The Sonos Ray Is The New Cheaper Sonos Soundbar

Sonos has announced the Sonos Ray which is its brand new budget soundbar that will set you back $399 when it launches on June 7th. You can pre-order it HERE.

The Sonos Ray has many of the Sonos features we’ve come to know and love over the years, including Airplay 2 functionality as well as Sonos enhancements such as speech enhancement and night mode, plus connectivity seamlessly with the rest of your Sonos ecosystem.

The main differences between the Sonos Beam 2 (which retails for $599) are the fact that it doesn’t have HDMI support, opting only for an optical port and there’s no Dolby Atmos support, which isn’t a huge surprise considering the price difference. .

While the Sonos Beam 2 was noticeably different from the original, I would expect the Sonos Ray to be very good value for money, in terms of setup and getting great sound out of the box. out of the box.

The Sonos Ray will launch on June 7 and is available in black and white. You can pre-order it HERE.

SONOS RAY FEATURES

  • amplifiers

    Four Class-D digital amplifiers have been fine-tuned to the soundbar’s unique acoustic architecture.

  • Tweeters

    Two powerful tweeters for clear highs. Split waveguides project sound from wall to wall.

  • Woofers

    Two full-range woofers ensure you’ll hear the faithful playback of mid-range vocal frequencies as well as deep, rich bass.

  • Bass Reflex System

    Exclusive low-speed port design minimizes distortion and rounds out low frequencies.

  • Adjustable equalizer

    Use the Sonos app to adjust bass, treble, and volume.

  • true game

    This software measures the acoustics of the room and then fine-tunes the soundbar. Supported iOS device required.

  • speech enhancement

    Enable this setting in the Sonos app to increase voice frequencies and clarify dialogue.

  • night sound

    Enable this setting in the Sonos app to reduce the intensity of loud sounds and increase the level of quieter sounds.

  • Home theater audio formats

    PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital*, DTS Digital Surround* (*Not an indication of a licensed decoder.) The Now Playing screen in the Sonos app displays the type of audio being decoded.

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