LG has announced the price and availability of its 2021 soundbar lineup for the United States. Since models play audio from televisions via TV sound mode sharing, you can enjoy the benefits LG TV ‘ AI Sound Pro features. Uses artificial intelligence to make feasible analyzes and automatically adjust words depending on the content you’re listening to. Most of the lineup soundbars are now available from retailers with the most expensive options: SP9Y and SP8Y.
Both models enable voice control, compatible with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Siri. These work with Apple’s AirPlay 2, allowing you to stream, control and share content directly from the iPhone, iPad or Mac. Another common feature between the two is AI room calibration, Which uses spatial awareness technology to optimize sound output for any room on the device.
As you might expect, the two expensive models support Dolby Atmos and DTS: X, thanks to their up-firing speakers that make the 3D audio experience possible. If you have the main feature after this, you can also consider the same efficiency as the cheaper SPD7E. All three features with Dolby Vision are 4K pass-through. The SPD7Y (380W, 3.1.2 channel) soundbar will only cost you 399, but it won’t be available until mid-June.
Finally, the SP7Y (440W, 5.1 channel) and SP2 (100W, 2.1 channel) models are now available for purchase at 44 449 and 9 179, respectively. All soundbars except SP2 support high-resolution audio and are capable of providing lossless playback at 24 bit / 192kHz for SP9Y and 24bit / 96kHz for SP8Y, SP7Y and SPD7Y. In addition to these five soundbars, LG will also release SN11RG, SN10Y and GX soundbars throughout the 2021.
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