JBL's first Dolby Atmos soundbar has detachable speakers

The JBL Bar 9.1 also supports Dolby Vision, Chromecast and AirPlay 2.

Ahead of CES this week, JBL has unveiled its first Dolby Atmos-compatible soundbar. The JBL Bar 9.1 features four Dolby Atmos drivers that point upwards to bounce audio around the room.

The device also includes a pair of detachable wireless speakers you can place elsewhere in a room for more immersive sound. They'll run for around 10 hours of playback on a single charge, JBL says, and you can recharge by attaching them to the soundbar again.

The entire system offers 820 watts of power and includes a 10-inch powered subwoofer to handle low-end tones. There's also a 4K Dolby Vision video input, along with built-in Chromecast and AirPlay 2 streaming support and Bluetooth connectivity. The JBL Bar 9.1 will go on sale in the spring for $1,000.

Update 2:01PM ET: This has been updated to reflected revised pricing info from JBL. The JBL Bar 9.1 will be sold for $1,000 starting this spring.