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Sonos updates its Beam soundbar with support for Dolby Atmos audio


The Sonos Beam has been one of the best soundbars you can buy since it launched in 2018, thanks to its compact design, excellent audio performance, and unrivalled integration with the company’s wider wireless speaker ecosystem. 

Now the company has announced a new version of the pint-sized soundbar: the Sonos Beam (2nd Gen) shares the same compact build as its predecessor, but adds Dolby Atmos immersive sound, HDMI eARC compatibility, an improved speaker array, and a polycarbonate grille. Support for Amazon Music Ultra HD is also coming soon.

Sonos hasn't added any new drivers or up-firing speakers to the new Beam. According to Sonos, the second-gen model has a more capable CPU that’s 40 percent faster which helps create more arrays (five versus three on the original) for a virtualized 3D sound. 

The second-gen Beam will be available to buy from October 5 for AED 2,069 ...


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