JOY TO YOUR LIVES. Immerse yourself in multi-dimensional audio and Hi-Fi surround sound with this amp for an unmatched home entertainment system
Bestseller No. 2
Denon AVR-S540BT Receiver, 5.2 channel, 4K Ultra HD Audio and Video, Home Theater System, built-in Bluetooth and USB port, Compatible with HEOS Link for Wireless Music Streaming
  • MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR 4K UHD TV – At 140W per channel, the Denon AVR-S540BT receiver delivers exceptional brightness and contrast, and supports HLG, HDR, BT.2020, Wide Color Gamut and 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling for realistic display and immersive sound
  • YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC AT YOUR FINGERTIPS - With built-in Bluetooth, play music from eight different devices, and create an integrated multi-room audio system with Denon HEOS LINK. Allows wireless music streaming from Spotify, TIDAL, Pandora and more
  • OUR EASY ON-SCREEN SETUP ASSISTANT walks you through clear simple instructions to connect your TV, specific EQ settings and helps you optimize your surround sound
  • FOUR QUICK SELECT BUTTONS ON THE FRONT PANEL help you store your preferred audio settings for television, Blu-Ray, and more, and allows you to switch between them quickly
  • With its 100-year legacy and Japanese precision technology, Denon AV Receiver S540BT DELIVERS MULTI-DIMENSIONAL SURROUND SOUND with 5.2 channel compatibility and SUPPORTS 4K ULTRA HD PICTURE QUALITY, perfect for your home theater and entertainment system

2. Onkyo

Onkyo is another well-known brand that delivers top-notch components. Like Denon, they also have 3D-capable systems available for all of your entertainment needs.

One thing to keep in mind about Onkyo is that they do not offer any type of global service or support so if something goes wrong with your system, you will have to deal with them directly. This shouldn’t be a big issue for most people, but it is something to keep in mind.

Bestseller No. 1
Onkyo 5.2 -Channel Wireless Bluetooth 4K 3D A/V Surround Sound Multimedia Home Theater System
  • Onkyo 5.2-Channel Wireless Bluetooth 4K Network A/V Wi-Fi Home Theater Receiver
  • Polk 2-Way Floor-Standing Speakers (Pair)
  • Polk 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker (Pair)
  • Polk 2-Way Center Channel Speaker
  • Polk 10-Inch Active Subwoofer
Bestseller No. 2
Onkyo HT-S3900 5.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver/Speaker Package,black
  • 120 W/Ch. (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1 Channel Driven) with discrete output stage circuitry and six-channel analog amplifiers
  • HDMI 4 in/ 1 out pass-through of the latest Ultra HD 4K/60 Hz, video formats with HDR (high dynamic range) and HDCP 2.2 content protection. Tone Control ±10 dB, 100 Hz (Bass).±10 dB, 10 kHz (Treble). Signal-to-Noise Ratio- 106 dB (Line, IHF-A Network, 1 k-Ohm Shorted). 106 dB (Line, IHF-A Network, 1 k-Ohm Shorted)- 6 Ohms–16 Ohms
  • Dolby Trued and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding. THD+N (Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise): 0.06 percentage (20Hz-20kHz, 8 Ohms, 1 Channel Driven, 50 W). Input Sensitivity and Impedance : 250 mV/47 k-ohms (Line)
  • Easily enjoy streaming music with Bluetooth wireless technology with Qualcomm apt Audio
  • Includes high-quality six-piece surround-sound speaker system that's just the right size for smaller living spaces

3. Sony

Sony makes some great home theater components that are sure to impress any entertainment lover. They have 3D-capable systems available that are loaded with features and come in many different price ranges so you can find exactly what you need! If you own a large TV, you might be interested in their Grand WEGA system which was designed specifically for this purpose.

Bestseller No. 1
Sony Complete 8 Speaker System- SSCS3 (2), SSCS5, SSCS8, SACS9, SSCSE
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony SSCS3 3-Way Floor-Standing Speaker (2-Pack) with Sony SSCS5 3-Way 3-Driver Bookshelf Speaker System, Sony SSCS8 2-Way 3-Driver Center Channel Speaker, Sony SACS9 10-Inch Active Subwoofer and Sony SSCSE Dolby Atmos Enabled Speakers
  • DESIGN: 3-way speaker designed for excellent performance and ease-of-use
  • POWERFUL SPEAKER: 145W peak power and sound reproduction up to 50 kHz. 6 Ohm speaker impedance
  • WOOFERS AND TWEETER: Dual 5-inch foamed-mica reinforced woofers with wide-dispersion super tweeter (1-inch polyester main tweeter and 3/4-inch super tweeter)
SaleBestseller No. 2
Sony HT-S350 Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer: S350 2.1ch Sound Bar and Powerful Subwoofer - Home Theater Surround Sound Speaker System for TV - Blutooth and HDMI Arc Compatible Bar Black
  • Ultimate Home Theater Upgrade: Sony 2.1 Channel Sound Bar System With Wireless Subwoofer for Optimized Audio
  • Audio Comes Alive:320W total power output brings content to life with incredible volume and clarity
  • Powerful Subwoofer: Large 6.30 Inches Speaker Unit and 6.16 Gallon Volume for a Deeper, Richer Bass Sound
  • S-Force Pro: Virtual Surround Sound Technology Emulates a Theater-Style Surround Sound Experience
  • 7 Sound Modes: Choose from Auto Sound, Cinema, Music, Game, News, Sports, and Standard Audio Mode

4. Apple

The Apple TV is the only Apple product in this list of top 10 home theater brands, but it’s one of the best choices when you need an inexpensive way to turn your standard television into a smart TV. This amazing piece allows you to enjoy all types of entertainment and it also doubles as a gaming console. You can play games on your Apple TV or stream them from your computer!

SaleBestseller No. 1
2021 Apple TV 4K (32GB)
  • Dolby Atmos for immersive, room-filling sound
  • A12 Bionic chip gives a big boost to audio, video, and graphics, for even better game and app experiences
  • 4K High Frame Rate HDR with Dolby Vision for fluid, crisp video
  • Apple Original shows and movies from Apple TV+
  • The latest hits from Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, and more
Bestseller No. 2
WALI TV Top Shelf , 5 x 5 Inch Flat Panel Adjustable Clip Mount Holder for Streaming Devices, Media Boxes, Speakers and Home Decor (TSH003), 1 Pack, Black
  • Compatible: 5-inch wide flat top panel Designed for use with wireless speakers, remotes, and most media devices. Safely holds up to 9lbs (4kg).
  • Features: Retractable platform that clicks at multiple fixed positions to securely holds device. Soft fabric underneath the shelf prevents scratches to your TV. Compatible with flat and curved display.
  • Steady: Nonslip mesh rubber pad prevents your items from slipping off the shelf while providing ventilation. Mount your devices and decor with provided elastic band for more secure setup
  • Easy to install - No tools necessary (clips onto the back of your TV without adhesive). streamline design for a modern look
  • Package Includes: 1 x WALI 5inch TV top shelf clip Mount holder (Black), experienced and friendly US based customer support available to assist 7 days a week.

5. Marantz

Marantz products are all about high-quality components. They offer many different types of components including receivers, CD players, amplifiers, and speakers for home theaters. If you’re looking for top-notch audio, look no further than this brand.

Bestseller No. 1
Marantz 8K Ultra HD AV Receiver SR5015-7.2 Channel (2020 Model) - Dolby Virtual Height Elevation with Built-in HEOS and Amazon Alexa Compatibility - Bluetooth Wireless Streaming & Home Automation
  • THE MOST MUSICAL SOUND – Extensively tuned by Marantz sound masters at the most state-of-the-art facilities to deliver an exquisite sonic signature. No component leaves the hands of the Marantz sound masters until it passes rigorous testing
  • UPGRADED 7.2 CHANNEL DISCRETE HIGH-CURRENT POWER AMPLIFIERS ON ALL CHANNELS – Refine your home theater experience with the new Marantz SR5015 stereo receiver (100 W x 7) with ADVANCED 8K HDMI UPSCALLING for extraordinary visuals and superb sound quality
  • ELEVATED HOME CINEMA – Enjoy all your entertainment in the highest quality formatting. Screen movies in 8K with 8K/60Hz pass-through or upscaling with HDMI technologies like Dynamic HDR and Quick Media Switching (QMS) to eliminate video delay
  • SUPERIOR LAG-FREE GAMING with 4K/120Hz* pass-through, Variable Refresh Rate (VRR), Quick Frame Transport (QFT), and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), which reduces or eliminates lag and frame tearing for a smoother, lag-free gaming experience
  • ADVANCED 8K HDMI CONNECTIVITY – 6 HDMI In / 2 Out (HDCP 2.3 compliant), dedicated 8K input, USB port, phono & Aux inputs, with analog & digital inputs for audio sources like DVD & Blu-ray player, subwoofer & speakers for a cohesive surround sound system
Bestseller No. 2
Marantz MM8077 Power Amplifier – 7-Channel Power Amplifier for Ultimate Home Theater & Audio System | Uncompromising High Power Capability, Quality and Design | Active and Passive Cooling
  • THE POWERHOUSE FOR YOUR HOME THEATER, this 7-CHANNEL AMPLIFIER delivers immense power and detail at 150 watts per channel into 8 ohms. Audiophiles get enough instant, pristine sound you expect from Marantz
  • GET THE MOST DETAILED SOUND FROM TODAY'S HIGH-RESOLUTION AUDIO FORMATS. Each channel has a current feedback discrete power amp output stage and multiple high-current discrete power transistors to extract audio intricacies for music and movies
  • All that power requires a DEDICATED COOLING TECHNIQUE to throw the excessive heat generated. Featuring massive dual extruded heat sinks in a tunnel arrangement, this amp DRAWS OUT ALL THE HEAT while the music is running, and it does so with ultra-quiet fan cooling
  • For a thrilling home theater experience, pair it with the Marantz MM7705 or AV8801 pre-amp/processor, packed with the latest audio and video technologies - they are designed to complement each other and bring out the very best in any home audio system
  • EASY INSTALLATION AND SETUP – Unbox the amp, power it on, plug the audio source you want to hear and start enjoying great music instantly. Choose between balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA inputs, and configure each channel to your choice of input connector

6. Anthem

Anthem is another great option when shopping for home theater brands. They offer some of the best audio equipment on the market, which includes receivers and processors that will make your movies sound like they were recorded right in front of you!

Bestseller No. 1
OSD Nero XA5180 Class H 240W 5x Channel Home Theater Amplifier RCA XLR Inputs, Audiophile Class H Technology
  • [Surround Sound Amplified] A powerful Class H amplifier amp that delivers 120W to five channels for a spine-tingling home theater surround sound experience
  • [Advanced Class H Technology] Combines the benefits of Class A/B for exceptionally warm and accurate music and movie soundtracks in a more efficient Class H design
  • [Custom-Tooled Connectors] Includes balanced (XLR) and unbalanced inputs (RCA) as well as custom gold and gun-metal plated connectors for excellent signal transfer
  • [Runs Cool and Quiet] Custom-designed heatsinks achieve full power without the need for noisy fans
  • [Reliable and Continuous Power] High-Output Toroidal Power Supply delivers reliable and continuous power to surround sound speaker arrays
SaleBestseller No. 2
Polk Audio PSW10 10" Powered Subwoofer - Power Port Technology, Up to 100 Watts, Big Bass in Compact Design, Easy Setup with Home Theater Systems Black
  • POWERED SUBWOOFER FOR EXTRA BASS & PUNCH – A 10-inch Dynamic Balance woofer & a uniquely configured directed port provides accurate bass with added depth that brings your music and movies alive. A perfect solution for your small-to-mid size room
  • LOUDER CLEARER SOUND EVEN AT HIGH VOLUME – Enjoy a thrilling yet balanced music experience with rich, deep sound, even at low frequencies. BLENDS EASILY WITH ANY SPEAKER and plays the most demanding nodes effortlessly without any distortion
  • DOUBLE THE AMPLIFIER POWER TO 100 Watts of Dynamic Power with its in-built 50-watt RMS amp. Sophisticated engineering with best in class resonance-free driver materials make this sub highly durable and FIT FOR EXTENDED USE
  • EASY TO INTEGRATE WITH EXISTING SYSTEMS – Hook up this sub to the receiver and upgrade your music sound instantly! Features continuously variable 80-160 Hz crossover and 40-160 Hz (-3dB) frequency response
  • A sleek detachable grille on the front, speaker and line-level inputs as well as speaker-level outputs on the back, and a Phase Toggle Switch for multiple subwoofers, make this sub cohesive and complete!

A new company to the industry, but their products are gaining attention quickly thanks to their unique styling and functionality.

7. Pioneer

Pioneer is one of the top brands in pretty much every type of electronics, including home theater components. They are known for their reliability as well as the stunning aesthetics of their products. The picture quality will blow you away thanks to their 4K upscaling technology, which does an amazing job!

Bestseller No. 1
Denon AVR-S750H Receiver, 7.2 Channel (165W x 7) - 4K Ultra HD Home Theater (2019) | Music Streaming | New - eARC, 3D Dolby Surround Sound (Atmos, DTS/Virtual Height Elevation) | Alexa + HEOS
  • UNPRECEDENTED REALISM AND NEW FEATURES – eARC and heightened sound effects with Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology. Be it the sound of a helicopter or torrential rains, it’ll sound so real, you'll think it's happening right above you
  • MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR NEW 4K ULTRA HD TV with this 7.2 Ch stereo receiver. Featuring HLG, HDR10, BT.2020, Wide Color Gamut & 4:4:4 Pure Color sub-sampling, it DELIVERS EXCEPTIONAL BRIGHTNESS, CONTRAST and COLOR enriching your movie and gaming experience
  • EXTEND THE REACH OF YOUR MUSIC to any room in the house via Wi-Fi, Airplay or Bluetooth with HEOS MULTI-ROOM WIRELESS SPEAKERS. No Command Center or extra hardware required. Get Hi-Fi sound around your home with Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, Deezer and more
  • FULL VOICE CONTROL COMPATIBILITY WITH AMAZON ALEXA lets you sit back and enjoy music without having to reach out for the remote. Adjust the volume, change the track or switch the inputs absolutely hands-free
  • AWARD-WINNING ON-SCREEN SETUP ASSISTANT walks you through clear simple instructions to connect your TV, specific EQ settings and helps you optimize your surround sound. Denon's legacy and Japanese precision technology makes it a must-have for your home
Bestseller No. 2
Pioneer SP-C22 Andrew Jones Home Audio Center Channel Speaker
  • ANDREW JONES. From speaker designer Andrew Jones comes a collection of speakers that bring professional-quality sound to your living room. This highly-acclaimed center channel speaker delivers on sound, creating an immersive listening experience.
  • CURVED DESIGN. This speaker utilizes a true curved cabinet design. Not only aesthetically pleasing, this stiffer design reduces standing sound waves inside the cabinet, resulting in high-performance and exceptional sound quality.
  • TWEETER. Twin 4" Woofers and Soft Dome Tweeter deliver multi-element crossover to route high frequencies to the Soft Dome Tweeter and low frequencies to the woofer for smooth sound at high volumes. Magnetically Shielded. Frequency Range: 55 Hz-20 kHz.
  • COMPLEX CROSSOVER. 6 Element Complex Crossover perfectly blends audio between the woofer and tweeter for greater accuracy.
  • CONNECTION. This speaker is equipped with two rear side wire connections. Requires audio amplifier.

One thing worth mentioning about Pioneer is that they don’t offer any kind of service at all, but they do have a fantastic warranty program that gives you two years to send your system in for repairs. This means if something goes wrong with your product during this period, you won’t have to pay anything out of pocket to get it fixed or replaced.

8. Sonos

The Sonos Play:5 is one of the best wireless speaker systems out there that has excellent sound quality and full-range audio. You can play music throughout your entire house or even stream Internet radio stations from all over the world.

Bestseller No. 1
SONOS Play:1 2-Room Streaming Music Starter Set Bundle (Gray)
  • Mini but Mighty. Fits in any space, fills any room with surprisingly rich and powerful sound
  • Play different songs in different rooms at the same time. Or, pump one song in perfect sync, throughout your home. Power supply : Auto switching 100 240 Volt, 50 60 Hertz AC universal input
  • Set up in five minutes using your home Wi Fi. Easily expand your home audio system over time by adding wireless speakers to additional rooms whenever you’re ready
  • Wirelessly Stream all your favorite music services like Prime Music Unlimited, Pandora, Apple Music, and Spotify
  • Perfect for home theater rears or a stereo pair. Wall mountable
Bestseller No. 2
Sonos Arc - The Premium Smart Soundbar for TV, Movies, Music, Gaming, and More - Black
  • All-new Sonos Arc - Bring all your entertainment to life with the brilliantly realistic sound of Arc, featuring Dolby Atmos. Enjoy control with your TV remote, voice, the Sonos app, Apple AirPlay 2, and more
  • 3D sound with Dolby Atmos - Experience shows, movies, and games with the precise and immersive sound of Dolby Atmos
  • Tuned to perfection - Enhanced Trueplay tuning technology optimizes the sound for the unique acoustics of the room
  • Immerse yourself in the music - Stream music, radio, podcasts, and more from your favorite services with the Sonos app or Apple AirPlay 2 when the TV is off
  • Class 10 for Full HD video recording and playback (Full HD (1920x1080) video support may vary based upon host device, file attributes, and other factors.)

The interface for this product is incredibly easy to use as well as flexible, making it perfect for anybody who doesn’t want to deal with complicated remotes. The newest model, the Play:5 has a sleek, modern design and it’s one of the top home theater brands.

9. Polk Audio

Polk Audio is well known for its high-quality, affordable speakers, including 5.1 systems that will blow you away!

Bestseller No. 1
Polk Audio MagniFi Max SR Home Theater Surround Sound Bar | Works with 4K & HD TVs | HDMI, Optical Cables, Wireless Subwoofer & Two Speakers Included Black
  • BIGGER, MORE DYNAMIC SOUND - Packed inside this slim and sleek sound bar 7 powerful drivers and tweeters produce exceptionally clear sound, more superior than any traditional sound bar
  • INCLUDES PLUG AND PLAY WIRELESS SUBWOOFER & TWO WIRELESS SPEAKERS, which are instantly recognized by the sound bar the moment you power them on. The sub supports an 8” downward firing driver and the wall mountable speakers each have a 3" full range driver
  • EXPERIENCE TRUE 5.1 WIRELESS SURROUND SOUND WITH POLK'S PATENTED SDA AUDIO TECHNOLOGY that creates an expansive surround stage & detailed stereo image delivering a room-filling listening experience, the same as what you would get in a concert or theater
  • 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 hear every word, making your movie, sports and music experience exquisite
  • ENDLESS CONNECTION OPTIONS - 3 HDMI Inputs (HDCP 2.2 compliant), 1 HDMI-ARC output, an Optical port for Blu-Ray players & set-top box, an Aux Analog input (3.5mm) for any non-digital device, plus Bluetooth, USB and Internet connectivity
Bestseller No. 2
Polk Audio RC85i 2-way Premium In-Wall 8" Speakers (Pair) | Perfect for Damp and Humid Indoor/Outdoor Placement (White, Paintable Grille)
  • HEAR SEAMLESS AUDIO QUALITY AND POLK'S EXCELLENT SOUND REPRODUCTION with these timbre-matched discrete recessed speakers that elevate the sound quality, DELIVERING DEPTH OF MUSIC AND CLEAR, CRISP DIALOGUE
  • Pair with our RTI Series speakers for seamless imaging or ADD TO YOUR EXISTING HOME THEATER SYSTEM or build your own Polk collection, and enjoy the SAME GREAT POLK SURROUND SOUND EVERYWHERE
  • EXPERIENCE MORE BALANCED & LIFELIKE SOUND – Features an 8” dynamic-balance woofer & a 1” tweeter for adding more depth & detail to your music. Mineral-filled polymer cone & strong composite driver baskets create wider dispersion for EVEN-SOUND COVERAGE
  • THE RUBBER SEAL DRIVES better response and PREVENTS MOISTURE ACCESS, a key feature for USE IN A BATHROOM, KITCHEN, SAUNA AND COVERED PORCH
  • OUT OF THE BOX & RECESSED INTO THE WALL - no mess, no extra assembly - in 3 simple steps QUICKLY & EASILY INSTALL these speakers. Leave the paintable aluminum grilles as is or spray paint to MATCH YOUR EXISTING INTERIOR and virtually make them disappear

They offer several different types of speaker systems for your entertainment needs, which can be used on their own or in conjunction with other audio components in your home theater system. If you are shopping on a budget but still want great sound quality, look no further than this company!

Conclusion

Many people are looking for the best home theater brands, but they don’t know where to start. This article has provided you with a list of the top 9 brands that will help make your search easier! Whether you’re in the market for speakers or receivers, these options offer high-quality components at affordable prices.

No matter what type of system you’re building out, it’s important to consider all aspects including sound quality and visuals when choosing which products work best for your needs.

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