Best soundbars 2023

Product of the year

Best soundbar £500-£1500

Best soundbar £500-£1500 What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

Sony HT-A7000

The Sony wins for another year, thanks to its muscular Dolby Atmos performance

Best buys

Best soundbar under £500

Best soundbar under £500 What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

Sonos Beam (Gen 2)

The Sonos Beam (Gen 2)'s refined sound and excellent Dolby Atmos interpretation nab it another win

Best soundbar over £1500

Best soundbar over £1500 What Hi-Fi Awards 2023

Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar Max

Sennheiser's enormous Ambeo soundbar justifies its huge price tag

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