Samsung is now shipping a line of four curved soundbars, designed to be a visual match to the company’s lineup of curved TVs. The HW-J8500, HW-J7500, HW-J6500, and HW-J6000 all come with wireless subwoofers and range in price from $1,299.99 for the J8500 (shown here) down to $499.99 for the J6000.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has unveiled its latest audio innovations with the release of the HW-J8500, HW-J7500, HW-J6500, and HW-J6000 TV-matching Curved Soundbars, optimally designed to complement Samsung’s Curved TVs.
The 2015 line of TV-matching Curved Soundbars ensures the delivery of crystal clear and immersive sound by employing advanced technologies, including High Frequency Audio Restoration (HFR) that automatically restores source fidelity ensuring true-to-life audio, multi-amp with active crossover that produces specific frequencies of sound, and deeper bass thanks to MAG Woofer technology.
Samsung’s HW-J8500 Curved Soundbar with Wireless Sub: The Samsung HW-J8500 Curved Soundbar comes with 350 watt output capabilities through 9.1 Ch discreet center and side speakers, and by projecting audio from three sides creates a wider listening field that effectively increases the sweet spot to ensure listeners seated anywhere in the room can fully enjoy the surround effect. The soundbar is built to support HD audio (192-kHz/24-bit) and will also enable wireless connectivity with the TV SoundConnect feature. The HW-J8500 matches perfectly with Samsung’s 65- and 78-inch curved TVs and is available for purchase now, for a retail price of $1,299.99.
Samsung’s HW-J7500 Curved Soundbar with Wireless Sub: Employing 320 watt output capability, 8.1 channel stereophonic sound, and a newly designed 7-inch wireless subwoofer, the HW-J7500 Curved Soundbar delivers rich and powerful sound that complements and enhances the home theater experience. The HW-J7500 is also compatible with Samsung’s Wireless Audio Multiroom ecosystem and can be used alone or in combination with other supporting Samsung home audio products to provide maximum listening options. The HW-J7500 pairs perfectly with Samsung’s 55- and 65-inch Curved TVs and is available for purchase now, for a retail price of $799.99.
Samsung’s HW-J6500 Curved Soundbar with Wireless Sub: The HW-J6500 Curved Soundbar creates the ultimate home theater experience thanks to its wireless active subwoofer, 6.1 channel output, and Surround Sound Expansion that expands the optimal listening area by elevating the height of the sound so that it is level with the TV. With Wireless Audio Multiroom functionality it connects seamlessly with other supporting Samsung products. The HW-J6500 Curved Soundbar pairs perfectly with Samsung’s 48- and 55-inch Curved TVs and will be available this month at a retail price of $549.99.
Samsung’s HW-J6000 Curved Soundbar with Wireless Sub: The HW-J6000 Curved Soundbar employs the latest digital audio technology, as well as 6.1 Ch output to provide rich and lifelike sound that enhances the home theater experience. The HW-J6000 features a premium and elegant build that boasts a sleek design ensuring the soundbar looks as great as it sounds. With TV Sound Connect powered by Bluetooth the HW-J6000 easily connects to select Samsung TVs to immediately provide a gripping and enhanced viewing experience. The HW-J6000 matches seamlessly with Samsung’s 48- and 55-inch curved TVs and is available now at a retail price of $499.99.
• Samsung Announces Pricing/Availability of 2015 UHD TVs at HomeTheaterReview.com.
• Samsung Unveils New Speakers and Soundbars at CES 2015 at HomeTheaterReview.com.