If you’re looking for an affordable, high-performance 5.1-channel home theater speaker system, we recommend Sony DAV-TZ145 Home Theater System. We came to this conclusion after nearly 48 hours of research that evaluated over 50 home theatre systems. Sony HT-IV300/M-E12 Home Theater System is our
top pick under the budget of Rs. 25,000. And if you are someone looking for the best features and awesome sound without any budget constraint then Sony BDV-E4100 Home Theater is what you should buy.
10 Best Home Theater Systems in India
Best Home Theatre System Under Rs. 5,000
1. Zebronics ZEB-6860-BTRUCF 5.1 Multimedia Home Theater System with Bluetooth
This 5.1 home theater system from Zebronics features 100 W (RMS) total audio output, with 70 W Subwoofer and 40 W Satellite speakers 6 W x 5.
With Bluetooth connectivity you can connect any Bluetooth device to enjoy enhanced audio output. Multiple connectivity options like USB, SD/MMC, Aux make it easier for you to enjoy audio directly from USB drives, memory cards etc.
You can also connect this 5.1 home theater with your LED TV, mobile phone, laptop, DVD player or Blu-ray player. Built-in FM provides you alternate option for entertainment.
Nice and clean design and LED display make it quite attractive and modern. Full function remote control and preset equalizer make it very easy to operate.
|Host of connectivity features like Bluetooth, USB, SD/MMC Card, and Aux||Bass is not up to the mark|
|Built-in FM tuner|
|Clean design with LED display|
|100 W (RMS) output|
2. Tronica Republic Series 5.1 Bluetooth Home Theatre with FM/AUX/USB/SD Card Support and Remote Control
At the time of writing this post, this is the best selling home theater on Amazon.in. And we are not surprised at all, this isn’t the best in terms of features or quality of sound, but it provides great value for the price.
If you are looking for an affordable home theater system under Rs. 5,000 then this is not a bad choice at all.
The average buyer rating of 4.3/5 on amazon.in tells us a lot about how happy the customers are after buying this product.
This stylish looking home theater comes with 40W 5.1 multimedia speakers with a wide range of connectivity options like USB, SD Card, FM, Aux, and Bluetooth. Featuring an impressive 3500w PMPO output, Tronica Republic Series 5.1 home theater provides rich audio and extended bass to enjoy music, movies or PC games.
|Bluetooth connectivity and several other connectivity options like USB, SD Card, and Aux.||Not a leading brand|
|Built-in FM tuner is a great addition for all FM lovers||Audio quality is not that great. But if you look at the price and other products in this price range then it is definitely better|
|Stylish design with glossy finish|
|40 W 5.1 home theater at this amazing price|
Best Home Theatre System in India Under Rs. 10,000
Save yourself from the humiliation of awful sound of your TV. Choose a home theater from the below list to enjoy heart thumping music and theater like sound while your neighbors look on with envy!
3. Philips SPA8000B Home Theater
Philips SPA8000B home theater features a truly immersive 5.1 surround sound audio experience. Enjoy your movies and music with rich audio and hear every beat of your favourite music track or enjoy action packed Hollywood movies with thumping sound that seems to be coming from every angle of your room.
This 5.1 home theatre is elegantly designed and looks ultra modern. Philips SPA8000B home theater will compliment the modern interiors of your living room.
Features like 120 W audio output, Bluetooth connectivity, USB & SD Card playback, built-in FM tuner, full function remote and bass level control make it a truly best 5.1 home theater under Rs. 10,000.
|120 W output with surround sound||No HDMI|
|8” Subwoofer with 45W output||Keeping in mind the price, audio output could have been little better|
|Elegant and modern design|
|Bluetooth connectivity. USB, Memory Card and Aux connectivity options also available|
|Built-in FM tuner|
4. Sony DAV-TZ145 Home Theater System
Sony DAV-TZ145 5.1 home theater system is unarguably the best 5.1 home theater system under Rs. 10000. Sony DAV-TZ145 is a home theater in true sense as it comes with a digital amplifier that delivers high quality audio while the HDMI output gives you HD quality visuals. Most of the other home theaters in this price range do not offer HDMI connectivity.
Sony DAV-TZ145 features a console, 60 W subwoofer and 5 speakers of 60 W each, making the total output an impressive 360 W RMS. This home theater offers you a theater like movie viewing experience with Dolby quality sound.
Featuring a sleek and neat design in black, Sony DAV-TZ145 perfectly blends into the décor of your home. The compact speakers make their presence felt with thumping sound.
We are also impressed with the specs of each individual speakers, each speaker gives you 60 W of powerful sound that blends magically with the bass from subwoofer.
The console supports multiple formats like DVD, DVD+R to DVD-RW, CDs, MP3 and JPEG and you can also connect your USB drives.
Video up scaling provides the best possible video quality and lets you watch even your old collection (in standard quality) in HD quality. The user friendly On Screen Display makes it very convenient to operate. Surround sound technologies like Dolby Digital and Dolby Pro Logic get the best out of the compact speakers, giving you theater like sound experience.
In-built FM Tuner with 20 presets means you never run out of options for entertainment.
|360 W powerful output with Dolby quality surround sound||No Bluetooth connectivity|
|Impressive looks, compact design|
|Console with capability to play CD, DVD and MP3|
|In-built FM with 20 preset stations|
|HDMI connectivity and video up scaling|
Best Home Theater System in India Under Rs. 25,000
Your friends and neighbors will be jealous and wish they had an amazing home theater system just like Yours!
5. Sony HT-IV300/M-E12 Home Theater System
If I had to buy one home theater today, I’ll blindly buy the Sony HT-IV300/M-E12 home theater. I am in love with this absolutely stunning 5.1 home theater system ever since I first saw this.
1000 W output with 5.1 channel cinematic surround sound, one touch NFC and Bluetooth connectivity, DTH direct plug-in, S-Master digital amplifier, Miracast screen mirroring, 4K Ultra HD quality and the list goes on.
The highly compact looking speakers might deceive you with their powerful surround sound output.
Apart from the amazing list of features shown above, features like Digital Music Enhancer enhance the sound experience by preventing volume jumps and providing consistently good sound. ClearAudio+ automatically converts stereo audio into 5.1 audio. Dolby Surround Pro Logic converts stero audio to surround sound for a truly immersive experience.
Two HDMI inputs and one HDMI output let you connect up to 2 HDMI compatible devices like set top box, Blu-ray players, gaming consoles etc.
Enjoy music, videos and movies from your smartphone onto the large screen of your TV with the in-built Miracast mirroring technology. Wi-Fi Direct lets you connect your smartphone or tablet without the need of a Wi-Fi network.
|Heart thumping 1000 W audio output with surround sound||No built-in FM|
|One touch NFC and Bluetooth connectivity|
|Two HDMI inputs and One HDMI output|
|Smartphone screen mirroring with Miracast|
|Compact yet powerful speakers for clean and wire-free installation|
|Built-in 4K Ultra HD upscaling|
|Bravia Sync for controlling power, volume and channel from single remote|
6. Samsung HT-J5100K/XL Home Theater System
Samsung HT J5100K/XL delivers powerful bass for an impressive audio that makes even the low notes clearly audible. Powerful audio gives you cinematic experience right in your living room.
This powerful 5.1 home theater uses a unique patented technology called ‘Crystal Amp Pro Technology’. What this technology essentially does is it enhances the audio quality by amplifying the average-sounding sound signals to great-sounding sound signals.
This home theater also gives you an option to change the equalizer settings for a more personal and customised audio experience. These equalizer settings are accessible on TV display making it very user friendly to change the levels of each frequency as per your liking.
Features like powerful 1000 W audio, Karaoke scoring, fanfare, key control, microphone with music USB record, CD ripping, TV sound, USB recording (Data disc to USB) and built-in FM make it a good choice.
|1000 W output with powerful bass||No Bluetooth connectivity|
|Karaoke scoring, fanfare, key control, microphone with music USB record, CD ripping, TV sound, USB recording (Data disc to USB)|
|Change equalizer settings easily by looking at the same on TV|
|HDMI ARC connectivity|
7. Sony HT-RT3 Sound Bar Home Theater System
Two rear speakers, subwoofer and 3 channel soundbar offer you a truly cinematic experience with 5.1 channels of real surround sound.
The soundbar design makes for a clean design by replacing 3 speakers with a single soundbar. It is also much easier to install as compared to other 5.1 channel home theater systems as you have fewer speakers and fewer wires to connect.
NFC and Bluetooth connectivity lets you stream your favourite music wirelessly. Total power output of 600 W coupled with high-quality surround sound from 5.1 separate audio channels with Dolby Digital gives you a theater like TV viewing experience.
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) lets you connect to your TV with a single cable, without the need for an extra audio cable. Optical input allows you to use an optical cable to connect your TV, DVD or Blu-ray player and enjoy high quality Dolby Digital surround sound.
|Easy Bluetooth and NFC connectivity||No built-in FM tuner|
|HDMI ARC and Optical Input||No DVD/CD/Blu-ray player|
|Fewer speakers mean fewer wires and cleaner setup|
|A total power output of 600 W with 5.1 channel real surround sound|
8. Sony DAV-DZ350 5.1 Channel DVD Home Theater System
Yet another Sony home theater makes it in our list of 10 best home theater in India. This post is so dominated by Sony home theaters that this post at first may seem a little biased towards Sony. However the actual fact is, we tried very hard to find home theaters from all leading brands and when we sat for comparing the features and price most Sony home theaters beat the competition quite comfortably.
Sony DAV-DZ350 5.1 Channel DVD home theater system comes with Stylish Quartz Monolithic designed 5.1 channel speaker system with DVD player and a host of useful features.
Like other Sony Home Theater Systems in this price range, Sony DAV-DZ350 also features S-Master Digital Amplifier that reproduces the best quality digital audio with significantly less noise.
You can also connect your Bluetooth enabled devices like smartphone and tablet to enjoy your favourite music wirelessly.
1000 W audio output coupled with Dolby Digital surround sound and thumping bass is a pure delight for all music lovers and fans of high action Hollywood movies. Dolby Pro Logic automatically converts 2 channel stereo to give you an enthralling surround sound experience.
Unlike other HDMI compatible devices which require an extra audio cable with HDMI cable to carry audio and visual. This home theater from Sony features HDMI ARC which makes connecting this home theater with your TV easy and clutter free as a single HDMI cable carries both high resolution video and sound.
You can also use an optical cable for high quality audio. Connect your USB drive to the front USB port to enjoy your favourite playlists and easily control playback with the remote.
Bravia Sync is another interesting feature that lets you control the most often used functions of your TV and home theater, such as power, volume and channel selection, using a single remote control.
Built-in FM with 20 preset stations is an extra surprise for all radio lovers.
|Easy Bluetooth connectivity||HDMI ARC cable may not work with all TVs and you may have to use two cables i.e. HDMI for visuals and an optical cable for audio|
|HDMI ARC and Optical Input||FM Antenna/Cable should be longer|
|Powerful output of 1000 W with 5.1 channel real surround sound|
|Karaoke features let you sing along|
|Stylish Quartz Monolithic Design|
Best High-End 5.1 Home Theater System in India
9. Sony BDV-E4100 5.1 Home Theater
Sony BDV-E4100 5.1 is definitely a home theater that has got everything that a true music fan or cinema lover can ask from a home theater system.
Sony BDV-E4100 features two tall front speakers in it’s 5.1 channel surround sound setup. These tall speakers not only give you sophisticated home theater setup but also produce cinema like dynamic sound.
1000 W output, two tall speakers, two satellite rear speakers and a subwoofer give you powerful surround sound that puts you in the center of all the action.
Enjoy your favourite music wirelessly all thanks to Sony BDV-E4100’s NFC and Bluetooth connectivity. Built-in Wi-Fi lets you easily connect your smartphone, tablet or laptop or connect directly to the Internet with no wires or cables whatsoever.
Connect to your home Wi-Fi network to stream videos, music or movies or access anything with the in-built web browser and many apps.
Sharp looks and flawless style inspired by Quartz design, cut-glass edges and gleaming facets of rock crystal. From speakers, console to remote control, each single piece is artistically designed to make a bold style statement.
|5.1 channel surround sound with two tall speakers and 1000 W output gives audio real impact of movie effects||No built-in FM|
|NFC and Bluetooth for wireless connectivity||Rear speakers should have been wireless|
|Built-in Wi-Fi for easily connecting to the internet. Stream videos, movies and access a host of online services and apps|
|Impeccable design that will enhance the interiors of your home|
|Turn your smartphone or tablet into a remote control using TV SideView app|
|The Blu-ray Disc Player upscales DVDs to near HD quality so you can play all your classic DVDs again with more detail|
|Support for 3D playback|
10. Sony BDV-E3200 Blu Ray Home Theater
Sony BDV-E3200 is an amazing option for people who appreciate quality and are ready to pay a little higher. Sony BDV-E3200 comes with 5.1 channel speaker setup with a powerful subwoofer, 5 speakers and an advanced Blu-ray player.
Turn your home into your personal theater with the powerful 1000W output and 5.1 channel surround sound. This high-end home theater from Sony features innovative technologies like DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD for highly precise and intensely detailed theater like surrounds sound.
Features like S-Master Digital Amplifier and ClearAudio+ provide highest quality reproduction of digital signals and converts stereo audio into 5.1 channel audio.
NFC One Touch and Bluetooth let you easily pair your smartphone or tablet to enjoy your favourite music without the hassles of connecting any wires or cables.
The Blu-ray player lets you enjoy your collection of DVD or Blu-ray Discs in Full HD quality. You can also enjoy 3D movies with full 3D experience with this home theater system.
Built-in Wi-Fi with DLNA lets you wirelessly stream music and videos from the internet. Football Mode gives you a stadium like feel when you are watching any sports event on TV.
Connectivity options like Analogue Audio Input, Ethernet/LAN, HDMI Output, Optical Audio Input, USB Input and built-in FM provide you a wide choice of entertainment options.
|Powerful 1000W output and 5.1 channel surround sound||Rear speakers should have been wireless|
|NFC and Bluetooth for wireless connectivity|
|Built-in Wi-Fi with DLNA for easily connecting to the internet. Stream online music and videos|
|Stylish Sense of Quartz design|
|The Blu-ray Disc Player upscales DVDs to near HD quality so you can play all your classic DVDs again with more detail|
|Support for 3D playback|
Home Theater System Buying Guide
Which speaker configuration is best for your room, 2.1, 4.1, 5.1 or 7.1? The most popular speaker layout in India at present is 5.1.
The choice of speaker layout basically depends on two main things: size of your room and your budget. If you have a very small room, a 2.1 speaker setup might be sufficient.
However, we feel you should go for a 5.1 speaker setup because cost is no longer a constraint as you can get a decent 5.1 home theater system in as low as Rs. 3,000.
Number of speakers has an impact on the quality of surround sound.
Does that mean buying a home theater system with more number of speakers is always the right choice?
More number of speakers would mean a more complicated set-up and higher cost. Apart from the room size and budget, your personal choice would also play an important role. If you are a hardcore music or movies fan then it is always better to invest in a high quality 5.1 home theater system.
Home Theater systems nowadays offer multiple options to connect multiple devices like TVs, Gaming Consoles, DVD Players, Blu-Ray Players, USB Drives, Smartphones and more.
You should carefully check all the connectivity options before choosing a home theater system. Most common connectivity options being, HDMI, aux, Bluetooth, optical cable etc. High-end home theater systems also come with connectivity features like Wi-Fi and NFC.
Make a list of connectivity options that you would need most often and choose a home theater accordingly.
Wired or Wireless Speakers
If you thought setting up a home theater system is full of hassles and will leave you with electrical wires scattered all over your room or will spoil the beautiful interiors, then a home theater with wireless speakers is what you need.
Wireless speakers are not only easy to install but also compliment the interiors of your room. However, wireless home theater system cost more. So, you will have to weigh the benefits of wireless home theater system over it’s cost.
If budget is not a constraint then home theater system with wireless speakers is always a good choice.
Looking for portable speakers? Check Best Portable Bluetooth Speakers in India.
Sound quality is an important factor because one of the main purposes of buying a home theater system is to enjoy quality audio.
However, there is no set criteria to define what quality sound is. Because all of us have different views, what sounds great for one person might not sound so good to another.
Generally the cheaper home theater systems would not have as good sound quality as the more costly ones. You should always try to find Home theater systems that offer the best sound quality within your budget. That means you should choose the one which offers you best value for your money.
That is why we have provided you best home theaters under Rs. 5,000 and Rs 10,000 and best options for people with higher budget.