Perhaps surprisingly, the Stage is the first dedicated soundbar from the Bang & Olufsen stable. You might be forgiven for thinking the Danish brand is coming late to the party, but we reckon it’s been hanging back to get things right. Very right, as it happens.
At 110cm wide, the Stage can be considered a good fit for screens 55-inch and up. Intriguingly, it can be used either horizontal or vertical, for wall mounting. We think it performs best upright, although it still sounds pretty good lying flat.
Dolby Atmos is standard, but if you want additional postprocessing you’re in luck. There’s a choice of listening modes: TV, Music, Movie and Night, with EQ adjustable using ToneTouch, Bang & Olufsen’s equaliser.
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