In current times, a soundbar is not just operated through a smart app or a remote control, but through your voice as well. With a soundbar that has built-in Amazon Alexa support, you can control the music while enjoying the most seamless wireless experience. In fact, with this feature, certain soundbars help you control the other smart devices in your home as well, allowing you to control supported IoT devices with ease. Apart from built-in Alexa, you obviously need to look for other features as well like the sound format of the output, availability of a subwoofer, noise-cancellation to capture your voice with ease, and so on. Keeping all this in mind, here is a curated list of some of the best soundbars with built-in Alexa support that you should consider buying.
If you are looking for a budget-friendly soundbar with built-in Alexa that also comes with a subwoofer to improve your sound experience, then you should definitely consider the Yamaha YAS-209 Sound Bar. With its built-in Alexa support, you not only control the music of your sound setup but other IoT devices as well. It comes with a DTS Virtual: X sound output that is capable of delivering top-notch surround sound. The speaker provides 100W of power during normal use but has the potential to go up to 200W as well.
The Bose Soundbar 500 is a modular soundbar. You can choose to purchase the soundbar first, then the subwoofer and if you like, the surround speakers as well. Apart from its sleek design and powerful sound, the soundbar also supports Alexa built-in. You can also control the features of the soundbar from the comfort of the companion smartphone app. The smartphone has a matte-finish top and comes with HDMI ARC as well. You get a basic remote control in the box.
Polk Audio Command Bar with its built-in Alexa and additional subwoofer should be an ideal bet for you if you are looking to setup a mini Home Theatre system. Since the soundbar supports Dolby and DTS both, you should be in for an immersive experience. Another really cool and useful feature of this soundbar is that it is fully compatible with the Amazon Fire Stick, so you can stream millions of songs and videos and even listen to audio stories through Amazon Audible. The soundbar operates on a frequency range between 40Hz and 22,000Hz and works with both 4K and HD TVs. Additionally, there’s a feature that enables the soundbar to automatically lower its volume when you call out for Alexa so that it can pick up your voice with utmost clarity.
Here is a high-end soundbar from Bose that comes with built-in Alexa so that you not only get an immersive sound experience but also control music, smart devices and more. Bose claims this is one of its best soundbars till date and that it should give you unmatched sound experience. The ADAPTiQ audio room calibration technology from Bose tries to alter the sound output in accordance to your room space so that you get the best music experience, no matter where you set the soundbar up. With Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity available, you can easily play files on your phone, tablet or laptop. With eight different microphones inside the soundbar, the device should quickly catch your voice.