Philips Fidelio Soundbar HTL9100

Soundbars do a decent job of filling a room, but for actual surround sound, more extensive, multiple-speaker systems are usually required. Philips Fidelio Soundbar aims to change that: while looks and sounds like a standard soundbar, subwoofer and all, during normal duty, pull out its two integrated satellite speakers to automatically activate 5.1 surround. Otherwise, Fidelio features orientation sensors for acoustic optimization depending on placement, double HDMI and bluetooth connectivity, satellite speaker internal batteries good for 10 hours of play per charge, and a sleek, jet-black design that compliments any home theater.

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