Sony HT-X8500 Review

Sony HT-X8500
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Sony HT-X8500 rating

Overall
6
Multichannel surround
10

Sony HT-X8500 review

Finding the right soundbar for you is a big decision. Sony HT-X8500 is endowed with a proprietary sound, so that it can not only provide the best viewing experience for movies, TV programs and games on TV, but also allow the user to enjoy more music listening pleasure. After analyzing the features of Sony HT-X8500, we gave it an overall rating of 6 points out of 10 possible.

Sony HT-X8500 Pros

  • The built-in subwoofer allows you to enhance sound effects
  • Dolby Atmos will allow you to enjoy deep and surround sound of movies
  • DTS:X technology brings out the beauty of movie sound
  • Control your soundbar remotely or stream music from your devices via Bluetooth
  • Play your audio library from external media by USB
  • With HDMI ARC support reduce the number of cables between your TV and HT-X8500

Sony HT-X8500 Cons

  • AirPlay music streaming is not possible
  • Amazon Music streaming is not possible
  • There is no Spotify support
  • The HT-X8500 has no WI-FI
  • No soundbar control App provided
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Sony HT-X8500 back and front view

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Sony HT-X8500 specs and features

General

Placement type table-top, wall-mountable
Connection to source wired, wireless
Soundbar buttons power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels 2.1
Amplification type active
Output power, W N/A
Separate speaker (in package) 0
Separate speaker connections N/A

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer
Separate subwoofer (in package)
Separate subwoofer connections

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services has not

Connectivity

WI-FI
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 0
NFC
HDMI input/output 1/1
HDMI ARC
HDMI eARC
HDMI CEC
Optical digital input/output 1/0
USB 1 (USB 2.0)
Coaxial digital input/output 0/0
Analog audio input/output (RCA) 0/0
Headphone output 0
Subwoofer output 0

Features

Voice control
App control
Microphone
Remote control
Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD
DTS:X
DTS (other) DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in 89 x 6.4 x 9.9/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.8
Weight, kg/pounds 3.1/6.1

Other

Release year 2020