JBL’s Link Bar is a soundbar that has Android TV and Google Assistant built-in, which means it pairs well with all HDTVs, even ones without built-in smart features. It lets you use your voice to search for shows, switch inputs, ask questions, control your smart devices and more.
Sennheiser aims for the top with its first-ever speaker. The Ambeo soundbar has 13 drivers, including six 4″ woofers. Together with its calibration microphone and app to account for the acoustics of your room, it mimics a virtual 5.1.4 surround sound system. Drops 5/2019.
If you’re looking for a feature-packed soundbar that won’t break the bank, check out the new Yamaha YAS-108. It has Dolby Virtual:X virtual surround sound, a mode that boosts voices for clear dialogue and two built-in subwoofers. Has analog, optical, HDMI and Bluetooth inputs.
Fresh from the UK, Q Acoustics‘ value-priced soundbar offers big sound and clean looks for your living room. It sits neatly in front of your TV, inside a cabinet, or mounts on the wall. It also works as a Bluetooth speaker with NFC support. Read our full review on Technabob.