Were you tempted by Roku’s Smart Soundbar and Wireless Subwoofer only to be put off by the $180 price tag? Walmart has your back, provided you’re willing to make some compromises. It’s releasing Onn-branded versions of both devices that start at an easier-to-swallow $129. They don’t appear to have Roku’s voice control remote (just a basic model), but you’re otherwise not giving up much. They’ll arrive at Walmart stores sometime in the “coming weeks.”
The soundbar is effectively a Roku Ultra built into a 32-inch audio system. In other words, it’s a one-stop shop if you want both a 4K HDR-capable streaming device and a compact TV speaker upgrade. The Wireless Subwoofer, meanwhile, augments the soundbar with 250W of extra oomph for your blockbuster movies. Neither is going to make you regret buying high-end speakers for the living room, but $258 for the combo might be an easy choice if you’re setting up a simple home theater.