Philips Fidelio Soundbar

The versatile Philips Fidelio B5 wireless surround soundbar delivers crystal-clear audio for TV, movies and music. The central bar of the system - and the detachable wireless speakers at either end - can also be used as independent Bluetooth® speakers: place the detachable wireless speakers anywhere in your home or garden and enjoy 5 hours of music on one full battery charge. The central bar includes aptX™ high-fidelity streaming, plus NFC for intuitive pairing.

Key aptX™ Features

Consistent audio quality

Fixed compression ratio ensures consistency

Full spectrum of sound

From 20Hz to 20kHz, aptX audio covers the human hearing range

Interoperability testing program

We operate rigorous testing for all aptX enabled products, so you can be confident all products will deliver the same audio quality

aptX™ Tech Specifications

Sound quality
  • THD+N@1kHz: -67dB
  • SNR@1kHz:  93dB
  • PEAQ audio quality:-0.18
  • Qualcomm® Kalimba™ MHz DSP technology: 42MHz@48KHz stereo decode ~45MHz@48KHz stereo encode
Audio Encoding
  • 16-bit, up to 48kHz sampling rate
Program memory usage
  • 3.3kwords (encoder) / 3.6kwords (decoder) 
Data memory usage
  • 1.8kwords
  • ~63MHz (stereo encode) on ARMv7A with NEON 
Bit Rate
  • 384 kbps (48 kHz sampling)