Today, Bose begins the subsequent chapter in its legendary residence audio historical past with a brand new wi-fi sensible speaker and two new sensible soundbars— the Bose Home Speaker 500 for music, and the Bose Soundbar 700 and Soundbar 500 for music and residential theater. Each crushes the restrictions of spaciousness from a single enclosure, combining size-defying efficiency with superior voice pickup and the facility of Amazon Alexa now, different voice assistants to comply with, and AirPlay 2 for easy streaming from Apple units added in early 2019.
Engineered from the bottom up, the brand new Bose sensible speaker and soundbars use the proprietary mic know-how present in Bose headsets and headphones to listen to instructions higher over louder listening ranges. With Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Alexa inbuilt, they ship on the spot, quick access to hundreds of thousands of songs and tens of hundreds of expertise for info, leisure, sensible residence management, and extra. They work brilliantly alone or collectively as a multi-room system.
“Voice-controlled speakers aren’t new, and there are plenty of great options to choose from. But we had a different vision for ours, inspired by what we could uniquely do to make the experience better,” stated Doug Cunningham, class supervisor within the Bose Consumer Electronics Division. “All of our new smart speakers double up on functionality. It takes just one Home Speaker 500 to deliver true stereo separation — there’s no need to pair two. Our Soundbar 700 and 500 are thin and discreet with jaw-dropping surround sound — whether you’re streaming Spotify, or watching a movie. They combine Bluetooth and Wi-Fi for unbeatable ease of use, can be mixed and matched to play in sync or separately, and with new Alexa functionality and more VPAs on the way, they’ll only get better over time.”
Voice Control — The Bose Microphone Difference
The new Bose Home Speaker and Soundbars use superior Bose mic know-how developed over years of analysis for Bose business headsets, shopper headphones, and different purposes — previous and future. They every function a custom-designed eight-microphone array exactly positioned for correct near-field and far-field voice pickup — when it’s quiet, noisy, or your music is enjoying loudly. Whether you’re shut by or throughout the room, or a playlist is about for the background, a celebration, or competing with dialog, they’ll hear you the primary time.
The Bose Home Speaker 500
The Bose Home Speaker 500 has the widest soundstage of any sensible speaker obtainable right now. It’s wrapped in seamless anodized aluminum, is a mere “20cm excessive x 15cm extensive x 10cm deep, and makes use of two custom drivers pointed in reverse instructions — so sound displays off surrounding partitions, separating devices to the far left and proper, and putting vocals the place the artist did. The result’s highly effective and lifelike — with out synthetic results or distortion. And when contact management is most popular, or the telephone is out of attain, there are buttons for primary performance situated proper on prime.
The Bose Soundbar 700 and Soundbar 500
The Bose Soundbar 700 was engineered to outperform each different product in its class, matching its beautiful efficiency with equally beautiful design. At simply over 5cm excessive by 10cm deep and 96 cm lengthy, it has curved clear strains, a wraparound metallic grille, and a stunning tempered glass prime. Inside, it’s full of proprietary know-how. Bose PhaseGuides need to be heard to be believed, sending a number of channels of a soundtrack or music all through an area, putting discrete sound in locations the place there are not any audio system. Bose DSP, custom low-profile transducers, and QuietPort know-how ship distinctive element and depth on your favourite tracks, crystal clear dialogue for Netflix, and dramatic realism for sports activities. To handle the TV or different related gear, the Bose Soundbar 700 additionally comes with an clever common distant.
Like the Soundbar 700, the Soundbar 500 is a workhorse — letting you turn seamlessly from audio for video to music. At 4cm excessive x 10cm deep and simply over 78cm lengthy, it’s smaller, thinner, and encompasses a delicate matte end to match neatly beneath a tv display, nearly invisible — till you flip it on.
Both new soundbars use proprietary ADAPTiQ — a know-how pioneered by Bose and refined over a number of years — to acoustically modify to their environment, and HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) for compatibility with future know-how. They additionally might be wall-mounted or expanded with a wi-fi bass module and rear audio system for a full 5.1 expertise.
Pricing and Availability
The Home Speaker 500 will retail for INR 39,000 whereas the Soundbar 500 and 700 will retail for INR 59,000 and INR 79,000, respectively beginning 11th October 2018 at Bose shops, choose resellers (Croma, Reliance, ezone, Lotus, Lulu, Vijay gross sales) and on the web platforms boseindia.com, Amazon.in and Flipkart.com.