The ultraportable smart speaker Sonos Roam was launched in India. The smart speaker, available in two colors, is compatible with the Sonos app, which allows users to adjust the bass, treble and volume of the Sonos Roam via their mobile phone. The portable speaker has an automatic Trueplay audio tuning function and has Bluetooth connectivity as well as support for Apple AirPlay 2. Sonos Roam also works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant and is said to offer up to 10 hours of playback time on a single charge. The portable speaker is dust and water resistant with an IP67 rating.
Sonos Roam price in India, availability
The Sonos Roam portable smart speaker is priced in India at Rs. 19,999 and is offered in Lunar White and Shadow Black color options. The new addition to the Sonos lineup will go on sale on October 15 via its official website, Amazon and selected retailers. Sonos grants a one-year international warranty on the product.
Sonos Roam Specifications, Features
The portable smart speaker Sonos Roam has a slim, ergonomic design. The speaker weighs only 430 grams and comes with silicone end caps to ensure protection during transport. It has capacitive touch controls on the body for playing, pausing, adjusting volume, skipping, repeating, turning off the microphones and manually switching to Bluetooth, as well as turning the speaker on or off. It also has indicators for bluetooth connection, volume, microphone and charge status.
The bluetooth smart speaker is dustproof and waterproof with an IP67 rating. The company claims that Sonos Roam can survive in 3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. The speaker is equipped with Bluetooth v5 connectivity and dual band Wi-Fi 802.11b / g / n / ac support.
The sound in the loudspeaker is processed by a combination of two digital Class H amplifiers, a tweeter and a mid-range speaker. The Sonos Roam also has a far-field microphone array for voice commands and has an automatic Trueplay tuning feature that optimizes the sound to suit the user’s surroundings and what the user hears.
Sonos Roam supports Amazon Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant. Users can ask the speaker to play music, read the news, control smart home devices, and more with voice commands. Apple users can also use AirPlay 2 on the speaker to use it over Wi-Fi with an iPhone, iPad, or Mac. The smart speaker can be connected to the Sonos app, which is available in the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store, to adjust equalizer settings, set favorites, use alarm clocks, discover music on the Sonos radio and search other services.
Sonos Roam can be connected to a custom Sonos Magnetic Wireless Charger, sold separately. It also supports wireless charging via any Qi certified charger. The device can be charged with the included USB-C cable. It is said to provide up to 10 hours of uninterrupted playback on a single charge with its 18 Wh battery and up to 10 days of standby time when not in use. The speaker measures 168x62x60mm.