Now that we’re spending more time at home, it is a good time to consider sprucing up your home entertainment system with a little audio boost from Sonos. Known for delivering an unparalleled sound experience through their thoughtful design aesthetic, here’s a look at three new products you can consider adding to your home, launching in June.
If you’re ever looking to invest in a soundbar, the Sonos Arc might just be what you’ve been waiting for. Replacing the Playbar and Playbase from the Sonos line-up, the premium, smart soundbar features a 270-degree rounded plastic grille and a seamless exterior for a multi-dimensional sound that fits perfectly within the home — either in front of a standing TV or mounted to the wall with a separate custom-designed wall mount.
The Arc is capable of delivering an ultra-wide soundstage and impressive bass, creating a powerful home theatre experience right there in your living room. Built with 11 high-performance drivers, including two that are upward-firing for 3D audio, the Sonos Arc is able to produce dramatic clarity, detail and depth. Tuned in partnership with Oscar-winning mixing engineers, the Arc adjusts its sound profile through software based on the kind of home theatre set-up you may have, or to what’s playing on your TV — whether it’s stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, or Dolby Atmos.
You can also refine your Arc’s sound using the Sonos app to adjust features such as Speech Enhancement to further clarify vocals, Night Sound to temper the loud explosions, and tailoring the Arc’s acoustic profile based on the room, an update to Sonos’ Trueplay tuning technology which accounts for a horizontal and vertical sound that comes with 3D sound. Built on Sonos’ next-generation S2 software platform, you would be able to control the Arc with the new Sonos app, an existing TV remote, Apple AirPlay 2, or with your voice using Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant.
SONOS: SUB (GEN 3)
The popular subwoofer Sonos: Sub gets an update to bring you increased memory and faster processing power! Subwoofers are a great addition to consider as they act a bit like a loudspeaker, helping to amplify the bass and enhance audio playback from your paired speakers to deliver an even richer and more detailed sound. The updated wireless Sub retains its award-winning and versatile design that features a slim, structural shape and high-gloss finish which looks great upright or on its side.
The Sub is built with two Class-D digital amplifiers perfectly tuned to match the two dedicated speaker drivers and the acoustic architecture, alongside two force-cancelling drivers that face inwards to create powerful bass without any vibration or rattle. It also has dual acoustic ports that are carefully tuned to enhance the Sub’s performance with audio settings that automatically equalise to balance the Sub and the paired Sonos speaker(s) or component.
Replacing its predecessor, the Play:5, Sonos Five is dubbed as the brand’s most powerful speaker for music, delivering the same great sound and acoustic architecture of the Play:5. The updated design includes new details and a monochromatic finish that fits in any home space, as well as an increase in memory and processing for improved performance.
The Sonos Five features six Class-D digital amplifiers perfectly tuned to the speaker’s acoustic architecture; three mid-woofers that ensures faithful playback of vocal frequencies, in addition to rich bass without distortion, even at high volumes; and three tweeters precisely-angled for a crisp, high-frequency response.
When positioned horizontally, the Five automatically separates the left and right channels for impressive stereo sound. But, when you pair two speakers vertically, each one smartly adjusts to mono for more detailed stereo separation and an even wider soundstage for you to get a better immersive audio experience.
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