Our labs evaluate soundbars for their features, ease of setup, and—most critically—sound quality. The best soundbars provide high-quality audio, but many other models fall short. Learn more about soundbars and make smarter shopping decisions.
Most soundbars are long, thin enclosures that are mounted on the wall or placed on a shelf above or below the TV. There are also pedestal-style soundbars called sound bases that can serve as a base for a TV.. . .
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