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The best home theater and AV deals 2020

Congratulations, you’ve just landed on a page that will (hopefully) make shopping for your next AV system or component a lot easier. 

To save you trawling the entire internet for the best home theater deals, we've compiled a list of the biggest and best around, including those on 4K projectors, home theater speaker packages, AV receivers, soundbars and more. 

Whether you want to add surround sound speakers to your system, go for a bigger picture with a 4K projector, or level up with a home cinema receiver for the proper surround sound experience, we're here to help you on your chosen path. 

Your home theater heaven is but a few clicks away.

Don't forget we have also found you the best deals on headphones, speakers, TVs, hi-fi and audio products, and have highlighted the very best retailers offers from Best Buy, Crutchfield, Walmart and World Wide Stereo.

Blu-ray player deals

Sony BDP-S6700 4K Blu-ray player $178 $98 at Crutchfield
The BDP-S6700 scored a coveted five star rating in our tests. Budget by price but not by nature, the 4K upscaling performance belies its low price tag. Built-in Wi-Fi provides access to Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Spotify. Stunning value at $98.View Deal

Sony UBP-X700 4K Blu-ray player $250 $198 at Focus
A 2019 What Hi-Fi? Award winner. "The X700 is a fantastic player that makes watching 4K discs an affordable reality... [delivering] a stunningly natural 4K picture for an affordable price," as we said in our five-star review.View Deal

Sony UBP-X800M2 4K Blu-ray player $299 $248 at Crutchfield
Any Sony reduced Blu-ray player makes us sit up and pay attention. But this is a stone cold, five star product (a more premium version of the model above) with a very welcome saving too.View Deal

LG UBK90 4K HDR Blu-ray player for $299 $277 at Walmart
This player does it all when it comes to discs, playing 4K Blu-rays and supporting many flavours of HDR, including Dolby Vision. Twin HDMI outputs allow you to split picture and sound. It also comes equipped with smart apps built-in for catch-up and on-demand streaming.View Deal

Sony UBP-X1100ES 4K Blu-ray player $599 $498 World Wide Stereo
Sony's premium Blu-ray player comes in for significantly less than those from Panasonic and Pioneer with this handy discount. Picture quality is excellent and it backs that up with an entertaining and musical sound that is up there with the best. A great buy.View Deal

Pioneer UDP-LX500 4K Blu-ray player $1099 $999 at World Wide Stereo
Pioneer’s premium 4K player delivers a double whammy of superb picture and awesome sound quality. It feels, looks and acts like a premium player with all your HDRs represented. There's not much smart stuff but it's all about performance.View Deal

Speaker package deals

Sonos 5.1 Beam Surround Set with Voice Assistant $1456 $1356 at World Wide Stereo
The Sonos Beam is not just an Award-winning soundbar. It can also be the core of a wireless surround sound system. This package includes the Beam for your front channels, the Sonos Sub and a pair of Sonos One SL speakers for the satellites. As tidy as surround sound gets.

Sonos 3.1 Beam and Sub bundle $1098 $998 at World Wide Stereo
This is the 3.1ch version of the bundle above. It's the Sonos Beam
soundbar for the front and center channels and the subwoofer as well, just minus the pair of the Sonos One SL satellite speakers. It's a more affordable and seriously big bang-for-buck improvement to your basic TV sound.View Deal

AV receiver deals

Yamaha R-N303 network stereo receiver $350 $300 at World Wide Stereo
Save $50 on this budget stereo receiver with a full suite of features, including music streaming from Spotify, Tidal and Deezer, compatibility with Yamaha's MusicCast multi-room feature, and vinyl input.View Deal

Yamaha RX-A1080 AV receiver $1295 $1199 at Crutchfield
This Yamaha AV receiver is a superb performer for the money. A great 7.2 channel amp, with Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, MusicCast and support for Alexa voice control.View Deal

Soundbar deals

Harman Kardon Enchant 800 soundbar $700 $250 at Crutchfield
Not a soundbar we've tested but it's hard to ignore with a discount as heavy as this one. It's a bar and sub combo with six drivers in the main unit. There are USB and HDMI inputs and it's also Chromecast-enabled.View Deal

Polk Audio MagniFi MAX SR Powered soundbar $599 $499
The 5.1 channel soundbar comes with two wireless surround speakers – and a healthy $170 saving. There's also DTS and Dolby Digital decoding, plus Polk's SDA technology, which helps create a more detailed soundstage.View Deal

Bose Soundbar 700 3.1 soundbar and sub $1498 $1398 World Wide Stereo
With built-in Amazon Alexa and both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections for music streaming, this Bose soundbar and subwoofer combo is a multi-media mogul. There's proprietary audio room calibration, HDMI ARC and coming soon is AirPlay 2.View Deal

Projector deals

Nebula Capsule portable projector $300 $250 at Amazon
This tiny, tin-shaped projector has a big picture and bigger ambitions. It's an ingenious piece of tech - a portable projector with built-in Android-esque app store, the Capsule can also be used as a dedicated Bluetooth speaker.View Deal

Epson Home Cinema 1060 projector $700 $650 at Crutchfield
A crisp, clear picture with very natural colour reproduction; you simply won’t find this kind of home cinema brilliance at this kind of price elsewhere. This Full HD projector is great for games and films, and is bright enough to use in well lit rooms.View Deal

Sony VPL-VW695ES native 4K projector $10,000 $8000 at Crutchfield
This native 4K projector is part of Sony's excellent SXRD chip range. While it's not one we've tested, the LCoS technology promises deeper blacks than standard transmissive projector techniques.
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