When you curl up with your favorite show at night, do you find yourself opting into closed captions more often than not? If so you might need a soundbar — it's a simple add-on that elevates your TV's audio, bringing richness, crispness and clarity.
And now is the perfect time to get one. For Cyber Monday, Amazon's top-selling Majority Bowfell TV Soundbar is down to only $31, from $40. This incredibly affordable, wildly popular model has a five-star rating from nearly 15,000 (!) reviewers. Sleek and understated, it's a breeze to set up and blends seamlessly into an entertainment setup.
Why is this a good deal?
This is one of the best entry-level soundbars on the market. And at this Cyber Monday sale price, it's an absolute steal. Sure, it's been marked down a smidge more in the past, but not by much — and not enough to tempt fate by passing up this chance.
Why do I need this?
You've got the HD picture. Why settle for inferior sound? This soundbar, which is only 15 inches wide, has a small footprint but provides big audio. With a built-in subwoofer, it blasts out 50 watts of power. This means you’ll get crystal-clear dialogue without having to crank the TV’s volume to eardrum-splitting levels.
Of course, sometimes you do really want to crank it up, and the Bowfell knows how to handle that. It has three modes: one for movies, one for dialogue and one for music. Just press a button on the remote (included), and it automatically adjusts levels to the mode you pick — no tinkering needed. The Bowfell will boost music, bring out the excitement in action scenes and bring dialogue to the front, for ultimate clarity.
What reviewers say:
"I can’t believe how great this little speaker bar is," raved a satisfied Amazon shopper. "I wanted something to be able to listen to Amazon Music and Spotify apps on my Roku, so I didn’t have to plug a phone or Fire tablet into my stereo. Wow, was I surprised at how good this sounded. Then, my family watched a movie and we were thrilled at the theater-quality sound in our little living room."
This soundbar is also great news for family members with hearing issues. "Grandma had to blast the TV because she couldn't understand the dialogue, while the background sounds and music were really loud," shared a five-star reviewer. "So we bought this inexpensive speaker, and it works great and solved the problem."
One nominee for kid of the year said, "Bought this for my dad, who is hard of hearing. We were blown away by the improvement in sound quality over the built-in speakers. He says it's enjoyable to watch TV again. The only downside (other than having an additional remote to keep track of) is that it doesn't remember what volume it was set at between uses."
Setting up the Majority Bowfell TV Soundbar is super easy. Just plug it into your TV’s RCA or optical digital port and you’re good to go. It also has a USB port and Bluetooth capabilities, so you can enjoy playlists via flash drive, phone, laptop or tablet.
Seriously, for $31, this one’s a no-brainer for your home —and guaranteed win as a holiday gift, too.
If you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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