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We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in soundbars.

Samsung HW-N950 soundbar review

Samsung’s first Dolby Atmos soundbar became the bar to beat for thrilling Atmos sound. With the HW-N950, the company has attempted to one-up its own creation to offer the best surround soundbar in the business. But at… See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Samsung HW-N950 Review

  • Clear and detailed performance
  • Thrilling 3D surround sound
  • Sleek, minimalist design
  • Simple, intuitive operation
  • DTS surround decoding
Our Score 9

Anker Soundcore Infini Soundbar Review

  • Slick, intuitive design
  • Super-simple setup
  • Muffled midrange
  • Metallic treble
  • Poor balance
Our Score 5

Yamaha YAS-207 Review

  • Sleek, slim profile
  • Rich, powerful bass
  • Clear, detailed highs
  • Feature packed
  • Dolby and DTS decoding
  • DTS Virtual:X makes for strident sound
  • Subwoofer, EQ balance requires some adjustment…
Our Score 9

Sonos Beam Review

  • Great sound
  • Elegant, simple design
  • Reasonably priced
  • TV voice control with Alexa on-board
  • AirPlay 2, Google Assistant coming
  • Still no HDMI pass-through
  • No Dolby Atmos support
Our Score 8

Samsung HW-NW700 Review

  • Sleek, ultra-thin profile
  • Good midrange detail
  • Impressive bass
  • Simple, intuitive design
  • No HDMI inputs or ARC support
  • Wide body, mount-only design
  • Limited Dolby and DTS processing
Our Score 6

Samsung HW-K950 Dolby Atmos Review

  • Thrilling Dolby Atmos experience
  • Excellent matching of all components
  • Wireless, hassle-free surround sound
  • Rich and powerful bass
  • Thin enough to rest beneath your TV
  • Midrange can be flat and boxy
  • No DTS surround sound decoding
  • Wireless satellite speakers emit white noise
Our Score 8

Samsung HW-MS750 Sound+ soundbar Review

  • Simple, intuitive control
  • Clear, detailed upper register
  • Impressive bass from singular unit
  • Upgradeable design
  • Expansive soundstage
  • Occasional balance issues in soundstage
  • Limited surround sound decoding
  • Pricey
Our Score 7

Polk Audio MagniFi Mini Review

  • Powerful punch in a small package
  • Expansive soundstage for the size
  • Brilliant blend between bar and sub
  • Warm and detailed midrange
  • Intuitive and concise design
  • Treble occasionally sounds strident and distorted
  • Only one HDMI input
  • 5.1 surround is more like 3.1
Our Score 8