Earlier this year, Google announced that it’ll be taking on Sonos head on with its new Google Cast functionality. Now Sony is giving the first glimpses of the product that will serve as Mountain View’s champion with its STR-DN1060/HT-ST9 AV receivers and sound bars. The new products will be able to receive and play audio from Google Cast compatible mobile and web apps on your phone and computer. Apart from being Google Cast compatible, Sony’s new products are also compatible with Spotify Connect, Apple’s AirPlay, and regular ol’ Bluetooth.
The receivers are able to provide 165W of power across 7.2 channels, 4K video support, and WiFi in addition to the aforementioned functionality. The sound bar on the other hand, is able to output on 7.2 channels with a total of 800W. The receivers will be shipping in May while the sound bars will be released sometime in July.