Sony HTX8500 (Black)

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Sony HTX8500 (Black)

2.1ch Dolby Atmos Soundbar with built-in Subwoofer
£299
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”The Sony HT-X8500 soundbar may be the best value you can buy.” ’TechRadar’ – Best In Class – Product of the Year 2019 – 5 Stars.

Surround yourself with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X sound

Using Sony’s Vertical Surround Engine, the Sony HT-X8500 reproduces ‘vertical’ audio to give truly uplifting sound. Compatible with both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X formats, this Sony soundbar gives incredibly enveloping sound from a compact unit. Whatever your room’s size or shape, this Sony soundbar makes three-dimensional cinema sound a breeze.

Upscale to 7.1.2 for ‘wrap around’ sound
If you want to feel totally immersed by your favourite movie, try the impressive 7.1.2 feature. At the touch of a button, Sony’s advanced signal processing converts any audio signal into a pseudo 7.1.2 channel signal – totally surrounding you.

Built-in subwoofer
Featuring built-in, dual subwoofer units, the Sony HT-X8500 delivers a full-bodied sound that easily beats most TVs for bass power.

Sound modes tailored to your viewing
No fewer than five, tailored sound modes optimise the audio to whatever you’re watching. Cinema mode maximises the thrills and spills from action movies. Developed by PlayStation, Game studio mode gets the most from gaming. Sports mode makes you feel like you’re ‘there’ and part of the crowd while news mode is designed for the clearest dialogue. For the most detailed sound, switch to Music mode.

Wireless TV connection
Pair this soundbar with a compatible Sony Bravia TV and enjoy wireless connectivity between the two. Using a permanent Bluetooth connection, the wireless connection cuts down on cable clutter.

HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG compatible HDMI interface
Fitted with one HDMI input and one output, the HT-X8500 is ideal for connecting a UHD Blu-ray player or games console. Better still, the HDMI sockets are compatible with HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) formats, meaning that the latest UHD formats are all covered.

Stream your music with wireless Bluetooth
More than just a boost for your TV sound, the Sony HT-X8500 soundbar also makes a handy Bluetooth speaker for your music. Pair with your smartphone, tablet or computer and you'll be able to stream all your stored music and favourite streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music - without the need for any wires.

Put your TV’s speakers on mute and enjoy sound to match the picture, with the Sony HT-X8500.
Smart Features
App Control
Yes
Connectivity
Audio Inputs
No Analogue
Bluetooth
Yes
Optical Inputs
1
USB
Yes - Firmware updates only
Audio
DTS:X
Yes
Features
Dolby Atmos
Yes
Soundbar
Yes
Soundbar or Soundbase
Soundbar
Energy Consumption
Power Consumption - Normal Use (W)
32
Power Consumption - Standby
1
Dimensions
Dimensions WxHxD
890 x 64 x 96
Weight
Weight (KG)
3.1
Accessories
Included Cables
Optical cable
Remote Control
Yes
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Sound! This Soundbar has absolutely enhanced my movie experience. The product was delivered on time - perfect!
Date published: 2021-10-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Exactly the right size to fit under tv. Sound quality is a definite improvement. Spent twice my initial budget. Just wish it switched on with the tv somehow.
Date published: 2021-10-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good sounds Works well wired, less so Bluetooth - too many RF devices in small area.
Date published: 2021-09-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent sound quality, great overall Really like the sound quality, surround sound system. Comes with a set of presets on remote which is quite handy. Sometimes, dialogues are not too clear and sometimes there is a lag in lip sync. However, I like this soundbar.
Date published: 2021-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It was great for 1.5 years, then got worsen Sound wise, it has a wonderful sound and very good bass. Performance wise: I connected everything through it so I could have 1 source of sound (everything goes through an HDMI splitter because I wanted all of my devices to work through it), for the first 1.5 years, it worked flawlessly, then it started giving me crackling sounds and turn off the sound all together with all the lights flashing. The only way to fix this was to either disconnect all the cables from it or pull the power plug from it and turn it back on.
Date published: 2021-08-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Poor performance. Makes the TV slower to work and the quality of sound is not much better to compensate for this.
Date published: 2021-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice soundbar I bought this mainly for Dolby atmos and Iam extremely impressed. I know it’s a 2019 model but it perfect .
Date published: 2021-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound Wasn't sure we needed a sound bar. Glad we did it makes such a difference.
Date published: 2021-07-04
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6 Year Guarantee

£29.85 - Fully refundable if unused.

Add our 6 Year Guarantee to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years
and give you your money back if unused.

Fully refundable if unused

6 Year Guarantee costs just £9.99 on all items under £100, or 10% of purchase
price on anything over £100.

We think you'll agree our 6 Year Guarantee offers fantastic value. What's more, if you don't use it
in the 6-year period, we'll refund the cost of it. You really can't say fairer than that!

Plus, if we can't fix a fault, we will give you a replacement.

Find out full details here.

Buy now, pay later available in-store or by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 and 10-month options.

Call your local store or our telesales team for details

For purchases over £500, you can settle the balance in 6 months, and in 10 months on purchases over £1000 and pay no interest whatsoever. If you settle part of your loan in the deferral period you won’t pay interest on that part. You can still pay off the loan sooner if you make additional payments. If you’d rather spread the cost over 36 months, you can set up a loan repayment plan when the payment-free period comes to an end at 19.9% APR representative. 19.9% interest. A one-off settlement fee of £29 will be applied. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. Richer Sounds Limited acts as a credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance acts as the lender. Click for eligibility criteria or to Find out more.