Sony HT-X8500 Reasonably priced Dolby Atmos Soundbar Launched in India


Sony is steadily increasing its Dolby Atmos soundbar vary in India, as its simply added a brand new finances choice referred to as the HT-X8500. This soundbar helps Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and connects to a Bravia TV wirelessly, over Bluetooth. The HT-X8500 is on sale in India now for a value of Rs. 29,990 and is accessible on-line and thru all of Sony’s shops and authorised retail companions.

As a substitute, there are two sub-woofers positioned on the centre of the soundbar, which is meant to ship good bass. At both finish of the soundbar are two full-range drivers, which along with the sub-woofers, simulate a 7.1.2 channel audio expertise. Sony claims its Vertical Encompass Sound expertise is what makes getting a Dolby Atmos sound expertise doable, with out devoted audio system for every channel. It additionally says that it might probably take stereo audio and simulate a encompass impact too, with a devoted mode on the distant.

Up till now, Sony had only one Dolby Atmos soundbar out there referred to as the HT-ST5000, which got here at a steep premium of Rs. 1,39,990. The brand new HT-X8500 is much more accessible in that respect, which is a part of Sony’s technique to deliver Dolby Atmos to much more residing rooms. One of many causes for this value gulf between the 2 fashions is that the HT-X8500 would not include a stand-alone sub-woofer and has fewer drivers within the soundbar.

“[The] Sony HT-X8500 soundbar is designed to enhance the audio to complement the TV viewing experience, said Hidenori Hino, Business Head, Audio, Sony India. “With Dolby Atmos and built-in subwoofer, cinema and music lovers will see, hear and feel their favourite shows, movies, and music like never-before,” he added.

The HT-X8500 soundbar measures 890x64x96mm and weighs round 3.1kg. It helps Bluetooth 5, HDMI ARC enter, HDMI eARC output, is HDCP 2.2 compliant, and is suitable with HDR and DolbyVision. The soundbar may be positioned in your TV stand or it will also be wall mounted.