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3 June 2020

[BEST] Home theater system in India in 2020



The modern-day lifestyle is incomplete without proper entertainment. People are now investing big time in getting the best pieces of equipment to add to their overall experience when they see or hear anything. And, covering both these aspects at once are the home theater systems that amplifies the joy of viewing anything on your television.

Home theater systems have existed since the early 1950s but its popularity began to rise during the 1970s. Back then the entire system consisted of portable movie projectors, screens but the only thing it often lacked was an attached sound system. As technology progressed so did these home theater systems grew more sophisticated and advanced.

Most of the advanced home theater systems now are able to connect to your devices wirelessly and give you the best feeling when you stream your movies or music through it.

Hearing this you might be planning to get the best home theater system but as a consumer, I know how hard it is to decide on which one should you get. Well, this is the reason why I have written this blog and here I’ll be taking you through some of the best home theater systems in India which you can opt for when planning to buy one.


But before beginning with our recommendations, let me first tell you about a few things that you need to keep in mind before buying a home theater system.


The size of your existing TV


Home theaters work the best when they are coupled with a widescreen television that boasts a very high resolution. Also, do check if it supports the necessary connecting ports that would pair up the home theater system with the TV.

How much space you have?


The real feel of a great home theater system is when you have an optimal amount of space where everyone can sit around and enjoy. Therefore, before any such system always think about the space you have and then go ahead with buying a system that would fit perfectly according to room size.

Connectivity


Most of the home theater systems now come with a wide range of connectivity options and this might confuse you a lot as a consumer. However, the only two things that you need to check here is the Bluetooth version and if it has got NFC in case you might get an NFC enabled smartphone in the future.

So, let’s now begin with your recommendations for the best home theater systems currently available for Indian buyers.

The Top 10 Home Theater Systems in India


1. Sony BDV-N9200W 3D Blu-Ray Home Cinema System



Sony is one of the world’s leading home theater manufacturers. The Sony BDV-N9200W falls under its premium range of home theater systems currently available in India. This is a blu-ray system that supports almost every media file format and comes with a lighting effect that gives it a premium feel. 

Sony BDV-N9200W operates at 1200W and comes with 5.1 surround sound that would truly give you a theater-like feel within the comfort of your home. Further, it supports wireless connectivity through NFC, Bluetooth, and Wifi.

Other key features include :

  • High-resolution Audio Capability
  • Digital Music Arena Mode
  • Virtual Football Mode
  • NFC One-Touch Mirroring
  • Also, it allows you to control your music through the Songpal mobile app




2. Yamaha YHT-3072-IN 5.1 Home Theatre System



Apart from automobiles, this Japanese company is also known for its grip on audio technology. 

The Yamaha YHT-3072-IN comes with a 5.1 output channel with Dolby audio and packs in DPS, DTS HD technologies. The most unique feature of this system is the YPAO (Yamaha Parametric room acoustic optimizer) that analyzes your surroundings and optimizes the output sound for giving you a mesmerizing hearing experience.

Other key features include :

  • 5 Ch Powerful Surround sound
  • Supports Full 4K system
  • Dolby Vision
  • Virtual CINEMA FRONT
  • Football mode
  • SCENE Select

3. Sony BDV-E3200 Real 5.1ch Dolby Digital Blu-ray Home Theatre System



If you’re looking something is budget price then this system might be for you only. Even if it is placed under Rs. 30k, the system comes with complete wireless connectivity including NFC, Bluetooth, and Wifi. 

The reason you must invest in this system is its revolutionary “Tweeter” for more Vocal clarity which makes it the perfect choice to amplify your cinema experience at home.

Other key features include :

  • RMS output: 1000 watts
  • Number of channels: 5.1
  • India specific “Clear Audio +” technology

4. JBL 5.1 Channel 4K Ultra HD Soundbar with True Wireless Surround Speakers



We all know JBL, I guess most of you might have already experienced their audio quality through your earphones. 

JBL has redefined the home theater segment with this 5.1 Channel wireless soundbar system. Moreover, the 10-inch bass module is enough to rock up the whole environment and give the experience as if you’re in a live concert. Moreover, with the soundshift technology, the system lets you switch swiftly between your connected devices without interrupting the sound quality.

Further, to add up to your experience the detachable speakers give out a 10-hour long playback capability that is unmatched by any other system in its price range.

Other key features include:

  • 510W power output
  • True 4K and Real 5.1 surround
  • Detachable wireless speakers
  • Digital display


5. Pioneer HTP-074 5.1 Home Theater Package



Pioneer is a very well-known name when it comes to sound systems. Remember the last time, you plugged into a pioneer sound system in a car and enjoyed the rest of your journey?

The Pioneer HTP-074 5.1 Home Theater Package includes everything that you need for a great home cinema experience. Though the system lacks wireless connectivity options you can still connect to your supported devices using Bluetooth.

This home theater supports HDCP 2.2, Dolby TrueHD, and DTS-HD Master Audio that gives you a wholesome experience of viewing your videos in 4K resolution with digital copy protection. 

Other key features include:

  • Built-in Bluetooth 
  • Ultra HD HDCP 2.2 
  • 5 compact speakers and a subwoofer
  • Supports Dolby Pro Logic and 3D ready 



6. LG BH6340H 5.1 Channel 3D Blu-Ray Home Theatre System



After presenting you with the above recommendations let me introduce you to the underdog of this list the LG BH6340H 5.1 Channel 3D Blu-Ray home theatre system. This home theater system from LG is built with Aramid fiber material that makes it really robust against external forces. Also, it enhances the sound quality by minimizing distortion to deliver a crystal clear audio experience. 

This system can play almost any video or audio file formats that you can list down. Well, let me tell you about the formats it can play.

For Video - MPEG2, MPEG4 AVC, SMPTE VC1, Divx, Divx HD, MKV, WMV, FLV, 3GP, MPEG-1, MP4, MOV, VOB

For audio - Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD, MP3, WMA, and many more.

Further, it boasts a huge array of other features like controlling the system through smartphone remote app, SIMPLINK, A/V sync delay (Audio delay), Dimmer, Sleep, External HDD playback, TV sound (direct key), Dynamic range control, etc.

Other key features include:

  • 3D compatibility
  • Supports wired ethernet connectivity along with DLNA(Smart Share)
  • HDMI (out), Radio (FM) USB
  • Bluetooth
  • Private Sound Mode
  • USB Direct Recording


7.  Samsung HT-J5100K/XL 5.1 Channel Home Theatre System



The Korean brand is very well known for its versatile businesses. Samsung is involved in everything right from IT to real estate to manufacturing defense equipments.

Let me tell you fact, the world’s tallest building “Burj Khalifa” was constructed by Samsung only.

The Samsung HT-J5100K/XL is a 1000W Blu-ray home theater system that promises to deliver you deeper bass along with its Crystal Amp Pro technology for enhancing the sound quality. The system enables users to access the equalizer setting on their television itself. The system also offers connectivity options like Anynet+ and ARC.

Other key features include:

  • Karaoke scoring
  • Key control
  • Microphone with music USB record
  • CD ripping 
  • USB recording (Data disc to USB) 

8. Sony HT-IV300 Real 5.1ch Dolby Digital DTH Home Theatre System



This home theater from Sony thrives to give you an awesome experience by adding both deep bass and rich treble. You can easily connect this system to our PC or television through HDMI and uplift your audio experience. The system comes with Bluetooth, NFC but it does not support AUX. Also, using the BRAVIA sync you can connect it to your smartphone and control the system.

Other key features include:

  • DTS True HD,
  • 5.1 Surround sound
  • Digital Music enhancer
  • Sony-master amplifier

9. Sony BDV-E4100 Home Theater System



This Sony home theater system will never fail to mesmerize you with its superb audio quality through its two tall speakers and 1000W output. The best part about this system apart from its look is the various options for wireless connectivity like NFC, Bluetooth, Wifi through which you can connect this system to all your devices.

Other key features include:

  • Audio with oomph
  • One-touch listening with NFC
  • Wifi to connect with the internet
  • Built-in football mode to enhance your sports viewing experience

10. Yamaha 1840 Home Theatre 5.1 (4K, 4-HDMI IN, Dolby Audio)



If you’re looking for a system that delivers true value for your money then this would be it. This 5.1 channel system supports Dolby digital, 4K Cinema DPS, and DTS technology. 

Other key features include:

  • Discrete amp configuration
  • Virtual CINEMA FRONT technology
  • SCENE Select feature
  • On-Screen display

Best Sony Home Theater System



1. Sony BDV-N9200W 3D Blu-Ray Home Cinema System


If you’re looking for something that gives you both premium feel and great quality sound amongst the sony speakers than this will be it.

Sony BDV-N9200W operates at 1200W and comes with 5.1 surround sound that would truly give you a theater-like feel within the comfort of your home. Further, it supports wireless connectivity through NFC, Bluetooth, and Wifi.



2. Sony BDV-E4100 Home Theater System



The reason that makes it one of the best home theater systems from Sony is the connectivity options that let you pair your system with all your devices and also connect it directly to the internet using the built-in wifi.

This Sony home theater system will never fail to mesmerize you with its superb audio quality through its two tall speakers and 1000W output.



Best Samsung Home Theater System


1. Samsung HT-J5100K/XL 5.1 Channel Home Theatre System


This 1000W Blu-ray home theater system that promises to deliver you deeper bass along with its Crystal Amp Pro technology for enhancing the sound quality. Also, it packs in various features like karaoke scoring, CD ripping, USB recording, and more.



2. 1000 W 5.1Ch Blu-ray Home Entertainment System J5550


Another 1000W offering from Samsung is their home entertainment system J5550. This system has got built-in wireless LAN and offers dual-band Wifi for faster network speed and greater stability when you stream your music directly over the internet.



Best JBL Home Theater System


1. JBL 5.1 Channel 4K Ultra HD Soundbar


Whenever someone asks about the best JBL home theater system then this has to be on the list. Its 10-inch bass module is enough to rock up the whole environment and give the experience as if you’re in a live concert. Moreover, with the soundshift technology, the system lets you switch swiftly between your connected devices without interrupting the sound quality.



2. BAR 2.1


The BAR 2.1 from JBL is a compact 300W home theater system consisting of one wireless subwoofer and a soundbar. This system further packs in features like JBL surround sound, Dolby digital, HDMI input, and Bluetooth to give the best experience.



Home Theater System Under Rs 10000


For those who want to get the best possible home theater system at a very affordable price here are a few suggestions

1. Sony DAV-TZ145 Real 5.1ch Dolby Digital DVD Home Theatre System



For those who are looking for a great home theater system on a budget then this one would be the right choice for you. The system includes a 360W RMS producing high-quality audio and it’s coupled with a 60W sub-woofer capable of producing great bass. Further, it supports Dolby Digital for an enhanced audio experience whenever you tune in to hear your favorite music or watch a movie.

2. Philips MMS2160B/94



The Philips MMS2160B/94 system offers you a rich bass and incredible sound at an affordable price. The system includes one subwoofer of 3W and two speakers of 15W each. It also supports Bluetooth, SD card, and USB playback.



3. F&D F3800X 5.1 Speaker



The F&D F3800X 5.1 Speaker is another powerful and noteworthy system below the 10K price range. This system comprises of 5 speakers of 1W power each and a 5.25-inch subwoofer for bass. As an add-on, there’s built-in LED light in the subwoofer to give it a trendy look. Apart from that it also supports Bluetooth, SD card, FM radio, and comes with remote control.



4. BAR Studio from JBL



The JBL Bar studio is a 2 channel wireless soundbar that you can use with your television and other devices as well. The system supports JBL surround sound and works with your TV remote. It also allows you to connect to your television using an HDMI cable and take your TV viewing experience to the next level.