9 thoughtful gift ideas for home theater fans looking to upgrade their entertainment setup

The Sonos Beam Gen 2, Samsung Freestyle and Apple TV 4K in a collage
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Got a home theater lover in your life? It’s undoubtably great to watch movies with them but how about finding a great Christmas gift for making that experience even better for them (and you)? No one is expecting you to buy one of the best TVs for them but we have got some great and more affordable options than a huge and expensive OLED TV. 

We’ve picked out some fantastic choices to entertain your loved one for the holidays. The list below is as varied as great ways of enhancing their aural experience right down to cool movies to watch to show off their home cinema setup, and even a great but affordable TV if you want to go big with your gift giving. Appreciating that we all have different budgets, we've made sure there are options for every bank balance. Take a look below at the best Christmas gift ideas for the home theater lover.

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Jennifer Allen

Jennifer is a roving tech freelancer with over 10 years experience. Having graduated from Swansea University with a degree in Media and Communication Studies, and later with a diploma from Staffordshire University with a post graduate diploma in Computer Games Design, she's written for a huge number of publications, including T3, FitandWell, Top Ten Reviews, Eurogamer, NME and many more. 

Her main areas of interest are all things B2B, smart technology, wearables, speakers, headphones, and anything gaming related, and you'll find her writing everything from product reviews to buying guides. In her spare time, she enjoys the cinema, walking, and attempting to train her pet guinea pigs. She is yet to succeed.