Sonos has a brand new speaker that begins transport later this month, and it’s a big departure from the corporate’s common choices in various methods. The all-new Sonos Roam is a compact, moveable speaker with a built-in battery and Bluetooth connectivity — however nonetheless very a lot a Sonos system workforce participant, with wifi streaming, multi-room characteristic, voice assistant help and surprisingly nice sound high quality.
Priced at $179, the Sonos Roam is actually diminutive, at simply over 6 inches, by roughly 2.5 inches for each peak and depth. It weighs underneath a pound, and is out there in both a matte white or black end, which is par for the course for Sonos when it comes to colorways. Roam can be IP67-rated, that means it’s successfully waterproof, with a resistance ranking of as much as half-hour at depths of as much as 1 meter (3.3 toes).