Home Theater Buying Guide: Top TVs, Projectors & Lighting 2020
Take your home theater video components to the next level! Our selection of TVs, projectors, media players and lighting products will seriously upgrade everything from couch tour to movie night to Paw Patrol. We have you covered with top TVs and streaming devices, projection systems, tablets, virtual reality gear, and more. If you’re ready to be the envy of all your friends, check out Phillips Hue’s “surround viewing” lighting; this smart system will extend the lighting on your TV, projecting it onto the wall behind it.
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TVs, Projectors & Devices
Experience your favorite bands, movies, and shows on a vibrant Class Crystal UHD TU-8000 Series – 4K UHD HDR Smart TV with Alexa Built-in. Pick from 43-inch, 50-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch or 85-inch screen size with each featuring Wireless, Bluetooth, USB, Ethernet, HDMI and support for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube and Web browser components. Wall mount included.
Perfect for smaller spaces where you still want to rock: check out the TCL 32-Inch Roku Smart LED TV with full 1080p HD resolution for excellent detail, color, and contrast. Direct-lit LED produces great picture quality with 60Hz refresh rate for fast moving action scenes with virtually no motion blur. Features HDMI, USB, RF, Composite, Headphone and Optical audio out.
Go big at home! The TCL 65-inch 4K UHD Dolby Vision HDR QLED Roku Smart TV features Quantum Dot technology and the HDR Pro Pack with Dolby Vision. Thousands of streaming channels are accessible through a simple, intuitive interface in a sleek modern design. It features automatic Game Mode detection for the smoothest action, lowest latency and the best picture settings for gaming, plus HDMI, USB, RF, Composite, Headphone and Optical audio out.
Watch over 500,000 movies and TV episodes come to life in vibrant colors and detailed contrast. This HD antenna can receive full HD Channels like ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, and others – no need to pay for cable! This antenna will pick up signals within a 200 mile range.
Powerful technology for productivity, entertainment, and everything in between. The new super-thin 10.2-inch Apple iPad features an A12 Bionic chip, support for Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard, and runs iPadOS. With access to more apps than ever before, there’s nothing you can’t do!
The Fire HD 10 tablet is Amazon’s largest display in 1080p full HD—now 30% faster thanks to the powerful new 2.0 GHz octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM. Stream movies, watch videos or play games with enhanced Wi-Fi. Enjoy downloaded content on the go with up to 12 hours of mixed-use battery life.
Sleek and powerful, the new Galaxy Tab A 8.0” lets you browse, watch your favorite shows and movies, play games, and get things done on a tablet that’s light and comfortable in your hands. With a long-lasting battery and expandable memory, the Galaxy Tab A 8.0” is built to keep up with you.
The Anker Nebula Capsule portable Wi-Fi mini projector comes with 100 ANSI Lumens, a 360° omnidirectional speaker, a 100-inch picture, and 4-hour video playtime. Supported by Android 7.1, you can download apps to watch all your favoriite content, all broadcast from a device the size of a can of soda. Slick!
Project livestreams and movies almost anywhere with the Mdbebbron 120-inch foldable, non-creasing 16:9 projection screen. This screen comes with hooks and rope to make setup a breeze. Backyards, car-camping trips, and other impromptu gatherings level up!
Oculus Quest 2 is our most advanced all-in-one VR system yet. Every detail has been engineered to make virtual worlds adapt to your movements, letting you explore awe-inspiring games and experiences with unparalleled freedom. No PC or console required. Stay focused with a stunning display that features 50% more pixels than the original Quest. Or take a break from the action and grab front-row seats to live concerts, exclusive events and more. The redesigned Touch controllers feature improved ergonomics and intuitive controls that transport your gestures, motions and actions directly into VR. You can even connect your VR headset to a gaming-compatible computer with an Oculus Link cable to access hundreds of PC VR games and experiences. Quest 2 also lets you bring your friends into the action. With live casting, you can share your VR experience with people around you. Or meet up with friends in virtual worlds to battle in multiplayer competitions or just spend some time together.
Streaming Devices & Media Players
The Roku Ultra Streaming Media Player lets you stream free, live and premium TV over the Internet; right on your 4K TV via HD, 4K, and HDR4K/HD/HDR. Roku’s top of the line media player with a quad-core processor and its best wireless also comes with Premium JBL Headphones so you can rock out and not disturb those around you. The device also features lost remote finder, USB and micro SD ports, and the ability to access Apple TV, Netflix, Disney +, The Roku Channel, HBO, Showtime, Amazon Prime, Google Play and hundreds of other channels.
Like its box-like siblings, the Roku Streaming Stick lets you stream free, live and premium TV over the Internet; right on your 4K TV via HD, 4K, and HDR4K/HD/HDR. Unlike its siblings, this just plugs into your 4K TV’s HDMI port. The remote allows you to access Apple TV, Netflix, Disney +, The Roku Channel, HBO, Showtime, Amazon Prime, Google Play and hundreds of other channels and to control the TV volume all from one remote control, or add Alexa for voice control.
With the Sony BDPS3700 Streaming Blu-Ray Disc Player with Wi-Fi you can stream from various entertainment services and watch Blu-Ray movies-all from one device. A world of entertainment begins here!
Home Theater Lighting
Want to give Kuroda a run for his money? Get started with Philips Hue Smart Hub and control your lights from your smartphone or tablet, or even with your voice. The Philips Hue Hub is the heart of the system and unlocks endless possibilities through the Philips Hue app. Add up to 50 Hue lights, LED lighting strips, and “surround viewing” that expands your TV’s screen to lights that reflect on the wall.
Expand your smart home viewing experience and create an entertainment setup that wows with the Philips Hue Play Sync Box. Bring your movies and gaming to life with “surround viewing” and a seamless level of integration – all possible with Hue smart lighting. The full room smart light effects make your TV content more vivid and captivating.
Connect it to the Hue Hub (sold separately) in order to control lights with your Hue App, Voice or Smart Home device. Compact design, full light experience. Create a vibrant ambiance with Philips Hue Play Black & Color Smart Lights. Choose from 16 million colors to experience different light effects. Lay it on the floor, let it stand on the cabinet, or mount it on the back of the TV and paint your wall with light. Sync your lights to music or movies using the Hue Sync app.
Pair your Philips Hue White and Color Bluetooth Lightstrip Plus with any voice or Smart Home assistant. Works with Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Homekit, SmartThings, IFTT. Hub required, Alexa device). Sync your hue Lightstrip plus with gaming, music and movies using your PC via the Hue Sync app.
Keep your cords organized with the PASOW Cable Ties Reusable Fastening Wire Organizer Cord Rope Holder. These Velcro-type bundlers are great for computers, appliances, and electronics wire management. Reusable and low profile so as not to add to clutter. Oh, so satisfying.
Hope you enjoyed this list of TVs, projectors, media players and lighting products and found some gift ideas for the music lover in your life. Don’t miss the rest of our 2020 Holiday Buying Guides for even more great gift ideas.