Modern home theater technology now has better backlighting, sharper resolution, and immersive surround sound for less money required than ever before.Updated November 27: We've added deals on HBO Max and TVs from Hisense.We test products year-round and handpicked these deals.Jump to a Topic: TVs, Soundbars, Speakers, Streaming Devices like Roku.This is one of the best TVs I've ever seen (8/10, WIRED Recommends) for bright spaces.
The U8H (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is one of the best TVs for the money.Read our Best Soundbars guide for more details.This isn't the latest Dolby Atmos soundbar from Vizio, but we do like it (8/10, WIRED Recommends), and it's a great option if you have a limited budget and want something with dedicated surround speakers and a subwoofer.
You won't fill a huge room with sound, but you'll easily spice up an apartment or smaller space.If your goal is to disturb your neighbors on purpose, you couldn't do better than this sound system.
WIRED reviewer Jaina Grey spent over a year with this beast, which includes two subwoofers and side and rear speakers, ensuring your entire room shakes from the earth-shattering sound.The Polk Signa 4 (7/10, WIRED Recommends) can easily fill an entire room with rich, Dolby Atmos-powered sound.
It’s not the most powerful from the brand, but it’s the best balance of sound and size for most living rooms.If the Beam is the best Sonos soundbar for most people, the Arc (9/10, WIRED Recommends) is the upgrade pick.
In certain rooms, the sound can bounce off walls well enough to mimic a respectable surround sound system.It's not every day that WIRED editor Parker Hall refers to a soundbar as "some of the most advanced processing and audio quality we’ve ever heard from a single bar.” The Sennheiser Ambeo earned this high praise given its Dolby Atmos immersion, standalone surround sound, and overall richness (both in price and quality).
The Platin Monaco (8/10 WIRED Recommends) is a completely wireless system that's super easy to set up and control with the SoundSend app.JBL makes great soundbars, especially in the entry-level category.This is a great way to get immersive surround sound inside smaller living rooms or apartments.
Editor Julian Chokkattu likes that you can use the HEOS app to link it to other speakers for streaming, but his favorite feature is the dialog button, which makes it easier to hear what people are saying onscreen.Read our Best Streaming Devices guide for other options.Roku regularly makes our top picks for streaming devices, and the Roku Ultra is one of the most powerful ones out there
Now, the Chromecast With Google TV (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is one of our favoritesJump to a Topic: TVs, Soundbars, Speakers, Streaming Devices like RokuAbsolute Best Deals