Your shopping cart it may be full of flavors and cranberry sauce, but Good Friday started early for Sonos, so make some of our favorite speakers, soundbars, and subwoofers. The sale runs until November 28, and that’s what we love about Sonos, it’s a great opportunity to create surround sound.
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Unlike the Witch from In the Woods, Beam (Gen 2) is the Goldilocks of Sonos soundbars—good, good, and accurate. It’s not the most powerful speaker out of the box, but it’s good sound and the size of most bedrooms. Beam supports Dolby Atmos and voice assistants (Google Assistant, Alexa, and Siri); it works faster than it was installed; and they look great, whether on a shelf or mounted on a wall.
If the Beam is the best Sonos soundbar for many, the Arc (9/10, WIRED Recommends) is the upgrade choice. Our choice for home theater setups, the powerful Arc delivers deep bass and clear sound. In some rooms, the sound can bounce off the walls to match the high-end speakers. This speaker is the most expensive in the Sonos line, so it’s a great opportunity to upgrade and save money.
Sound quality can do a lot to improve your TV experience, but a subwoofer is a great addition to your sound system. Sub is expensive, but worth it for the heavy bass it provides. You feel great all around. If that’s too expensive, check out the new Sonos Sub Mini ($429).
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When it comes to a good, old-fashioned speaker, the Sonos One is our favorite. It can connect to your assistants like Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, add additional features, and still provide the best music out there. If you don’t need a sound control option, you can buy the Sonos One SL for $159 ($49 off) (Target) — you’ll get all the benefits of a speaker without the privacy concerns.
Playing your music on the go? The Sonos Roam SL is another version of our favorite Bluetooth speaker. It has all the features and excellent sound that we love in the standard Roam (9/10, WIRED Recommends) without the sound control. Unfortunately, the wireless charger ($49) doesn’t come with the speaker, but it’s worth the savings…it’s only $17. Sounds like a win-win to me.