With OTT platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sun NXT, VOOT, Eros Now, etc. Streaming content supported by Dolby’s audio technology (Dolby Atmos & Dolby Audio) it is but obvious that one would like to get a spectacular experience in the living room by investing into a Dolby enabled soundbar or a home theatre. Soundbars are compact, affordable, simple to set up and are not very expensive. OEMs like LG, Sony, Philips, Yamaha, Sennheiser, to name a few make Dolby enabled soundbars for all pocket sizes.
HOW TO BRING HOME A SPECTACULAR EXPERIENCE WITH DOLBY ENABLED SOUND BARS OR HOME THEATRES
To get a Spectacular Dolby experience, the content, Service (OTT) & the device (Soundbar) need to be Dolby enabled. To experience Dolby Atmos-enabled content, one needs a Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbar. For Dolby Audio enabled content (there are over 75 HD channels in India broadcasting content 24×7 in Dolby Audio Surround Sound across different content genres & streaming services) one needs a Dolby Audio enabled soundbar or a home theatre.
Dolby Atmos is a cinema-inspired technology, a leap forward from surround sound. Dolby Atmos transports listeners from an ordinary moment into an extraordinary experience with moving audio that flows all around listeners. Listeners will feel like they’re inside the action as the sounds of people, places, things, and music come alive with breathtaking realism and move throughout the space.
Dolby Audio delivers rich, clear, powerful sound which makes entertainment more compelling by providing a vibrant audio experience for any kind of content. Dolby Audio works in the background, intelligently pairing each piece of content to your entertainment setup to deliver higher quality sound.
Depending on your need here are a few models to choose from when picking a model that’s right for your home:
Sony HT Z9F
The premium HT-Z9F Soundbar with Dolby Atmos also supports Sony’s unique virtual technology brings a new level of the impressive cinematic-audio environment to any home entertainment set up. The compact yet proficient HT-Z9F soundbar is capable of totally encompassing its audience by transporting you from an ordinary moment into an extraordinary experience with the Dolby Atmos moving audio.
LG soundbar SL 10YG
The Dolby Atmos-enabled LG SL10YG includes Meridian’s advanced digital signal processing technology. It creates a wide sound stage, raising the sound to ear level and expanding the two-channel input to 3 channels with no distortion. The SL10YG supports 570W, 5.1.2 ch Dolby Atmos with an up-firing speaker.
Philips 3.1CH Dolby Atmos soundbar
The newly launched Philips soundbar is powered by Dolby Atmos, giving its users a rich sound experience as they watch their favorite TV shows and movies. The Philips soundbar comes with three channels, which enables the speaker to deliver a clear and balanced sound. It has three HDMI ports, a USB port, an audio-in input, and an optical input port. One of the most noteworthy features of the soundbar is the 320W sub-woofer that is included in the package. This sub-woofer connects with the soundbar wirelessly, which allows users to place them separately without any hassle. Coupled with the soundbar, the soundbar setup gives a 3D-sound effect.
Sony HT-S20R with Dolby Audio
This Dolby Audio enabled soundbar with 5.1 channels of real surround sound, rear speakers and an external subwoofer work with a 3-ch soundbar to deliver dynamic, surround sound experience.
Yamaha YAS-207BL Soundbar
The Yamaha YAS-207BL soundbar design is slim and sleek; however, it has exceptional sound quality. It includes qualities such as Bluetooth connectivity, and an app to control it. The soundbar measures 2.5-inches in height. The Yamaha YAS 207BL supports Dolby Audio.
Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar with Dolby Atmos
Powered by 13 high-end drivers, the AMBEO Soundbar delivers a 5.1.4 sound experience while also producing intense 30Hz bass without the need for an extra subwoofer.