The audio quality of your average flatscreen TV has improved over the years, but you could take it to another level with a dedicated soundbar or soundbase. Here's our pick of the best options available...

Your shiny new 4K TV might be the focal point of your living room, but if the quality of the audio doesn't match the video it's worth considering adding a soundbar or soundbase.

There are some great deals on slimline solutions from Arcam, Canton, Sony, Yamaha and more...

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Best soundbar deals

Monitor Audio ASB-2

Tested at £800 / Now £399 at Amazon - saving over £400

Our Award-winning soundbar back in 2013, this TV speaker is still on the market and it's now available with a large enough discount to keep it competitive. There’s no Bluetooth here but there is AirPlay and DLNA for wireless music.

 

Arcam Solo bar

Tested at £649 / Now £299 at Amazon - saving £350

A smart, powerful soundbar with a few intuitive features up its sleeve.

 

Yamaha YSP-5600

Tested at £1600 / Now £1299 at Sevenoaks and Exceptional Audio - saving over £300

The YSP-5600 delivers an exciting, immersive performance, with superb overhead surround sound and plenty of great features.

 

Yamaha YSP-1600 

Tested at £500 / Now £339 at John Lewis - saving over £160

The YSP-1600 represents an affordable way to get 5.1 surround sound. 

 

Sony HT-NT5

Tested at £600 / Now £449 at Simply Electricals - saving over £150

Another stylish soundbar from Sony, with clear, open sound

 

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Best soundbase deals

Canton DM 75

Tested at £450 / Now £328 at Amazon - saving over £120

Another previous Award-winner from Canton. If you can accommodate this large soundbase, it will reward you well.

 

Canton DM 55

Tested at £500 / Now £279 at Sevenoaks - saving over £220

Canton continues its record of building excellent-sounding, easy to use soundbases.

Fancy upgrading your TV while you’re at it? Be sure to consult our round-up of the best TVs on the market right now, and check out our TV deals page before you take the plunge...

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