Sony has this week unveiled a new set of soundbars that include Google’s Cast streaming technology, allowing users to quickly and easily stream audio from their mobile device to the speakers, with various music based apps.
This technology is included in both the HT-ST9 and the HT-NT3, which are both A/V receivers.
The HT-ST9 sound bar which has its own wireless subwoofer along with 800 watts of power and 7.1 channel surround sound from seven amplifiers and a set of nine speakers.
It is also HI-Res capable, with support for Spotify Connect. The sounder also features three HDMI inputs and allows for a full-room cinematic simulated surround sound.
The Sony HT-NT3 also features its own wireless subwoofer, but only provides 450 watts of power with 21 channels. But it does have both Bluetooth and NFC connections, as well as Sony LDAC technology and three HDMI ports.
The HT-ST9 will be available in July 2015 alongside the HT-NT3. The HT-ST9 will be priced at $1,499.99 and the HT-NT3 will be priced at $699.99.