Sony HT-A7000 7.1.2 Atmos Soundbar Launched

Posted on 21st July, 2021

Sony HT-A7000 7.1.2 Atmos Soundbar Launched

As well as the flexible four-speaker HT-A9 wireless surround system, Sony has announced the US$1,300 HT-A7000 soundbar.

Sony's new flagship soundbar, the HT-A700, shares the fanfare with the company's HT-A9 360 sound-optimising speakers.

The HT-A7000 claims to squeeze a 7.1.2 Dolby Atmos-compatible and DTS:X-enabled system into its 1300x80x142mm (WxHxD) cabinet. Inside you'll find two upward-firing drivers, two beam tweeters and five front speakers.

Sony says that the HT-A7000 can create virtual surround sound calibrated to your room's acoustics. However, if you need to bolster that sense of immersion, there are the optional SA-RS3S wireless rear speakers at US$350.

Naturally, the HT-A700 soundbar supports all the expected HDMI 2.1 features, including 8K video, Dolby Vision and 4K @ 120Hz. For streaming, it comes equipped with Chromecast built-in, Apple Airplay 2 and Bluetooth. Additionally, like the HT-A9, there is support for 360 Reality Audio and hi-res music, plus compatibility with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.

If you are looking to further augment the HT-A700's built-in dual subwoofers, there's also a choice of two optional wireless subs: the SA-SW3 300-watt wireless subwoofer priced at £450 or the 200 Watt SA-SW5 costing £700.

The HT-A7000 model will be priced at around US$1,300, with the SA-RS3S wireless rear speakers priced around US$350.

The SA-SW5 optional subwoofer will be priced at approximately US$700 , and the SW-SW3 optional subwoofer will cost around US$400.

All will be available from September 2021

Visit Sony for more information

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