HT-A7000

7.1.2ch - Surround yourself in absolute realism

Discover a whole new level of immersion. The HT-A7000 envelops you in authentic 7.1.2 channel surround sound with multiple speakers, a built-in subwoofer and advanced audio technologies. Feel the action happening above and all around you. It’s like being right there in the scene.

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7.1.2ch Dolby Atmos®/ DTS:X® Soundbar | HT-A7000

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Supreme surround sound from our flagship soundbar

The HT-A7000 has 7.1.2 channels, two up-firing speakers for overhead sound, two beam tweeters and five front speakers for wider surround and a built-in dual subwoofer for deep bass. With Vertical Surround Engine and S-Force PRO Front Surround, HT-A7000 creates virtual surround sound that comes from all around you so you can fully enjoy the thrill of Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X®.

Graphic showing how Vertical Surround Engine delivers sound above the listener for a 3D audio experience without in-ceiling speakers
Experience sound from above 

Thanks to Sony’s virtual surround technology, the soundbar can position sound in vertical space – so you can experience 3D audio without the need for in-ceiling speakers. As well as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, Vertical Surround Engine lends a more realistic, multi-dimensional sound to other formats too.

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Surround made simple 

Using front speakers only, Sony’s unique digital sound field processing technology virtually reproduces the surround sound field, with audio coming at you from both sides. You can enjoy rich, cinematic surround sound without cluttering your living space.

Watch our virtual surround movie

Want to try the immersive sound of HT-A7000 on your favourite devices? We recommend slipping on your headphones for a thrilling virtual surround experience.

Sophisticated speaker technology

Sit back and enjoy room-filling acoustics with two up-firing speakers for overhead sound, two beam tweeters and five front speakers for wider surround plus a subwoofer for deep bass. 

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X-Balanced Speaker Unit

The up-firing speakers, built-in subwoofer and front speaker feature an X-Balanced Speaker Unit. The unique rectangular shape of these speakers maximises the diaphragm area for more punchy bass. It also reduces driver excursion while maintaining sound pressure, resulting in less distortion and greater vocal clarity. 

Immerse yourself in supreme music quality

Enjoy music the way the artists truly intended with High-Resolution Audio for crystal clear precision. Or discover a new way of listening with 360 Reality Audio for a truly immersive live concert or studio session experience. With the HT-A7000, your music comes to life like never before.  

Graph showing real-time restoration of compressed files using DSEE Extreme

A = Expanded audio dynamics (Strings and whisper-quiet subtleties)
B = Restored high frequencies (Acoustic and vocal instrument realism)

Real-time restoration of all your compressed files

Using Edge-AI (Artificial Intelligence), DSEE Extreme™ (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) upscales compressed digital music files in real time. Dynamically recognising instrumentation, musical genres, and individual elements of each song, such as vocals or interludes, it restores the high-range sound lost in compression for a richer, more complete listening experience.

Movies and games feel so real

See vivid scenes full of real life colour and depth. All of the original picture quality is preserved when played through the HT-A7000 soundbar so you’ll be completely immersed in movies. Gaming is also much more thrilling and realistic as HT-A7000 supports latest formats.

Go deeper with an optional subwoofer and rear speakers

For even deeper bass, add an optional wireless subwoofer. Having two types of subwoofer allows the built-in subwoofer in the HT-A7000 to handle bass and vocals with the optional wireless subwoofer focusing on low range sound. For even more cinematic thrills with sound directly behind you, add our optional SA-RS3S wireless rear speakers .

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Enjoy an immersive gaming and movie experience

Enjoy immersive gaming and movie watching with optimised picture settings by Auto HDR Tone Mapping and Auto Genre Picture Mode when connecting BRAVIA XR™ TVs and PlayStation®5 through this product with firmware update released Spring 2022.


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SA-SW5 subwoofer

300W of deep, rich bass from a 180mm driver with passive radiator.

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SA-SW3 subwoofer

200W of sound from a compact bass reflex subwoofer with a 160mm driver.

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SA-RS3S rear speakers

Total 100W of wider surround sound with wall mount capability. 

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Sound Field Optimization

No need to precisely place speakers. The HT-A7000 with built-in microphones does it all for you, intelligently measuring the position of each speaker, vertically and horizontally, and optimising sound to your room. The HT-A7000 lets you enjoy Sound Field Optimization with or without optional speakers. Activate from initial settings or the home menu.

Best with Sony TVs

Paired with BRAVIA™ TVs, the HT-A7000 brings you an immersive audio-visual experience with our best picture and sound quality. It’s the perfect soundbar for BRAVIA TVs. 

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Even more immersion with Acoustic Center Sync

When connected to a BRAVIA TV with Acoustic Center Sync using the supplied cable, both the soundbar and the TV become the centre speaker in your home cinema system. This enables sound to precisely match what's on the screen for a truly immersive experience.

Sound perfectly matches action

With Acoustic Center Sync, you'll hear dialogue from exactly where the character is standing in the scene. Action and sound are precisely aligned so your viewing becomes much more immersive. 

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Effortless control with BRAVIA TVs

With an integrated UI, soundbar settings automatically appear on the BRAVIA TVs Quick Settings menu for easy control of sound modes, sound field and volume.

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Soundbar position

If you have a BRAVIA TV with a multi-position stand, you can change the position of the TV stand and fit the HT-A7000 discreetly beneath the TV for a clean look. 

Omnidirectional Block Design

The HT-A7000 and optional speakers have been designed under a common Omnidirectional Block concept. The design of HT-A7000 is a perfect match for the optional speakers. Its sophisticated rounded edges represent a single solid block providing wide-spreading sound. The combination of rich material textures emphasises an affinity with any living room environment.

Enjoy music with the whole family 

Easily access popular music services like Spotify and stream all your favourite albums and playlists using Chromecast or Apple AirPlay 2. Call your family over and get the party going. 

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Bluetooth® connection

Stream music wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet or laptop with Bluetooth® technology. 

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Wi-Fi streaming

Connect to the internet with built-in Wi-Fi and stream music from devices on your home network.

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Spotify Connect™

Play Spotify directly through your speaker using the Spotify Connect™ app on your device as a remote.

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Chromecast built-in

Stream music, online radio and podcasts from your smartphone, tablet or laptop to your audio device. Just tap the Cast button.

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Apple AirPlay 2

Share music and more from your favourite Apple devices to your soundbar. All with a tap.

Everything you love, truly immersive

A clever algorithm adds overhead sound to conventional surround soundtracks and even stereo audio, converting everything you listen to into immersive sound experiences. Just press the Immersive AE button on the remote to activate.

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Immersive AE off
Family on sofa in living room watching TV with HT-A7000 soundbar on a marble cabinet and Immersive AE on
Immersive AE on
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Voice control

The soundbar is compatible with Google Assistant enabled devices with Chromecast built-in and Amazon Alexa enabled devices. Just add the HT-A7000 soundbar to your speaker group using the Google Home app to start playing music, change the volume or many other functions using just your voice.

Set up in seconds 

The HT-A7000 is almost ready to go straight out of the box. Simply plug it in, connect to your TV using the HDMI eARC connection and power on. With USB, optical and analog audio in as well as HDMI in and out (eARC), and S-CENTER OUT for compatible BRAVIA models, you have all the connections you need to enjoy a breathtaking surround sound experience.

Specifications & Features

Discover a whole new level of immersion. The HT-A7000 envelops you in authentic 7.1.2 channel surround sound with multiple speakers, S-Force PRO Front Surround and Vertical Surround Engine. Feel the action happening above and all around you.
  • S-Force PRO Front Surround and Vertical Surround Engine for multi-dimensional sound

  • Immersive Audio Enhancement adds overhead sound to conventional surround soundtracks and even stereo audio

  • Up-firing speakers, beam tweeters, built-in subwoofer and five front speakers for immersive movies

  • Sound Field Optimization for easy set up

  • Wireless connectivity for music streaming

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