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The Roku Streambar upstages the Smart Soundbar in connectivity, wide audio

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Wide soundstage Roku Streambar $130 at Amazon Pros Optional wired Ethernet connection Bluetooth 5.0 support Cheaper price Side-firing drivers Built-in Streaming Stick+ Alexa, Google Assistant support Cons Smaller speakers Ethernet adaptor sold separately Weaker sound than Smart Soundbar The new Roku Streambar is a compact, 14-inch-long soundbar with two front- and side-firing drivers (four total) designed for a wider audio presence that will permeate through your entire living room. Roku added better connectivity options to your router and smartphone, but it's not a major upgrade if you already own the Roku Smart Soundbar. Larger speakers Roku Smart Soundbar $180 at Amazon Pros Larger speakers for stronger sound More traditional soundbar size Built-in Streaming Stick+ Alexa, Google Assistant support Cons More expensive No Ethernet option The Roku Smart Soundbar justifies its higher price tag with four large full-range drivers that

Your home theater isn't complete without one of the best soundbars

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The best soundbars have come a long way in the last few years. While full-sized speakers will still sound better — sound needs space, after all — soundbars are great for their size. That size also requires a smaller footprint in your living room, so it's great for people who want to save space. With something like the Sonos Beam , you'll get great sound without a head-scratching installation process, and more. Plus, if it's paired up with one of the best Android TVs , then this creates the ultimate home theater setup so you can grab some popcorn and enjoy your favorite movies. There are other great soundbars available, and we have detailed some of the best soundbar options for your home. Best Soundbar Overall: Sonos Beam Smart TV Sound Bar With the Sonos Beam , you get the best soundbar with some basic smarts. The Sonos Beam connects to your TV with HDMI-ARC or with the included HDMI-to-Optical adapter. A recent update has brought the ability for integration between

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