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The competition has heated up, but Sonos still makes some of the best connected speakers you can find in the industry today. Case in point: their Sonos One (Gen 2) speaker, which delivers rich, deep, immersive sound from a compact device that’s designed to fit any room – or decor scheme.
What sets the second-generation Sonos One apart from most speakers is its support for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple’s AirPlay 2 streaming standard. Most smart speakers can work with one or two of these technologies, but the Sonos One can work with all three. Alexa and Google Assistant can be accessed hands-free because of the speaker’s internal microphones, but you will need an Apple device (iPhone, iPad, or Mac) to stream using AirPlay 2. Once you’re connected, use your voice to turn the music on and off, skip tracks, control volume and more. You can even use the Sonos One as a smart speaker, to ask Alexa to read you the news, check the weather or set an alarm, all hands-free.
You can listen to music from any streaming service, or a whole host of radio stations from within the Sonos app (iOS and Android), which makes it easy to manage all of your media. The One sounds very good on its own (we’ve tested it and found it to be incomparable when it comes to wide, room-filling sound), but you can pair two together for more immersive stereo sound.
Sonos’ chic, compact design makes it a great fit as a bookshelf speaker, or on a kitchen counter, desk or bedside table. What we like: the durable Sonos casing is humidity-resistant, so you can use it next to the shower or on your patio too.
Whether you’re looking to add a smart speaker to your home, or are looking for a last-minute gift for the music lover in your life, this deal on the Sonos One (2nd Gen) is well worth considering. This Sonos deal gets you the Sonos One (Gen 2) speaker in black or white for just $199. See full details here.