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Best soundbars and soundbases 2018

Product of the year

Best soundbar £300-£500

Sonos Beam

This compact Sonos soundbar could transform your entertainment experience

Best buys

Best soundbase

Q Acoustics M2

The M2 throws out a sound big enough to match the biggest of TV screens

Best soundbar under £300

Yamaha YAS-207

A natural entertainer, and another chapter in Yamaha's soundbar success story

Best soundbar £500-£1000

Dali Kubik One

A massive success in a gorgeous package

Best soundbar over £1000

Sony HT-ST5000

The Sony HT-ST5000 takes the Dolby Atmos soundbar to new heights

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