Philips sound systems are really good for the quality they offer, obviously there are ranges too and we’ve looked at everything from the basic ones to the ones that seem to be quite powerful. Today we return to the high range where we have found the Philips B8505/10 , an option that seems perfect for clearly listening to any content. In this article we are going to analyze both the good and bad that it presents.
|Number of sound channels
|Sound bar frequency range
|160 – 20kHz
|Main Unit Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth)
|57 x 900 x 110mm
|Subwoofer Dimensions (H x W x D)
|403 x 122 x 300mm
|Main unit weight
Philips B8505/10 exterior design
The sound bar has a striking appearance, in addition, due to its dimensions it is quite easy to place. We can say that it has a minimalist design that will combine with practically any environment. Likewise, it is noted that they used quite resistant materials .
They also add a subwoofer that will require a suitable place for its installation, since it has a larger size. In the rear part of the bar we will find the connector box, which has an excellent accommodation , therefore, it ends up being a very clean system.
We have the necessary connectors for a good experience. To begin with, we have three HDMI to connect external devices, likewise, we have a USB that helps us to play content from memories or external drives. We also have an optical input and an auxiliary input . At the wireless level we are complete thanks to the fact that we can use functions via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth .
Sound quality and functions in general
The most remarkable thing about the Philips B8505/10 is that it offers a new dimension of sound, since it has 2.1 channels, which make soundtracks richer. The built-in subwoofer adds impact to every blast and beat. It also has Dolby Atmos technology .
Through the Stadium EQ mode we will feel as if we were in the stadium. This is because it immerses us in ambient noise. Without a doubt, we have too powerful a sound that provides clarity and cleanliness to everything we listen to. Being one of the most remarkable bars.
Other cool features of the sound bar
Thanks to its compatibility with Wi-Fi, the Philips B8505/10 allows us to take advantage of several functions for an even more complete experience. For starters, it works with Ok Google that allows us to control certain functions of the sound system using only the voice.
In the same way it works with Alexa , as if that were not enough, it presents compatibility with Apple AirPlay 2 that works exclusively with iPhone, iPad and Mac to play music in a simpler way. We emphasize that it offers operation with Spotify Connect and integrated Chromecast .
Availability and price of the Philips B8505/10
Philips B8505/10: Pros and Cons
- minimalist design
- WiFi and Bluetooth
- Sound quality
- enhancement features
- wireless subwoofer