The Marantz AV8805 Receiver Supports AirPlay 2 and Amazon Alexa

 - Jun 9, 2018
References: us.marantz & gearpatrol
Mobile-friendly audio equipment isn't often touted as having the best audio quality, which is something that the new Marantz AV8805 receiver looks to change. Introduced by the brand as part of its 2018 lineup of audio equipment, the receiver is compatible with AirPlay 2 and Amazon Alexa, which makes it suitable for use with all mobile devices. Users can also utilize the voice assistant technology to play music from the unit without having to physically interact with it to further streamline the experience.

The Marantz AV8805 receiver also works with Spotify Connect as well to further acknowledge the shift towards audio streaming amongst connected consumers. The unit also features 4K HDR passthrough, which makes it suitable for use with many of the 4K TVs on or coming to the market.