Philips FIDELIO B5 Soundbar

Philips FIDELIO B5

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"An ingenious soundbar that delivers an exciting, immersive surround sound performance."
'What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision magazine'. 5-star review. Tested at £550.

Soundbar or surround sound - the choice is yours

Much more than just a soundbar, the Philips Fidelio B5 is also a wireless surround sound system! To make the transformation, all you need to do is detach the speakers from the ends of the soundbar and place them behind you. With built-in rechargeable batteries that last up to ten hours each, you can easily get a whole evening's surround sound entertainment. Plug them back into the soundbar and within four hours they're fully charged again.

Spatial calibration for the perfect sound
So that you get the clearest surround sound, the Fidelio B5 also features automatic spatial calibration. This adjusts the sound to suit the positioning of the rear speakers. Simply place the speakers where you want them and let the Fidelio automatically adjust its settings to suit. The result is crystal-clear surround sound.

Three, independent Bluetooth speakers
Switch from movies to music and the Fidelio B5 reveals another stunning feature. Like many soundbars, the B5 lets you connect your smartphone or tablet by Bluetooth, giving you effortless music streaming. Where the B5 goes two better is by using its two detachable rear speakers as separate music speakers! Working completely independently, you can have three separate music zones and, thanks to the ten hour battery life, even take the rear speakers outside.

Premium sound quality
Fitted with soft dome tweeters and separate mid-range units, the Fidelio soundbar offers hi-fi sound quality. With a dedicated subwoofer, both music and moves benefit from a rich, powerful bass response. With built-in Dolby Digital and Pro Logic II decoders, film and TV is delivered in stunning surround sound detail.

Connect all with HDMI
Connect up to your TV via HDMI and, thanks to ARC (Audio Return Channel), you'll only need a single cable to carry sound one way and video the other. Connect your Blu-ray player, games console or set-top TV box via the twin HDMI inputs and you've got yourself the best connectivity going. For other sources, such as CD or DVD players, there are optical and coaxial digital inputs plus one set of RCA phono sockets.

Sophisticated design
Whether the speakers are attached or not, the Fidelio B5 always looks sleek. The teardrop shape makes it unobtrusive when in front of or below your TV, with the aluminium trim giving a luxurious style.

If you can't decide between the convenience of a soundbar and the experience of surround sound, chose both, with the Philips Fidelio B5.

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We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

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Please place orders online, then contact webaftersales@richersounds.com who will advise on how to arrange the refund of your delivery charge
*Get £50 off this Soundbar when purchasing with any TV or projector when using code SBAR50.

"An ingenious soundbar that delivers an exciting, immersive surround sound performance."
'What Hi-Fi? Sound & Vision magazine'. 5-star review. Tested at £550.

Soundbar or surround sound - the choice is yours

Much more than just a soundbar, the Philips Fidelio B5 is also a wireless surround sound system! To make the transformation, all you need to do is detach the speakers from the ends of the soundbar and place them behind you. With built-in rechargeable batteries that last up to ten hours each, you can easily get a whole evening's surround sound entertainment. Plug them back into the soundbar and within four hours they're fully charged again.

Spatial calibration for the perfect sound
So that you get the clearest surround sound, the Fidelio B5 also features automatic spatial calibration. This adjusts the sound to suit the positioning of the rear speakers. Simply place the speakers where you want them and let the Fidelio automatically adjust its settings to suit. The result is crystal-clear surround sound.

Three, independent Bluetooth speakers
Switch from movies to music and the Fidelio B5 reveals another stunning feature. Like many soundbars, the B5 lets you connect your smartphone or tablet by Bluetooth, giving you effortless music streaming. Where the B5 goes two better is by using its two detachable rear speakers as separate music speakers! Working completely independently, you can have three separate music zones and, thanks to the ten hour battery life, even take the rear speakers outside.

Premium sound quality
Fitted with soft dome tweeters and separate mid-range units, the Fidelio soundbar offers hi-fi sound quality. With a dedicated subwoofer, both music and moves benefit from a rich, powerful bass response. With built-in Dolby Digital and Pro Logic II decoders, film and TV is delivered in stunning surround sound detail.

Connect all with HDMI
Connect up to your TV via HDMI and, thanks to ARC (Audio Return Channel), you'll only need a single cable to carry sound one way and video the other. Connect your Blu-ray player, games console or set-top TV box via the twin HDMI inputs and you've got yourself the best connectivity going. For other sources, such as CD or DVD players, there are optical and coaxial digital inputs plus one set of RCA phono sockets.

Sophisticated design
Whether the speakers are attached or not, the Fidelio B5 always looks sleek. The teardrop shape makes it unobtrusive when in front of or below your TV, with the aluminium trim giving a luxurious style.

If you can't decide between the convenience of a soundbar and the experience of surround sound, chose both, with the Philips Fidelio B5.
Audio Inputs 6 (3.5mm, optical, coaxial, 2 x HDMI, HDMI ARC)
Bluetooth Yes
Coaxial Inputs Yes
Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 1035 x 156 x 70
HDMI Yes
HDMI Configuration 2 in / 1 out
HDR Compatible HDMI No
Included Cables No
IR repeater Yes
Learning TV volume No
NFC Yes
Optical Inputs Yes
Power Consumption - Standby 1
Power Output - Watts per CH 210W
App Control No
Soundbar yes
Soundbar or Sound base soundbar
Sub Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 200 x 200 x 510
Subwoofer Yes - Wireless
Subwoofer Weight (KG) 5
USB No
Wall Bracket Yes
Weight (KG) 4
Brand Philips
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor build quality This is a great idea, surround sound on demand without wiring extra speakers, however, the build quality is terrible. The sound itself is OK but there is a distinct lack of clarity when listening to dialogue. As a high-end sound-bar, I would expect it to last longer than mine has, it has stopped working after two years of minimal use. The speaker switches itself off randomly whilst connected to a television. While looking for a solution, I realised that Philips have not issued any firmware upgrades for this speaker since the product was launched. Without support, this sound-bar is going to have a very limited lifetime. Avoid this expensive speaker.
Date published: 2018-08-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great quality if a little short on oomph The Phillips Soundbar was purchased to replace a Cambridge item that died after only 18 months (full marks to Richer Sounds for offering a full refund against the new soundbar). There is no doubting the fine detail and realism of the Phillips sound bar - the sound quality is excellent. It is well built and looks good too. Yes, it's quite expensive, but high quality is rarely cheap. But if you want something that will rattle the windows, and sound (and feel) as if an earthquake is in progress, you may want something with even more oomph. However, if a genuine, realistic and untiring sound is what you are after, you won't go wrong with the classy Phillips sound bar. Good to have a decent quality remote control too - so many of them are flimsy devices that look as if they've fallen out of a Christmas cracker.
Date published: 2018-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatile with high-quality sound I bought the Phillips Fidelio B5 two weeks ago. It looks good and the sound quality is a massive improvement on both my TV and my old home cinema. When you add in the detachable wireless end speakers, which can be used either to create surround sound or as individual Blu-ray speakers for music on your phone or laptop, this is a remarkably versatile piece of kit which is great value.
Date published: 2018-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great sound. Simple to operate I bought this a couple of weeks ago and am very satisfied
Date published: 2018-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sound as I expected and more Very happy with the sound quality. Good value for money.
Date published: 2018-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great recommendation Smooth full bodied sound. Detachable speakers are great and far neater than permanent speaker set up. Thanks to the store for the recommendation.
Date published: 2018-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality sound and discreet look. Very happy with this product. It works very well with the TV.
Date published: 2018-04-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great soundstage - but for a small room Lovely design and great idea for removeable surround speakers but placed in a large room the front struggled to only just be loud enough for our seating position and when turned up the rear speakers were almost unable to be heard unless held in my hands close by. Think I need to investigate a full home cinema option instead. Probably ok if your room is not too large and you don't expect too much for your money spent.
Date published: 2018-04-19
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Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Buy now, pay later available
on purchases over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

Richer Sounds are happy to offer FREE delivery on all our products to blind, partially sighted and disabled customers.

Please place orders online, then contact webaftersales@richersounds.com who will advise on how to arrange the refund of your delivery charge