Your TV's speaker probably isn't very good. After all, not many are. But fear not, there is a way to improve things so you can hear dialogue more clearly during TV shows and up the ante with film soundtracks.
A soundbar or soundbase is an easy and great way to boost your TV's sound performance without cluttering your lounge with multiple speakers and a chunky AV amplifier. And the good news is there are some great cheap TV speakers, as well as some excellent more premium options if you're partnering with a bigger, more expensive TV.
The best soundbars will offer pseudo surround sound. Some models even support next-generation Dolby Atmos sound. Here's our pick of the best prices on some of our favourite TV sound-boosting solutions...
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Save £20 on this Dual Bass Port soundbar with its discreet design and subtle to boost your TV's audio. HDMI, optical and Bluetooth support all included along with wall mount kit, optical cable and 3.5mm AUX cable bundled in. Worth a look for some solid, cheap soundbar action.View Deal
Not a huge saving, but then this budget soundbar was very good at its original £60 price. If you’ve got a flatscreen that is struggling for sound but are on a tight budget, this honest, hard-working little JVC is well worth an audition" we said in our for-star review.View Deal
Here, Samsung's Acoustic Beam Technology aims to deliver a more cinematic experience from the space in front of your TV. The HW-N650 delivers an impressive 360 watts of power through its 5.1 drivers, and has a wireless subwoofer and Bluetooth to boot.View Deal
Alexa voice control in a soundbar? Sounds pretty nifty to us. Like the Sonos Beam, this Polk soundbar can be controlled using your voice. You can ask Alexa the time or weather, or set an alarm or turn the lights off. Most crucially, there's a hefty discount.View Deal
This four-star soundbar offers bigger sound for your TV as well as NFC and aptX Bluetooth connectivity for streaming music from your phone. Save £100 but get 80W of sound and Balance Mode Radiator speaker tech to help fill your room with sound. View Deal
This 4.1ch soundbar delivers 24bit/92kHz quality audio with the help of its wireless rear speakers for that touch of added surround. It supports DTS Virtual: X and a decent array of file formats including lossless. It's Bluetooth-enabled and has a USB where you can attach peripherals. Plenty to tuck into at this price.View Deal
Sky's soundbar-cum-wireless-speaker delivers a big sound from a small box. It has 4K-supporting HDMI input/output connections and a digital optical input, plus USB and Bluetooth connectivity for music. For existing and potential Sky customers, the Soundbox is a success and, at £249, it's now competitively priced.View Deal
You can now save over £100 on this five-star soundbar from Yamaha. It's a clear step above entry-level models in terms of quality, with a detailed and spacious soundfield and tight, tonally balanced delivery. Take advantage of Bluetooth connectivity and the soundbar's single 4K-compatible HDMI input.View Deal
LG's high-tech SK8 packs in Dolby Atmos tech in a 2.1ch soundbar, in an attempt to deliver more immersive sound from your movies. The LG also boasts support for hi-res audio, Chromecast and Bluetooth, plus there's an HDMI input and wireless subwoofer. View Deal
This Bose soundbar does good sound, can connect to a wireless multi-room system and has Bluetooth for wireless streaming. There's also direct streaming from Spotify, Deezer, Amazon Music and more, using the Bose SoundTouch app.View Deal
This Yamaha soundbar offers the most convincing surround sound experience you'll get outside a full 5.1 system. A wide, spacious sound from 16 speakers makes this Yamaha soundbar unique.View Deal
If you haven't got space for a full Dolby Atmos surround package, this Sony soundbar gives you a taste of the tech in a smaller set-up. It does a very decent job of immersing you in the action despite just being just a 3.1-channel design. 4K HDR support, twin HDMI inputs and Bluetooth connectivity come as standard. View Deal
This Award-winning Dolby Atmos Sony soundbar can now be had with a saving of over £400. It produces a seriously accomplished sound and does a great job of immersing you in the action. At this price, it's well worth an audition and boasts three HDMI inputs for all your 4K and HD sources.View Deal
Samsung's HW-N950 is big, bold and quite beautiful - just as a Dolby Atmos soundbar should be. There are 18 speakers in total across this multi-box package, comprising a soundbar, wireless subwoofer and two rear wireless modules. Richer Sounds is offering free UHD Blu-rays with this purchase, too.View Deal