Vizio’s cheapest Elevate Dolby Atmos soundbar puts the Sonos Arc on notice

Low-end TV maker Vizio has announced its new M-Series soundbar lineup for 2022-2023, with the update led by the M-Series Elevate, a less expensive version of the original but with the same Dolby Atmos speakers. swivels.

Like many of the best soundbars, the new $800 M-Series Elevate is a 5.1.2 model and comes with wired surround speakers and a wireless subwoofer that delivers bass up to 45 Hz. Like its predecessor, it has speakers on the outer edges of the bar that automatically rotate up for Atmos and DTS:X service, then rotate down to contribute to enhanced reproduction of regular stereo and surround sources.

Connections on the M-Series Elevate include HDMI eARC and standard HDMI ports with Dolby Vision HDR pass-through, plus an optical digital audio input. When connected to a Vizio TV using HDMI eARC, a built-in soundbar control menu lets you configure Elevate settings on the device’s screen, and there’s also a voice assistant input for connecting a Google or Amazon Alexa speaker.

A cutaway view of Vizio’s M-Series All-In-One Soundbar showing its dual woofers for additional bass output. (Image credit: Vizio)

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