The HBT700 is 3.1, 376W and loses Chromecast, multi-room and Google Assistant.
The HBT510 is 2.1, 240W, and gains Chromecast, multi-room and Google Assitant.
Price (all have an HTB prefix)
- 900GNK July $1349
- 700GNK July $899
- 510GNK Now $549
Dolby Atmos is the go and Panasonic are using psychoacoustics to trick your mind into believing sounds are coming from overhead etc. The effectiveness depends a lot on room size and layout. It’s a shame that it did not bring in a high-end 7.1.4 system as Samsung and LG have – after all, if you drop $8K on the GZ2000, you want the best possible Dolby Atmos experience.
Blu-ray – UB150
It joins last year’s premium DP-UB9000 reference class Blu-ray ($1649) that does everything
And entry-level, ($279) HDR10+ that supports Dolby Atmos but down mixes Dolby Vision to HDR10+.
Micro System PMX92 and Mini System AKX320
The PMX92 micro ($549) has AUX-IN Autoplay feature, which makes listening to streamed music via devices such as Chromecast Audio completely effortless – the system will automatically switch on and select the correct input.
- Bluetooth, FM/DAB+ radio and CD playback
- Hi-Res audio
- Optical input for TV
- 120W, 2.0, three-way speaker using Panasonic’s LincsD-amp
The AKX320 mini ($359) has 450W, 2.0 and features a slew of DJ effects compatible with the MAX Juke app.
- USB and CD/DVD playback, FM radio
- Bluetooth 4.2 SBC
2019 HEADPHONE RANGE
Full details here
- HD610N ($499.95) over the ear, noise cancelling wireless, Hi-Res, headphones with Google Assistant and Bluetooth compatibility and comes in a choice of black or copper colours.
- HTX90N ($299.95) over the ear, active noise cancelling wireless headphones, retro styling studio, 24-hour battery and Google Assistant in matte black, vanilla white and indigo navy.
- HTX20B (119.95) wireless, in-ear buds, 8 hours battery, 8.5 hours playback