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JBL Bar 5.1 Surround review

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Key features
  • Wireless subwoofer included
Reviewed

The Bar 5.1 Surround is by far the most expensive JBL sound bar we’ve tested to date. It’s the top of the range option, with JBL’s MultiBeam technology, a separate subwoofer, and 550 Watts of power promising a cinematic experience. It’s got the latest exciting sound bar features, such as built-in Chromecast and Apple Airplay 2. 

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We have tested 116 sound bars and found that there are 17 Don't Buys and 17 Best Buys.
Range of Sound bar scores
  1. 33%
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  2. 57%
    Average score
  3. 85%
    Highest score
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