Good sound is a generally overlooked part of a good gaming setup, but it's one that can be transformative to your immersion with the right hardware. Ahead of Cyber Monday. the hunt is on for a new TV or gaming monitor with some Black Friday weekend deals attached, but don't forget to look out for a good deal on a compact soundbar or all-encompassing speaker system. Better yet, check out all of the deals we've found for you, including discounts on Samsung soundbars, a TCL soundbar for 29 bucks, and LG's new LG's new Ultragear GP9 gaming speaker. We've rounded up the best Black Friday soundbar and speaker deals below.
Best Black Friday speaker deals
This is a great option if you're looking to grab something specifically aimed at gaming. The LG Ultragear GP9 is a compact speaker that packs a punch and is loaded with features that make sense for gaming. It offers LG's 3D gaming sound tech that enhances immersion in FPS or RTS games. In addition to boasting high-resolution audio, it has DTS Headphone:X built in, so you can get a better private listening experience when using a pair of headphones. The built-in microphone will keep you connected with friends while playing online. This Bluetooth speaker offers five hours of battery life on a full charge. It's on sale for 100 bucks off at Amazon for Black Friday.
It may look like an imposing alien tower, but this Samsung speaker is capable of effortlessly filling a room with sound, has a turbo bass-boost button, and it even gets into the party spirit with an array of LED lights that pulse with the beat. Connect two different smart devices at the same time so you can conveniently switch between devices with its Bluetooth multi-connection feature, or stick a USB drive in for a quick playlist.
On the other end of the speaker spectrum, LG's XBoom portable speaker offers portability with the nostalgia of carrying a boom box around from an older era of coolness. Beats pump out from dual passive radiators that use air pressure to create more bass in a limited space, flashing LEDs turn any song into an audio-visual experience, and the water-resistant design means that it can survive a pool party. Probably. As for the battery, LG says you can get up to 18 hours of playback, depending on network connectivity and application use from its other features.
Definitely not a cheese grater, the JBL Flip 4 is is a superb Bluetooth speaker that can connect up to two smartphones or tablets. If you're planning to take your party underwater, then the good news here is that the JBL speaker's waterproof design means that it can survive waves, spills, and even a dip in your swimming pool.
Amazon's portable speaker is a compact piece of technology that provides a rich selection of sound. It's also more than just a speaker, capable of streaming songs from Amazon Music, Apple Music, Spotify, Sirius XM, and other platforms. Another trick up its sleeve is that it can receive voice commands to help run a smart home, can communicate with other Alexa devices, and is regularly updated with new functions.
Best Black Friday soundbar deals
Samsung's 3.1 channel soundbar offers punchy audio, Dolby Digital 5.1 enables surround sound capability, and optimized sound for your favorite video content. A powerful bass subwoofer completes the package, with this kit also being wireless surround sound compatible in case you have expansion plans in mind.
For some added power, the 7.1 channel version of the Samsung soundbar ups the audio quality with adaptive sound, virtual 3D sound that tracks the action around you, and Dolby Digital 5.1 enables surround sound capability. For gamers, there's 3D directional audio from up-firing speakers, powerful woofers automatically sync sound with the on-screen action, and crosstalk cancellation minimizes distractions.
Sticking with Samsung, all the audio highlights you'd expect from a soundbar are present here. Theater-quality sound hits you from multiple angles, automatically enhanced audio and enhanced clarity adapt to your space, and if you have a Samsung QLED TV, this soundbar synchronizes with it to deliver a more immersive experience.
Audiophiles will get a sensory kick out of this soundbar setup, which has more realistic 3D audio and sound precisely projected from above, in front, behind and to the side of you with the latest in acoustic technologies. Designed to sync up with a Samsung TV, dynamically optimized audio with enhanced voice clarity for whatever you are watching, including sports, games, movies makes for an immersive and natural environment to listen in on.
If you're looking for a soundbar without breaking the bank, you can get this budget friendly TCL soundbar at Walmart for only 29 bucks. The TCL Alto 6 is a 2-channel soundbar that's designed to function well out of the box with Roku TV. While the sound quality here won't blow you away, you can't beat this price.
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