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Bowers & Wilkins Panorama Sound Bar

Bowers & Wilkins Panorama Sound Bar
alaScore 87

15 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites.

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(Based on 15 reviews)

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B&W Panorama: A Beautiful Sight Producing Beautiful Sound


The Bowers & Wilkins wall-mounted Panorama Sound Bar is barely thicker than your HDTV but delivers theaterlike sound. The company even claims that in a perfectly shaped room you can hear some sound coming from behind you.


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Bowers & Wilkins Panorama sound-bar


The Bowers and Wilkins Panorama is a home theatre soundbar with great audio quality and an exceedingly stylish design. Getting the best sound out of t...

Show-stealing looks, great sound quality, great virtual surround

Complicated and unintuitive optimisation setup, short on connectors, expensive

Bowers & Wilkins' Panorama soundbar is one of the best single-speaker home theatre systems on the market. Apart from its unnecessarily complicated setup, it's a great all-rounder with unparalleled sound quality in both our movie and music tests.

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Bowers & Wilkins Panorama Soundbar


Can B&W bring its legendary audio quality to the soundbar world? Danny finds out.

Installation is easy. In the box is a bracket for those who want to wall-mount the soundbar below their TV (it's designed for sets 37in and up) but alternatively you can place it on a flat surface with or without the supplied feet screwed onto the...


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B&W Panorama


Bit of a let-down, really. For all its unlikely low-frequency ability, the Panorama doesn't add up

Purposeful looks, quality of construction ; startling low frequency presence - no need for a subwoofer ; loud, dynamic sound

Unexpected holes in spec, given the price ; bass can plod, midrange is coloured ; doesn't really surround

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Fitting 5.1 speakers into a poky living room can be like squeezing toothpaste back into the tube. But the B&W Panorama soundbar crams all six into a single unit that you can plonk under your TV, giving you home cinema sound without bulky boxes at the...

Refined, powerful sound with beefy bass, faultless build quality

Rear channels don't envelop you, no HD audio decoding or HDMIs

Unbelievable sound quality from such a compact unit, but it's far too expensive