You don't need to spend on a 100-inch screen and a state of the art projector to get a good entertainment experience. Not to mention space and cable management need for the same. If you are looking to spend a decent amount on an immersive entertainment experience, then know that there are devices that you can invest in that can give you a cinematic experience. Here we list for you devices like a TV, soundbar and more to up your entertainment experience at home.
This TV from Sony brings with it a 55-inch screen size and a resolution of 4K along with support for HDR. You can wall-mount the TV or place it on a tabletop stand, based on your needs. It has a 50Hz refresh rate. For connectivity, it has 4 HDMI ports and 3 USB ports. You can connect it to the internet using WiFi or ethernet and it has 20W of sound output. The TV runs on the Android TV platform giving you access to the Google Play Store so you can download apps and popular streaming services like Netflix, Prime Videos, Hotstar and more. It also comes with a voice-enabled remote control giving you access to the Google Assistant. Since the TV has the Google Assistant built-in you can control your Assistant-enabled home appliances from the convenience of the TV.
A soundbar can enhance the audio experience from your TV and streaming service. The Yamaha YAS 209 that we have here comes with a wireless subwoofer and boasts of DTS:X support. It also comes with Alexa built-in so you can control it with your voice. It supports HDMI ARC and comes with one passthrough port that can support 4K and HDR. The YAS 209 has 300W of sound output. Thanks to ARC, you can control the speaker with the convenience of the TV remote control.
If you are looking to play games on your TV, then you can consider the PS4. Not only does it have a large and varied catalogue of games, but also doubles up as an entertainment system. It can play Blu-ray movies, supports HDR, and you can download apps like Netflix and Prime videos as well. The system comes with one controller in the box, so if you want to play split-screen multiplayer games with your friends, know that you will have to purchase it separately.
The weakest link in any home theatre setup is the cabling. If your cable’s arent of great quality, it can affect the transmission of picture and audio quality. There are a number of cables available in the market to choose from but know that you should get one which is long enough, so it doesn't stretch and boasts of the transfer speeds needed to give you a smooth 4K playback.