Joe K is a consultant writer with over 25 years experience in the audio field
Looking for the perfect gift for your significant other this Valentine’s Day? Consider getting them a home theater surround sound system! With the right system, you can turn your living room into a cinematic experience that will impress even the most discerning film and gaming buffs. Here are the Top 7 Surround Sound Home Theaters Systems tested by SmashGadget.com
With so many options out there from Sonos Surround and offerings from Bose, Sony, Samsung, LG and more, choosing the right system for Mr. Right can be a daunting task. We do all the hard work and provide you the info and links you need to make him the envy of all his friends. He’ll be bragging about his HiFi and his wifey.
The YHT-4950U is a great starter system into the world of true 5.1 surround sound. Yamaha is a brand you can trust with decades of history in the audio world. We at Smashgadget.com are longtime fans of Yamaha and I personally use the head unit that this system comes with in one of my home setups.
Dolby Atmos at your fingertips! This thing is amazing and brings the movie theatre to the comfort of your own home. Perfect for the movie buff and gamer alike, this system fills the room with immersive sound. Our favorite thing about this system is the minimal footprint it requires from your living or gaming room. This system will keep a smile on his face.
The LG LHD657 packs a big sonic punch on a budget. This LG Surround Sound system is perfect for gamers and surround enthusiast looking for their first foray into home theatre. The surround quality is great and once your man goes 5.1, he’ll never go back.
The Sonos Arc Smart Sound Bar might possibly be the best soundbar on the market. Dont let the slim size fool you, the sound and features rival larger systems with a lot more speakers. We checked out a bunch of stand alone soundbars, and the Sonos was the only one to be good enough to make this list. You and your man will really enjoy this thing the next time you are gonna Netflix and chill.
If you are looking to go next level and show your special someone just how much you care, then just cut to the chase and get this Bose Home Theatre. The Lifestyle 650 is incredible. The sound is loud and pristine. Gaming experiences are sonic adventures. He’ll be making you sandwiches and cleaning the house until next year. Worth the money.
The Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra really impressed us. A 1000 watts of explosive cinema sound. This system is a great choice. It doesnt have the sleekest design, but it more that makes up for in features. One thing we really liked were the wireless dual subwoofer set up that really lets you put the subs where ever you want without worrying about wires. Nakamichi has been around a long time and we trust in their products.
Last but definitely not least, the SAMSUNG HW-Q990B/ZA 11.1.4ch Soundbar w/ Wireless Dolby Atmos / DTS:X system is their flagship home theatre. Simple and clean design with great connectivity and with built-in Alexa. The Q Symphony processing synchronizes all the speakers and floods your living room with immersive sound. The soundbar provides great center channel clarity for movies and gaming. You will be the talk of the neighborhood with this system.
Hope we’ve made your Valentine gift buying a bit easier, but don’t delay to make sure there is enough time to have your system delivered on time. Any of these choices will let your special someone know just how much you love them. He may even let you pick what movie to watch.