Winter is slowly approaching, which brings weekends in and movie nights along with it. From a simple soundbar to a full home theater system, we have some stellar suggestions for the movie lover in your life. And if you don’t find anything here for that special someone on your list, take a look at our Gift Guidefor even more ideas.
Sony BDP-BX370 Blu-ray Player with Built-in Wi-Fi and HDMI Cable The Sony BDP-BX370 Blu-ray player is small, compact, and currently on sale for $73 making it one of the most affordable blu-ray players on the market. If you’ve been considering getting a blu-ray player, the BDP-BX370 is a great first blu-ray player option. Stream from 300+ entertainment services, play PlayStation Now games and Blu-Ray movies—all from one device. You can upscale content to near HD quality, while also enjoying premium sound and stronger, faster Wi-Fi connectivity.
Panasonic DP-UB820-K 4K Ultra HD Streaming Blu-ray Player The movie lover on your list will enjoy a spectacular home theater experience with this Blu-ray Disc player, Panasonic’s most advanced 4K model. It supports 4K/HDR formats like next-generation HDR10+ dynamic metadata, HDR10, the standard HDR format for films and UHD Blu-ray discs, as well as Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG). Panasonic's upscaling technologies produce 4K images with natural textures and incredible depth. And hi-res audio studio master sound reveals both rich and delicate tones with ultimate clarity. Offers 4K video streaming from Netflix, YouTube and Amazon Prime Video and works with Alexa and Google Assistant for voice command.
Denon AVR-X2700H 7.2ch 8K AV Receiver with 3D Audio, Voice Control and HEOS Built-in Denon’s AVR-X2700H offers 95 watts per channel and fully supports 3D audio formats Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology, DTS:X and DTS Virtual:X. It features the latest HDMI specifications such as 8K/60Hz, 4K/120Hz pass-through, VRR, ALLM, HDR10+, Dynamic HDR and eARC support. What Hi-Fi?’s Editor wrote, “Its mature approach and effortless sense of timing make for a feeling of home cinema sound that’s authentic to the movie theater experience, even at an entry-level price.” Score the AVR-X2700H for only $799.
Denon AVR-X4700H 9.2ch 8K AV Receiver with Full 3D Audio Support, eARC & Voice Control The Denon AVR-X4700H packs all the latest audio technology and excellent sound quality into a single box. Set up a 5.1.2 Dolby Atmos surround system using Dolby Atmos elevation speakers, or dedicated overhead speakers, for the ultimate home theater experience. DTS:X gives your movies, games and music a realism unmatched by traditional 5.1 surround sound. Enjoy your favorite movies with the best picture quality available featuring 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz pass-through. The AVR-X4700H is currently available for $1,499 - 30% off its regular price.
Marantz Cinema Series - 8K AV Receivers Built upon decades of rich heritage, designed with timeless style, and engineered for utmost performance, Marantz’s new Cinema Series is the foundation of the world’s most demanding home theaters. The Marantz Sound Master meticulously tuned these receivers for amazing performance with the company’s proprietary HDAM amplification circuitry to create the most musical sound in your home. Dolby Atmos and DTS:X processing is available for use with in-ceiling or ‘height’ speakers for immersive home theater sound, while Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X create three-dimensional effects without height speakers. The Cinema 50 is a 9.4-channel model with 9 x 110 watts of power (into 8 ohms) and four subwoofer outputs. It also includes IMAX Enhanced and Auro 3D surround processing. The 7.2-channel Cinema 60 offers 7 x 100 watts of power (into 8 ohms).
Home Theater Systems & Soundbars
Klipsch RP-8000F II 2.1 Holiday Home Theater Bundle This package from Klipsch includes two RP-8000F II full-range floorstanding speakers and an SPL-120 subwoofer. Klipsch’s proprietary Tractrix® horn loading technology ensures high-frequency energy of the speakers is aimed directly at the listener and reduces unwanted reverb caused by indirect sound bouncing off walls. Each speaker has two 8-inch Cerametallic™ cone woofers in a bass-reflex design with two rear-firing Tractrix® ports for room-filling sound. The powered sub features a 12-inch Spun Copper Cerametallic™ woofer and a Class D amplifier rated at 300W RMS / 600W Peak for authoritative deep bass.
Polk Audio MagniFi Mini AX Polk’s MagniFi Mini AX packs powerful, room-filling 3D sound from an ultra-compact system. At an amazingly compact 15” wide, MagniFi Mini AX leverages 50 years of Polk loudspeaker engineering in an advanced five-speaker sound bar and powerful down-firing wireless subwoofer to upgrade your movies with deep, impactful bass, crystal clear highs, and an expansive 3D soundstage rivaling much larger sound bars. MagniFi Mini AX brings certified Dolby Atmos and DTS:X cinematic surround sound straight to your living room. Plus, Polk’s patented fourth generation SDA technology provides an even wider soundstage, and 3D Audio Mode adds a virtual height dimension, immersifying any standard soundtrack or music you listen to.
Sony HT-A3000 Soundbar This advanced 3.1-channel soundbar delivers the full effect of Dolby Atmos and DTS:X 3D surround sound with Sony’s Vertical Surround Engine, S-Force PRO Front Surround and 360 Spatial Sound Mapping. Sound Field Optimization easily calibrates the HT-A3000 to your room, and you can easily enhance your setup with optional wireless subwoofers and rear speakers. Stream music your way with built-in support for Spotify Connect, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Chromecast built-in and Apple AirPlay 2, and you can integrate the HT-A3000 with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa enabled devices for advanced voice control.
Sonos Arc Soundbar With the Sonos Arc, eleven high-performance drivers produce vivid detail and impressive bass to bring all your entertainment to life. You’ll experience shows, movies, and games with the precise and immersive 3D sound of Dolby Atmos, plus stream music, radio, podcasts, and more from your favorite services with the Sonos app (or Apple AirPlay 2 when the TV is off). Enhanced Trueplay tuning technology optimizes the sound for the unique acoustics of your room, and you can control everything with your TV remote, voice, the Sonos app, Apple AirPlay 2, and more.
Samsung The Freestyle Portable HD Projector The Freestyle is an affordable portable projector that lets you enjoy big-screen entertainment just about anywhere. From slanted walls and kitchen tables to outdoor surfaces and floors, The Freestyle’s 180-degree design gives you the flexibility to point, play and enjoy a big screen experience. With its round, compact shape, you can easily slip it into a backpack and take your entertainment on the go. Setup is a breeze, as the projector optimizes screen size, auto-focuses, and levels the image even when pointed on an angle. And The Freestyle’s speaker sends sound waves in every direction for an enveloping and cinematic audio experience.
Sony BRAVIA XR A95K 4K AND-OLED TVs The new QD-OLED TVs employ millions of individual, self-illuminating pixels to deliver more colors than ever before for an entirely new viewing experience. Combined with Cognitive Processor XR™, the saturation, hue and brightness of every color is presented in exquisite detail, revealing subtle shades and differences that you can usually only see in real life. This revolutionary processor reproduces content the way humans see and hear for an incredibly lifelike experience. It understands how the human eye focuses, cross analyzing images to give real life depth, extraordinary contrast and beautifully vivid colors. BRAVIA CAM recognizes where you’re sitting and optimizes the picture and sound accordingly. There are also gesture controls, video chat and many other fun, new experiences waiting to be explored. Learn more about the Sony A95K in our blog post 'A Picture That Blurs the Lines Between Life & Life-Like.'
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