For a budget of Rs 30,000 you can get a soundbar that not only sounds good, but is feature rich as well. It will definitely enhance your IPL viewing experience when compared to the standard speakers that come with your TV.
For Rs 30,000, you'll get yourself a pretty good soundbar experience and also a host of connectivity options and a wireless subwoofer. Some of these soundbars also offer 4K passthrough along with ARC support. While there are some soundbars that come with rear surround speakers in this price range, but we have spoken about those in a separate article, which you can check out here.. We haven't reviewed all the soundbars on this list and there is in no specific order.
Yamaha YAS-207BL – Buy Now
Yamaha claims that this is the first soundbar with DTS Virtual:X. The soundbar boasts of 100W of output and has HDMI, optical and analogue connectivity options. Sadly there is no HDMI passthrough.
JBL 3.1 Sound Bar – Buy Now
Priced slightly above the Rs 30,000 price tag, the JBL 3.1 has a wireless soundbar and brings with it 450W of power. It has a 10-inch subwoofer for the bass. In terms of connectivity options, the soundbar features 3 HDMI inputs and one HDMI ARC port. It also has 1 Analog, 1 Optical, and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity options. Thanks to HDMI ARC, you can control the soundbar and your TV with one remote control. The soundbar also comes with a remote control in the box.
Bose Solo 5 Soundbar – Buy Now
If a simple soundbar without a subwoofer is what you are looking for, then you can consider the Bose Solo 5 Soundbar. It comes with a universal remote control in the box and for connectivity has AUX, optical and coaxial input in addition to Bluetooth. It comes with an optical cable in the box. The soundbar also has a dialogue mode.
Polk Audio AM9644-A Command Soundbar – Buy Now
If you are looking for a smart soundbar, then you can take a look at the soundbar from Polk Audio. The soundbar comes with a wireless subwoofer and supports Alexa. You can not only control the soundbar with Alexa but also control your smartphone appliances. For connectivity, the soundbar boasts of 2 HDMI ports with 4K passthrough and one HDMI ARC port. It also has a USB port and optical in. You can also control your Fire TV stick with the soundbar.
Philips Fidelio B1/94 Nano Cinema Speaker – Buy Now
The Philips Fidelio comes with a wireless subwoofer and supports Bluetooth aptX and AAC. It also supports 1 HDMI in and HDMI out via ARC. The soundbar has a compact form factor and a display up front to show you the source.