If you like watching films packed to the brim with action, or even if you simply like listening to EDM or dubstep, then a soundbar with a subwoofer is a perfect choice for your home theatre setup. Usually, soundbars that come equipped with a wireless subwoofer deliver richer and more powerful bass than soundbars without a subwoofer, or even with integrated subs. If you’re living room has more than enough space to accommodate a soundbar along with a strapping subwoofer, then you should definitely consider these soundbars we have listed out.
The Samsung HW-R550 soundbar comes in a 2.1 system setup. It can get quite loud and also performs quite accurately. Its sound profile is warm and leans towards the bass range while it lacks some detail in the treble. It also comes with Bluetooth connectivity and can be used to stream content from your smart devices. If you watch a lot of films, especially action films, the Samsung HW-R550 will work extremely well for you with its capable stereo output. If you game a lot on your TV, this soundbar can enhance your experience with its Game Mode that boosts game sound effects.
If you’re looking for a capable soundbar that lives up to your sound quality expectations from a soundbar, the Yamaha YAS-207BL is a good option to consider. The build quality is premium and the included wireless subwoofer is made out of MDF, not plastic. The simulated surround sound modes on the soundbar are better than any of the competitors in a similar price range. It also comes with a compact remote for passive usage, or you can control the soundbar with Yamaha’s HT Controller app. Lastly, it is also compatible with both Dolby and DTS soundtracks and is one of the first soundbars to include DTS Virtual:X, a virtual surround sound for stereo sound systems.
The Klipsch Bar 48 3.1 channel soundbar looks aesthetically-pleasing with its premium wood and metal finish. It is not the most feature-rich soundbar on the market, it delivers seriously impressive audio performance thanks to the legendary company’s speaker expertise and horn technology. It is primarily designed as a plug-and-play solution. It comes with three sound modes including Dialogue, Night and Surround. The sound quality is great and the soundstage is extremely expansive as well. The powerful subwoofer adds thumpy bass that reinforces the sound signature. In terms of performance, it is one of the most complete soundbars on the market.
The Sony HT-S350 soundbar is an affordable 2.1 Ch soundbar that easily sounds better than most TV speakers. Its wireless subwoofer delivers the rich and punchy bass response, however, the mids and highs aren’t too balanced. With up to 320 watts of power, the soundbar can get quite loud as well. Sony has also included a dedicated Voice Mode to enhance dialogues in films, a Cinema Mode for viewing films and a dedicated Game Mode for gaming on the TV. There’s also Bluetooth wireless connectivity present which allows you to connect to your smart devices.