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Sonos Roam is the company’s latest portable speaker

Following a few leaks, Sonos has officially announced their newest portable speaker the Sonos Roam.

As the name implies, the Sonos Roam is portable. Meaning you can take it along when you “roam” around, even if that’s around your house.

Sonos Roam

While the Sonos Move was 6.61 lb, the new speaker is much smaller at under one pound and the dimensions are 6.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 inches.

In terms of sound quality, the Roam has two Class-H amplifiers along with a single tweeter for high-frequencies and a mid-woofer for the mid and low-end audio.

Sonos Roam

The Roam also features automatic Trueplay technology that works wherever you use the speaker, even when playing music over Bluetooth.

The Roam has built-in mics for talking to Alexa or the Google Assistant, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi to use with your existing Sonos system at home.

The speaker also includes a feature called Sound Swap that will pass the music to whichever Sonos speaker is nearby. To use Sound Swap, just hold the play/pause button for three seconds.

Sonos Roam (Shadow Black)

Battery life is around 10 hours and charges over USB-C or Qi wireless charging (using the charging dock sold separately). The Roam is IP67 water and dust resistant.

Sonos Roam Charging Dock

The Sonos Roam is launching on April 20th, with pre-orders starting today from the company’s website. Pre-orders from other retailers such as Best Buy Canada will be coming in the next few weeks.

Sonos Roam

The speaker comes in Shadow Black and Lunar White and costs $229 CAD ($169 USD). The charging dock is $69 CAD ($49 USD).

Source: Sonos


By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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