Sonos has rolled out its Black Friday sale for the 12 months, taking 20 p.c off a variety of its wi-fi soundbars, audio system, and subwoofers. It is nonetheless Sonos, so among the discounted units are nonetheless on the costly facet. However offers of any type on Sonos audio system are unusual, making this a very good alternative to avoid wasting in the event you’ve been seeking to increase an present Sonos system or check out the corporate’s related audio gear for the primary time.
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Here is a full listing of the offers accessible within the sale, which runs via November twenty eighth:
All of those units ship a comparatively clear and balanced sound profile, however the primary attraction of any Sonos speaker stays the flexibility to simply hyperlink it to different Sonos units in a single related audio system. We gave the Arc a evaluation rating of 85 again in 2020: It is the corporate’s largest soundbar and its most expansive, notably with Dolby Atmos content material. The Beam additionally helps Atmos, however because it’s smaller and lacks the Arc’s upward-firing drivers, it will probably’t ship fairly as a lot element or bass energy. Just like the Arc, it is also restricted to 1 HDMI eARC port. It is simpler to suit alongside a smaller TV, although. We gave it a rating of 88 final 12 months. Not included within the sale is the entry-level Ray soundbar; that one is extra compact and a step down sonically, however it’s priced at $279.
The Sub, in the meantime, is a robust wi-fi subwoofer that significantly improves any Sonos soundbar’s bass efficiency, although it comes at a excessive value, even at this deal value. Once more, Sonos sells a extra compact and inexpensive possibility within the $429 Sonos Sub Mini, however that mannequin is not included within the sale.
We gave the Sonos One a rating of 90 when it launched again in 2017; it stays a strong audio-focused different to good audio system from Amazon and Google, albeit a bit much less adept at voice management. Each the One and the One SL can be utilized as surrounds when paired with a Sonos soundbar, too. The Roam/Roam SL and Transfer, in the meantime, are the one really wi-fi audio system Sonos makes, in addition to the one Sonos units to assist Bluetooth audio. The Transfer sounds higher, however the Roam is considerably extra compact. We gave the Transfer a evaluation rating of 80 in 2019 and the Roam a rating of 87 final 12 months.
There are lots different soundbars, transportable audio system, and good audio system that value much less or carry out simply as effectively with out locking you into one ecosystem, and it is price remembering that Sonos hiked the costs of a few of these units final 12 months. Nonetheless, this sale makes the corporate’s lineup a bit extra approachable.
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