Sony has introduced a new soundbar in India known as HT-X8500. The soundbar comes with a price tag of Rs 29,990 and it is available for purchase from online platforms, Sony’s exclusive stores and other retail stores across the country.
The major highlight of the soundbar is the support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support for a much better sound experience. The device comes loaded with a 2.1 channel and the company claims that one can get 3D cinematic surround sound experience. The soundbar is loaded with digital signal processing technologies including Vertical Surround Engine and S-Force Pro Front Suround technology, that can deliver a maximum output of 7.1.2 channel surround sound.
There is an built-in dual subwoofers that delivers deep bass and it comes with a Cinema Mode through which one can enjoy the detailed sound experience while watching a movie. It also supports eARC for high quality audio codecs. The soundar is equipped with a 32W speaker with built-in subwoofer. It comes with various input options including HDMI ARC input, HDMI eARC output, HDCP 2.2/HDCP 2.3 and it is compatible with Dolby Vision. The speaker measures 890 mm x 64 mm x 96 mm and weighs 3.1kgs.
“Sony HT-X8500 soundbar is designed to enhance the audio to complement the TV viewing experience…With Dolby Atmos and a built-in subwoofer, cinema and music lovers will see, hear and feel their favourite shows, movies, and music like never-before,” said Hidenori Hino, Business Head, Audio, Sony India..