- It’s possible to download a free dedicated app to control soundbar's settings from the Bluetooth-enabled mobile device.
- It has a bass extension to boost low bass levels for greater power.
- Poor surround effect if placing this soundbar in front of the TV.
Polk Audio Signa S3
The Polk Audio Signa S3 Ultra-Slim is a great all-in-one soundbar that combines powerful audio with a sleek, modern design. The signa S3 features two 2.5" full range drivers and two 1” tweeters to produce up to 100 watts of room filling power in an ultra slim profile only 3” tall. It comes with advanced technologies like Dolby Digital decoding for clear dialogue and DTS Virtual:X virtual 3D surround sound, as well as Bluetooth connectivity so you can stream your favorite music wirelessly from any device directly into the bar itself or out through its HDMI ARC port which allows it to be connected easily to most TVs without needing extra cables or adapters. Additionally the included wireless subwoofer adds deep bass response down 40Hz enhancing low end performance while giving more impactful dynamics overall making this setup perfect for movies, sports games or simply listening back at home on your own time!More Details
- Compatible with 8K, 4K & HD TVs
- Ultra-Slim soundbar with wireless subwoofer
- Works with Google Assistant
- No HDMI ARC support
Bose Solo 5
- The included remote is excellent and dead simple to use.
- Its sound quality is unambiguously better than a TV's built-in speakers.
- It's still reasonably priced, especially for Bose.
- It lacks a front-panel display.
When you need more power - Samsung HW-M360/ZA
This 2.1 channel system fills any space with clear and well-balanced sound. Various technologies help to achieve the complete audio immersion. Being a complete solution, you do not need anything else – it comes with a powerful subwoofer, so this audio system covers the wide range of frequencies and it handles them perfectly. However, if you feel that it is not enough, you can use an extra solution, which is sold separately to get the truly embracing audio experience.
It supports Dolby Digital, DTS and DTS Digital Surround audio processing technologies. The modern design helps to blend it with any interior. This Samsung HW-M360/ZA review will be extremely useful for people who look for a good audio solution, which has many additional features.
Soundbar looks very modern and minimalistic. It doesn’t have any panels that stand out. There are buttons on the right side. There are only four of them – volume up and down, source and power on/off. The front panel features a display that is blended perfectly with the body. It also has a special panel which includes all the ports you need – it has an optical digital port, a USB port, and an RCA port. This model can be easily controlled since the buttons are located on the right side and you can reach them without any problems.
The provided subwoofer is connected to wirelessly. The subwoofer looks quite massive and it has a nice black wood panel. The back side has a special port which is necessary to make the output sound clearer and richer.
The soundbar can be placed on a table or wall-mounted. Its dimensions are 2.1x35.7x2.7 and the weight is 3.3 pounds. The subwoofer dimensions are 10.1x10.1x10.1 in.
It can be a great option for your home and the Samsung HW-M360/ZA specs prove it. This 2.1 channel system outputs 200 W of power, while the subwoofer outputs 130 W. It can be paired with the kit of wireless speakers (SWA 8500S) to make the sound truly enveloping. This model has 5 sound modes to optimize the output sound and improve your experience.
It has a powerful Bluetooth module that assures a perfect connection. it allows you streaming audio content using a compatible device – a tablet or a smartphone.
The special application can be sued to control this model. You can control not only the basic functions, like volume, power it on and off, but also use the customizable functions (equalizer). It also supports the Bluetooth PowerOn feature. This model can be connected to a Samsung TV wirelessly.
The manufacturer provides you with a remote controller. It is also possible to use the Samsung OneRemote with the TV UI to control the soundbar.
Unfortunately, this model doesn’t support any voice controlling technologies and it doesn’t allow you connecting an extra subwoofer. Overall, it is a great, high-performance model under $200.More Details
- Compact and stylish design
- Clear and balanced sound
- Wireless connectivity
- No voice assistant support
- Lack of surround sound
Bose TV Speaker - So
The Bose TV Speaker 838309-1100 is an excellent choice for anyone looking to upgrade their television sound. It packs a powerful punch, with 200 watts of total power and 135 dB peak SPL output – enough to fill any room in the house. The design features two full-range drivers that deliver crystal clear vocals and intense bass, plus rear facing passive radiators which add depth to your listening experience. Additionally, this speaker has Bluetooth connectivity so you can stream from multiple devices at once or even wirelessly connect another compatible device for multiroom audio playback. With its sleek styling it will look great as part of any setup too!More Details
- Improved sound quality
- Compact and easy to set up
- Comes with a remote control
- No Built-in Alexa & App control