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Onkyo AVRs to work with Sonos and support Amazon Alexa
Onkyo AVRs to work with Sonos and support Amazon Alexa By Max Langridge

Onkyo has announced that several of the brands it owns, including Onkyo, Integra and Pioneer Elite, will soon join the 'Works with Sonos' platform, meaning they can be used as part of a Sonos multi-room streaming system.  Sonos deal! Save up to £100... Read more

Onkyo's hi-res music download store gets a total makeover to put usability first
Onkyo's hi-res music download store gets a total makeover to put usability first By Max Langridge

Onkyo has completely revamped its high-resolution audio download store, Onkyo Music. The service, available in the UK, US and Germany is an extension of e-Onkyo Music, the store used in Onkyo's native Japan. What is high-resolution audio and which streaming... Read more

Onkyo P3 and G3 smart speakers preview: Alexa or Google, you choose
Onkyo P3 and G3 smart speakers preview: Alexa or Google, you choose By Britta O'Boyle

Several companies announced smart speakers at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, some opting for Google Assistant, others for Amazon's Alexa but Onkyo went for both, launching two speakers at the show.The Onkyo P3 is the Amazon Alexa smart speaker,... Read more

Onkyo's LS7200 Atmos soundbar plays nice with movies and music
Onkyo's LS7200 Atmos soundbar plays nice with movies and music By Max Langridge

Onkyo has taken the wraps off the new Envision Cinema LS7200 3D soundbar system. The star of the show is the soundbar that at 53mm high, promises to not block your view of the TV, although you can wall-mount it if you'd rather. Inside you'll find two... Read more

Onkyo H500BT headphones review: Punchy meets plasticky
4.0 stars Onkyo H500BT headphones review: Punchy meets plasticky By Mike Lowe

Despite being established since 1946, Onkyo headphones are a rare sighting out on the streets. And with on- and over-ear headphones dominating the daily commute these days, now is the perfect opportunity for Onkyo's latest Bluetooth H500BT cans to make... Read more

Ed-Ph0n3s in not a new YouTuber, its the first pair of Iron Maiden headphones from Onkyo
Ed-Ph0n3s in not a new YouTuber, its the first pair of Iron Maiden headphones from Onkyo By Rik Henderson

It might be seen as l33t gone mad, but Ed-Ph0n3s is actually the first product to spring from the collaboration between Onkyo and heavy metal gods Iron Maiden.The headphones have been designed for rock and heavy metal fans in mind - sort of the anti-Beats... Read more

Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last
Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last By Luke Edwards

We've been waiting a long time for a quality pair of in-earphones that are totally wire free. Now they're here in the Onkyo W800BT earbuds.Whilst many a manufacturer will claim to offer wireless earphones, because they use Bluetooth, each ear is usually... Read more

Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones
Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones By Luke Edwards

Onkyo has announced its new W800BT earphones from IFA 2015. These are what we hope for when we read "wireless earphones", they are actually wire-free.The Bluetooth earphones use independently working left and right earbuds that don't even have a wire... Read more

Onkyo embraces DTS:X and continues down Dolby Atmos path with TX-RZ900 and RZ800 receivers
Onkyo embraces DTS:X and continues down Dolby Atmos path with TX-RZ900 and RZ800 receivers By Rik Henderson

Onkyo has announced two premium AV receivers with support for DTS:X, the audio company's latest surround format that, like Dolby Atmos, adds extra spatial effects to a sound mix.The receivers also continue Onkyo's recent tradition of support Dolby Atmos... Read more

Onkyo Music to be your one-stop shop for high res music
Onkyo Music to be your one-stop shop for high res music By Rik Henderson

AV brand Onkyo has expanded its existing e-onkyo music service outside of its native Japan to offer high resolution music for download in the UK, US and Germany too.The company has partnered with digital music specialist 7Digital for the new Onkyo Music... Read more

Iron Maiden and Onkyo join forces for new audio venture, Maiden Audio
Iron Maiden and Onkyo join forces for new audio venture, Maiden Audio By Rik Henderson

British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden and Onkyo have joined forces for a new venture called Maiden Audio. What that will produce is currently underwraps for now it seems, but the possibilities are exciting enough for fans.As part of the launch campaign,... Read more

Dolby Atmos is a must for home cinema fans and here's why the Onkyo TX-NR838 is leading the way
Dolby Atmos is a must for home cinema fans and here's why the Onkyo TX-NR838 is leading the way By Rik Henderson

Dolby Atmos has made fantastic in-roads into cinemas in the last couple of years, with a flood of movies featuring the more immersive surround sound format having screened already and many more on the way. However, in the home it is a different story.... Read more

Onkyo takes over at Pioneer as pressure of Sonos starts to impact
Onkyo takes over at Pioneer as pressure of Sonos starts to impact By Stuart Miles

As the landscape of the music industry continues to shift and change thanks to the success of newer brands like Sonos, those that survive have to continue to adapt to stay in the game.The latest partnership/merger/takeover is between AV specialists Pioneer... Read more

Onkyo giving away free Dolby Atmos overhead speaker systems
Onkyo giving away free Dolby Atmos overhead speaker systems By Luke Edwards

Onkyo has announced that it will be offering a special deal to anyone thinking about investing in a Dolby Atmos surround sound system.Dolby Atmos allows for individual speaker control by the receiver unit meaning that surround sound can be more accurate... Read more

Get Dolby Atmos surround in your home, Onkyo announced with more partners to follow
Get Dolby Atmos surround in your home, Onkyo announced with more partners to follow By Luke Edwards

Dolby Atmos surround sound is coming into the living room thanks to new hardware partnerships with Onkyo and others expected to be announced. Not even many UK cinemas support the mighty Atmos yet.Dolby Atmos is a surround sound system that features an... Read more

Onkyo claims true 4K 60fps support for TX-NR636 and TX-NR535 AV receivers
Onkyo claims true 4K 60fps support for TX-NR636 and TX-NR535 AV receivers By Rik Henderson

Onkyo will soon release two AV receivers that each feature true 4K/60Hz support.The 5.2-channel Onkyo TX-NR535 and 7.2-channel Onkyo TX-NR636 both have the latest HDMI specification and the latter is compatible with HDCP 2.2, the DRM copy-protection standard... Read more

Onkyo LS-T10 review
4.0 stars Onkyo LS-T10 review By Chris Hall

One of the emerging trends of 2013 has been the speaker base. They've appeared from all quarters - including Onkyo, here with the LS-T10 - looking to resolve that issue of poor TV sound, but without treading down the full AV receiver and surround sound... Read more

Onkyo shows its love for iPhone and iPad with dedicated ES-CTI300 and IE-CTI300 headphones
Onkyo shows its love for iPhone and iPad with dedicated ES-CTI300 and IE-CTI300 headphones By Rik Henderson

Onkyo has announced two new pairs of headphones specifically designed for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad owners.The Onkyo ES-CTI300 pair are on-ear 'phones with two 40mm titanium drivers backed by high-capacity bass chambers encased in lightweight aluminium.... Read more

Onkyo soundbars to solve TV speaker woes: LS-B40, LS-B50, LS-T10 provide affordable options
Onkyo soundbars to solve TV speaker woes: LS-B40, LS-B50, LS-T10 provide affordable options By Chris Hall

Onkyo has announced the launch of three new soundbars to save the living room from the poor-quality speakers built-in to your TV.However, rather than pushing you down the route of setting up an AV receiver with lots of speakers, Onkyo is suggesting that... Read more

Onkyo announces CS-255DAB mini system with iPhone 5 connectivity
Onkyo announces CS-255DAB mini system with iPhone 5 connectivity By Hunter Skipworth

Onkyo has announced a value for money iPhone 5 compatible mini hi-fi called the CS-255DAB. The new system features Apple-certified connectivity for the iPhone 5 as well as older models. And, of course, it plays CDs.A USB direct input allows you to playback... Read more

Onkyo debuts 4K AV receivers TX-NR929 and TX-NR828, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled
Onkyo debuts 4K AV receivers TX-NR929 and TX-NR828, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled By Rik Henderson

Onkyo has included everything bar the kitchen sink in its latest duo of AV receivers. Not only do the Onkyo TX-NR929 and TX-NR828 feature on-board Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity from the box, and are THX-certified, they are also both 4K compatible.That... Read more

Onkyo ES-HF300
4.5 stars Onkyo ES-HF300 By Ian Morris

Onkyo is a brand that's very much known for being good value. It certainly changed AV receivers, offering a lot more features than most, at bargain prices. What's more, its cheaper receivers have always performed brilliantly, meaning that you don't have... Read more

Onkyo CR-N755
5.0 stars Onkyo CR-N755 By Ian Morris

For most people the hi-fi is dead. The days of needing two large speakers and a central unit to play music died when we switched to MP3s and AAC audio tracks from the likes of the iTunes store, or Amazon MP3. It wasn't that people didn't want CDs anymore,... Read more

Onkyo blazes into headphones with HF300 and FC300 on-ear and in-ear models
Onkyo blazes into headphones with HF300 and FC300 on-ear and in-ear models By Chris Hall

Onkyo has forged its way into a new product category with the launch of a range of headphones at CES 2013 in Las Vegas.Well known for its high-quality home theatre and hi-fi components, Onkyo is looking to take a slice of the mobile music pie with the... Read more

The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 11: Win an Onkyo TX-NR818
The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 11: Win an Onkyo TX-NR818 By Pocket-lint Promotion

Day 11 of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular brings you the chance to win an Onkyo TX-NR818 AV receiver, to bring your home cinema up to date.The Onkyo TX-NR818 breaks all the normal AV receiver rules by providing a spectacularly good way of enjoying music... Read more

Onkyo TX-8050
4.5 stars Onkyo TX-8050 By Hunter Skipworth

Onkyo is a brand more typically associated with AV receivers. Some boast price tags that only the most serious of movie-lovers would consider. But what about those who want a good, standard, stereo amp? The TX-8050 might just be the answer.BuildThe Onkyo... Read more

Onkyo TX-NR818
4.5 stars Onkyo TX-NR818 By Ian Morris

Home cinema audio is often neglected, with TVs getting all the attention. The truth is though, that you could spend less on a TV and more on your audio system and have a more enjoyable experience. After all, most of the problem with TV and movies come... Read more

Onkyo adds Apple AirPlay to amps and receivers through DS-A5 dock
Onkyo adds Apple AirPlay to amps and receivers through DS-A5 dock By Rik Henderson

Onkyo has released a dock that adds Apple's AirPlay media streaming compatibility to its own range of hi-fi and home cinema systems. The Onkyo DS-A5 dock also offers a direct digital connector for iPhone (up to 4S), iPad and iPod touch (up to 4th generation)... Read more

Onkyo speaker system and docking station crank up Bluetooth audio
Onkyo speaker system and docking station crank up Bluetooth audio By Danny Brogan

Onkyo, the audio expert, has showcased its latest products, including a 2.1 channel home speaker system and a six-channel Bluetooth and iOS docking system at this year’s IFA event in Berlin.The Onkyo LS3100 Living Speaker System is geared towards improving... Read more

Onkyo unveils AirPlay Wireless Audio System for Apple devices and iTunes
Onkyo unveils AirPlay Wireless Audio System for Apple devices and iTunes By Danny Brogan

Onkyo has revealed details of its latest AirPlay Wireless Audio System. Plug an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into the Onkyo ABX-N300 iOnly Stream and you’ll be able to stream any music through the speaker system.The audio system can also play any music... Read more

Onkyo Mini Hi-Fi receiver caters for all musical formats, even the CD
Onkyo Mini Hi-Fi receiver caters for all musical formats, even the CD By Danny Brogan

Slender, stylish and sexy, but enough about the Pocket-lint team. These adjectives are also rather apt for Onkyo’s Mini Hi-Fi Receiver.Featuring a DAB+ tuner with the ability to preset 40 digital radio stations, the Onkyo Mini Hi-Fi Receiver is available... Read more

The Voice coach will.i.am working with Onkyo on new project
The Voice coach will.i.am working with Onkyo on new project By Hunter Skipworth

Will.i.am, master of punctuation and coach on hit TV series The Voice, has revealed to Pocket-lint that he is working with AV manufacturer Onkyo on a new project.Speaking at the Royal College of Art’s Innovation Night, the popstar and Intel's director... Read more

Onkyo TX-NR818 and TX-NR717 AV receivers are midrange monsters
Onkyo TX-NR818 and TX-NR717 AV receivers are midrange monsters By Rik Henderson

Onkyo has already launched a range of AV receivers that cater for the entry-level end of the home cinema market - including the feature-packed TX-NR616 - but now it's ready to reveal the two mighty midrange monsters that offer more bang if you've got... Read more

Onkyo unveils 2012 entry level AV receiver line-up, including 7.2 TX-NR616
Onkyo unveils 2012 entry level AV receiver line-up, including 7.2 TX-NR616 By Rik Henderson

Onkyo has announced the first models in its 2012 range of AV receivers and they are all at the "entry level" end of the market. There are four in total, with three of them featuring network streaming abilities, including Spotify support.At £299.99, the... Read more

Gibson and Onkyo form strategic partnership
Gibson and Onkyo form strategic partnership By Paul Lamkin

Sonny and Cher. Lennon and McCartney. John and Taupin. Slijngaard and Doth. Just some of the famous musical duos that will be remembered throughout history.And now, possibly, you can add Gibson and Onkyo to that list after the guitar giant opted to acquire... Read more

Onkyo Spotify Premium enabled on remote Android app
Onkyo Spotify Premium enabled on remote Android app By Ben Crompton

Onkyo has updated its remote Android app to enable the use of Spotify Premium on a variety of its AV receivers. This news follows Onkyo's introduction of Spotify on its AV receivers back in March, where the online streaming service was controlled using... Read more

Onkyo TX-NR609
5.0 stars Onkyo TX-NR609 By Rik Henderson

On the whole, Onkyo receivers and amplifiers are excellent, especially for the price. Take last year’s TX-NR808 for example, a superb specimen of sonic sorcery – it’s 3D ready, got more bells and whistles than a cat and dog sanctuary, and delivers... Read more

Trio of THX Ultra2 packing Onkyo A/V controller and receivers arrive
Trio of THX Ultra2 packing Onkyo A/V controller and receivers arrive By Hunter Skipworth

Onkyo has announced a pair of A/V receivers and a controller capable of blasting your ears off thanks to a top of the range THX Ultra2 certification. The A/V receivers and controller bring with them connectivity with just about every single web-based... Read more

Onkyo Appy for you to get streaming
Onkyo Appy for you to get streaming By Paul Lamkin

Onkyo has announced that it is coming to the App party - revealing that an Android streaming app will hit the Android Market in August.The app will allow you to use your Android device, whether that be smartphone or tablet, to beam over music to any one... Read more

Onkyo BD-SP809 Blu-ray deck - for performance over price
Onkyo BD-SP809 Blu-ray deck - for performance over price By Rik Henderson

You can get a Blu-ray player with a packet of cornflakes these days, figuratively speaking. The decks are so cheap that, for most, the very concept of a BD spinner costing £500 (a monkey, in cockney rhyming slang) is pure insanity.However, in the world... Read more

Onkyo Colibrino mini hi-fi tunes in
Onkyo Colibrino mini hi-fi tunes in By Paul Lamkin

It's all go over at Onkyo with the AV specialist unveiling its second new device in the space of a couple of weeks (following the Spotify-tastic TX-NR1009) - the mini hi-fi system labelled the Colibrino.The Colibrino packs a whole lot of digital music... Read more

Onkyo takes Spotify upmarket with the TX-NR1009
Onkyo takes Spotify upmarket with the TX-NR1009 By Paul Lamkin

Back in March we told you how how Spotify had announced Onkyo at its latest hardware partner, starting with the Onkyo TX-NR609. Well now there's news of a bigger budget machine packed with the Spotify features - the TX-NR1009.The NR1009 is a 9.2-channel... Read more

Onkyo CS-545UK
3.0 stars Onkyo CS-545UK By Jason Denwood

A media-savvy micro system that includes DAB and an iPhone dock - and all for less than £200 - sounds like any hi-fi wannabe's desktop dream come true.At first glance this diminutive system appears reasonably well specified for the modern age. Sure,... Read more

Onkyo TX-NR609 leads the receiver pack in new 2011 lineup
Onkyo TX-NR609 leads the receiver pack in new 2011 lineup By Ben Crompton

Onkyo has just announced a set of four fully featured, yet affordable home cinema receivers that should be just the job for anyone who wants to build their perfect home cinema setup. If you don't fancy doing it yourself, you can always take a look at... Read more

Onkyo unleashes affordable home cinema system duo
Onkyo unleashes affordable home cinema system duo By Ben Crompton

Onkyo is renowned for producing some top drawer audio home cinema equipment, and so Pocket-lint is especially pleased that the company has just unleashed two new home cinema systems. The Onkyo HT-S3305 was short listed as best audio product in the 2010... Read more

Onkyo TX-NR808
4.5 stars Onkyo TX-NR808 By Rik Henderson

Onkyo is the market leader in AV amplifiers and receivers for good reason. It has, for the last few years at least, crammed its kit with as much tech as it can possibly fit in, whilst keeping prices at very reasonable levels. The end result is a rapidly... Read more

Onkyo CBX-600UKD hides its goodies away
Onkyo CBX-600UKD hides its goodies away By Paul Lamkin

If you were tempted by the two compact audio systems from Onkyo that we told you about last week, but decided that you'd rather go for an all-in-one docking system, then the Onkyo CBX-600UKD may well be just the system to fit your needs.It's essentially... Read more

Onkyo offers two new compact audio systems: CS-545UK and CS-1045DAB
Onkyo offers two new compact audio systems: CS-545UK and CS-1045DAB By Paul Lamkin

Onkyo has revealed the details of two compact audio systems that it plans on releasing into the world in September.The higher-end model of the two is the CS-1045DAB, which you can get for £700 with Onkyo's D-145 speakers, or for £600 without.The CS-1045DAB... Read more

Onkyo: Two flagship 3D compatible receivers
Onkyo: Two flagship 3D compatible receivers By Paul Lamkin

Onkyo, the Japanese home cinema audio giant, has announced two new receivers - the TX-NR5008 and the TX-NR3008 - both of which are fully 3D compatible that will serve as the flagship devices of the range.Both models are Windows 7 friendly and THX Ultra2... Read more

Onkyo HT-S3305 home theatre system
4.5 stars Onkyo HT-S3305 home theatre system By Chris Hall

Expanding your TV beyond the default screen and connected player or console can be a daunting task. Moving over to a one-box home cinema/theatre system is one option, with many of the major manufacturers offering up systems based around a Blu-ray player.... Read more