Hisense HS512, Dolby Atmos and DTS: X sound bar, specification and price update

Flagship of the Asian manufacturer's soundbar range, the Hisense HS512 compatible with Dolby Atmos and DTS: X unveiled at the CES virtual show in Las Vegas 2021 (see our news (Update) CES 21> Hisense HS512, soundbar Dolby Atmos / DTS: X) is fully revealed when it is released in France.

First of all, we now know the total power of the Hisense HS512, 760 W (6 x 50 W + 100 W + 360 W). Then, its indicative price was revised downwards (see end of this news).

Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 and DTS: X compatibility

The advertised Dolby Atmos / DTS: X compatibilities are there, with side speakers and two in Up-Firing configuration, that is to say oriented upwards for the reproduction of Height channels.

11 HP, 3 HDMI and Bluetooth function

The acoustic package consists of eleven speakers plus an external subwoofer with an 8 '' (20 cm) membrane. Likewise, Hisense announces that the HS512 incorporates five audio modes, Bluetooth compatibility and 2 in / 1 out HDMI compatible Ultra HD 4K. Likewise, the Hisense HS512 boasts a metal finish and an LED control screen.

Finally, the connection has two inputs / one HDMI 2.0 output, an optical, a coaxial, a 3.5 mm mini-jack and a USB port

Availability announced for the month of October. Indicative price: 549 euros.

Reminder of the key characteristics of the Hisense HS512:

• Type: sound bar

• System: 5.1.2

• Amplification: Class D

• Total power: 760 W (6 x 50 W + 100 W + 360 W)

• Speaker (s): 11 in all (10 in the soundbar + 1 in the subwoofer)

• Subwoofer: external wireless

• ARC compatibility

• CEC compatibility

• Bluetooth 4.2 compatibility

• Codec compatibility: MP3, WMA, Wav

• 4K Pass-Trought


• Input (s): 1 HDMI CEC 2.1, 1 optical input, 1 USB port

• Output (s): 1 HDMI CEC 2.1

• Frequency response: 35 - 20,000 Hz

• Dolby Atmos decoder

• DTS decoder: X

• HDCP 2.2 certification

• Dimensions (W x H x D, mm): 1200 x 43 x 110 mm for the bar, 420 x 240 x 242 mm for the box

• Weight: 4.4 kg for the bar, 5.25 kg for the box