Tech »  Topic »  The second-gen Sonos Beam soundbar arrives with Dolby Atmos, $50 price hike

The second-gen Sonos Beam soundbar arrives with Dolby Atmos, $50 price hike


  • The second-generation Sonos Beam soundbar. It comes in white or black.

    Sonos

  • The big addition is Dolby Atmos virtual surround sound support.

    Sonos

  • The design is largely similar to the previous model, though the speaker grille now has a perforated plastic finish instead of a fabric-coated one. Sonos claims this will make it easier to clean over time.

    Sonos

  • Like all Sonos devices, the Beam is still meant to be controlled primarily via the Sonos app, but there is still a set of basic capacitive touch controls on the top of the device.

    Sonos

  • The port selection is still limited, however, with just an Ethernet jack and an HDMI eARC port. It's a relatively simple soundbar to use, but it's generally aimed more toward casual Sonos users than those with more intricate home theater setups.

    Sonos

  • The first-generation Sonos Beam smart soundbar, for reference.

    Jeff Dunn

Sonos on ...


Copyright of this story solely belongs to arstechnica.com . To see the full text click HERE