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Best Wireless Surround Sound Speakers

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Wireless surround sounds speakers are called such because they pair wirelessly with the soundbar of your choice. Speakers can be set around your room to give you a movie theater sound experience with each speaker set to amplify specific parts of the sounds, for example the bass. The Samsung SWA-8500S is our top choice because it works with your existing surround sound system, or can be paired with a soundbar to create a basic set up. These speakers also are priced reasonably well and have the backing of Samsung’s reputation. 

Best overall

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Samsung SWA-8500S Speaker System

Great sound for a great price

This Samsung wireless speaker set pairs with your existing surround system to amplify your home theater experience. 

Pros:

  • Lightweight and sleek design 
  • Plug and play 
  • Inexpensive 

Cons:

  • Soundbar not included 

This set of three Samsung speakers can be placed strategically around your room and connected to your soundbar to create the ultimate home theater experience. They connect wirelessly to most Samsung soundbars, that must be purchased separately. It’s easy to plug them in, pair them together, and start using them. The sleek black finish looks smart in most rooms and looks like they belong to your whole entertainment set up. Each speaker comes with a mount to hang them on the walls around your room, but they also stand sturdy on their own on top of stands, side tables, and shelves. The output watt of these speakers is 54W.

Best full speaker system

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Logitech Z606 5.1 with Bluetooth

The whole shebang

This Logitech speaker system is the ultimate setup with five different speakers to set around your room and a subwoofer. 

Pros:

  • Comes with six different speakers 
  • Bluetooth connectivity
  • Supports both wireless and wired systems

Cons:

  • Soundbar not included 

The Logitech Z606 5.1 surround sound speaker system comes with five wireless speakers, including two satellite speakers, and a subwoofer to enhance the bass sounds of your stereo system.  This system works with televisions and gaming consoles, too, to create an incredible listening experience that you can feel from every part of your room. This system has Bluetooth capabilities that let you connect your mobile devices, headphones, and other wireless devices to these speakers for even more entertainment possibilities. The subwoofer is versatile enough to work with wired speakers and audio systems, too. This system doesn’t include a soundbar to help distribute sound more evenly from in front of your home theater setup. But it does have a central channel and, along with the right and left channel speakers, do something similar. This Logitech system is compatible with many soundbars if you’d like to add one later. 

Best starter kit

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Yamaha YAS-207BL Sound Bar and Subwoofer

A very good place to start

This wireless subwoofer speaker and soundbar set are good for starting down the home theaters sound system road. 

Pros:

  • Good beginning sound system 
  • More speakers can be added 
  • Bluetooth connectivity 

Cons:

  • Additional speakers sold separately 

Yamaha is a well-known name in surround sound systems and this set is a good one if you’re just starting out. The YAS-207BL includes a soundbar that connects wirelessly to the included subwoofer, or the best bass speaker of a surround sound system. This speaker sits close to your television or stereo to amplify the deeper sounds of your movies or music. It includes Bluetooth capabilities, so you can use this system to listen to your playlists with incredible depth and sound. This soundbar connects to your entertainment system with an HDMI, optical or analog connection, but you will need to purchase this connection wire separately. You can add additional speakers to place around your room that are compatible with the Yamaha YAS-207BL set, but these too are sold separately. 

Best compact surround sound speakers

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Polk Audio Magnify Mini Home Theater

For small spaces

The Polk Audio wireless subwoofer and soundbar is a good choice for dormitories and rooms where space is limited. 

Pros:

  • Independent listening modes 
  • Compact design for easy transport 
  • Good for small rooms and dormitories 

Cons:

  • Can’t connect additional speakers 

This compact surround sound system includes a wireless subwoofer and a small soundbar. But despite their small size, both work very well to enhance your theater experience in the comfort of your own home. And because they are so small, you can easily take them with you outside and hook them up to a stereo system during parties and barbecues for some dance music, or to a friend’s home to help provide better sound during movie night. It’s also a good choice for small rooms and dormitories where space is limited. The Polk Audio wireless speaker system has specific settings for movies, music, and even sports, so you get the right listening experience based on what you’re watching. The subwoofer amplifies and clarifies sound and sends it in multiple directions, so there isn’t a need to add more speakers around your room. 

Hear ye, hear ye 

Surround sound systems are a fun way to enhance your movie-going experience right in your own home. The Samsung SWA-8500S speaker system connects to your soundbar to create the ultimate sound system. They easily pair where needed, so there isn’t a lot of guesswork to get started. You can mount each of the three speakers on your walls around your room, or set them on stands to avoid putting holes in your walls. Each speaker can be set to enhance a specific part of what you’re listening to so you can hear more detail in your movie or music. The Samsung SWA-8500S works with both televisions and stereos.