Best soundbars for your isolation home cinema
Cinemas are closed and we’re binge-watching Netflix like never before while in coronavirus lockdown, so here’s the best soundbars to transform your loungeroom into an immersive at-home theatre.
If you’re looking to transform your loungeroom into an immersive at-home theatre, then look no further than these soundbars on the market right now.
SAMSUNG HW-Q800T/XY SOUNDBAR:
As soon as you fire up this sleek, chic soundbar you’ll realise it is the thing you never realised was missing from your life.
The cutting-edge acoustic technology of this Samsung eight-speaker Dolby Digital-powered soundbar brings your home cinema to life with detailed, clear and deep bass sound.
The one-body soundbar design is perfect to match with your wall-mounted TV and with its slim body it only protrudes just a few centimetres out from the wall - blending perfectly into the room.
The Wi-Fi-enabled soundbar is so easy to set up, with a couple of clicks connecting it to the TV via Bluetooth and bringing your movies to life, delivering enveloping and atmospheric sound for an immersive experience.
It also has distortion cancelling technology to help predict and cancel distortion before it happens.
With three channels, one subwoofer channel, and two up-firing channels, you get sound that moves for captivating entertainment.
You can easily control your music, get information, and manage your day, hands-free via Alexa.
The difference between regular TV speaker sound and soundbar audio is significant with the latter bringing a booming room-filling, crystal clear sound.
It combines and enhances sound through the soundbar’s speakers as well as the TV’s speakers, giving you a new level of acoustic immersion.
The soundbar has several listening modes and can be paired with Samsung’s cinema-like Wireless Rear Speaker Kit for fully immersive surround sound.
BOSE 700 SOUNDBAR:
This Bose soundbar will revolutionise your multimedia listening with innovative and sound-enhancing technologies like ADAPTiQ audio room calibration.
With in-built Alexa and supporting music streaming devices like Spotify, you can control your music.
The soundbar’s 8-mic array provides voice pick-up, helping ensure Alexa hears you in even noisy room conditions.
The soundbar is 97cm wide, 5.7cm high and 10.8cm deep.
JBL LINK BAR SMART SOUNDBAR:
With a price point of $595, this great soundbar enables you to pimp your home cinema without breaking the budget.
Its powerful audio is supported through Google Assistant and is built with multiple HDMI ports.
It incorporates JBL’s cutting-edge audio technology and features two tweeters and 4 racetrack drivers, providing a powerful and full-range sound regardless of if you’re watching movies or listening to music.
The soundbar is 102cm wide, 9cm deep and 6cm high.
YAMAHA ATS-1080 SOUNDBAR:
This low-profile soundbar fits discreetly in front of your TV but delivers perfectly clear sound that immerses you in the thick of the action with virtual 3D surround sound.
Setup is easy with a single cable to your TV while Bluetooth enables you to wirelessly stream music from mobile or Amazon Alexa devices.
Dual subwoofers are built in and clear voice technology brings sound of narration and dialogue to the fore while keeping the overall sound quality intact.