Sonos’ rumoured spatial audio-centric audio system will likely be launched underneath the names Period 300 and Period 100, based on a brand new report.
The audio system beforehand leaked and detailed underneath the codename Optimo and The Verge’s sources say they are going to be primed to battle the inflow of good audio system onto Sonos’ conventional turf.
In line with the report, the audio system will likely be designed to showcase “immersive spatial audio” music and Dolby Atmos audio from video content material. The Verge report says the upper finish Period 300 will function Wi-Fi 6, in addition to Bluetooth and USB-C line-in audio.
The leak claims the Period 300 will “provide the richest constancy of any single speaker Sonos has ever launched” which appears to counsel we’d see a premium price ticket far eclipsing the £/$299 price ticket Apple positioned on the HomePod (2nd Gen). By way of measurement, it might resemble the previous Play:5 speaker, earlier stories have stated.
The Period 100, which might be a non secular successor to the vastly profitable Sonos One, can be smaller the report says. It additionally predicts an ‘SL’ choice minus entry to the voice mics for voice assistants. Maybe this vary can be extra inexpensive than the Period 300.
It will have “up-firing Dolby Atmos drivers” to salsify the clamouring amongst Sonos followers who use the audio system for his or her residence theatre wants. In line with earlier leaks the design would help that multi-directional audio goal. 3D Renderings confirmed a dual-angled system with audio system firing audio in several instructions.
These audio system might launch sooner or later in 2023, alongside a sequel to the Sonos Transfer – the corporate’s battery-powered-but-not-that-portable Bluetooth speaker. It is usually anticipated the audio large has a pair of premium over-ear headphones within the pipeline.