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Samsung unveiled its soundbars for CES 2021 and its main features include calibration microphones, Dolby Atmos and even better match with QLED Televisions.
The company is planning a range of S and Q series soundbars in 2021. These include other Dolby Atmos compatible models, such as the HW-Q800A pictured above.
Features for the 2021 range include a new one-click Bass Boost mode and Tap Sound, which allows you to connect your mobile device to your soundbar to pair wirelessly. Soundbars will also be compatible with Apple AirPlay 2 .
Although Samsung's Bixby voice assistant is seemingly lost in the weeds when it comes to home audio, a number of the company's high-end soundbars will now support the Amazon Alexa with built-in microphones.
The entry-level S-series offers built-in (sub) woofers, but the company says they can be paired with the existing W500 for $ 299 if you want them lower.s. Samsung said the S series offers more power than previous models - they now go up to 70 watts.
Some bars will also include Space Fit Sound, an autocalibration routine with microphones on the soundbar as well as the subwoofer. Samsung claims that mounting the mic on the subwoofer itself helps improve bass performance.
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The company has improved its integration with Q series TVs with Q-Symphony , which allows the built-in TV speakers (Q60, Q70 and AU8000) to act as loudspeakers. It also added Object Tracking Sound Pro. In 2021, the sound of flagship modelss will be upgraded from OTS Plus to OTS Pro, with two additional tweeters for better placement and better surround clarity.
The company also produces a Dolby Atmos wireless rear kit for use with Q-series bars.
Prices, model numbers and availability do not yet been announced, but more are expected to be revealed in the coming weeks.
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