Music To Your Ears
FHM Magazine South Africa|April 2021
Televisions these days are amazing, with crystal clear pictures, amazing HDR colors and smart design that gives you instant access to all the streaming apps you can think of. Yet, if we are to be honest, the speakers in 99% of TV’s today are rubbish. And with sound playing such an important part in any movie or TV show, it’s time you buy a soundbar to compliment that big TV you won. Here are some of the eBay you can buy right now.

Sonos Beam

Sonos has been killing it in the soundbar market lately and the Sonos Beam is no expectation. With a great compact design, it means it will fit under the majority of TVs without being an eyesore. It offers great sound at a very competitive price and the inclusion of HDMI ARC is a massive bonus. It’s also compatible with Amazon Alexa for voice commands, so no need to switch your current Alexa ecosystem. Although the lack of Dolby Atmos might be a negative for some, those looking for a great design and solid audio performance need not look further than the Sonos Beam.

Samsung HW-Q950T

Samsung has long been a frontrunner with their soundbar offerings and with the Q950T, they have once again outdone themselves. The sound is outstanding, offering a powerful, rich sound regardless of what you will be pumping through them. With support for Hi-Res Audio file formats, this soundbar will be an audiophile's dream. The Q950T offers 14 separate channels of sound and is clearly aimed at the object-based formats of Dolby Atmos and DTS:X technologies. It is, however, extremely expensive for a soundbar and some might struggle to justify the $600 price tag, but if you are looking for a premium soundbar then this offering from Samsung is a clear winner.

Sony HT-X8500 Soundbar

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