Bowers & Wilkins may be very used to producing TV audio heaven via its partnership with Philips. However now the Zeppelin pioneer has introduced the identical experience (and tweeters) to its new Panorama 3 soundbar, its first with Dolby Atmos. It’ll price $999/£899.
The low-profile, 65mm excessive Panorama 3 ought to pack some punch, with a complete of 400W of output: 40W to every tweeter, 40W to every pair of midrange drive items, 40W to every subwoofer and 40W to every Dolby Atmos Elevation drive unit (upward-firing in case you hadn’t guessed).
In truth, there are 13 particular person drivers in a 3.1.2 configuration to verify the Panorama 3 can fireplace the sound into each little nook and cranny of your front room. There’s additionally Apple AirPlay 2, Spotify Join and aptX Bluetooth onboard, whereas as with Bowers & Wilkins’ different gear, Alexa is the voice assistant of selection.
There’s a single ARC/eARC HDMI connection (no passthrough) and as soon as related you should utilize your TV or Sky/Virgin/no matter field distant to regulate the audio. There’s additionally a digital optical enter, too. There’s additionally help for the Bowers & Wilkins Music App to connect with streaming providers together with Tidal, Deezer and Qobuz.
The soundbar follows up on 2009’s Panorama and 2013’s Panorama 2 and like these bars, is designed as a premium one-box bar with out the necessity for an exterior subwoofer. It’s additionally been designed for screens of 55-inch and up, with a size of 121cm.
We will’t wait to listen to what the Panorama 3 appears like. We’ll be bringing you a full evaluation very quickly on Stuff.television.