Sonos today confirmed that it’s opening up pre-orders for the flagship Play:5, the company has also confirmed the release date for this product when it will be available for sale immediately online and through retail stores in the United States and across the globe. Sonos says that it has “elegantly designed” the Play:5 smart speaker to ensure that it delivers the best possible yet from a Sonos product, that’s a big claim and customers will surely be putting that to the test when this product arrives.
“The new PLAY:5 delivers a listening experience that is closer than ever to how every track was mastered in the studio,” it’s claimed, with the speaker touting six synchronized custom-designed drivers and three mid-woofers to create smooth mids and powerful lows. Three tweets ensure that highs are crystal clear at any volume.
Also for the first time in a Sonos product the Play:5 has three orientations, this flexibility when combined with Trueplay tuning promises best in class sound for any placement in any room.
It has new touch controls for easy access to core features like play, pause, volume adjustment and track change. The Play:5 will play nicely with all Sonos smart speakers in a multi-room setup and provides greater modularity as it has the ability to act as rear speakers in a home theater setup coupled with the PLAYBAR and SUB.
Sonos Play:5 is available in matte black and matte white finish priced at $499, pre-orders can now be made at the company’s website. Shipments start November 20th in the U.S. and November 25th elsewhere.
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