Philips Fidelio B97


Philips’ range-topping IMAX-Enhanced soundbar system leaves no stone unturned in its pursuit of immersive, enthralling home cinema sonics. This smartly styled package partners a five-channel soundbar enclosure with wireless surround speakers and 8in subwoofer for a 7.1.2 Dolby Atmos/DTS:X experience. Its performance is one of deep, explosive bass, an expansive soundstage, midrange clarity and enveloping ambience. It’s flexible too – the surround speakers can attach to the main soundbar (recharging their internal batteries at the same time), while connections cover both wired and wireless options including HDMI eARC, Chromecast and DTS Play-Fi. Preset listening modes and custom EQ then help tailor the B97 to your taste – and it sounds delicious . . .