While modern-day TVs are getting slimmer, sharper, and smarter, they do miss out on sound quality. And the ones that pack hi-fidelity stereo speakers are mostly out of the budget.
So, if your TV doesn't sound great, you can simply pair it up with a good soundbar for clear, loud, and a surround sound experience.
Here are some of the best soundbars in India.
Sony HT-X8500: Priced at Rs. 30,000
The Sony HT-X8500 is a premium soundbar that can either be wall-mounted or simply placed on the TV table. It packs dual speakers and a single subwoofer to offer high-fidelity audio output.
It also supports Dolby Atmos/DTS:X and Sony's in-house Vertical Sound Engine technology for richer surround sound.
Moreover, it can be paired with your Bluetooth-enabled devices and serve as a standalone speaker.
Bose Solo 5: Priced at Rs. 22,000
Bose is known for making premium audio accessories and the Solo 5 soundbar is not different. It can easily be paired with your TV, smartphone or other devices over a wired or wireless connection to provide richer sound effects, crisper dialogs, and deeper bass.
It also comes with a universal remote control for the TV, bass settings, as well as for other Bluetooth connections.
JBL Bar Studio: Priced at Rs. 8,500
The JBL Surround Sound is a good mid-budget soundbar to give your TV viewing experience an upgrade. It comes with a built-in dual bass Port design that is touted to offer real cinema sound.
Further, it can be connected to smartphones and other devices over Bluetooth and play music directly from USB drives. You can also control the soundbar via your TV remote.
F&D IT180X 2.0: Priced at Rs. 5,000
The F&D soundbar features a sleek design with a plastic body, cloth grill, and can be easily wall-mounted or placed on a tabletop.
It packs a 3-inch full-range driver and 1-inch tweeter per channel to offer clear mids and highs and thumping lows.
It also supports Bluetooth 4.0, meaning you can also use the soundbar as a speaker to connect with your smartphone.
Portronics (POR-891) Pure Sound Pro 3: Priced at Rs. 1,700
One of the more affordable options in the list, the Portronics Pure Sound Pro 3 soundbar comes with 10W speakers and built-in amplifiers to offer loud and clear sound.
It also packs a 2,500mAh battery, and is hence portable. And like several other options, it also supports Bluetooth connectivity which makes it compatible with some of our latest tech gadgets.