TVs today are getting slimmer and slimmer and when you are looking to pick up a TV to enjoy the IPL, especially on a budget, one of the biggest compromises is with the sound output of the TV. Most budget TVs today have two 10W speakers, which just about manage to get the job done. But if you want an immersive movie or sports watching experience on the TV, then you will have to invest in a soundbar. If you are on a tight budget, then worry not. We list the best soundbar that you can get for a budget of Rs 5000. Just so you know, we haven’t reviewed most of these soundbars. So we are listing them based on their features and specifications.
Xiaomi Mi Soundbar – Buy Now
Xiaomi as a company has a reputation of disrupting the segment in which it launches a product. We have seen the company do this with smartphones and TVs. Xiaomi did the same with the launch of the Mi Soundbar. Put simply, the soundbar has very good sound reproduction for the price and has elegant looks as well. It has a good array of audio input options. The only downside is the absence of a remote control.
Portronics Sound Slick II POR-936 Wireless Bluetooth 40W Sound Bar – Buy Now
The Portronics Sound Slick II boasts of 40W of power and the soundbar also comes with remote control. It has Bluetooth connectivity along with AUX-IN and USB. The soundbar weighs a mere 1.8 kgs and has a metal + plastic construction. It can be wall mounted or placed on a tabletop. The soundbar does not come with a subwoofer.
Philips DSP-475 U Soundbar Speaker – Buy Now
This Philips soundbar comes with a subwoofer and remote control. It has a 5.2-inch subwoofer and 3-inch drivers in the soundbar. It has FM radio connectivity along with USB and 3.5mm connectivity. The product weighs 9kgs overall.
Creative Stage Air – Buy Now
The Creative Stage Air does not come with a subwoofer and has a 3.5mm along with USB input and Bluetooth connectivity. It can work as your first soundbar for your PC or a small TV. It also has physical controls on the side. It also works wirelessly giving you up to 6 hours of playback. The soundbar weighs 912 grams.
CELESTECH Boom bar – Buy Now
The CELESTECH boom bar has 2 10w speakers and works with TF Card, Aux In and Bluetooth connectivity options. It also has physical controls on the bar. It also has a 2000mAh battery for cord-free playback.