The Sonos Beam is a $399 soundbar with Alexa (and Google, someday)

June 6, 2018 Napier Lopez


At an event today, Sonos announced its newest speaker, the Sonos Beam. It’s a smart speaker and soundbar powered by Alexa and, someday soon, Google Assistant. It’ll retail for $399 and be available on July 17, but pre-orders begin today. Sonos claims most smart speakers are designed for the kitchen, but the Beam is meant to handle everything you need in your living room. It works as a soundbar and a smart speaker – currently powered by Alexa, but Google is on the way – and it can even control your TV, which it does via an HDMI port. See,…

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