The iconic British firm Bowers & Wilkins It is one of the great references when it comes to buying sound products. Its catalog has a range of products that will satisfy the needs of the most demanding users. But strangely enough, they didn’t have any. sound bar with Dolby Atmos. Until now.
And it is that Bowers & Wilkins has just presented its new Panorama 3 sound bar, an all-in-one product since it incorporates a subwoofer inside to save space. And yes, it’s the first B&W soundbar with Dolby Atmos.
Bowers & Wilkins Panorama 3: exquisite design and great sound power
With dimensions of only 6.5 cm in height and 120 cm in length, This premium soundbar hides no less than 13 speakers (100mm bass driver, 50mm bass/midrange and 19mm tweeters), including two updraft units to deliver height surround sound via Dolby Atmos, and a built-in dual subwoofer for this set to deliver 3.1.2ch 400W.
Bowers and Wilkins brand president Stephanie Willems said:We are delighted to launch the new Panorama 3, our first Dolby Atmos soundbar. It combines all the performance and pedigree of a Bowers & Wilkins product with the best in elegant design and effortless ease of use. I’m sure our fans will love its class-leading combination of room-filling sound and full-featured features.”
In terms of design, it has been created so that you can hang it on the wall (it comes with everything you need) or use it on a piece of furniture so you don’t lack options. In addition, it has a port HDMI eARCan optical input and an Ethernet port, in addition to WiFi. You can control it using your TV remote control or with the official Bowers & Wilkins app.
At an acoustic level, this B&W Dolby Atmos soundbar boasts a frequency response of between 43 Hz and 48 kHz, in addition to supporting LPCM (although not DTS). The British company wants it to be a simple product to use and therefore does not have tools to calibrate the sound. Although they indicate that it will offer high sound performance and precise, immersive and detailed reproduction.
He doesn’t lack the support for Amazon Alexa, AirPlay 2 and Spotify Connect, In addition to having Bluetooth 5.2 so you can comfortably send music from any device. Finally, the British company will update its Bowers & Wilkins Panorama 3 to offer multi-room support.
A product that lands nine years after the Panorama 2 and whose clear objective is the Sonos Arc bar. As for its launch date and price, the company has indicated that it will arrive very soon and it will cost 1000 euros.