8 August 2016 – Gibson Innovations introduces the new Philips HTL5160B 3.1 channel soundbar speaker – designed for consumers who want an immersive home cinema experience, without a multitude of speakers.
The model features a specially positioned driver dedicated for the center channel, bringing unmatched voice clarity from an authentic 3.1 channels of sound so that you will never miss any dialogue again.
The soundbar also comes with an external subwoofer, for rich and powerful bass that enhances the dynamics of any movie soundtrack.
“Our new soundbar speaker range is a clear step forward in enhancing the cinematic experience for consumers,” said Mr Andrew Tan, Business Leader, Gibson Innovations Malaysia.
“The additional dedicated driver for the center channel means that you can now hear every whisper in a movie or TV show, an experience that is difficult to achieve with a traditional soundbar that only has left and right channels. This is a first for home cinema quality sound at this price range,” added Mr. Tan.
The new soundbar speaker range comes with Dolby Digital Pro Logic II for the ultimate movie experience. With advanced spatial algorithms from Virtual Surround Sound, the soundbars can produce rich and immersive surround sound without the need for numerous speakers.
The soundbar includes an external wireless subwoofer for clutterfree placement. Connect and enjoy all your entertainment. All soundbars in the range can be paired with Bluetooth-enabled devices for wireless music streaming.
The HTL5160B also comes with Google Cast for audio and Spotify Connect, so you can enjoy your favorite tunes instantly from the cloud, without any interruptions. The HTL5160B has an additional HDMI Input for connecting to your other entertainment devices.
The HTL5160B is equipped with HDMI ARC output and HDMI CEC for EasyLink control via a single remote.
Philips HTL5160B Features
- Unmatched voice clarity from an authentic 3.1 channel of sound
- Two-way loudspeaker for the best clarity and explosive dynamic range
- Enjoy music streaming from the cloud via Google Cast and Spotify Connect
- 320 Watts of power for high-quality sound at any volume
- Wireless subwoofer for clutter-free placement
- Dolby Digital Pro Logic II for the ultimate movie experience
- Wireless music streaming via Bluetooth
- One-touch with NFC-enabled devices for Bluetooth pairing
- Comprehensive connectivity including 1 x HDMI ARC output, 1 x HDMI input, 1 x Optical, 1 x Audioin, 1 x USB
Pricing & Availability
The retail price of Philips HTL5160B is RM1,799 / ~US$ 449, and is available at Harvey Norman nationwide.