Designed for TVs of 49in and above, LG’s SL8YG aims to bring a cinematic experience to your living room – and succeeds. A 3.1.2-channel design partnering a smart-looking soundbar with a wireless subwoofer, it employs upfiring drivers and Dolby Atmos and DTS:X decoding to add tangible height, depth and scale to movie/TV soundmixes, in conjunction with DSP developed by Meridian Audio. It’s a dynamic, large-scale performer (and its soundstage can be expanded to 5.1.2 via LG’s optional wireless rear speakers), and ready for music playback too – just use Bluetooth 4.2 or Chromecast to start the party. Other features include HDMI connectivity allowing passthrough of 4K HDR sources, Google Assistant (where available) for smart home integration, and dedicated sound modes. It’s a superior all-rounder.