- With the Roam, Sonos has launched its first truly portable speaker.
- The new speaker can be used at home with other Sonos boxes or simply operated on the go via Bluetooth, together with a mobile phone or tablet.
- You can now pre-order Sonos Roam for 179 dollars. The speaker will be released on April 20th.
After the rumor mill has been simmering for some time, has Sonos now let the cat out of the bag. The new addition to the product catalog is the Sonos Roam portable speaker.
The speaker can be used as a multi-room speaker together with other Sonos boxes and on the go. Sonos also masters Roam like that Sonos Move both WiFi and Bluetooth.
While the Sonos Move is more likely to be carried around within your own four walls due to its size and weight, Sonos Roam is more likely to be carried around classic Blueooth speakers comparable. The loudspeaker automatically selects the connection type. If you use Roam at home, the speaker runs via WLAN, if you leave the house, the connection automatically switches to Bluetooth.
Sonos Roam in pictures
This is the new mobile speaker from Sonos.
Roam has Trueplay technology. The loudspeaker adapts the sound to the surroundings in order to be able to output an optimal sound. You can use the speaker with all common streaming services as well as voice assistants, too AirPlay 2 is on board.
If you hold down the play button, the sound is automatically transferred to the nearest other Sonos loudspeaker thanks to “Sound Swap”. About the Sonos-App
Mobile and waterproof
At just under 430 grams, it can be carried in a bag or backpack without any problems. The battery life is up to ten hours, then you can charge the speaker via USB-C or a QI charging station. Thanks to the IP67 certification, you don’t have to worry about dirt or water.
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You can get the Sonos Roam in white and black Pre-order now on the official Sonos website. The loudspeaker costs 179 dollars and will be released on April 20th. A USB-C cable is included in the scope of delivery; you have to order the QI charging station separately if required. It is 49 US dollars (around 41 dollars).