Sonos today presents the latest generation of Beam with Dolby Atmos support and new audio formats. the Sonos Beam (2. Generation) can now be pre-ordered on the website, and it will be delivered from October 5th. Support for 3D audio via Amazon Music will follow later in the year.
Sonos Beam (Gen 2) from October 5 for 499 euros (RRP)
From now on can be the latest generation of Sonos Beam on the website sonos.com can be pre-ordered. The new soundbar comes with clearer sound and more bass, and the new Beam also supports Dolby Atmos!
Sonos has also announced that it will support Ultra HD and Dolby Atmos Music via Amazon Music later this year, which will allow listeners to stream in the highest quality and with immersive 3D audio. The Beam is compatible with more than 100 streaming services via the Sonos app. Soundbar fans can expect the following in terms of sound, design and packaging:
- 3D Audio mit Dolby Atmos: Immersive sound technology that puts the listener at the center of the action so that they can hear the planes fly overhead, hear steps in space or feel the music around them.
- Improved sound, same size: newly developed phased speaker arrays and more computing power controls and analyzes the sound in the room
- Elegant Design: Redesigned perforated polycarbonate grille, provides great sound and fits seamlessly into any home, just like the Sonos Arc
- Simple, secure setup: With just two cables and the new NFC functions, setup via the Sonos app is seamless and takes just a few minutes
- Sustainable sound: The new Beam is characterized by sustainable packaging made of uncoated paper and a box made of 97% recyclable paper without single-use plastic.
The Beam can be adapted directly to the room with Trueplay, as the technology detects reflections from walls and furniture in order to create the best listening experience for the user. It can either be placed directly in front of the TV or attached to a wall bracket. The Beam can be controlled either via the Sonos app, TV remote control, Apple Air Play 2, via voice assistant, music services, etc.
What’s coming from Sonos soon?
Sonos plans to use Amazon Music Ultra High Definition Audio in select markets later this year
which enables listeners to record tracks in lossless audio at up to 24 bit / 48 kHz
to hear their Sonos speakers. In addition, Dolby Atmos Music, an immersive audio format that the
Blasts the boundaries of traditional studio recordings and puts the listener into the song and every detail
of the music revealed, be available.