JBL’s Bar 5.0 Multibeam is a brand new soundbar which is its first to supply Digital Dolby Atmos because of its Multibeam know-how. It is going to be accessible for $399.95 (£349.99) beginning later this spring.
The announcement of the JBL Bar 5.0 comes a yr after the corporate introduced its first Dolby Atmos soundbar, the JBL Bar 9.1. The earlier Atmos soundbar used upward-firing drivers to bounce hold forth the ceiling to offer the impression of it coming from above. In distinction, the brand new JBL Bar 5.0, which prices lower than half the worth of its predecessor, makes use of virtualization to realize what JBL claims is an identical impact. It’s unlikely to sound as convincing, however the result’s a way more reasonably priced soundbar.
The JBL Bar 5.0 makes use of 5 drivers (three forward-facing and two side-facing), and 4 passive radiators to create its sound. It helps streaming by way of Bluetooth, Alexa (together with multiroom audio), Apple AirPlay 2, and has Chromecast assist in-built.
The JBL Bar 5.0 isn’t the one new system the corporate is saying at the moment. There’s additionally the JBL Charge 5, which is a brand new Bluetooth speaker costing $179.95 (£159.99) that will likely be accessible starting in March. It affords 20 hours of playback and accommodates a 7,500mAh battery that can be utilized to cost exterior units.
Lastly, JBL additionally has a collection of headphones to announce. There’s the $129.95 (£119.99) JBL Dwell 460NC noise-canceling on-ear headphones which have as much as 50 hours of battery life and will likely be accessible from March. In the meantime, the JBL Dwell Professional Plus noise-canceling true wi-fi earbuds, price $179.95 (£169.99) and can go on sale in April.
Subsequent are the over-ear JBL Dwell 660NC noise-canceling headphones that characteristic as much as 50 hours of battery life and can price $199.95 (£159.99) once they go on sale in March. The JBL Tour Professional Plus noise-canceling, true wi-fi earbuds may also price $199.95 (or £179.99 within the UK) and launch in Might.
Lastly, the costliest new headphones being introduced at the moment are the $299.95 (£279.99) JBL Tour One noise-canceling over-ear headphones that characteristic as much as 50 hours of playback. They’ll go on sale beginning in Might.