Which is the Best Dolby Atmos Soundbar?
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4. LG Electronics SJ9 5.1.2 Channel High-Resolution Audio Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos
3. Sony Sound Bar Speaker HT-Z9F: 3.1ch Dolby Atmos
2. Yamaha YSP-5600 Music Cast Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos
1. Samsung HW-N950 Soundbar with Dolby Atmos
Love being fully immersed in your movies? Then you need a soundbar with Dolby Atmos support.
Got an Apple TV 4K? Well, Apple announced this year’s WWDC that Dolby Atmos support will be hitting the latest Apple TV with tv 12, so you’ll be able to enjoy movies and TV shows that employ Atmos at home. If you live in a small place or just have no need for a full-on surround system, then a soundbar is the perfect way to enhance your TV’s sound, and all of these rad soundbars have Dolby Atmos support!
What is Dolby Atmos?
It’s necessarily a surround sound technology that was initially implemented in movie theaters in 2012. It allows for up to 128 separate audio tracks, as well as associated spatial audio description metadata. In simple terms, that means theaters receive information on the perfect way to optimize their sound systems for a particular movie. The cool part is that each and every audio track can be assigned to an audio channel and then rendered in real time, so you get right to surround sound to the best of a particular theater’s capabilities.
The first movie to use Dolby Atmos technology was Disney/Pixar’s “Brave” and the first Blu-ray to use it was “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” Video games soon followed suit, and Dolby Atmos is catching on! Now soundbars have the technology built in, and through a specific rendering of the multitude of audio tracks present, you can get “room-filling” and near-surround sound from just a soundbar and subwoofer